UI Designer

Typical Duties & Responsibilities

A UI designer is responsible for most of the visual aspects of the design. Things like flow and information layout, colors and typefaces, animation of elements, and responsive design.

  • Plan and implement new designs or optimize existing UI designs.
  • Establish and promote design/style guidelines, best practices, and standards.
  • Provide all graphic elements, like menus, tabs, forms, widgets, thumbnails for app stores, and logos.
  • Collaborate closely with developers, copywriters, and UX designers. 
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, user flows, prototypes and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.

Typical skills & qualifications of a UI Designer

Knowledge or experience with some of the following:

  • Visual Design Tools: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks and
  • Prototyping/Wireframing Tools: InVision, Adobe Experience Design, Origami Studio, Sketch, Axure, Webflow, Framer X, Atomic, Principle, Just in mind, Balsamiq, Marvel, Proto.io, Craft, Figma, FlowMapp, VisualSitemaps, Treejack, Wireframe.cc, Optimal Workshop, UXtweak, Zeplin
  • Front-End Languages: HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Familiarity with Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Strong communication, teamwork, and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems
  • Adaptability to changing conditions