UX Designer

Typical Duties & Responsibilities

UX designers are concerned with why the user interacts with the software the way they do. They navigate between marketing, research, and development.

  • Perform and analyze user research.
  • Develop personas and usage scenarios.
  • Market/competitive research.
  • Consider the human-computer interaction (HCI) element of a design.
  • Define user task flows.
  • Develop wireframes and specifications.
  • Collaborate closely with developers, and UI designers.
  • Incorporate visual or brand identity.

Typical skills & qualifications of a UX Designer

Knowledge or experience with some of the following:

  • Research Tools: UsabilityTools, Woopra, MouseStats, Usabilla, Verify, Naview, Polldaddy, TryMyUI, Loop11, Attensee, Silverback, UserTesting, WhatUsersDo, Appsee
  • Design Tools: UXPin, Balsamiq, Mockingbird, Justinmind, Pidoco, MockFlow, Proto.io, Gliffy, Wireframe.cc, Lorem Ipsum Generator
  • Collaboration Tools: Concept Inbox, Prevue, Red Pen, Murally, StoryboardThat, Memosort
  • Creative thinking.
  • Mathematical aptitude and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Organization, time, and project management skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong communication, teamwork, and collaboration skills.