UX designers are responsible for the process of making a digital product useful, usable and enjoyable for that company’s target market. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to designing, testing and implementing the proposed solution.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelors degree in Interaction Design, UX, Industrial Design, or other related studies
Masters degree in Interaction Design, UX, Industrial Design
What you need to get started
Experience in designing is required
UX designers must have a solid understanding of the graphic design and web technologies, and of wireframing tools such as Axure RP and Balsamiq.
A good grasp of design programs and tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, and InVision is also necessary.
Attention to details
Public speaking and presentation
Ability to write computer programs
Proficiency in design skills
Create information architectures and application flows
Ability to quickly grasp and distill highly complex user design issues into clean, understandable solutions