Concerns and thoughts about being a UX Designer. This is an abstract tag. It may not directly be linked to a specific problem. It caters to being a UX designer and the career aspects of it.

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Best approach to toggle button & Placeholder for date?

What is the best approach (i.e to add some icon or text etc) to show user that this section/button/menu is toggleable or we have more option on left or right on the controls? Right now I'm using ...
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sites with breadcrumb navigation similar to this?

I'm trying to find a way to implement location-based breadcrumb navigation. I visited the Toronto2015 site, and it gave me an idea of how it could be done. So let's say that "Schedule" is a country, ...
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Is it odd to display search results for fields that are not visible in a table?

We have a web product that displays "widgets" in a table. Each row has the name of the widget along with other attributes such as color and size. In order to keep a manageable number of columns, we ...
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Inline Editing v Section below grid to edit

Is inline edit good UX? Which is a better way to edit a grid, providing an inline edit option or providing a view below the grid, (display additional details and provide editable fields)?
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How to define a many to many (teacher - student) mapping visually?

Let's say we have a teacher student relation. On one side, we have a list of teachers and on the other, we have a list of students. What is the best way (visually appealing as well) to inform the ...
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iOS/ Android - Can we implement a popup over an other popup?

When a user is prompted with a popup to select a option, Whether we can invoke a second popup over this first popup or closing/hiding the first popup to showcase the second one?? Or any other good ...
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references for table alternative

Do you have any references you can link me to, where I could display this data, but not in a table? This will be used by 500 to 10000 people, and they want to have : drag and drop for re-ordering, ...
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What does a psychology research graduate need to develop to become ready for a career in UX/HCI? [closed]

If I have a research psychology master and I would like to get a job in UX design or Human Interaction computer how can I do it? Or where I could start?
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Selecting age between 6 and 18

I've got a reasonably simple requirement but can't come up with any appealing ways of presenting it to the user. To meet the requirement, the user has to be able to choose 1 or more age groups, ...
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Switch User over Sign out

Do you think "switch user" option can be a great feature for a user having multiple account in sites like gmail rather than sign out option?
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Kids mobile app UX

My company's main product is a mobile application (Android & iOS) that provides kids content (interactive stories, videos, coloring, games) for kids between 3 and 8 years old. We're still ...
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Best UX for delayed response component

What is a good way to handle component that change states who may or may not be delayed? For instance if I have a checkbox and when pressed, I need to do a potentially slow action (like a web ...
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What is the best UX for success and error messages? [closed]

I've seen this done a number of ways. The most common being a banner across the top of the page indicating success or failure. A few things I'm curious about... Should the banner appear at the top ...
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Is UX design with the intent to change user behaviour without their permission ethical?

There are a lot of UX designer being hired in the e-commerce space at the moment, and no doubt many will have experience competing or conflicting interests when it comes to business and sales-driven ...
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Is there a minimum viable number of personas you could use?

I seem to always end up making 5-8 personas in any business I work for. Sometimes we end up with more, but rarely (if ever) less. I love using personas and think they're an invaluable tool...but I ...
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The coding monkey dilemma

This is a quotation from an interview with a practitioner with a technical background and role: Developers are all smart people; they don't enjoy their work if somebody tells them this is what ...
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What are the responsibilities associated with a UX role? [duplicate]

I've been looking around for a list of responsibilities associated with UX role. What are various decisions that a UX role should take in a software project? If you take a scrum team for instance, ...
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Is it a bad practice if we position breadcrumb to the right side of page header?

Our website is a marketing based site. We don’t have more than 4 levels in breadcrumb and have lots of space in the right side of the website. Is there any issue if we put the breadcrumb on the right ...
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Is the lack of interactive design in SLA a barrier to helping users to understand the information?

Since ages the Software Licence Agreement is one thing which 99% of users never read. The reason for this is because it's hundreds of lines and written in a vague manner. In case it can be provided ...
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What do users expect to find on a website home page? [duplicate]

before I ask anything, I need to tell you that I am an absolute beginner when it comes to UX Design, so please forgive me if my question is inappropriate. So, I want to make a sample website for a ...
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Best way to inform users about file updates for items that are updated weekly?

We have a central repository (static website) that catalogs various icons and graphic templates our customers need to create their products. The user can go to the site and pick and download what they ...
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Is there a common practice for cases of very delayed responses?

I'm wondering what the behavior should be for an interaction in which the user sends a query but the data reply takes several minutes (more time than in probable for the user to look at a loader or ...
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UX Team Layout and Structure [duplicate]

I'm managing a team of 10 UX designers in an agile environment. Each designer is assigned to a sprint team and sits with that team. The office are revising their seating plan and I'm making a stance ...
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Design for phone. UX/Service Design

I'm working on a project for which a large part of the target is made up of people who do not use computers. The project involves the delivery. The catalog is available online, for those accustomed to ...
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How to browse a long list of artists and songs

I have a mobile app that allows you to browse lists of songs: [a][b][c][d][e] Elvis - Song 1 Elvis - Song 2 Elvis - Song 3 Ernie Wood - Song 4 You can jump to the letter to filter based on the ...
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what exactly do UX Designer mean in the web design field?

What I mean by this question is how can a person be an UX designer just by making a STATIC high fidelity mockup on a piece of software like "Photoshop" or "Sketch" or whatever. Does not the words ...
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How can I most effectively communicate design specs to my developer? [duplicate]

I am currently designing a complex app for a large energy corporation and I need to provide diagrams explaining the dimensions of my UI elements, layout constraints, typefaces, colours etc to my ...
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As a UX designer should I audit the content while someone else is responsible for website content?

I am trying to redesign a website, I started with creating content audit for this website, There is another person who is in charge of website's content (This person has no idea about UX design ...
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Pixel Perfection in Development

I am new to this community and I apologize if I am asking an obvious question or one that has already been posed to the community. I am a UI/UX Designer working for a software and services company in ...
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Master studies in Human Interaction Design for design background

My background is from User Interface design and now I want to pursue further to study about how user interact with interface and also devices. Thus I'm looking for suitable master program in European ...
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Why the screen resolution is 1024x768? [duplicate]

Worldwide 1024x768 is still the most common screen resolution. Why they had chosen the width as 1024 and not a user remembrance number like 1020 or 1030?
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How many UX designers are there, worldwide? [closed]

By "UX designer", I mean those who are practicing one or more of the following as their profession: Information architecture, interaction design, visual design, or user research. I'm just trying to ...
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How to make user uploaded photos ready for retina? [closed]

Websites where a user can upload images. How does the site owners make it retina ready or scale it according to the retina display?
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Best way to show more than 3 tabs on one single mobile screen?

Whats the best way to show more than 3 tabs on one single mobile screen?
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Best way to do colours and sizes for eCommerce site

I am doing an E-commerce site like Ebay but for clothing industry and I want a way that users can manage colours and sizes. Sizes should be based on quantity. Based on this what,s the best way to ...
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When to use cancel, done and back text buttons?

All the buttons mentioned in the title above have similar actions. They move the user back to the previous screen in mobile apps. What option is best to use consistently?
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What's the best practice for closing modal dialogs?

I have been looking around at different modal dialogs, and wondered about the best way to let the user close it. Clearly, the X has become a standard user expectation to close the window. Clearly the ...
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UX question for pricing packages pages

On pricing package pages if we are giving the customer an option to customize the price for the package what's the best way it should be handled to give the best user experience for the user? I ...
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UX designers tools [closed]

I'd like to ask you guys, what tools are you using when creating great user experience for mobile apps or websites. I don't mean Mac/PC software like Axure or Balsamiq. I mean paper/pen tools. Do you ...
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What's a healthy relationship with your web developers? [closed]

This is always something that's interested me. I've sat at both sides of the table. I've been the developer who has had a first look at designs after they've been sold to the business, only to have ...
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How detailed can/should I go with the Android OS in terms of design? [closed]

I am working on designing my very first Android app for tablets and I wanted to know what all should I know before even opening PS or other programs to design? The current app that I'm redesigning ...
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Which of this scenarios are better from Scrum Teams?

I manage a team who develop a Web-based CRM. We are trying to introduce a UX Designer to this project, but I don't know the best approach to do that. I have two proposals, and I'm leaning more towards ...
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how to handle a designer when a design looks bad / getting the best landing page design from a new designer

I have done web / mobile dev and produce management for ~ 15 years so I'm familiar with design process etc... I usually work with this one designer but he's full time now and out of the area. I saw ...
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What is the true defintion of a UX Designer?

I often see job listing with UX Designer/Developer. Sometimes just UX Designer. I want to know following things: What is the true definition of a UX designer? And why it is sometimes both designer ...
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Should the UX designer lead or be led? [closed]

Considering that a UX designer is often required to carry out different roles within a UX team, does it also imply that a UX designer need to play multiple team roles. I find this rather conflicting ...