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UX Process: What to do when first given a task?

i’ve been doing some research on how to go about the UX process. Guides tend to show the full blown process which can take a long time and seem to require a certain level of organisational UX maturity....
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How to improve working processes between dev team and UX/UI designer?

My problem is how to improve and make my workflow efficient. For example, I have a task. I do some research, prepare layouts, make a presentation. But I feel that this is not enough. Communication ...
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How to downscale the scope of startup who assumes full product as a MVP

I'm working as a hybrid designer with this company. I do UX/UI/IA/Research etc. Of course, it's too much for one person but they don't need more than one cook at the kitchen while they're setting up ...
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How did the facebook marketplace team come up with the “hide from friends” option

From a usability perspective it seems obvious to add an option like that. However I can imagine how you can convince yourself and your team that people would love selling their things to their friends....
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How do I conduct a content inventory/audit for a site that doesn't yet exist?

so long story short: I'm working my way through a side project and am at the stage of considering the information architecture of the site. From what I've learned, information architecture ought to be ...
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Gap between research and design

In his book, About Face, Alan Cooper uses term research-design gap when he speaks about the gap between user research and designing phases of user centered design or to be more specific goal directed ...
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Is sketching an ideation method?

I was creating my case studies and while I was explaining my design process(design thinking in that case), I fell into this dilemma. Where should I include SKETCHING, ideation or prototype phase? In ...
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Who should manage CSS colour variables in a web project? Design or Front-End?

We're working on a multi-brand project where the site must switch between company branding. To do this we have CSS colour variables in place switching between styles depending on what brand is using ...
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How to create a hierarchy within filters in filter bar

Currently, I create a survey builder where the user is able to preview all pre-defined questions within the database and based on this user chooses what type of survey would like to create. Based on ...
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Understanding the problem statement

I have given the following problem statement to come up with a solution. The solution must be a short format communication platform meant for workplaces (TikTok/Instagram Stories). However, I struggle ...
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Should I cover every single user flow including error states in wireframes for web and mobile applications?

While creating wireframes, I mostly create the obvious screens and flows, and leave out all the micro flows like error states or less important screens. These are then fleshed out when creating the ...
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UX & Agile: What criteria could change the complexity of a UX user story?

I'm part of a cross functional dev team, we are applying Agile and also we are trying to adopt UX. Now, we have a difficult moment to estimate the UX user stories. What criteria can be involved to ...
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Design tokens in design systems - are designers working with developers?

Usually when I have worked on design systems in the past, a clear and robust IA helps to create a convention and vocabulary to describe all the abstract and concrete elements contained within. And ...
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How to solve the "Set a password"-step problem in a really user-friendly way?

I'm an advocate of lesser cognitive load process, moreover when this process includes lots of forms and steps. I think we all are at some point. The password step by itself if usually full of pain ...
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Can we create Empathy Map without creating Persona?

I am new to this UX industry. I have a task with a brief to create an Audiobook app experience & to map out and simply describe what will be your end-to-end design process to tackle this problem. ...
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Aligning the UX and UI methods with the Design Thinking Process, can you categorise them?

The Design Thinking Process consists of Empathy, Define, Design, Prototype, and Test. While the last two phases are straight-forward, i.e Test might include usability testing, A/B Testing, etc. and ...
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What to do when people in your team say “I have no feedback” in a design critique session

I started doing design critiques with my team of developers (I am the only designer within my team) to get feedback from them as early as possible and all along the process. I am really trying to ...
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How to create a design work-flow for mobile or web user interfaces?

When I start to design a new user interface or new feature for mobile or web applications, I feel that I'm doing the process randomly without having a strategy like I do when I write the code in React....
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Adjusting the process for each project

Most of my experience in UX is based in Design Thinking. However, when faced with a new project, do you keep applying Design thinking to the task or are you flexible in your approach? For example, ...
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Good way to present wireframes to stakeholder for application concept?

For a lesson-making application, I have designed wireframes with multiple user flows to help illustrate the important features within the application (i.e user creates a lesson , user clicks and drags ...
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What is the average amount of time you spend on a UX design process? [closed]

I know that the amount of time spent on a project will vary from project to project depending on what is required but I was wondering what is the average amount of time a UX person spends on each ...
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How do UX demands arrive so they can work?

Here at the company, the demands come to the UXs in a very disorganized way. Sometimes they send it by e-mail, other times by chat, or sometimes they just send a look at the roadmap, which always only ...
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Differences between UX processes for a new client and a redesign

I was asked a question recently about the differences in the UX process when starting with a new website from scratch, compared to the UX process of a redesign for an already existing website. I said ...
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At which stage of the design process do we use 'How Might We' and 'As a user' statements

This might seem pretty obvious to some. i'm a self learned designer i'm always trying to figure out and fill my knowledge gaps. At which stage of the design process do we use. 'How Might We' ...
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How to help a development-oriented Product Manager understand that UX is important?

I work as a UX Designer in an IT company. The company is still very developer-oriented with a low level of UX Maturity. The team consists of two designers (me included) and 4 developers. We have ...
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UX process for various products in different development phases

There are a lot of phases to go through in UX and UI design process. In research phase, there are various research methods available and many steps to take to achieve a meaningful result. I would ...
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Any alternatives for a responsive process flow diagram suitable for mobile

Hi I am looking for alternatives for this process diagram. You should be able to click on each of the sections (interactive), which results in the box opening up with further explanation I will be ...
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DesignOps in organizations with high levels of UX maturity

Now that we have moved on from ResearchOps to encompass the entire design process (DesignOps), is this a function that has been successfully implemented in what I assume would be very UX mature ...
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How a UX designer work in a data science oriented project?

I am a UX designer in a AI research team in financial banking system. We are doing half data science oriented projects and half research work on AI. Most of our projects are on the credit or client ...
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What are the correct steps to build a SaaS B2B company UX experience?

I'm currently working for a SaaS B2B project in a specific niche, and this is my first experience of a kind. On of my first toughts is to have a consistente user experience throughout the customer ...
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What does it mean that Wicked Problems have no Stopping Rule?

I'm studying Design. One of the concepts is Wicked Problems. I don't understand, re: Wicked Problems: No Stopping Rule I looked up further and found: " You can tell when you’ve reached a solution ...
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Portfolio - example briefs

My question is: Are there any resources for fake briefs to build an digital product (web or mobile app) upon it? Of course there is an option to write it by yourself, but I think it is more objective ...
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What to do during the Implementation phase

Once it's time to turn a prototype into a concrete, usable, and ready-for-release product, I find that the role of UXers quickly becomes idle. Developers tend to swat away any meddling once they put ...
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Best ways to moderate a brainstorming session

There comes a time in the design thinking process where I sit down with my team and we begin to brainstorm. In front of us are the problem statements we've authored based off of the user research we'...
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How much input should a UX Practitioner have into user requirements, when working with a Product Manager?

UX practitioners -- such as UX Designers, IAs or UX Researchers -- typically consider understanding the user's needs as part of their role. By extension, UX practitioners often define some, or even ...
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Building a UX Portfolio in a Weird Corporate Culture [closed]

I've been working for a year at my first 'real' UX contract at a giant financial institution. My manager liked me enough to extend my contract for another year, but I realized that this place isn't ...
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UX process to take over a internal application

I am currently in the process of taking responsibility for a larger application. It is an internal application that will have about 200 users when it goes live. It has been in development for two ...
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Is it reasonable for a development team (or person) to expect complete UI/UX when you're the sole UX person on a team? [closed]

I work for a small startup, and I'm the sole UX designer, responsible for a couple of products. I also have the duty of ‘product owner’ managing the sprints and epics we tackle every two weeks. I’ve ...
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UX design Process Vary from designer to designer, Which design process is commonly used by designers in worldwide [closed]

I interacted with different designers, they do design with their own process. their prospective are also different. some of them use different laws like (hicks law, gestalt theory and many more). so ...
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where does design thinking sit within UX design? [closed]

ux is a science however design thinking is an art how do the two interelate? Trying to establish the difference between the two
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How do you implement regular design critiques with your team?

While researching design critiques, one suggestion I've seen is to have a schedule of regular--possibly weekly--critiques with a cross-disciplined group from a product team. While I like the idea in ...
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How do you manage change of language/terminology in a scalable way for documentation (internal communication)

As UX Designers, we change and create words for things in the UI. Sometimes those are labels, sometimes error messages etc. I've found it very difficult to keep documentation - say confluence up to ...
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Where should UX be in a B2B software development process?

Established process of software development in our company does not include UX. Business analytics gather functional and non-functional requirement, make UML diagrams, formulate development tasks, ...
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Explaining user research process better?

Wondering if anyone has any frameworks or ideas on how to explain your usability analysis and then research plan development process better. I'm noticing I'm very bad at this. I go to the usual doing ...
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Should designs be updated after planning sessions?

My question is a bit unique. Here's some background: My team started off with designs that were dropped into our lap. We didn't get any journeys, no stories and no annotations on the design. We ...
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What are the key aspects to consider in a first meeting with the decision maker?

A new project is starting, 8 people are forming the board of decision-making. They have high expectations regarding the user experience - yet, they do not seem to have a strong experience with a ...
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Concrete example of a ripple effect in JJG's layers of user experience design?

In Jesse James Garrett's book The Elements of User Experience: User-centered Design for the Web and Beyond, there's a model consisting of 5 planes (Strategy, Scope, Structure, Skeleton, and Surface). ...
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Design Process and Techniques

I have come across this scenario and I am interested to learn from the UX professionals here about the proper technique and process: You are hired by a University to investigate issues with their ...
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Advocating UX practice

I'm about to join a company that never worked with a UX professional. As for now, the development team is in charge of design as well (you can imagine the results). My role then will not only ...
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How do people prefer to share their arguments on the internet?

Given a website that enables its users to debate on various topics, how would people prefer to write down and share their own opinion and argument? Would it be beneficial to constrain it like Twitter ...
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