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Questions tagged [skills]

A skill is the ability of applying knowledge or experience to solving a task.

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Skill charts in a portfolio - Not good “UX”?

This is a rather unusual question for this site, but it seems UX enough for me. I have read this article, Things I (honestly) don’t want to see in your portfolio, and the one point that struck me the ...
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What additional processes and skills are involved in “Human Experience Design”?

It seems that the nature progression of the scope that is being covered by the HCI/UX design discipline has extended to "Human Experience Design", which appears to be encompassing not just experiences ...
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Representing a skill level [duplicate]

Can anybody advise a good ux design for representing a skill level (novice, competent, proficient, expert) for a professional service (for example, doctor, lawyer, interpreter and etc.) in a ...
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How to illustrate an “UX approved” stamp?

I'm looking for a ways to convey the idea of good vs. bad* UX design and features. In order to offer a UX stamp(s) to my girlfriend as she is a Human Factor Engineer. The idea is neither to ...
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Should I switch my major to Computer Science to become a UX designer? [closed]

I'm an Architecture student, but I want to be a UX Designer or researcher, a choice I am quite definite on based on my interests and passions which I've come to learn throughout my years in college ...
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Displaying user skills with pie chart (in percentage)

I have seen various job templates where users have shown concepts to show skills in a percentage value or pie charts. Below are some examples of that: Source: Source: Source: Is this really a ...
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What is “elegant” design?

I'm sure you've either heard, read, or used "elegant" to refer to a good design, but does it have a specific meaning other than "great?" Is there a rubric you'd use to judge an interaction or design ...
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Designing for users of different skill levels and experience

I came across the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition while searching elsewhere on StackExchange, and I thought it would be a useful approach to designing the help and instructional information for ...
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A simplified version of UX designer competencies

I have been asked before about describing my role as a UX architect, and I was thinking about the background of people working in UX design as being either graphic/visual design, software engineering/...
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What skills (if any) differentiate UX from Design?

I recently came across a poster on UX careers, where the bottom of the poster lists some specific skills and their prevalence in UX jobs. I found it somewhat disturbing that usability testing was ...
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As a programmer, how do I move into User Experience Design? [closed]

I've been a developer for over 6 years, mainly working in the web context, and generally distributed applications, services, and also front-facing apps. I got into programming originally through ...