Questions tagged [ux-designer]

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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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 you ...
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Is UX design with the intent to change user behaviour without their permission or consent 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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Has anyone out there found examples of solid UX career path definitions with roles?

As most of you probably know, job titles, roles, and responsibilities in the User Experience field are often ambiguous or suspect at best, and a total mess at worst. It doesn't help that most HR ...
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Is it crucial for a UX designer to understand the principles and concepts behind Object Oriented Programming?

As a designer and sometimes coder myself, I have been exposed to the idea and principles behind Object Oriented Programming, and having a knowledge in this area definitely helps when it comes to ...
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In a large list, should the filter and search be combined or separated?

I am dealing with a large list of items which can be filtered as well as searched. For the user, I think it would be better for the user if search was a global search for every list item, but I am not ...
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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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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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Is it a Good UX to keep both star and smiley rating system as filters?

I came across this rating problem, whether it is a good user experience to keep both stars and smileys? If any one of the rating system is better than the other, please tell why and when to use it?
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Designing for users without meeting them

So recently I started my internship and the first thing I was told is that I probably won't meet with users (HR managers) nor do I get their feedback at least in the early stages of the design. I am ...
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Should i use left align or center align in webdesign?

I know that center align text would not easy to read , because user should be find where the next line text start. But i find that more web use the center align in their design , and it look ...
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Parental gate questions

Parental gates are used in apps targeted towards kids to prevent them from engaging in commerce or following links out of an app to websites, social networks, or other apps without the knowledge of ...
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UX to Manage multiple sections and sub sections hierarchy

I have to manage Sections and sub-sections under each sections along with their individual Item lists. Hierarchy is like: Section 1: List of items for section 1 Sub sections 1 ...
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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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Are there theoretical ways to create empathy between users of a product?

So I've had this question forever, but it doesn't seem like I've seen any answers to it as of yet. We've all seen the trashfires of many social media websites, but my question still stands, is it ...
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Difference between low fidelity and high fidelity prototypes

What are the unique qualities that distinguish one type from the other? How and when should I use each to use them properly?
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Coming up with projects for UX practice for a beginner

I am an absolute beginner to UX. I've been doing lots of reading and I'm taking a course for Human-centered Design on Coursera. I've even joined up with a meetup group of UX designers. I've got ...
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Can I build my UX portfolio without UX research data?

I am an entry-level UX designer and I am about to apply for jobs. I designed a chatbot service at a Hackerthon a few weeks ago. The result was good and my team got a prize. I want to put this project ...
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UX Design Processes - Differences between user stories / task Models / Use Cases etc

I'm getting really confused with the differences between some of these UX design processes. There seems to be so many methods that seem very similar (to me) and descriptions about each process all ...
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How to decide which color palette to associate with any app? [closed]

How to decide which color palette to associate with any app? How do you make color communicate tone of app? Deciding one color is easy, say Gray for serious enterprise theme but what about the rest of ...
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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 ...
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Should we ask users what they want? [closed]

We are taking users opinion as shown in the image. Is it fine asking users if they would like to use voice search or not?
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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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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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Notification banner with auto close need “close(x)” button?

The notifications banner that displayed on top of the screen will disappears automatically in time delay. But I have seen many notification banners with auto close and close(x) button. Is the close(x) ...
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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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Hardware Back button VS Navigation Back button VS Navigation Cross button

What is the difference between the hardware back button on Android VS the Navigation Back button and also the Navigation "Cross" button. Attaching examples. This is purely from a UX point of view and ...
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Mapping of column fields from CSV file with currently available fields

We have scenario where we want to:- upload CSV file -> then import data from it -> Map data with current fields I tried few designs:- 1) 2) But I am still not happy with my designs. As I dont feel ...
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How can I manage a module creation screen with multiple lists of templates selections

Specification: The aim of the design below is to create one module by using 3 set of templates. Each template is having list of templates which are coming from different database tables. Template set ...
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UI to invite multiple users with specific roles and permissions [closed]

I have an application where I am sending invitations to multiple users at a time. The current UI is very simple, but now requirement has changed: invite users with various roles and permissions. I ...
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Running usability tests with the same people that have passed it previously

I will be doing the second testing soon. The question is: Is it possible to invite to the second testing those people who passed the first testing?
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UX for handling delays in server response

I have a website that takes between 1-20 seconds to respond to user actions due to problematic server, and the request sometimes fails to do the task and needs to be retried. While the server ...
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What are some examples of UX engineering heuristics?

Noting that UX engineering is a fairly expansive term, I'll contextualize this to UX engineering as it relates to component prototyping and development, UI architecture, and maintenance. What kind of ...
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When do you include client in UX process

When are moments to include the client in the UX process and when is it better not to? I am talking about after kickoff. Would you include them in analysis of card sorting, tree sorting? How about ...
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Adding a copy link in the email to copy the verification code

As part of sign up, I want the user to verify their email by copying the verification code from the email that has been sent to their personal email address, and then entering the code in the input ...
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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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What are various factors to be considered for Font Selection Parameters for any applications?

I am sure there are multiple parameters and factors to be considered while selecting a font, for the application to be designed and developed. Few of the points that are straight away taken into ...
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Experimenting with modal design

Hello UX'ers I work as a full time UI/UX designer in a smaller company. We are currently going through a major re-design phase and one of the biggest addition we are adding to our platform is "step ...
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Advice on primary call-to-action vs. inline call-to-action

I am designing an address search, where the results appear below the search box, there are two questions: Does the box expanding below the search button work or do you think it should end at the ...
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Choosing the hover color of a link, logically

The menu color of the apple website fades out when you hover it, which I believe is wrong because hovering an item is like activating it, hence a positive action. With that said, what's a logical ...
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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 request)...
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Can we use A/B testing for analyze new features?

Hello I'm quite newbie in UX, especially in A/B Testing methods. In my opinion and after I read some of articles. A/B testing usually used for analyze some new call to action button, copywriting, ...
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Dark Nav Background on Homepage and Invert on Subpages?

from a design or UI/UX perspective: I have a homepage, the header is dark and so is the navigation bar. Background of the nav is a dark color; logo and text is white. On sub pages, the Nav is ...
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Standard method for communication and documentation for business analysts, designers and developers

I have been working on a personal project to standardize the way that business analysts, designers and developers communicate in projects about the problems and solutions that they have to solve. Even ...
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Should I tell what the function is or not?

Sometimes, when I design the layout of an app, I always think about that should I put a short description to tell user what this function is or how to use it. But, at the same time, I also think about ...
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Tablets Apps have narrow popups . Is it a problem?

I noticed that a lot of tablet applications including Amazon, Overstock, Wayfair and many others are using too narrow popups that are sitting in a very inconvenient zone and hard to reach with thumbs. ...
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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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What happens if I receive the push notification when the app is launched

I would like to know what happens if I receive the push notification when the app is launched. Is it a default behavior in ios or Android like the notification will slide in from the top when the ...
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UX Name for different nav states in App

Just wondering if there is a particular term for the UX design of having Core Nav in the parent state, which gets hidden with the child nav or tools in the child state. The benefits being that the UI ...
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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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Where is UX in an organizational structure?

My context/problem: I've worked in few organizations as a freelance UX consultant (researcher, analyst, coach, designer)... and I had always huge problems to make others in the company feel empathy ...
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