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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Sorting and on/off - flaw in design? [duplicate]

(I'm not a UX designer , I'm only a user).I might be the only one , but I think that I'm the weird one , because I just can't see how UI component are being released without further thinking : ...
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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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Color grade system A,B,C,D,F [closed]

Hhhh, in my new porject I have color grade system that looks like this, but my A(A-,A+) and B(..) is very similar(color) and they are very difficult to distinguish. Any ideas how to do it *nicely ? *-...
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UX designer for internal tools in a small firm [closed]

I work as a developer in a small financial firm (< 40 people), and we have a whole bunch of tools that we develop internally (spreadsheets, c# apps, web apps) that are not really integrated and ...
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iOS what's the best practice for letting the user know that I'm sending data to the server?

I have an app that when the user clicks on button, i want to send her/his response to the server, I want to tell the user that that I'm sending now the data to the server. I know that there is a ...
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ATM interface design elements

Why are actions like cash withdrawal, pin change, mini statement kept on the right hand side of an ATM screen? (Most of the time)
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LDAP UX screen flow for getting employees details

I am going to design a screen flow for accessing LDAP server to get employee details in order to display in a page. Initially I have designed one user flow where user can upload all employees' ...
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Can I put two buttons with same color in the same form?

I want to put two buttons in a screen, is it good practice to put them in same color ? side by side like this:
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Location of the site creator [closed]

I want to add "created by @my_name" or "by @my_name" but I don't want to put it in the footer or some other inconspicuous place. I decided to make this "fixed" on screen, but do not know where it is ...
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Free usability questionnaire templates to follow?

I am a programmer, and whilst I may know a lot about programming - I do not know a lot about UX or usability testing in general. I plan to undertake a usability test on a website that I designed. ...
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How to verify if the personas are well done?

Tomorrow I'll start a new UX designer job, and the designer before me there made personas, but its are just prototypes. She said me that I should verify if its are well done. They didn't create this ...
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How to describe what UX Developer does?

UX is often related to designing so it is more acceptable when people mention UX Designer to deliver wireframes, prototypes user research and more. What about UX Developer? How does both of it differs ...
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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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Prioritising UX Design Considerations

Does anybody use "Analytical Hierarchy Process" to prioritise their UX design considerations? I am very often been in the position where I am impounded by different criterias and alternatives for ...
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two dimensional list with multiple values

We are developing a web applications for e-commerce use when for a list of countries we have different vendors list sort by priority of that vendor. the maximum lists of country is undefined, it can ...
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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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Inherited massive (unusable) matrix of toggle buttons, wwyd?

I have inherited a code base that needs some UX love. One of the worst offenders is a matrix of toggle buttons with several hundred rows and columns. Although there is some basic filtering available ...
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Visual asset to indicate a list item can display a “details” section

Customer specification require us to show a list of items (let's say they are a list of fruits), where only some of them are able to display a details section when the user clicks. I'm looking for a ...
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Search Results in a TreeTable

I Have a TreeTable where groups of itens are organized by categories, as you can see on the image bellow. What is the best approach to present the list of results taking into account that is ...
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UX/UI Designer vs Programmer productive workflow on iOS [closed]

We are a remote team of 60 people and we have two UX/UI Designers that are in process of migration from Web to iOS development. I'm having a hard time managing the relationship between developers (...
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How to create my UX portfolio [duplicate]

It as been a week of UX self teaching. I have started studying UX design on my own, by reading books and information. I am self teaching and I would like to know how I can go about creating UX ...
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Should I focus on consistency or flexibility for user experience design?

I am building a complex system to manage a bunch of data. I am struggling in whether to focus on consistency or flexibility. Or maybe its just the best practice in how these systems are suppose to be ...
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Customer wants a bad navigation schema [closed]

In the schema, there is no hierarchical level defined. It pretty much looks like something that hasn't been thought out. You could call it a "filter by" graph. In other words, the navigation is really ...
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Why are the titlebar buttons on the left side in OS X?

When I moved from Windows to OS X the first thing that I noticed was that the titlebar buttons are on the left instead of right side. It took me some time to get used to it. Is there a reason why ...
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Why bigger search field and large menu bar?

I am aware of the recent trends that are going in practice but whats the impact of it to the users. In recent years designers have been using big search field and the navigation bars have been ...
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Multiple options for user, some not available

I want to create an option for the user to choose between lessons. There are more than 4 lessons that are in the picture. For every lesson there are 3 options: The lesson is full - the user can't ...
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Should a mobile application force login after terminating app?

Should a mobile application force login after terminating app? I've been working on a mobile application which utilizes sessions. Recently I noticed our mobile application does not force the user to ...
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Numbers VS Sliders Best Practice (Range 0-100, 0.5 steps)

I'm trying to make an easy-to-use site that calls for selection of multiple percentages. The site is for servers/bartenders/managers to input the total for the night, input what each group's (servers/...
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How to create a feel of urgency while showing remaining time (in days) on a WebUI ?

I'm creating a site where I have different products for sale. For many products, the sale get closed after a certain amount of time(like after a week). I want to put some kind of indicator with '...
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Horizontal Accordian on website - Best usability practices

I'm designing a website and have a section which contains two categories. These two categories work like a slider (or a horizontal accordion). The default state is the two categories are represented ...
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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 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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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 request)...
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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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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 you ...
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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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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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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 ...