UI/UX Roadmap for Beginners
Hello folks ! Thanks for being here. In this story , I am going to share my roadmap to UI/UX Design . Let me explain UI/UX in layman terms.
UI stands for User Interface. It is a medium through which users engage with the product.The more easier is the UI , the less time it takes to complete a task. It might be the buttons on the microwave to control the different modes and adjust time on it or it can be the switchgear on a motorbike.
The term UX stands for User Experience. It is the overall experience that one has attached around a product or a brand. A bad User Experience creates a bad image of the brand or company in the user’s mind.UX is what, that informs UI through data gathered by UX research methods.
Roadmap of a UI/UX Designer
A UI/UX Designer’s roadmap can vary depending on their career goals, company, and industry. However, here are some common steps in a UI/UX Designer’s professional development:
Education: Acquiring a degree in graphic design, human-computer interaction, or a related field
Skill development: Improving skills in design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Figma, and user research methods.
Portfolio creation: Building a strong portfolio showcasing their design work and process.
Junior UI/UX Designer role: Starting as a junior designer or intern, working on smaller projects and learning from more experienced designers.
Specialization: Developing expertise in a specific area of UI/UX design, such as mobile design, web design, or accessibility.
Senior UI/UX Designer role: Taking on more complex projects and leading design teams.
Continuous learning: Staying up-to-date with the latest design trends, technology, and best practices.
Career advancement: Moving into management roles, starting their own design consulting firm, or becoming a design thought leader.