UX Designer

As a user experience designer you will be ensuring a product makes sense to the user by creating a path that logically flows step by step. You will explore every way that a user might interact with a product, their feelings and improvement strategies.

What do UX Designers do?

UX designer acts as a user advocate for the product, to make sure the customer has the best experience possible with it, they do create products that provide meaningful and relevant experiences to users. They will be designing the entire process of acquiring and integrating the product, including aspects of branding, design, usability, and function.

What does a typical day at work involve?

  • Checked Conducting desk-based and field research to get a full picture of who they are designing for
  • Checked Reviewing what the current website has to offer
  • Checked Communicating with existing users to look for opportunities
  • Checked Doing competitor research to see what else is out there
  • Checked Creating personas through user research and data
  • Checked Working with UI designers to implement attractive designs
  • Checked Developing wireframes and task flows
  • Checked Converting wireframes in to mockups (final imagery, colour, and typography)
  • Checked Collaborating with Designers and Developers to create intuitive, user-friendly software

How to become a UX Designer

Step 1
Take any stream preferably Science stream with Computer Science in Plus two

Students who have passed 10+2 (any stream- Science, Commerce or Humanities and Arts) from a recognized board are eligible to pursue their career in UI designing. However an orientation in Computer Science will be useful.


Step 2
Take BCA/ B.des - UX & Graphics Design

Take a bachelor degree in UX & Graphics design or computer application which is of 3-4 years duration.


Note:

You may also take up an Integrated masters program in design or a Diploma course.

Step 3
Take Master of Design and specialise in User Experience or take MCA

Take masters in designing or computer application which is of 2-3 year duration.


Note:

PG diploma courses and various certification courses in UX Design are also available.

UX Designer Colleges

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Requirements for masters in ux design

Requirements for admission into a PG course in one of the top institutions to help you get an overall picture

India (For admission into Information Design at the National Institute of Design , Ahmedabad, Gujarat)

  • A 3 or 4 Years Bachelor degree of in any specialization Or a Full-time Diploma of minimum 4-year duration in Design/Fine Arts/Applied Arts/ Architecture
  • Based on NID DAT (Design Aptitude Test)
  • On the basis of personal Interview

Foreign(For admission into Master Digital Art Direction / UX Design at LISSA, Paris, France)

  • A bachelor’s-level training in graphic design undertaken at a graphic design, multimedia or web school, or a university
  • Selection Interview

To see the entrance exams, scholarships and UG admission details, click here

Skills Required

Communication Skills

UX designers require strong communication skills to convey product ideas, explain thinking behind designs, and work with other teams.

Team skills

As UX designers need to incorporate the ideas of developers, clients, and team members they are supposed to possess good team skills. They also need to effectively give and receive feedback, explore solutions.

Technological skills

An excellent UX designer must possess strong technological skills as they need to deal with numerous software on a daily basis.

Problem-solving

UX designers are problem-solvers, so a natural knack for both creative and critical thinking will make it much easier to come up with important design solutions.

Visualization Skills

UX designers always need to visualize real data and information in a way that is functional and easy on the eye.

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