Posts Tagged ‘visual design’

Elements of Experience Design

The Elements of Experience Design (XD)

Experience Design (XD) is the discipline of creating solutions that clearly and concisely present information and functionality to individuals based on their roles, situations, and needs. When the diverse elements of experience design are put together in organized, structured, and creative ways, the results are meaningful and actionable and for users. The Goal of XD […]

The 4 Stages of Web Design

Great visual designers understand that creating well-designed websites is much more than just aesthetics. Besides slick visuals, great design is actually about creating a website that is also functional and thus creates a good user experience. There’s a process or approach that needs to be followed to make sure both form and function are taken […]

Atomic Design: A Visual Designer’s Perspective

Today I’d like to discuss the Atomic Design methodology and how I’ve been applying it to my visual design process. First, let’s start with a little description of what an atomic design is. Coined by Brad Frost, Atomic Design is basically the analogy of chemistry being applied to design systems. In chemistry, we learn that […]

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Leveraging UX/UI To Improve Private Equity Outcomes

Had a chance to chat at length with Chris Bernard, director of well-known Chicago digital design agency Truth Labs (now known as Perficient Digital), on the current state of UX/UI and its ability to improve to private equity outcomes. Chris has been directing the Truth team for about a year, tasked with running and growing […]

User Experience Matters

12 Things You Can Do to Get Your Portal to Production Quickly: Part 3 – Don't Forget Your Users

Don’t Forget Your Users Does anyone think it is easy to design a great user experience when you do not involve real users?  I am really suprised at just how many customers think it is and then wind up re-working much of their portal after releasing to production.  While this may be a shortcut to […]

User Experience Matters

12 Things You Can Do to Get Your Portal to Production Quickly: Part 3 – Don’t Forget Your Users

Don’t Forget Your Users Does anyone think it is easy to design a great user experience when you do not involve real users?  I am really suprised at just how many customers think it is and then wind up re-working much of their portal after releasing to production.  While this may be a shortcut to […]

Should Designers Code?

Should designers know how to code? It seems lately I can’t get away from this question. I’ve read countless blog posts and online discussions answering the question in varying levels of detail and with differing opinions. Though not a reliable sampling, anecdotally I’ve noticed that job descriptions for User Experience or Visual Designers lately have almost […]