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Prototyping

Interactive Components: Bring your Prototypes to Life

View the original post To visualize something well and make sure the design gets properly coded without too much back-and-forths with a developer, you’ll need a nice working prototype. Prototypes with interactive components also help when showing your design to stakeholders or other team members—or for usability testing. For a prototype to be great, it […]

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General

Aspect Ratios: All You Need to Know

View the original post Image-rich content drives website engagement, and making sure those images display properly is a crucial part of good UX design.  Whether you’re working with photographs, illustrations, or video, an image that’s stretched, squashed, or poorly cropped makes a poor impression for on-site visitors and affects their overall experience on the site.  […]

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Conversion

Want to Convert Design To Code? Here’s A Better Way

View the original post Whether creating a web page, Android app, or iOS app, most traditional designers start their work by creating static images with tools like Adobe XD, Figma, Invision, and Photoshop. The designs might look aesthetically pleasing but they are not even close to being production-ready.  After the designing phase, you need to […]

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Portfolio

Improve Your UX Portfolio – Ask for a Review

View the original post Landing a UX design job often depends on the quality of your portfolio. It’s such an essential part of the hiring process that companies like uxfolio specialize in solutions for making online portfolios. No matter what tools you use to put your portfolio together, though, you only win jobs when you […]

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How to Write the Best Product Briefs

View the original post Writing a product brief helps everyone involved in the development process to understand what the product is and why it was created and as a result, it helps in creating a good product. This document provides an ultimate source of knowledge on the product, ensuring that everyone has the same level […]

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Prototyping

Add GIFs to Your Prototypes to Build More Engaging Products

View the original post Adding movement to your landing pages plays a role in improving engagement and increasing conversions. The benefits of movement aren’t limited to your landing pages, though. People feel more engaged with digital products that include any type of movement, including video, interactions, and GIFs. For many people, GIFs have become a […]

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How to Create a Rapid Development Process for Digital Products: Lessons from PayPal

View the original post Managers and efficiency experts have created several methodologies that promise to improve workflow. Some of the most popular frameworks include: Agile Waterfall Scrum Kanban Spiral model Each of these approaches has its pros and cons. Countless teams have benefited from Agile software development and the waterfall model. PayPal’s design department, however, […]

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How to Improve Your Product Design and Development Model: Lessons From PayPal

View the original post The typical product modeling process takes an inefficient course that requires a lot of back and forth between departments. In the lifecycle of a traditional product design and development model: A project manager has an idea that gets turned into a written description and sent to the design team Designers have […]

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Prototyping

Your Prototype Videos Could Come With Big Benefits

View the original post The amount of online video has grown tremendously in recent years. In 2020, 239 million people viewed digital videos. Google Sites, which includes YouTube, had 205 million unique views in January 2021.  Obviously, people enjoy video content. Many companies, however, do not add videos to their products until right before their […]

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Color General

Best Ways to Evaluate Your Design for Color Contrast

View the original post Using a color contrast checker can make your designs more attractive and accessible to people with vision problems. Worldwide, about 300 million people have colorblindness. About 2.2 billion people have vision issues that could make it difficult for them to use your digital products. Understanding the positive and negative effects of […]