Path towards a UX designer

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Path towards a UX designer

  1. 1. I’m Ranjith - A UX Enthusiast, smitten by the power of internet and the spirit of creation! Thanks to PUG An interactive session by RanjithMonday 18 February 2013
  2. 2. From ‘Designer’ to ‘UX’ Designer - Part I A series of sessions to help you become one! An interactive session by RanjithMonday 18 February 2013
  3. 3. Key takeaways from this session! Basic knowledge on one UX research methodology An interactive session by Ranjith 1Monday 18 February 2013
  4. 4. The million dollar question! Who is a UX designer ? An interactive session by Ranjith 2Monday 18 February 2013
  5. 5. but what’s ‘User eXperience’ ? An interactive session by Ranjith 3Monday 18 February 2013
  6. 6. UX designer builds User eXperiences Content Usability UX Visual aesthetics Interaction Information design design An interactive session by Ranjith 4Monday 18 February 2013
  7. 7. Building a User eXperience? An interactive session by Ranjith 5Monday 18 February 2013
  8. 8. Lets break it into 4 key phases Ideate Prototype Deploy Build An interactive session by Ranjith 6Monday 18 February 2013
  9. 9. Ideate Conceptualize, Gather information, Brainstorm, Create a clearer picture - chaos to order An interactive session by Ranjith 7Monday 18 February 2013
  10. 10. Ideate Creating order from chaos requires disciplined approach. Ideating a UX involves the following phases An interactive session by Ranjith 8Monday 18 February 2013
  11. 11. Ideate UX Research UI Flows Screens / Wireframes An interactive session by Ranjith 9Monday 18 February 2013
  12. 12. Ideate > UX Research User Research Competition analysis Surveys Focus groups Field study Card sorting Personas An interactive session by Ranjith 10Monday 18 February 2013
  13. 13. Define Personas and grab a special gift! An interactive session by Ranjith 11Monday 18 February 2013
  14. 14. Ideate > UX Research > Personas ‘Persona’ is derived from the latin word meaning ‘actor’s mask’ worn for plays in theatres! An interactive session by Ranjith 12Monday 18 February 2013
  15. 15. Ideate > UX Research > Personas In UX design, they are fictional characters created to represent the different user types of a system, used to gather useful requirements and data, which will be used to build the system! An interactive session by Ranjith 13Monday 18 February 2013
  16. 16. Ideate > UX Research > Personas Key checkpoints to make your personas better! Do a good amount of user research Keep persona set minimal Identify ‘Goals’ Identify ‘Tasks’ An interactive session by Ranjith 14Monday 18 February 2013
  17. 17. Ideate > UX Research > Personas Lets build a website for PUG, Chennai! An interactive session by Ranjith 15Monday 18 February 2013
  18. 18. Creating a persona from scratch Name Age, profession, hobbies, preferences, Biographical info specialities Goals Tasks An interactive session by Ranjith 16Monday 18 February 2013
  19. 19. Resources Books The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman Dont make me think by Steve Krug The inmates are running the asylum by Alan Cooper The elements of UX design by Jesse James Garette Blogs/URLs boxesandarrows.com uxmatters.com uxbooth.com An interactive session by Ranjith 17Monday 18 February 2013
  20. 20. Q&A An interactive session by Ranjith 18Monday 18 February 2013
  21. 21. Thanks All! Catch you all in the next part of this series Feedback please... twitter.com/uxtree www.uxtree.com An interactive session by RanjithMonday 18 February 2013

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