The current electronic and computing infrastructure has increased our accessibility and eased up our work through high performance mobile applications and web applications. Whether it is mobile phone, tablet or a computer everything is supported with tons of applications, so in this tremendously competitive market companies are working to create user experience through high responsiveness, easy workflow, structured and beautiful user interface. Now UI/UX designers are not just in demand for these applications they also required by writers for supportive content creation and relevant infographics.
What is UI design?
A UI design includes Wireframes, colour scheme, mockups, icons and slicing. The UI designer creates wireframes with adobe photoshop for client after getting familiar about the requirements of project. After the mutual agreement of Client, UI designer and application developer wireframes are finalised which brings client and UI designer to decide colour scheme for application. The UI designer will then design mockups that will be the idea how the application will look like when UX designer finishes the work. Icons creation and slicing work will be done in adobe illustrator by UI designer that will be later used by UX designer and application developer.
What is UX design?
UX design is user experience design which covers up creating the template for web application and mobile application with PSD to HTML and CSS conversion. The UX designer needs to have knowledge about front end development frameworks to know the needs of application developers that he/she needs to cater in their template.
How to analyse good UI/UX designer?
Most organisations hire UI designer and UX designer separately which creates a significant lag in developing an application as designers and application developer have to communicate frequently to get on the same page about the template being created. If one hire web designer who has good knowledge of front end frameworks then the time lapsed in communication can be reduced the designer will work unanimously as UI/UX designer to design and create template as he has experience on all three phases of application development.
The 3 phases in application development are listed in following image
The UI designer should have a good understanding of project and he/she shall have thorough discussion with client to understand the scope. A team player with knowledge of all 3 phases of application development, who is aware of ongoing and emerging trends in UI/UX designing.
What benefits good UI/UX design offer for mobile and web applications?
A good UI/UX designer with good understanding of project can inform you about problems in application’s architecture and scope at initial stage. A good UI/UX design will offer you GDPR compliance, SEO compliance, gorgeous and highly responsive design. A lucrative design generates more user base because nobody likes a fussy bad looking website.
Where to find UI/UX designer?
One can hire UI/UX designer on full time basis or can hire a freelance UI designer and freelance UX designer to do their work in a cost efficient way. The contract with UI/UX designers can be done directly from a web application development company or through Upwork, Fiverr, Elance, Toptal and other freelancing platforms.
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