Wednesday, June 29, 2011

What is User Experience Design (UX Design) ?

An article I wrote for Media Magazine:

Many people including you probably have no idea who I am and frankly sometimes I don’t know who I am but sufficeth to say my name is David Kelley and I’m a UX professional. Am I a graphic designer? Well no not really. Am I programmer of some kind? Not exactly but I can write some code. My title is ‘Principal UX Architect’ and typically I don’t even find myself dictating ‘architecture’ of any kind albeit I’m passionate about that too. My job when it comes down to it is communication, to bring people together and more or less be the chief Kool-Aid drinker.

What? Now you’re more confused than when we started?

Ok let’s dial back a bit then. My job is to help my team design an experience that fills a need and tells a story. To understand what that meant you really need to understand ‘User eXperience Design’ commonly called UX Design. If you look up what UX Design...

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  1. Hello,

    Could you recommend some good freelance professionals who can help me with UX design on my website?

  2. Come to Interact Seattle there are lots of people there that would do a great job.

  3. Looks amazing!!!! /I look forward to your feedback /thanks for this man it was very helpful.
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  4. hi..Im college student, thanks for sharing :)