Join Billy Hollis for an in-depth discussion in this video Beyond storyboarding: Wireframing and illustration, part of UX Design for Developers.
- [Instructor] Once you have some promising designs…from storyboarding, hopefully more than one,…it's time to refine them and add detail.…There are two basic techniques for that.…The typical business application uses wireframing,…which lets you get pretty specific about the layout,…but doesn't include a lot of look and feel.…The other option is illustration,…which goes deeper into look and feel.…Depending on which one you need to do,…some kind of software tool will be needed.…One of the major wireframing tools is Balsamiq,…although there are quite a few.…
Illustration tools tend to be programs…that are also used for detailed graphical work,…such as Photoshop, or Illustrator.…So, which one should you choose?…That depends on what kind of software you're doing.…Typical development teams for corporate apps,…will probably prefer wireframing.…The cosmetics are not of major concern for these apps,…and cosmetics for web apps will probably be done…by a visual designer later, anyway.…Companies that sell packages, such as my client…
- What a well-designed app looks like
- Leveraging cognitive design principles
- Decluttering crowded screens
- Understanding your users' needs
- Recording and analyzing user observations
- Storyboarding your ideas
- Helpful techniques for the design process
- Dealing with conflict in design evaluation
Skill Level Beginner
UX Foundations: Interaction Designwith David Hogue3h 33m Appropriate for all
How this course will work1m 38s
1. Why UX Design Is Important
2. What Makes a Design Good or Bad?
3. Understanding Users and Their Needs
4. Ideation: Finding, Refining, and Culling Design Ideas
5. Helpful Concepts and Techniques for the Design Process
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