Join Billy Hollis for an in-depth discussion in this video Obstacles to good design, part of UX Design for Developers.
- [Instructor] And yet, even with the value of good design,…and the dangers of bad UX design,…it's common to hear someone claim…that a team can't do design…because there's no money or no time for it.…I have never seen a case where UX design…caused a project to need noticeably more development time.…In fact, I've seen it reduce time,…by eliminating false starts and dead ends,…in addition to producing a more valuable end result.…There are other obstacles too,…starting with a common misconception among developers…and other technical or management team members.…
Some developers understand that UX design is good,…but they lack confidence that they personally can do it.…They think that designers are somehow special,…and that non-designers simply can't do effective UX design.…I call this The Flamingo Fallacy, here's why.…Those developers tend to have a mental model…that says, designers are special, colorful creatures.…They seem to think that developers…are more like the turkey vultures,…looking on in envy at those colorful designers.…
- 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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