Essential Interaction Designer Tools and Techniques


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Tools and techniques used by interaction designers

Interaction designers use many tools, and we have a vast array of techniques to help us generate and identify potential solutions. We are pragmatic. We apply our skills, and select our tools, based on the problems we need to solve, the solutions we need to communicate, and the people with whom we are working. We often start very low-tech, with pencil and paper, sketchbooks, sticky notes, note cards, and even whiteboards to help us understand, define, and frame the problem. Early visualizations with diagrams, models, and flows help us identify potential directions, missing information, and the most appropriate next steps.

And these early sketches can also help develop consensus about what problems we are solving, and what goals we are trying to achieve. As our designs progress, we typically need an increasing level of detail and fidelity. Pen and paper sketches can capture the concept, but eventually we need to put pixels on screens. There are many design and diagramming tools available,...

Tools and techniques used by interaction designers
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Tools and techniques used by interaction designers provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by David Hogue as part of the Interaction Design Fundamentals

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Dreamweaver Fireworks
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