UX Poland – The largest and the most prestigious UX conference in Central Europe I’m proud to invite you to an amazing event that will take part 17th and 18th April in Warsaw, Poland – UXPin home country. UX Poland is a mind blowing UX conference with worldwide respected speakers, design loving audience and absolutely(…)
Photo Credit: x-ray delta one 3 Things That Every Startup Has to Build 8 years ago, soon after the high school, I’ve worked at Kentucky Fried Chicken for couple of months. Tough job to start a career, but I really wanted to buy an awesome guitar and I needed money for that. First day wasn’t(…)
Design of Form Validation – Small Task of Great Importance Form validation design is as tricky as hyperactive squirrel. It’s a tiny thing that can steal your lunch (both a squirrel and dodgy form validation). No matter how boring it is for us designers – we need to follow certain rules to make the form(…)
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Photo Credit: epiclectic via Compfight cc Should UX designers know how to code? Should designers code? To answer the question whether designers should code we need to take a short ride into the nature of the web development. Design wasn’t an initial part of the web revolution. Sad but true. We needed to fight for(…)
Guest post by: Georgina McNiff How to get started with your UX freelancing: Be that much better. There are many reasons why freelance work is appealing for UX designers: the ability to choose your own clients, to be your own boss, and the freedom to be able to work from home in your pajamas…sometimes. So(…)
Folks organizing Convey UX Conference created a survey aiming at listing the tools most valued by UX Professionals. I’m extremely proud to say, that UXPin was chosen The Most Valued UX Tool in the Wireframing Category. Hurray! We got less votes than our respected competitors from Axure, Balsamiq and Omnigraffle (which is perfectly reasonable –(…)
Click to see the full size it doesn’t get prettier, but certainly gets more readable. The importance of copywriting in User Experience Design Importance of copywriting in User Experience Design should never be underestimated. Whether you sell books, encourage people to read your blog, or try to persuade visitors to sign up to a b2b(…)
Jump high and catch the growth! Photo Credit: Emery_Way via Compfight cc Hack the Growth! Growth Hacking in UXPin In his famous blog post Startup = Growth, Paul Graham, founder of Y Combinator, said: “A startup is a company designed to grow fast.”. Planing and executing a growth strategy is the straight way to business(…)
Photo Credit: pelican via Compfight cc Product Manager vs. UX Designer I always advocate in favor of broad definition of User Experience Design practice. The one that contains not only UI design, but whole set of activities that lead to creation of a great product. Here’s the definition from my recent ebook UX Design for(…)
Not so long ago (though in pre-UXPin times), I was working as UX Manager. That’s a great position to be. Taking care of interfaces intertwined with taking care of the team of talented designers. I was constantly thinking about skills great UX designers possess and ways of enhancing these skills among my people. Let me(…)
Photo Credit: star5112 via Compfight cc Cloud App working, even if you’re offline Imagine this super scary situation: You’re working in you favorite cloud app (let say it’s a wireframing app). Suddenly…. BAM, you lost your Internet connection. The app stopped working and most probably you lost your data. That’s scary, right? We thought so.
Lean UX vs. Agile UX – in the kingdom of buzz words and acronyms User Experience Design world is a well established kingdom of acronyms and buzz words. UX, IxD, IA, UCD, CX, agile UX, lean UX, guerrilla research, strategic UX, Emotional design… we’re swimming in the sea of strange words risking catastrophe of miscommunication(…)
2012 meant a huge increase in the number of customers for us, so it was by all means a very successful UXPin year! But with success comes responsibility*. Our customers have a wide range of needs and send more feedback than ever before (thank you!). However, we in the UXPin team hasn’t had the manpower(…)
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