There are currently more than 3.5 billion Internet users in the world, while around a third of the global population owns a Smartphone, according to recent figures released by Statista. The worldwide shift to digital devices has led to an ever-increasing number of mobile applications and web pages that rely on user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design.
User interface (UI) and user experience (UX) are some of the most commonly misused terms when it comes to describing design work for websites and mobile applications. Even professional working within the IT industry tend to get confused about the actual components and elements that fall under UI and UX design, as well as the responsibilities that each of these roles entail.
User interface (UI) and user experience (UX) are two common tech terms that tend to be used interchangeably when describing people’s interaction with devices, such as Smartphones, mobile applications, website and tablets. When recruiting, some companies often use “UI/UX Designer” as a job title, which is quite misleading considering the fact that UI and UX are two very different things.
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UX design is a complicated and technical line of work which involves so many components and elements. If you ask various UX designers to explain what tasks their roles entail, you may get a wide variety of responses ranging from research to content strategy to business analysis.
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