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When it comes to design software, Figma is the cool new kid on the block. It combines the simplicity of Sketch with real-time collaboration features and powerful extra tools. Even better, it runs in your web browser, meaning you can use it on any computer.
Since bursting onto the scene in 2010, Sketch has become an essential part of any modern UI designer’s toolkit. It's easier to use than Photoshop and Illustrator, and could help you upskill fast.
For nearly 30 years Photoshop has been a crucial tool for photographers and graphic designers alike. For UX and UI designers the story isn’t much different: Photoshop is still a de facto tool for many studios and agencies dealing with digital products.
Adobe XD is one of the many powerful apps in the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. XD allows designers and teams to easily create experiences for websites, mobile apps, voice interfaces, games, and more.
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To help you navigate the different course options, we’ve broken down curriculum, teaching styles, prerequisites, start dates, career track vs. non-career track courses, online vs. face-to-face approaches, and mentor-led vs. instructor-led methods.
Take away 5 key lessons from each movement: from the Bauhaus School’s pioneering of user-centered design, from Brutalism’s emphasis on simplicity and integrity, and from Dada’s advocacy of the need for revolt.
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Here are some common UX deliverables you’ll be working on throughout your career. Download files in .AI, .PSD, and Sketch formats.
Personas are a great artifact that help you synthesize and present research findings about your target users to members on your team.
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Use an empathy map to document your understanding of a particular user and their motivations, desires, and way of thinking.
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Keep these illustrations in handy next time you need a reference guide for projects you’re working on. Feel free to print them out!
This poster is a quick overview of some key concepts and terms in color theory. Always nice to have a reminder!
Save this illustration of the Design Thinking framework—or stick it up at the office to remind your team to keep the design process user-centered.
Another process-oriented poster, this diagram outlines the concept of Validated Learning. At each stage of the product development cycle, how can you maximize your insight?
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