Career of the Month: UI & UX Design
We will begin featuring a different career each month to support our college students and young alumni. We hope this information is helpful to you when it comes to choosing a major, further discovering what you can do with your major, or figuring out what your next career move will be.
UI & UX Design Defined
As the tech industry continues to grow, so does the need for talented designers to create interfaces that will allow for a great user experience. This could include anything from designing an app, to a website, to a digital game and more. These two job titles can get combined together and sometimes confused for the same thing. But they are different and there is a need for both.
UX Designer (User Experience Designer)
- how the product works and feels for the end user
UI Designer (User Interface Designer)
- how the product is laid out and how the user will visually interact
The Job Market and Breaking Through
We found pretty amazing facts on the high demand for UX designers such as job growth is currently up 30%. Check out this blog post on BLOC for the full story.
The best part of being a UI or UX Designer? Getting in touch with your creativity! Color Inspiration for 2016
When we talk about the importance of having a diverse workforce, we mean more than gender, race, age, etc. It’s also about a commitment to employing staff and aligning with partners who have a rich variety of life experiences.
There is nothing more impactful on your career and personal development than having great mentors — people who have experience in your field and are willing to guide you, provide you with real feedback, and help you grow. Here’s how to find one and make the most out of this …
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