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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

Check out the full designers guide to the tech industry

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.

Get Inspired

The best part of being a UI or UX Designer? Getting in touch with your creativity! Color Inspiration for 2016

 

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