Career outlook for user experience (UX) designer
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You’ll be involved in designing sites and software, targeted at specific target groups and end users.
Working to a set of core design principles, you’ll be involved in creating applications and sites that are easy to navigate, good to look at and simple and pleasurable to use.
Handling the full spectrum of user’s interactions with a brand, you’ll be involved in creating engaging experiences – using design techniques to create a unique branding identity for the client company.
As part of your role, you’ll:
- Use specialist software to design front-end experiences
- Sketch visual concepts on paper and using applications
- Work on cross-platform applications to develop user experiences
- Design user-focused websites
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- Working with technology
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- Attention to detail
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