Interaction designer has become one of the most popular occupations in recent years, and they are specializing in website design, App design, and other designs that require human-computer interaction. Interaction design is a major part of the UX design, there must be some differences between interaction and UX design, but they can’t be separated.
There are a lot of designers wanting to enter this field, but it’s hard to become an outstanding interaction designer now. Here comes five required skills and abilities that young designers must know in 2017.
1. Know about the basic knowledgeInteraction design, an interaction process between user and product, makes sure that users can gain a good user experience in this kind of process. What’s more, interaction design is an important part of UX design, and successful interaction design is to create a good user experience with the designer’s communication techniques and design principles. We all know that product managers have to think about …
Interaction design is highly valued as a part of user experience design. Some universities set the master of interaction design
as a degree. Each school has a different course of study, but there are
several essential courses that every one of them are teaching. It's not
easy to get a degree of interaction design. Here, I will introduce you
the skills that we need to learn.
1. Creative thinking
any kind of designers, creative thinking is essential, especially for
the master of interaction design. Interactive design ideas may not be as
intuitive as the interface design, but each creative interactive design
will powerfully upgrade the quality of product.
Design thinking and creativity is
a very good book, and some schools also use this book as a textbook,
really worth learning. This book is a representative design work in
modern design art as the research object, from the aspects of
association, reverse, bionic, integration and so on, systematically …
Usability design is to improve the usability of a product, which is an important part to guide the actual design. It can also be regarded as an "user-centered design”. Thus, It includes two important parts, namely, usability testing that is based on the target users psychological research (user model, user needs, the use of processes, etc.) . The other is to combine the Cognitive Psychology, Ergonomics, Industry Psychology and other disciplines of basic principles are agilely used in the design behavior.
Here are Jakob Nielsen’s 10 principles:
1. What is usability?
Usability is a measure about a product that been used in a specific scenario by specific users, which can achieve the special goal in a satisfied and effective degree. First, usability is not only related to the interface design, but also involved in the technical level of the entire system. Second, usability is reflected by human factors, and evaluated by operating a variety of tasks. Third, usability is to describe …