UX design is a creative and ever-changing field that welcomes fresh ideas from new practitioners, but there are some foundational UX design principles that every new designer should understand. The Interaction Design Foundation defines UX principles as “fundamental points of advice for making easy-to-use, pleasurable designs as we select, create and organize elements and features in […]

Google, Airbnb, and Amazon all have one thing in common: an incredible user experience (also known as UX). Their principle websites are straightforward and easy to use, and many (including Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia) attribute the success of these “startup unicorns” to strong UX design. CNNMoney’s 100 Best Jobs in America list for 2017 includes both UX […]

Meet Jane French, a graduate of Springboard’s UX Career Track. Jane had always loved languages. As a child, she would create quizzes in Microsoft Excel for her younger siblings to help them learn French. Then, when she and her husband moved to Spain three years ago, Jane found herself doing the same thing to help […]

The demand for consistent, premium quality design work, with applications ranging anywhere from outwards facing customer experience curation to app design, to internal vendor systems building, is currently exploding—with respect to both user experience designers and user interface designers. If you are actively pursuing a career in UX, you have anywhere from five thousand to […]

As the field of UX and UI design continues to evolve and grow, it is crucial for those entering into a UX/UI career to get an early start in creating the building blocks for a diverse, active, ever-expanding network. An increasing number of jobs cannot be accessed without exercising your ability to network, as job […]

The best design is the design that knows its users. When it comes to creating UX designs that feel easy, functional, and intuitive, teams should aim to create experiences with their ideal audience in mind. It’s more than just anticipating a user’s needs and pain points, it’s actually more about understanding who your specific user […]

In the face of a rapidly shifting marketplace and workflow, the need for effective design-based solutions that are reliable, user-friendly, and stand out in a crowd, is more immediate than ever. As a result, the demand for creative, skilled, innovative designers is incredibly high. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the year-to-year growth […]

The rapid digitization and changed habits forced upon us by 2020 have laid out the map for innovation in UX design in 2021. In the last year, millions of people have turned to technology to help maintain a sense of normalcy. Last March, as an example, Google Classroom saw an overnight increase in users of […]