The UX Job Market

[The Many] UX Job Titles

  • UX Designer
  • Experience Designer
  • Interaction Designer
  • Information Architect
  • UX Strategist
  • UX Architect
  • UX Analyst
  • UX Researcher
  • Usability Researcher

Consistent Themes:

  • Work collaboratively with both team members and other teams (engineers, for example)
  • Risk taking in design
  • Oral and written communication and presentation skills

Common Skills:

  • Experience in digital design, creating interfaces, large-scale digital experiences, or applications
  • Website and mobile application design experience
  • Master of Adobe software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Knowledge of other UX prototyping, wire-framing, and mapping tools
  • Digital portfolio
  • Master of HTML, CSS, etc. also includes responsive design
  • Research strategies and usability testing


  1. UI/UX Designer
  2. UI/UX Designer
  3. UI Designer
  4. UX/UI Designer
  5. Passionate UX/UI Designer

Corporate In-House Teams:

  1. Interaction Designer — Experienced
  2. UX Designer
  3. Senior UX UI Designer
  4. Senior Product Designer (UX)
  5. Experience Design (UX) Principal


  1. UX Engineering Lead
  2. Lead UX Designer
  3. User Experience Design Lead
  4. UX Designer
  5. UX/UI Designer
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