UX Design 101

1. Empathy is the holy grail of UX. (and across all design fields)

2. Constantly critique yourself.

3. Involving all stakeholders for critique sessions in the early stages of design can save a lot of future time and effort.

Wireframes for crit sessions. The physical prints helped us post comments(using sticky notes), discuss effectively, and understand better as different people and teams went over the designs.

4. Explore. A design is final only till someone comes up with a better one.

5. Ask Questions. Clarity on the problem you are trying to solves determines how well you solve it.

6. Plan ahead and discuss your approach.

7. Use symbols to make things (very) efficient, but do not let them limit your thought process as a designer.

8. Design for emotions.

9. Innovate: not only in what you do, but also on how you do it.

10. Build Systems that build products.

11. Explore Sketch Plugins. Age of repetitive work is over.

12. Make a component library yourself.

13. Have fun while doing it.

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Designer | Storyteller | UX Designer at Emmersion.ai | Linkedin — https://www.linkedin.com/in/shashank-jain93/

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