As a part of my eternal introspection, and as a devout follower of The Cult of UX, I put this question to myself one day- “Where does UX live?” I mean, is UX just a tech thing? Honestly, I feel like I’ve always done UX in one way or another, regardless of industry or role.
I wrote this originally for my new team when I was the first UX person brought on-board at my current company.
Right now, UX is still an emerging “thing,” and still gets frequently confused with UI design. I know there are other nuances and differences to approach, and I’m ok with that…
A UX specialist is a spirit medium between the customer and the dev team. They do discovery research, analyse data and collaborate with the customer to determine their needs, they concoct recipes to put in the dev team’s oven and they write the brief for the UI designer.
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