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  • SpecialiseCrossORskill?

  • UX UI Designer Front end Back end

    Pick only on

    e

  • hatsanyone who has been around for long enoughhas probably worn lots of

  • A brief history of professional skills using crappy venn

    diagrams

  • Geeks

    Pre-1994

  • Web masters

    Around 1995

    Designers HTML

  • Developers

    Around 1998

    Designers HTML

    Usability/UX

  • Back end

    Somewhen

    Web design

    Front endUX

  • Research

    User Experience Designer

    Interaction design Back end

    Visual design

    Front end

    Web Designer UI Developer

    Application Developer

    Information Design

    http://asinthecity.com/2011/11/10/the-difference-between-a-ux-designer-and-ui-developer/

  • But the UX diagram is too simple! We need more

    complexity!

  • Copyright: Envis Precisely 2009

  • Copyright: Envis Precisely 2009

  • woah

  • And what about the UI/front end

    developer role?

  • Around 1995

    HTML

  • Around 2002

    HTMLCSS

  • 2004-2008

    HTMLCSS

    Dealing with IE

  • Around 2008

    HTMLCSS JS

  • Around 2009

    HTMLCSS JS Frameworks

  • Around 2010

    HTMLCSS JS Frameworks SASS

  • Other shit

    Around 2011

    HTMLCSS

    JS

    Frameworks

    SASSGRUNT

    GIT

    RWD

    CoffeeLESS

    OOCSS

    Storage

  • ahhhhhhh

  • Anything missing?

  • access

    ibility

    what abou

    t

  • Research

    User Experience Designer

    Interaction design Back end

    Visual design

    Front end

    Web Designer UI Developer

    Application Developer

    Information Design

    http://asinthecity.com/2011/11/10/the-difference-between-a-ux-designer-and-ui-developer/

  • vision?

    Do you have audiences with special needs?

    motor?

    cognitive?hearing?

    Research

  • IA considerations

    How will these special needs impact on the

    UX/UI

    Specific user testing

    Specific focus

    groups?

    Interface considerations

    Interaction design

    Information Design

  • font-size

    Design considerations

    Colour contrast

    colour alone used to convey

    meaning

    Visual design

  • Front end

    Keyboard only

    Focus ordervisible focus

    trapping

    Screen reader & braille devices

    additional meaninginjected content

    forms

    announcingCongnitive

    needs

    progressive reveal

    tables

    access

  • what is my title?

  • Web Designer

    Web Design

  • UX/UI

    Personas

    Focus groups

    Card sortsIA

    WireframesPrototypes

    User testing

  • HTMLCSS

    Pattern libraries

    Frameworks

    UI/Front end developer

  • Accessibility specialist

    Accessibility Reviews

    Accessibility Development

  • Can I be a specialist?

  • yes!be what you wanna be

  • 1. your interests

    3. the team2. your skill set

    depends on:

  • If I am in UX, should I learn some

    front-end skills?

  • have to?

    do I

  • 1. quick prototyping

    3. understanding rich interaction

    2. understanding RWD

    invaluable for:

  • Is there such a thing as the mythical

    unicorn?

  • surein your dreams

  • 2. spread too thin?3. bias?

    even if they really exist

    1. understanding and empathy does not

    equal extensive experience

  • Time for a chat

  • beer

    I dont wanna chat.Im just here for the

  • Do you have cross-skills?

    Lets hear it!

    what about you?

    Are you a specialist?

  • Russ Weakley Max Design !Site: maxdesign.com.au Twitter: twitter.com/russmaxdesign Slideshare: slideshare.net/maxdesign Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/russweakley