The Truth About UX/UI Designers

UX Strategy with Jared Spool, a Center Centre — UIE newsletter focused on bringing UX to a strategic level inside your organization.

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UI + UX = UX/UI

Any designer is only as capable as the skills, knowledge, and experience they’ve accrued over their career. However, there’s no hard-and-fast rule about which skills, knowledge, and experience they can acquire.

Expertise is Not a Zero-Sum Game

There’s a common belief that anyone who tries to do both UX and UI design won’t produce quality work The old mantra “Jack of all trades. Master of none.”is often recited in these instances.

The Challenges of Hiring UX/UI Designers

It’ll take time to master both UX and UI design. When you’re looking to hire someone, you’re looking for someone who has been working in design for a while.

A Growing Number of UX/UI Designer

Every year, more designers are acquiring the expertise they need to tackle both UX and UI work. As teams become smaller and more agile, there are more opportunities for designers to expand their capabilities. This will steadily increase the number of available designers capable of doing both UX and UI work.

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