How to become a UX designer
Pathways to this career
- Complete recognised certifications, UX courses or digital experience course.
- Advance your skills as a UX designer through postgraduate qualifications in UX or website design.
- Build a portfolio of passion projects, voluntary projects, University tasks and successful experiments, showcasing your abilities and potential. An online presence can increase your chances of being seen by the right people.
- Research industry networks and communities to stay at the forefront of progressive UX design.
What does a UX designer do?
Tasks and duties
- Conduct user research into the behaviour, motivations and needs of the customer
- Develop user personas based on patterns and insights
- Design prototypes and wireframes to validate and test design concepts to help solve customer needs
- Advocate for user needs whilst balancing business goals and priorities
- Work closely with UI designers, developers, content specialists, business analysts, and project and product managers
Discover related courses
Bachelor of Arts (Digital Experience and Interaction Design)
- Common Level 1 Subjects
- Level 1 Subjects
- Level 2 Subjects
- Level 3 Subjects
Bachelor of Arts (Digital Experience and Interaction Design) (Fine Art)
- Level 2 Major - Fine Art
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