During the process of implementing a website or an application, many questions have arisen such as:

“How can the product reach the users more easily?”

“How can the product be more attractive to the end user?”

Besides the outstanding features of the product, an excellent User Interface will create an instant attraction to your app while a superb User Experience will have a lasting impact on the users’ minds.

What is UI (User Interface)?

UI (User Interface) is used to describe the user interface, including elements displayed on the screen of a website or application such as layout, colors, fonts, etc.

Those are all elements of the interface that users come into contact with when using a product.

What is UX (User Experience)?

UX (User Experience) is the experience of the users. This is how users interact with the generated UI elements. It includes factors such as interface design, user experience, interactivity, and user-friendliness.

The goal of UX is to provide the best possible experience for users, helping them find information or complete a task easily and quickly.

The role of UI/UX

UI/UX plays an important role in user experience on applications and websites. UI focuses on the way a product communicates and presents information and layout, while UX focuses on the overall user experience when using that product.

A good UI/UX design helps increase user satisfaction, reduces the time spent learning how to use the application, and also increases credibility and positive interaction with the product.

Why should Developers have knowledge of UI/UX design?

The benefits of UI/UX development for developers include:

  1. Improving product quality: Solid knowledge of UI/UX helps developers understand users’ needs and desires, thereby building applications with good and engaging experiences.
  2. Saving product development time: Good design minimizes future repair and adjustment errors. It saves development time and resources.
  3. Easy collaboration: Understanding UI/UX makes it easier for developers to collaborate with design and business teams to properly ensure that the product meets market and user needs.
  4. Enhance interaction: Learn about design principles that help developers create user interfaces that users can interact with naturally and easily.
  5. Increasing user satisfaction: An easy-to-use interface and eye-catching presentation make users feel more satisfied, which can contribute to the success of the application.
  6. Understanding the users: Developing UX knowledge helps developers understand the users, thereby adapting the product to their actual needs.

Conclusion

After understanding UI/UX and the close relationship between them, we can understand that a product with optimized UI/UX is ideal for increasing customer impression and experience, thereby indirectly affirming our brand and increasing revenue effectively.

Hopefully, through this post, you will have an overview of what UI/UX is and the role of UI/UX in developing a product.

Reference

[1] https://flatironschool.com/blog/what-is-ux-ui-design/

[2] https://www.studio14online.co.uk/importance-of-ui-ux-design-in-building-a-great-product-2/

Image Sources

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[2] https://appinventiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/1/2019/02/How-Important-is-UI-UX-Design-in-an-App-Development-Process.png

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