Blog Posts Tagged With user interface (UI)

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Implement Design That Encourages Self-Actualization

The trend towards UX design has far-reaching implications. Web designers and developers are looking for new, value-generating ways to leverage user-generated content to promote their platforms. People trust their social circles for purchase recommendations more than all other factors combined. Customer reviews, in particular, have demonstrated great success in the world of e-commerce – far […]
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Achieve Functional Animation in UX Design

Animation is not just for entertainment. In the world of UX design, animation can play a pivotal role in helping users understand the purpose of website elements, interface components, and navigational tools. These types of design elements are called functional animation. Functional animation enables UX designers to explain complex things in a simple yet visually […]
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High-Fidelity vs. Low-Fidelity: Which Prototype Is Better?

In a perfect world, every designer would have a complete idea of how a user interface (UI) should look and be able to communicate that design to clients, easily and unambiguously. In the real world, unfortunately, it often seems these two elements are mutually exclusive. The more complete a UI design idea is, the more […]

5 Steps to Optimize Website Navigation

Organizations have much to gain by applying the principles of design to the user experience (UX). When properly implemented, a cohesive UX design can improve nearly every customer-oriented performance metric — from lead generation to sales and returning customer loyalty. The reason behind this is simple. Organizations that keep their customers’ feelings in mind are […]
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How to Achieve Internal Alignment on UX Vision

Offering a great user experience (UX) is one of the most effective ways to drive engagement, increase spending, and improve customer loyalty. A cohesive, meaningful UX encourages users to form a relationship with the brand. There isn’t anything new or even uncontroversial about this. It’s a fundamental truth that some of the greatest business leaders […]
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Conversational UI Offers a Next-Level UX

User onboarding is a delicate process. It is one of the first places where developers get to showcase their skills and demonstrate how well they can serve users’ needs. It’s also where the vast majority of user drop-off occurs. If a brand, product, or service manages to tell a consistent, compelling story from its very […]
How to get started with UX

How to Get Started with UX

User experience (UX) is no longer an optional component of a larger branding initiative — it’s a necessary aspect of business survival. The UX design process is an almost scientific approach to understanding customer behaviors and using that data to create unique, engaging solutions that convert sales and create long-term brand ambassadors. Intimidated yet? You […]

Talent Spotlight on Juliette Pepperell, UX/UI Designer

Talent Spotlight is a regular feature profiling the employees of UpTop. See the Talent Spotlight archive for more profiles. What is your role at UpTop and what projects do you work on? I’m a UI/UX designer here at UpTop. I am currently working on projects that relate to our clients’ brand identity. When did you first […]