When is it worth asking for ux help?
Help in the field of user experience may be particularly useful when:
- you are the owner of a digital product, but you do not have ux department or specialists in your team,
- Your product is already supported by a dedicated ux department / ux specialist, but you need a fresh look at your own product,
- you are planning to create a website or application and you want the designed solution to be intuitive and attractive for end users,
- users have a problem with using your solution and you need support and reliable recommendations of appropriate actions (What actions should be taken – make minor corrections, rebuild selected elements, or maybe it will be necessary to completely redesign the solution?).
- you have an idea for a product, but you want to verify it, so as not to waste the development budget and subsequent corrections,
- you have created a product that is good programmatically, but it needs improvement in terms of ux.
How can ux help you?
User experience experts can support, among others in:
- product idea verification,
- indication of actions that should be taken to improve the product,
- identifying problems on the website or in the application,
- activities of your ux / design department,
- designing and building a product with good ux.
At what stage of product development is it worth engaging ux specialists?
The process of creating a digital product includes several stages, ux experts can support you on each of them:
- Gather information about business goals, constraints, value proposition, and competition to establish an action plan to create a good product. Support in building a business model.
- Creating a person – defining the expectations and needs of the target group as well as the context in which users will use the product.
- Definition of usage scenarios – what will be the step-by-step path of users while using the product and how the users will perform their main tasks. Creating a product flow needed at the design and implementation stages. Preparation of a list of target features and functions of the product.
- Development of information architecture.
- Designing screens in the form of mockups or an interactive prototype.
- Testing the designed product in order to optimize it before the design stage.
- Coordinating the work at the UI design and implementation stage.