Due to the vast vocabulary of industry-specific terms, communicating with user experience (UX) designers can be challenging for new designers and clients alike. In order to help, we put together a living glossary filled with UX terms to help you better understand the user experience design world.
Card sorts are generative research activities that ask participants to organize content based on their understanding of that content and...
A choreography describes how well the meaning and structure behind the system work together to delight the user and help them reach their...
Design principles are the guiding pillars of any project that help inform every design decision.
A design system is a documented catalog of components and styles used within a product, including how and why each should be implemented.
Digital transformation is the modernization of processes within an organization to include new, modern, digital products and services.
An ecosystem map details the context in which the product lives or will live. Depending on the project, this may include people,...
An empathy map is an exercise designed to capture and organize data about your users' emotions and environment. What are they seeing,...
The design handoff is the process of passing all of the necessary deliverables to the development team so that they can bring the product...
Information architecture is the way designers organize and structure information to make it easy for users to understand complex systems.
A pattern inventory is an audit of all UI patterns utilized within a product.
Personas describe different representative users, including their goals, pain points, and other relevant factors that could affect their...
Scenarios extend personas to describe how they would act in different situations, telling stories about how they behave and what they think...
A Task Matrix captures a list of activities that users complete. Often, this includes which users perform each task (if there are multiple...
Taxonomy is the organized structure in which something exist that allows us to more deeply understand its function. We use taxonomies to...
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