Nowadays, UX (user experience) is an integral part of designing any site or application. Given its importance in the design process, it is unavoidable on the path to success. The more people think about it and work on it, the more different definitions appear for this phenomenon. It's easy to get lost among them, especially if you're just starting out as a UX designer.
I gathered four popular definitions of "user experience" in this post to focus on what professionals think about its features and role. Based on those excellent explanations, I attempt to generalize the main ideas involved in the work of a UX designer.
1. Understand your user
User experience (UX) focuses on having a deep understanding of users, what they need, what they value, their abilities, and also their limitations. It also takes into account the business goals and objectives of the group managing the project.
2. Make the product simple and joyful
The first requirement for an exemplary user experience is to meet the exact needs of the customer, without fuss or bother. Then there's simplicity and elegance, which result in products that are a joy to own and use.
3. Practice the art of planning
User experience (UX) is the art of planning a product’s design so that interactions with the completed product will be as positive as possible.
4. Make the experience valuable
User experience (UX) is about how a person feels about using a system. User experience highlights the experiential, affective, meaningful and valuable aspects of human-computer interaction (HCI) and product ownership, but it also covers a person’s perceptions of the practical aspects such as utility