UI or UX Designer

A UI or UX (User Interface or User Experience) Designer is responsible for creating engaging and user-friendly digital experiences. They combine their artistic and technical skills to design intuitive interfaces and enhance user satisfaction. Their primary goal is to ensure a seamless and enjoyable user experience across various digital platforms.


  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to understand project requirements and objectives.
  • Conducting user research and gathering user feedback to inform design decisions.
  • Creating wireframes, prototypes, and user flow diagrams to visualise design concepts.
  • Designing user interfaces that are visually appealing, functional, and intuitive.
  • Conducting usability testing and iterating on designs based on user feedback.
  • Collaborating with developers to ensure the feasibility and implementation of designs.
  • Staying up to date with industry trends and best practices in UI/UX design.
  • Providing guidance and support to junior designers, if applicable.

  • Proficiency in design tools such as Sketch, Adobe XD, or Figma.
  • Strong understanding of user-centred design principles and best practices.
  • Knowledge of typography, colour theory, and visual hierarchy.
  • Familiarity with front-end development technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) to collaborate effectively with developers.
  • Ability to conduct user research, including user interviews, surveys, and usability testing.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail and ability to iterate and refine designs based on feedback.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

Personal Requirements

  • Creativity: UI/UX designers need to think outside the box and come up with innovative design solutions.
  • Empathy: Understanding users' needs and designing with empathy is crucial to creating user-centred experiences.
  • Collaboration: Working closely with cross-functional teams requires effective communication and teamwork.
  • Adaptability: The ability to adapt to changing project requirements and timelines is essential.
  • Curiosity: Staying curious about emerging design trends and technologies helps designers stay relevant and up to date.

A UI/UX Designer is responsible for creating visually appealing and user-friendly digital interfaces. They collaborate with cross-functional teams, conduct user research, and utilise their technical and design skills to create engaging experiences. With a strong focus on user-centred design, the UI/UX designer plays a crucial role in ensuring a seamless user experience across various digital platforms.

How to Enter

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Interaction Design, or a related field is preferred.
  • Proven experience in UI/UX design, including a strong portfolio demonstrating relevant projects.
  • Proficiency in design software and prototyping tools.
  • Knowledge of web and mobile design principles.
  • Familiarity with usability testing methodologies and tools.
  • Understanding of front-end development principles is a plus.

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