by anthony on 03/24/14 at 11:30 am
Your resume only has six seconds to make an impression when you apply for a job. Eye-tracking research shows that this is the average time a recruiter spends reviewing each resume they get.
PowerMockup offered 5 free licenses to give away to readers. Out of the 60 people who entered the giveaway, only 5 will win a free license for PowerMockup. The winners were chosen at random from the comments.
Do you design wireframes without knowing who your users are? Knowing the type of user who uses your interface is important in designing a great user experience.
Label alignment on forms is a serious issue. How you place labels next to fields can affect how users fill out your form. There are only three ways you can align labels to fields.
Wulfsoft is giving away five free PowerMockup licenses (worth $39.95 each) to the readers of UX Movement. PowerMockup is an add-on for creating wireframes in Microsoft PowerPoint.
User experience is a field that is growing. More and more people are learning, practicing and preaching UX. And many companies are looking to hire UX designers.
In darts, hitting the bulls-eye is harder to do than hitting any other part of the dartboard. This is because the bullseye is the smallest target. This same principle can also apply to touch targets on mobile devices.
Everyone forgets things from time to time. But forgetting a username on a website can keep users locked out of their account. It’s like forgetting your keys and getting locked out of your house.
Buying products online is never a sure thing. That’s why most users will read the reviews of a product before they buy it. However, the amount of reviews for a product can get quite large over time.
When most designers design websites, they don’t pay much attention to links. As long as the link works and takes users to the right page, everything is fine. However, a great user experience goes further than that.
The benefit of using a faceted sidebar navigation for your website is that you aren’t vertically constrained by space. You can list as many links in the sidebar as you need.
No other wireframing toolkit compares to Interface Libraries. With Interface Libraries, you’ll make wireframes that ooze with beauty and professionalism. Best of all, it’s not going to take you hours to do it.
Have you ever wanted your users to click your links, but didn’t know how to get them to act? When some designers run into this problem they’re tempted to use the words “click here” on their links.
PixelKit is one of the best user interface design resources online. Web designers will find an abundance of UI tool kits available. Best of all, PixelKit is giving away three memberships for free!
A form has many user interface elements. If you don’t know how to use them all properly, you could make filling out forms difficult for your users. One interface element that’s commonly misused is the select menu.
Axutopia is offering UXMovement readers 3 licenses ($97 value each) of their most popular bundle – a wide collection of 3,000+ royalty-free Axure widgets and icons for prototyping mobile, web and desktop apps.
Raskin Software is giving away 5 copies of their revolutionary Mac App (each worth $24.99) to the readers of UX Movement. Raskin is a zoomable user interface which shows you a bird’s eye view of all your computer files on a single surface.
FileSquare is a simple tool to make click-through mockups, and collect feedback on your designs. It’s the perfect tool for web agencies, software houses, freelance developers and designers.