Jegan Chen

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UX Design

Why You Should Include Your Developer In The Design Process

The Dangers Of Not Including The Developer<p>Back in the heyday of Digg, I remember a conversation between Daniel Burka (Digg’s lead designer) and Joe …

A designer’s guide to Parkinson’s Law of Triviality

Photograph by Alexey Lin via Unsplash<b>What to do when your team is focused on unimportant details</b>Last week, I met with two companies that are building …

UX Design

How HotelTonight’s Logo Boosts Revenue By More Than 10% A Year

By doubling as a UI element, HotelTonight’s logo improved the company’s bottom line.<p>HotelTonight has the hardest working logo in the business. The bed-shaped “H” emblem figures prominently in the company’s new ad campaign. And over the past five years, the logo has boosted HotelTonight’s revenue by …

Designers: 2017 Is The Year To Find Your Purpose

Everyone has to make a living, but designers can make a difference. 2017 is the year to do that.<p>We all agree that 2016 was the worst. Everybody cool died, everybody horrible was elected, and our polar ice caps have probably reached their irreversible melting point.<p>The world is literally ending. And …

How to stop designing things that won’t get built

Drift's Elyse Bogacz explains how she changed her design process and stopped wasting so much time.The post How to stop designing things that won’t …

UX Design

Empathy Map – Why and How to Use It

Did you know that users are more likely to choose, buy and use products that meet their needs as opposed to products that just meet their wants? An …

Interaction Design

A bigger view of UX

This is my closing plenary from World Usability Day in Tallinn, Estonia on November 10, 2016.<p>User experience has been around since the dawn of time. But for most<p>people and their employers, UX is something that happens on a<p>two-dimensional interface – a laptop, a tablet, a smartphone. As a<p>result, our …

UX Design

Dan Mall Shares His Design Trade Secrets

Everything from Dan Mall’s demeanor to the name of his company, SuperFriendly, makes one thing clear: He is here to help.Before heading out on his …

UX Design

Enough with brainstorming already

The next time you’re invited to or thinking about running a brainstorm: don’t.Brainstorming as many consider it to work today is antiquated. The …

Creativity

The Brainstorm Session

Hey, you still there?<p>Wow, that was a long comic, huh? Well, good news–I’m not going to bore you even more with an essay. I’ll expand on my experience …

Brainstorming

5 awesome UX Checklist Apps

UX Design

User Experience and Experience Design

3. User Experience and Experience Design<p>by Marc Hassenzahl<p>I open my eyes. Lush light floods the room, birds chatter. It is only 6:30 o'clock in the …

Ethics isn’t just for philosophers—designers need to take responsibility, too

A few years ago, I was doing PhD research and interviewing designers around the world to identify the limiting factors in designers integrating sustainability into their work. Nearly everyone I interviewed had, at some point, learned about the systemic implications of rapid innovation and how to …

Codes of Conduct

Is this my interface or yours?

A piece about perspective<p>The evolution of My Computer<p>Remember back in the day when Windows had a <b>My Computer</b> icon? It was a glorious little icon that …

How to Align UX with Product Management

The introduction of UX to a company’s workflow is often a straightforward process. There’s a common understanding that you will be delivering …

Product Management

The 100 Best “B Movies” of All Time

Not every film can be the <i>Citizen Kane</i> of its day. For every high-budget “A movie” that commands significant promotion and funding from its studio, …

BJ Fogg's Behavior Model

<i>Mobile Persuasion: 20 Perspectives on the Future of Behavior Change.</i><p>What Causes Behavior Change?<p>The Fogg Behavior Model shows that three elements …

UX Design

Why good storytelling helps you design great products

One of the biggest flubs that product teams make is confusing designs that look great with designs that actually work well. It’s a simple mistake, …

A DIY Design Education

Build your own design curriculum without going to design school<p>I’m a student at Stanford and a product design intern at Facebook, where I help design …

The best Medium publications from design teams to follow

Over the last two or three years, <b>design teams</b> from different types of companies have started to turn to Medium to share their thoughts and ideas – …

UX Design

How Netflix does A/B Testing – UX Collective

Have you ever wondered why Netflix has such a great streaming experience? Do you want to learn how they completed their homepage plus other UI layout …

UX Design

Functional Animation In UX Design: What Makes a Good Transition?

Functional animation is subtle animation that has a clear, logical purpose. It reduces cognitive load, prevents change blindness and establish a …

User Memory Design: How To Design For Experiences That Last

The two charts pictured below changed the way I think about thinking. Reproduced from a classic 1996 psychology study, the story behind these charts …

Web Design

How To Integrate Motion Design In The UX Workflow

As UX professionals, we play a key role in raising the bar for customer experiences. A simple attention to detail is often what signals to the …

Web Design

The Plodding 3-Year Process To Redesign The FDA’s Nutrition Label

Politics design the world.<p>At first glance, the new FDA Nutrition Facts label, introduced by Michelle Obama in May, doesn’t look terribly different from what we’ve had since 1994. The calories are bigger and bolder. The serving sizes are a bit clearer. And for the first time, food manufacturers are …

How Microsoft's Secret User Onboarding Process Fooled Us All | Process Street

What happens if you make software too difficult to use? Probably the same thing that happens if you never made it at all — no one uses it.<p>It’s easy …

Apple Store

We’re In A Global Usability Crisis. Here’s How To Help Fix It

Endless airport lines. Indecipherable ATMs. Dangerous packaging. It’s time to make user-centered design a global priority.<p>Today is World Usability Day, a day dedicated to bringing together communities around the world in an effort to address how technology is being designed with a user-first …