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What is User Experience (UX) Design?

User experience (UX) design refers to the process used to create products, systems, or services for the user. It includes all aspects of the user's interaction, including usability, accessibility, efficiency, and satisfaction. The goal of UX design is to create a positive and meaningful user experience that meets the needs and expectations of the users.

Ash Fielder, Senior UX Designer, GrowCreate

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Invessed is the complete client engagement and reporting platform for asset and wealth managers.

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Why is UX design important?

UX design aims to make things fun and easy, which keeps users coming back. It helps get and keep customers, encourages sales, and gives an edge over competitors. It makes tasks simple, removes hurdles, and cuts out unneeded steps. Good UX design saves time, reduces mistakes, and saves money for users and businesses.

What problems can UX solve?

Usability Issues

UX design agencies can address usability issues by making products or systems more intuitive and easy to use. This includes improving navigation, simplifying complex processes, and providing clear instructions or feedback.

Information Architecture

UX design can improve the organisation and structure of information within a product or system. This includes designing effective navigation menus, organising content, and providing efficient search functionality.

Accessibility Challenges

UX design can ensure that products or systems are accessible to users with disabilities or different needs. This involves considering factors such as colour contrast, font size, screen reader compatibility, and keyboard navigation.

Conversion Optimisation

UX design can optimise conversion rates by reducing friction and improving the user journey. This includes streamlining the checkout process, minimising form fields, and providing persuasive calls to action.

User Engagement

The UX design process can enhance user engagement by creating interactive and enjoyable experiences. This can involve gamification elements, personalisation, or social features to encourage user participation and interaction.

User Feedback and Research

UX research can help gather user feedback to understand user needs, preferences, and pain points. This involves user testing, surveys, interviews, and analytics to inform design decisions.

Broad Industry User Experience Design

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Zenus Bank

Puerto Rico

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Abbeyfield

United Kingdom

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Mercedes Benz

Germany

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Wilkinson Sword

United Kingdom

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Stokers Furniture

United Kingdom

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Wolfgarten

Germany

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Corporate Project Solutions

United Kingdom

How to enhance UX

UX research

We're experts in studying how users interact with your product. We can ascertain the preferences and dislikes of users. With this information, we can advise on how to improve your product.

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UX research planning

UX research plan

We excel in developing tailored strategies to meet your specific business goals. We understand that a well-defined research plan is essential for gathering data and uncovering insights. We use specific methods to make sure you get accurate information for your UX decisions.

UX design

Our UX design creates easy-to-use and great-looking interfaces. Our knowledge in organising information, interaction, and visual design improves how your digital product works and appears. We use proven design principles and focus on the user, we can help make your product enjoyable and easy to use.

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UX testing

We offer UX testing to make your design better. We evaluate aspects such as user-friendliness, A/B comparisons, and prototype models. This helps find problems and get user feedback. This improves UX design based on real user opinions, giving a better user experience.

UX continuous refinement

After launching your project, we continue to improve its user experience. We regularly collect and analyse feedback, perform usability tests, and make updates to improve the overall UX. We want to make the product or service simple to use, clear, and quick, which will make users happy and keep them coming back. Remember, UX improvement is not a one-off task but an ongoing process, as user needs and expectations change.

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What is good UX/UI design?

User-Centered Approach

Good design puts the user at the centre, considering their needs, goals, and preferences throughout the design process.

Responsive and Adaptive

Designs should be responsive and adaptable to different devices and screen sizes, ensuring a seamless cross-platform experience.

Efficiency

UX designs should optimise workflows and minimise user effort, allowing users to accomplish tasks quickly and easily.

Intuitive and Easy to Use

Designs should be easy to understand, allowing users to navigate and interact with the product or system effortlessly.

Visual Appeal

Good design incorporates aesthetically pleasing visuals, creating an engaging and enjoyable user experience.

Feedback and Error Handling

Clear feedback and error messages help users understand the system's response and recover from errors easily.

Consistency

Using the same colors, fonts, and layout throughout a product or system helps users understand how it works.

Accessibility

Designs should be inclusive and accessible to users with disabilities, ensuring equal access to information and functionality.

Continuous Improvement

Effective design is a repetitive process that continually enhances based on user responses, usability evaluations, and data interpretation.

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Our team strives to deliver exceptional digital experiences that drive growth for your business. As experts in web design, development, and user experience, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals.

How do UX design sprints work?

"Luke, Atena, Mike and Garry are a dream to work with. I genuinely have to remind myself that they have other clients they look after."

Dan Wall, Mortgage Advice Bureau

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