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So, You’re the UX Guy? Great! What Exactly Do You Do?

Hello, I am a UX designer. I am known by other names such as “the designer,” “the UI guy,” “the creative,” “the web designer,” and many more. Some of these other names are in the ballpark and some are flat out wrong. It’s confusing even to us in the industry. The names have evolved as […]

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UX Testing: Low- or High-Fidelity Mockups?

When it comes to music, most of us have an idea about low and high fidelity. Low fidelity is the radio in your grandfather’s station wagon. You get the idea of the sound, and in the ‘70s, that’s about all you had to work with. High fidelity is the car next to you at the […]

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Designing in Adobe XD: 4 Quick Tips and Tricks

Here at Perficient Digital, we use Adobe XD on a daily basis for very large and sophisticated enterprise projects. They typically require fast turnarounds and usually up to 10-15 versions or rounds of revisions per feature. While the Adobe UX tool’s improvements have been a life saver, we’ve found a few Adobe XD shortcuts and […]

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Designing for Transparency – a Good UX is a Good Friend

Have you ever found yourself entering your cell phone and address onto a new site and wondering what they’ll do with it or why they need it? What happens to all your information that’s stored out there? Is it safe on all these different sites? Could it ever be accessed and used without permission? What […]

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Does Website Accessibility Benefit SEO?

It’s becoming clear that major search engines, such as Google, are promoting the SEO benefits of web accessibility techniques. Look at what happened a few months ago, Google launched Lighthouse, an open-source, automated accessibility tool for web developers for improving the quality of web pages. This tool isn’t unique though, many are out there. However, […]

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Perficient Digital Work Named Among Top Websites by Sitefinity

Perficient Digital recently earned recognition from Sitefinity for the work we did designing and implementing a new website for Montessori Unlimited. The new site was named one of Sitefinity’s Top 5 Websites of the Quarter, which recognizes websites for exceptional user experience and innovation in applying the features and capabilities of Sitefinity products. The Top […]

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Start with Digital Accessibility, Benefit Everyone

Inclusive design is opening avenues of opportunity for design strategists and thinkers to imagine innovative solutions serving both mass market consumers and the market for people using assistive technologies (AT). Take for instance two prominent products with native assistive technology – iPhone’s VoiceOver and Android phones with Google’s TalkBack. Unlike most design solutions that start […]

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Help Customers Find Their Way with Information Architecture

The benefits of information architecture are often overlooked and undervalued. Just like the foundation of a home, a well-built foundation goes unnoticed while a poorly laid foundation affects everything about the home’s structural integrity. Let’s face it, for most people information architecture isn’t as appealing as visual design and not as cool as the latest […]

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User Experience Debt: Why, What, and How? (Part 2)

Part 1 of this post shared some ways that I’ve seen user experience debt burgeon from projects. This includes all manner of usability flaws and poor experiences. Here, Part 2 offers a strategic framework for addressing those problems. It’s divided into the following 3 sections as “Why”, “What” and “How.” Purpose. Why do we want to improve […]

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User Experience Debt: Why, What and How? (Part 1)

As a user experience designer, I used to think that the worst designed websites were the best candidates for improvement. Symptoms of user experience debt may sound familiar to you – confusing navigation, excess clicks, accessibility violations, and painful load times. I applied to jobs thinking the larger the UX debt, the greater the opportunity. […]

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