How come the term “User Experience” is so often followed by the word “Designer”? What gives the designer a monopoly over the user experience? If you’re a developer, I want to help you embrace your role in the UX of websites or applications you’re involved with. In this short course, I’ll show you how big an impact you can have on UX, and I’ll give you ways to get a seat at the table during the planning stages.
How come the word user experience is so often followed by the word designer? What gives the designer the monopoly of the user experience? What about developers? They have as much impact on the experience of users as the designer does. My name's Paul Boag. And if you're a developer, I want to encourage you to embrace your role as a user experience developer. In a 30 minute talk on the subject, I want to show you how big an impact you have on the experience of users. And to give you ways to get a seat at the table when it comes to discussing user experience. It's time to step up and stop those pesky designers getting all the glory.