UI/UX Design involves user interface and experience with a website, a web application or desktop software. UI / UX design stands for user interface and user experience. The UI designers are tasked with deciding and handling the look of the product or application while UX determines how the user interface works. The job market for UI/UX designers is highly lucrative. Candidates who pursue UI/UX courses such as UX Design, B.Des UX, BSc in UI can find lucrative job opportunities in top national and multinational companies.
Available Job Roles: User Researcher, UX/UI Developer, Product Designer, Web Developer, Professor/Lecturer.
Key Skills Required: Problem Solving, Teamwork, Communication, IT Literacy, Management, Domain Knowledge, Numerical Aptitude, Critical Thinking, Innovative, Detail Oriented.
What to study?
Students/individuals desiring to start a career in UI/UX Design can explore the following pathways:
- Path 1: Class XII in Any Stream; B.Sc Computer Science; Certification in UI/UX Design.
- Path 2: Class XII in Any Stream; BCA/B.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering); Certification in UI/UX Design.
- Path 3: Class XII in Any Stream; Graduation in any stream; Certification in UI/UX Design.
Where to study?
Some of the best colleges in India and abroad for UI/UX Design are listed below:
|· MIT Institute of Design, Maharashtra
· National Institute of Design, Gujarat
· PES University, Bengaluru
· ICAT Design & Media College, Chennai
· Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru
|· La Trobe University, Australia
· ArtCenter College of Design, United States
· School of Visual Arts, United States
· Aalborg University, Denmark
· University of Oulu, Finland
Pros & Cons
- Pros: Creative work environment, Huge demand.
- Cons: Difficult to establish, Highly competitive.
Some of the top recruiters of UI/UX Designers are: Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Govt of India, National Informatics Centre, Govt of India, Govt colleges, Lighthouse London, Clay, Fuzzy Math, Screenroot, Team Codedesign, Leo9 Studio, UXReactor, Divami Design Labs, ZEUX Innovation etc.
Individuals can also start their own Web/App Development companies, online and print publishing companies, Graphic design studios,Corporate marketing and communication, Advertising companies etc.
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