A UX designer and UX researcher work together for the sake of good user experience. Despite being in the same field, these two job titles are totally different from each other. Know their differences and how they contribute to the way digital products are built through some key points:
Additionally, a UI designer can also benefit from the UX researchers’ data. By using the data, they can formulate an effective interface design based on validation processes. Tests can be done such as the first click test, where testers evaluate which areas of an app or website will participants most likely click or which button attracts them the most at the first sight.
How about career shifters, such as UX researchers jumping to the designer side, or designers who have an in-depth knowledge of research? What are the benefits of having designers who know the fundamentals of research?
Knowing how to make an interface that can as a designer is good, but understanding why and how it is also effective in the perspective of the users from a researcher’s point of view, deserves to be called versatile. In line with this are the benefits they can give to their organisation. To keep the roles distinct and the designers focused however, it may still be best to draw a line between UX researchers and UX designers.
To sum up, knowledge is indeed power especially for those who want flexible career options. Having a partner design agency can even be better. For companies seeking an expert UI UX designer, Singapore agency USER Experience Researchers Pte. Ltd. is a great choice. We can offer specific experts for your website or mobile app, such as an iOS or Android UI designer, or a dedicated development team. Learn more about our services here!