It’s easy to create good looking products, but what about useful ones?

by | Sep 3, 2022 | Voxxed Days Cluj 2022

Eleftheria Batsou is a Community Manager @ Hashnode by day and a developer/UXer by night. Her studies include a major in Informatics and Telecommunications of engineering and a master’s in Graphic Arts and Multimedia. She has created tech courses for several platforms such as Packt, Udemy, and Skillshare and she likes to produce motivational talks and how-to videos on her YouTube channel. She is self-motivated and working hard to make this world a little bit better every day.

When she isn’t glued to a computer screen, Eleftheria spends time working out and strolling in nature. Her friends would describe her as easy-going, passionate about life and the fastest chocolate eater.

It’s not enough to build products that function, it’s not even enough to make them understandable and usable, you need to build products that bring joy and excitement, pleasure & fun, if possible even beauty to people’s lives. Learn to design with your user’s needs and expectations in mind by applying basic rules.

What to expect:

– UX vs UI: The two different perspectives of UX and UI, the importance of each, what does a UX designer do, what does a UI designer do, the different categories of UX as well as UI.

– About Heuristics: What is the heuristic evaluation? How to conduct an effective heuristic evaluation? why do we need it?

– The 10 Usability Heuristics (by Jakob Nielson and Don Norman): With tips and examples.

– The Do’s and Don’ts of UX: Quick tips about UX researchers and designers having always in mind the user.

– The Good and the Bad of UI: Presenting in a fun way how a good designer works VS a bad designer.