UI designer


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UI designer

A person responsible for the design of the user interface. Like the technical writer, this is one of the most critical and least-understood professions in the computer industry. Good UI design takes years to master, yet is often relegated to the most junior people. See user interface, UI types and GUI builder.
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An experienced UI designer who knows the costs and benefits of a variety of usability engineering methods is especially valuable in a highly constrained development environment.
Bob began his career at Claris Corporation where he was Lead UI Designer for the initial releases of ClarisWorks and MacProject Pro.
The book is primarily a reference book written by usability specialists for the cross-platform UI designer. The authors do list some design guidelines, but the main emphasis is the cross-platform comparison of UI features.
According to reports, insiders claim that Peter Skillman, Nokia's chief UI designer, has ditched the plans for Android smartphones and tablets, and is instead focussing more towards wearable products and smart glasses which might show up in 2015 or later.
Fortunately, during the conference, Apple did mention about a "one storyboard to rule them all." This pertains to a single app UI designer that can be used to match varying screen orientations, sizes and resolutions.