What does a ui designer do?
UI designers create polished user interfaces based on user experience research and principles.
They play a huge role in creating a positive customer experience and have a clear understanding of how the visual elements (including color, layout, and typography) play into that experience.
UI Designer Skills Summary
Successful UI designers have hard skills related to research and design as well as valuable soft skills related to creativity and collaboration.
The best UI designers have hard skills like UI, design, UX, product, visual design, research, and user experience on their LinkedIn profiles and resumes. Note that oftentimes, the hiring manager may be unfamiliar with proper terminology. For example, interactive design is a commonly used term in UI design job descriptions. However, most UI designers refer to the term interaction design. In this case, use the term in the job description to be safe. Full report below.
Hard skills are typically learned through education or work experience, such as proficiency with specific tools,
software or specialized processes.
Top UI Designer Skills Overall
The most common hard skills found across UI Designer job descriptions.
Hard to Find UI Designer Skills
Hard skills frequently found in the job descriptions that are less likely to
appear in UI Designer LinkedIn profiles or resumes.
Easy to Find UI Designer Skills
Hard skills that are most likely to appear in both the job descriptions and
LinkedIn profiles or resumes.
Soft skills are harder-to-measure interpersonal “people” skills important for leadership or collaborative
attention to detail
About this report
Jobscan helps job seekers tailor their resumes and LinkedIn profiles for each job opportunity through personalized skill and keyword matching, among other checks.
Our data science team analyzed over 100,000 unique Jobscan user resumes in addition to 8 million job postings from last year to identify the most common keywords and highest impact skills for UI Designers.