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UI design with Adobe XD prototyping tool

Last month (in October 2017) a long-awaited event in UI design world happened — Adobe XD 1.0 finally arrived! It is supposed to be the all-in-one UX/UI solution for designing websites, mobiles apps and more and as a UI designer I was obviously curious to explore this tool even before…


Added by Brett Mazoch on November 27, 2017 at 19:07 — No Comments

My 5 Usability and UX Insights from WebExpo to Design Better Products

Every year the capital city of my home country, Prague — the Mother of Cities, hosts a special web event which brings together business, development and design people with the purpose of sharing knowledge across these fields. The event is called…


Added by Brett Mazoch on October 30, 2017 at 21:29 — No Comments

JOB: Front End Developer: Angular 4 / IXD

Flexys is hiring for a Front End Developer skilled in modern JavaScript frameworks and interaction design.

Recently funded, we're building highly responsive and scalable single page applications that manage debt more effectively and provide a sustainable and positive experience for consumers.

We're now bringing together our engineering team, applying digital engagement, AI,…


Added by Andrew Gifford on October 23, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

Ahoy, UX sailors! A day full of UX design workshops in Bristol’s harbour

Most people want software that improves their daily lives in intuitive and efficient manner. That is the reason why properly designed user experience (UX) is an important topic in the digital world nowadays. A good UX is, in my opinion, a presumption of having happy users which…


Added by Brett Mazoch on August 31, 2017 at 18:05 — No Comments

10 Handy Chrome Tools Supporting Work of UI/UX Designers

A selection of Google Chrome tools which I use in my design and development workflow…

Designers tend to use diverse tools to make their design work better. I am the same. We are eager to explore new tools when does exist a chance that a particular one can help us in our day-to-day tasks. Finding the…


Added by Brett Mazoch on July 12, 2017 at 18:30 — No Comments

A Must for All Complex User-facing Digital Products — UI Style Guide

How to make the user interface of your product highly consistent and cohesive…

In my previous post…


Added by Brett Mazoch on May 4, 2017 at 20:30 — No Comments

Keeping the UX fire burning!

Hi all

I am half way through my Masters and really want to connect with the UX community!

I am also looking for companies to work with either on a flexible intern basis or just let me help out with a project, I have the support of a tutor  and experienced UX Architect  (Martin Colbert)

Get in touch with anything interesting :-)

Added by Charlotte Ansell on May 3, 2017 at 12:41 — No Comments

5 Essential Elements of a UI Designer

What I have learnt during my first year in a software house as a UI Designer…

A few months ago I was asked to share my design experience with a graphic design student. It was an opportunity for her to get to know what it takes to be a UI Designer in a software company. So I started thinking about the most useful advices…


Added by Brett Mazoch on February 28, 2017 at 19:00 — No Comments

6 Inspiring Design Talks & Other Memories from a Web Conference in Prague

Business, creativeness and development met together under the same roof again in the historical Prague in Czech Republic. Enthusiastic speakers from Google, Microsoft, Slack and others shared their inspirational thoughts and ideas. Local startups and established tech companies showcased their work. Businessmen, designers and developers networked in a friendly…


Added by Brett Mazoch on February 14, 2017 at 17:30 — No Comments

Fishing for UX Design Thoughts at the Aquarium and Design Conference in Bristol

Collaboration, emotions and designing for higher reasons. These words can describe Collaborate 2016 (10–11th Nov), the design conference which was held last November in Bristol — one of the largest creative hubs in the UK outside of London. The event hosted experts in user experience, information…


Added by Brett Mazoch on February 4, 2017 at 17:00 — No Comments

Intro: Hello World, Hello Designers! - Notes and Thoughts about UI / UX Design

Hello Bristol Usability Group,

my name is Brett and I am Web/UI designer based in Bristol, a new designer here who has just joined the group. I am originally from Czech Republic and I moved to England to step out of my comfort zone and follow my dream - working and living abroad.

With this introduction post I would like to share my…


Added by Brett Mazoch on December 11, 2016 at 23:00 — No Comments

JOB: Lead UX & UI Designer

Bath-based startup software company is hiring for a Lead UX & UI Designer to help advance a web application that helps teams find the right files quickly and easily, using organisational tools and machine learning. This tool is positioned to become a key part of knowledge workers’ workflow, so a high degree of usability is paramount.

We’re an innovative software business with ambition, applying novel AI and machine…


Added by Andrew Gifford on November 21, 2016 at 16:00 — 1 Comment

Job: User Experience Architect

Torchbox are looking for a User Experience Architect and confident problem solver to join our team in Bristol or Charlbury. The position offers a great opportunity for someone with a few years experience in Digital to take on more responsibility and further develop their skills. You’ll get the chance to produce rewarding digital solutions to real world problems for our clients in the non-profit, health, culture and education sectors, and help them to improve the user…


Added by Paul Rose on November 21, 2016 at 14:57 — No Comments

Can you help us find the right person? (Need UX Design/Delivery for serious game/data viz hybrid)


We are developing something that needs a particular mix of skills and are finding it tricky to locate the best people or companies to help.  It would be fantastic if members of BUG could help point us in the right direction!

We are looking for someone with expertise in:

- data visualisation

- UX design and delivery for mobile/web apps

- creating data driven games


We need this person to create a user experience flow and…


Added by Adrienne on September 1, 2016 at 20:53 — No Comments

Ageism in Tech

I bet that many designers are wondering whether or not it is too late for them to change their careers when they are more than 40. 

The principle doesn't apply to designers only, but also to programmers and other related professionals in the technical field. This happens when we substitute the way we truly feel deep inside with different social…


Added by Mircea Boboc on July 8, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments

Job / contract: UX researchers and designers

We have some interesting and challenging research / strategy / design projects about to kick off here at Mace & Menter (Bristol) and we're looking for consultants to work with us. Ideally you have a good mix of design and research skills but we're also interested in talking to specialists in either discipline.

Please get in touch here…


Added by Sam on June 21, 2016 at 14:26 — No Comments

JOB: UX Designer and front-end developer

Hi, I'm looking for a UX designer and a front-end developer to join my team at a software company in Oxford. We design and build web apps and mobile apps for health, engineering, science and social care. We like projects that make positive contribution to the world and is complex in terms of data, user engagement and levels of interactions.

Check out:

Any questions, get in touch…


Added by Mariana Morris on June 11, 2016 at 21:13 — No Comments

UX Architect / Information Architect

A UX Architect is required by a multi billion pound turnover company based in Cirencester who are growing their internal UX team to support it's continued push into digital and providing great customer experience to it's customers.

Working with a wider user experience, product and development team and supported by a Head of UX, the user experience architect will design solutions for mobile, web, intranet and many other products giving excellent scope for diversity of…


Added by Ryan Ollerenshaw on June 9, 2016 at 9:32 — No Comments

Audiogum: Junior to Mid-Level UX / Interaction Designer

Audiogum is a new business based in central Bristol providing technology solutions in the space where audio and connected devices intersect. We provide solutions to a number of global brands and are seeking dynamic and ambitious people to help…


Added by Chris Davies on May 20, 2016 at 11:01 — No Comments

UX/UI Designer/Developer role with exciting Bristol start-up

Exciting opportunity to become involved with a Bristol start-up, backed by individuals with previous start-up experience and outstanding knowledge of the product’s market. Recently releasing the product, the company want to focus efforts on new interface design and end user engagement.…


Added by James Robertson on April 19, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

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