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Meet Our Expert: Jared Rogers, User Experience Design Immersive Instructor, GA Austin

Jared Rogers

What do you love about UX design?


GA instructor Jared Rogers says, “I love that our focus is on humans. While the role of user experience designer is a technology job, we get to be the connectors between human perception and cognition and new technologies.”

Meet Some of Our Experts

General Assembly’s instructors are top professionals representing today’s leading Austin-area companies.

Shari Bare

Shari Bare


User Experience Design Immersive Instructor

Mike Myles

Mike Myles


User Experience Design Instructor

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Push for a Point of View


Good design is all about having a clear purpose. It’s about having a strong point of view—even if you might ruffle some feathers along the way. I chatted with people who have a strong point of view in their design — people from Google, Airbnb, Slack, Dropbox, and more. I wanted to peek inside their noggins to see what drives their decisions and informs their designs. Below are a few things I learned.

 

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UX Design Tips From Mom


After completing my User Experience Design Immersive course at General Assembly’s Singapore campus, I tried to explain to my 90-year-old mother what I had been studying. I got schooled, instead. I explained to her the definition of UX design, and Mom proceeded to demonstrate her understanding by walking me through her use of UX strategies in everyday life.

 

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Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience


We’ve all experienced pain points when really good software doesn’t equate a really good experience. All too often, there’s a breakdown that occurs outside product screens, when a product or process hits the reality of the human experience or a user fails. These points of friction are frustrating to users and jeopardize your businesses. I call these gaps mode-shift friction, and it’s essential to resolve them wherever possible.