Design & UX
This is an article of how we sold and gained adoption of an internal Design System at EA before we asked for buy-in. We call this system Joystick.
Gamification is a buzzword that was relatively salient a few years ago, but has since dropped out of the vernacular of modern user-experience design. However, the fundamentals of gamification — adding game mechanics to non-gaming apps — is still an important philosophy that designers should incorporate.
Creating an animation design is obviously much easier than transforming it into reality, and programming animations can seriously lengthen the time spent on app development. This is exactly why most animations get stuck in the concept phase and stagnate unrealized in a designer’s portfolio.
User experiences and artificial intelligence are inextricably entwined in today’s world. They both inform and affect how the other works. Some people think AI will ultimately replace the need for human-driven UX. In reality, it may only change the way humans approach UX. To keep pace with digital trends, UX professionals must learn how to use AI as a design and development tool.