User Centered Design Process

User Centered Design Process

Main goal of User Centered Design (UCD) Process is to solve problems that users face.

UCD Process mainly consist of four phases - Research, Concept, Design and Test.

  • Research Phase helps UX Designer to understand the problem in its core. It can be done using Surveys, studying user personas, etc.
  • Concept Phase helps UX Designer to generate and validate ideas on solving problem. In this phase, UX Designer can model a low fidelity solution such as storyboards, sketches, etc.
  • Design Phase allow UX Designer to transform their ideas to wireframes or prototypes. In this phase, UX Designer work closely with Interaction Designer.
  • Test Phase ensures that solution of UCD Process is meeting user's expectations.  In this phase, UX Designer conduct usability and accessibility test with the help of focus groups, interviews, etc.