1.Be proactive, Not Post active
Being proactive is necessary for any UI designer. To come up with an excellent UI design and to win the competitive and creative edge. You need to keep your research and creative aptitude on a high note and always create to stand out of the crowd.
2.Follow the right insight
Insights don’t always come together quickly or easily when developing ideas and concepts. Mostly, it takes a lot of time and effort to get them articulated just right. Thus a right insight must be compelling, without being preachy. They must be truthful, without being too obvious. They must be empathetic, without being presumptuous.
To sum up a right insight consists of 3Ws.
What Why and Wow factor
3. Don’t over do it
While you strive to showcase your creativity or planning on a top notch-level you might over step the boundary and over-do things that eventually steals away the appeal factor of the UI design. Always make a point of keeping the design to point and not over-step on it.
4. Always try to focus on the main problem
As the UI personnel, try and address the elephant in the room with regards to the problem, i.e the main reason concerning the performance of the design or the project.
While addressing the main problem helps you get the issues resolved but it also removes the supplementary issues from arising out of the main problem.
5. Be creative about it
Being creative about resolving problems and creating solutions is the mantra for any budding UI person.
Using your creativity that appeals the psych of the customers and also addresses their need smoothly in terms of technical support and asthetices is an absolute win and must be the follow rule for the UI guys.
6. Let the user be guided
As an UI designer, always keep a habit of thinking from the user’s side. This particular point shall help you design the interface in much efficient way that is suitable for the users and also let the consumer to search or view things in a hassle free way.
Thus these 6 Universal Rules should be the holy grail for all the enthusiastic UI aspirers to create things that not only appeals but are efficient and effective.