How to understand and explain design roles in 1 minute

Navigating various design roles is tough, especially for people outside of the design industry and IT. Here’s how mapping the roles against steps of the design process makes it easier.

The process

Design process overview
Design process overview

UX researcher, interaction designer, and UI designer

Design roles: UI designer, interaction designer and user researcher
Design roles: UI designer, interaction designer and user researcher

UX and Product designer

Design roles: product designer and UX designer
Design roles: product designer and UX designer

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Elena Borisova

Combining data and psychology for product and design decision-making | Head of Design at DeepL | elenaborisova.com