Trying out my first designs

It's been a few weeks since I started out learning UX design and the experience has been nothing short of amazing. I finally have a hobby where I can further explore my creative skills. Within the short period that the internship commenced, I have learned about

  • understanding the difference between user's interface and user's experience design,
  • empathizing with users in order to be able to design user-centric products
  • conducting quantitative and qualitative research as a form of empathizing with users,
  • drawing user's persona,
  • drawing empathy maps,
  • the design thinking process,
  • the basics of Figma
  • and much more.

After learning the background information relating to the subject, the first assignment that was given that has to do with actual design was to design a credit card check-out page for an E-commerce site. Below is what I designed. I know it is not all that pretty, but as I said, it was my first. We all can remember our first time, right?

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The first one done and dusted, I got another assignment yesterday to design a hero page for an E-commerce platform. of course, I needed some inspiration, so I checked online for some. I also thought about doing something close to being original, so I visited @itsmrhino page and felt I could make a pseudo-hero page design of his upcoming website. I also took a screenshot of his logo and below is what I managed to design. This was just purely for practice purposes.

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In the design above, I tried to put the knowledge of component creation, auto-layout, and style guide into practice. There is still a long way to go because I could not apply the skills quite well. Learning continues next week as classes are usually Tuesdays and Thursdays. I just hope this design would be enough for me to get promoted to the next stage.

What do you guys think? Comments, constructive feedback, and suggestions about how I can improve my skills would be appreciated. I know we've got some gurus on this blockchain.

All the images were designed by me using Figma


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@gentleshaid for someone just getting started you are amazing! I really love both of these. I am especially fond of the second one.😁

For you to pick my soon-to-launch site as an inspiration for your work is humbling. I really don't know what to say. However, I will be sending you a tip for sure. This is just amazing, and I think I may know who I might have in my Rolodex for a new designer for landing pages and stuff.

I just want you to know I look forward to logging onto Hive every day because of you and a handful of folks like you. Without you and people like you, this place would just be a useless token and a bunch of dApps.

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I just want you to know I look forward to logging onto Hive every day because of you and a handful of folks like you. Without you and people like you, this place would just be a useless token and a bunch of dApps.

Hive has taken a more interesting dimension for me too since I started interacting with you. I'm really glad you made that post that made me discover you.

Thank you for the encouraging remarks concerning the designs. I hope to grow from amateurish designs to really good ones and, most importantly, have fun designing. You are already a major part in my design story

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I didn't think that design was amateurish. In fact, if you have the source code for the hero page you did for my site, I would love to have it.

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I'm yet to code the image. Don't know how to do that yet but can easily send the Figma link to an editable version of the design

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That works.

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I will send it over once I get to my pc. BTW, thanks for the tip. It feels good that someone genuinely appreciate my nooby effort. I hope to improve significantly as time progresses.

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I'm glad to read on how far you have gone with your new path, with the two designs, you have had a good start, I can perceived your talent in designing skills, the more you try, the better you become. Keep it up!

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