User Testing Made Me a Better Designer

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Written By Bekah Rice
A blurred out computer next to a plant. Overlaid on top is a Venn diagram. One circle reads, "user tests," the other circle, "digital product designers," and the overlapping space says, "pure magic."
Summary: Your design could be a work of art but, if your users don't understand it, it's useless. Try these user testing techniques to find what should be redesigned.

Written By Bekah Rice

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UX Designer/Developer and Accessibility Lead

Bekah helps national and international clients create complex interfaces that seem effortless. She is a digital accessibility expert, helping the interactive community create experiences that are inclusive and usable for all.


Graphic: @djosephmachado

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Our team has been doing the real work of user experience since the earliest days of the commercial web. We’re out to make your digital products a whole lot better.

The best thing about testing your design with users is it can never go wrong. Any problems that arise will show you what to fix and how to fix it. We promise user testing will make your design stronger and your users happier.

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