Information architecture: Information architecture helps designers/ developers organize and label apps, websites, software tools etc., to ensure their usability and to help users easily find information and complete tasks. It involves building a structure that connects content with the functionality of the web platform.
Interaction Design: This involves creating conceptual design that is intuitive and helps users interact easily with the custom software product, while personalizing their experience. This means managing features like colors, fonts, icons, sounds, graphics and other elements that can create an aesthetic display of information. To be more specific, interaction-oriented design focuses on user behavior and how your design can enhance that interaction.
Usability: This is one of the most important elements of UX that helps users get to their end objective without confusing or frustrating them. When it comes to usability, the thumb rule is always to keep the design and structure of the interface simple enough for even a child to understand. Users should be able to spend more time using and benefiting from your software than in trying to figure it out.
Wireframing: Wireframes allows software developers to plan out the icons, layout, structure and design of the software and create a sample to check the usability and performance of the end product.
Prototyping: As we’re aware, a prototype is an early version of the product built for a deeper testing process and for showcasing the overall design concept to users before investing time and money into full-scale development. By running the software in the actual intended environment, developers can make changes early in the development basis tests and user feedback to ensure that the next stage is a market-ready and competitive product.
Visual Design: The visual design for a custom software product involves keeping in mind the characteristics of the brand, colors, placement of action buttons and icons and other graphical elements that all work together to identify impact the general appearance of the software product. Here’s a more comprehensive list: