A UX Designer plays an important role in IT projects development. This specialist is responsible for product design, which will be perceived as functional and usable from the user’s perspective. In order to keep up with current trends related to user experience, it is worth following influencers on twitter. Who exactly? We have prepared a list of top 10 UX influencers specially for you.
1. Luke Wroblewski – 220k followers
Luke is an internationally digital product designer and Product Director at Google. In addition to many articles about digital product design and strategy he is the author of three popular Web design books (Mobile First, Web Form Design & Site-Seeing: A Visual Approach to Web Usability). He regularly posts on Twitter.
2. Patrick Neeman – 106k followers
Very active in various places on the internet. On twitter he shares an attractive content concerning trends and curiosities connected with UX. Actually Neeman is a Director of User Experience at Icertis.
3. Don Normaan – 63k followers
He introduces himself as a design thinker, company advisor and professor. Don Normaan is an author of the book “Design of Everyday Things and Revised and Expanded”. In 2010, Norman was recognized by Business Week magazine as one of the 27 most influential designers in the world.
4. Steve Krug – 62k followers
Krug has written a well-known book ‘Don’t make me think’, which rises the topics of web usability and human-computer interaction. Krug is involved in conducting workshops during which he gives trainings in field of usability testing and implementation of usability strategy.
5. Steve Schoger – 45k followers
This is a very active twitter character associated with UX design. Schoger provides quite often useful content that serves the recipients as both advice and inspiration. Steve talks of himself as of a multidisciplinary designer from Kitchener where he runs Duke Street Studio, an independent design and illustration studio.
6. Pablo Stanley – 26k followers
He is a designer for InVision Studio Platform and co-founder of Carbon Health. He leads design workshops and shares design tutorials on YouTube. He has also his own podcast in Spanish. He strikes as a very active Twitter user, often interacting with other Internet users.
7. Irene Au – 25k followers
Au is a former Head of Design at Google, Yahoo and Udacity. She has extensive experience in cooperation with large companies in the world. Irene is an operating partner at Khosla Ventures, working with portfolio companies to make their design and UX great.
8. Olof Schybergson – 12k followers
He is co-founder and CEO at Fjørd. Olof has worked in digital for more than 20 years, having a range experience in UX design. As CEO of Fjørd, Schybergson is responsible for driving Fjord’s global design vision and direction.
9. David Teodorescu – 18k followers
Senior Product Designer at Fitbit. He is twitting tips and articles on user experience and design. Teodorescu underlines that in his operating he focuses on product thinking, interaction design and visual design. He is really a specialist to follow.
10. Alla Kholmatova – 7k followers
She is specialized in user experience, design leadership and design systems. She works as a Head of Design at green energy startup Bulb Energy. On her twitter account, you’ll find a lot of design-related content.