UX/UI Specialist Responsibilities

A UX/UI Specialist is expected to:

  • Create and develop the user interface for websites, software, and applications
  • Provide website and software maintenance and enhancements
  • Work closely with Project Managers, fellow coders, and other staff
  • Be very familiar with UX and UI language; familiarity with Photoshop or OmniGraffle is often desired

UX/UI Specialist Experience Needed

Generally, a typical candidate for this position should have:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Design or Programming. In many cases, job experience and/or certifications in UX/UI Design is acceptable
  • Extensive familiarity with programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and languages such as XHTML
  • A minimum of one year of experience. Education or a portfolio of work may be substituted for this

UX/UI Specialist Salary

The average salary for a UX/UI Specialist will vary based on company size and experience. Expect to start around $60,000, with many positions paying over $100,000 for experienced workers.


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