Let’s begin with basics then pro. First ask one question from you. Why do I want to become UI designer? Find your interested areas in the design
App Design – Web Design – Dashboard
Also you can start learning from App design or web design but the good way start from one thing and then you can pick next.
You understand Why you want to become UI designer & Now What?
Step 1: Understand UI design Step
Step 2: Find the right tool for UI design
Step 3: Learn, How to copy design
Step 4: Learn platform guidelines
Step 5: Learn UI design core principles for next level design
# Understand UI Design
Just look few things as observation
+ UI design tutorials on Youtube
+ Basic UI design prinicpal
+ UI design patterns
+ UI/UX Design difference
# Find the right Tool for UI design
Sketchapp – Available for MacOS
Adobe XD – Available for Windows/MacOS
Figma – Available for Windows/MacOS
Ps Photoshop – Available for Windows/MacOS
Framer – Available for MacOS
Start from learning one tool then learn other tools. In the beginning, go with Adobe XD/Figma (Windows User) if you have a mac then Sketch and other tools.
# Learn How to Copy Design
This is helpful step when you do not have any person to guide you or you are a beginner in design.
Try to copy the same design with the same style, Do this exercise at least 1 week After few days you’ll realize something.
+ You are understanding design (Slowly Slowly)
+ You are feeling good
+ You are able to copy same design with same quality
When you have this feeling then Stop Copying & now It’s your turn for your design.
# Learn platform guidelines
Now, This is an ideal time to learn platform guidelines because now you do design and you understand design.
Example: App Design
App Design Principles
+ IOS App Design
+ Android App Design
+ Then you can read about Native Apps
# Pro | Learn UI design core principles for next level design
Now Time for Pro. As you understand about UI design and you know how to design an app, so time for taking back your steps to learn core design principles.
Because now for you Matter
+ User Experience
+ Look and Feel
+ Clearity & Consistency
+ End Users
Now you wanna design app which is aligned with the user experience. This is how User experience begin in UI designer life (Same as happened with me)
# Pro Tips
UI Design Principles :
4.Heuristics Principles (Understand 10 Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design)
# More Design Principles
9. Negative Space
There are many principals for UI design & I believe these 4 principal covers most of everything & Heuristics Principles are playing the key role in usability & experience in design.