What amount of insurance should I buy?
Every customer has different needs. Our most popular limit for graphic designers is £1,000,000 professional indemnity, £1,000,000 public liability and £2,000 of business equipment.
What happens if I make an insurance claim?
First thing to do is not panic. We are here to help you. As soon as you need to make a claim you can login to your Self Service area and go to Support. If it’s an equipment claim, we will be there for you 24/7.
How much do freelance UX designers make?
As with many other professions, one of the most common questions is ‘What is a UX designer salary?’ Before we take a look, do bear in mind that the money you can make will depend – in part – on two key factors: experience and location. The average base pay for a UX designer in London, for example, is just under £41,000. Nationwide, however, the figure is lower at a median of £32,000.
What does UI UX designer mean?
It’s actually quite simple. UI means User Interface and UX means User Experience. Both professions are most commonly associated with the tech industries, and often work together. But don’t confuse that close relationship for similarity between the roles. UX design has more a technical and analytical focus, whereas UI design is closer – broadly speaking – to a graphic designer (albeit with a more complex set of responsibilities). Both fields are essential when it comes to the ultimate success of an end product.
Does a UI designer need to code?
If you’re looking to start out as a UI designer, this is one of the key questions you’re likely to ask (alongside the more obvious ‘How do I become a UI designer?’ and ‘What are UI design skills?’). We’re here to help. In basic terms, it’s not a mandatory requirement for UI designers to know how to code. That said, it would give you a competitive advantage if you knew at least the basics. A well-rounded, more versatile designer will often find themselves in higher demand. Any UI designer worth their salt should be familiar with interaction design principles, branding, typography and colour theory, wireframing and prototyping, user research and personas and have a familiarity with key industry tools (like Sketch) as a minimum.
How do I become a UI UX designer?
Although there’s no guaranteed path to success, you’ll often find answers to this question under a broader query: ‘How do I start as a freelance designer?’ Here are a few tips. Firstly, it’s important to understand which pathway you want to go down. If you’re drawn to the visual part of design, the UI is better for you. If you feel a pull towards how a product works and the concepts and principles underlying it, then UX should be your route. It’s then a good idea to get to know some of the tools you’ll be using for you job – including the likes of Sketch, Figma, and Adobe XD. You should also make an effort to learn as much as possible – pay attention to the design around you, especially in the field you’re interested in. Equally, surround yourself with design – make it a point to seek out new work every day and see what is happening in the industry. Take the time to watch how others work, and try and find a mentor if you can. There are also numerous online courses and some great books on the topic – do some Googling, read some reviews, and find out what’s best for you.