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Jerry Cao (11 Articles)

Jerry Cao is a content strategist at UXPin — the wireframing and prototyping app — where he develops in-app and online content for the wireframing and prototyping platform.
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The Rise of the Almost-Flat Design Web Trend

Starting as an alternative to the then-popular skeuomorphic style, flat design originated as a wholly simplistic and minimalist style that lived up to it’s name. Throughout the last few years,…

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Exploring the Long Scrolling Web Design Trend

The smaller the screen, the longer the scroll. That truism explains the rise of the long scrolling: with mobile browsing overtaking desktop browsing, the popularity of small screens has urged…

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12 Free Smoke Brush Packs for Adobe Photoshop

Check out our collection of high-resolution and free smoke brush packs for Adobe Photoshop, and download and use them on your next project.

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Taking Full Advantage of Minimalism in Web Design

Minimalism is all over the web these days, and for good reason. Its lightweight layouts and low maintenance make it flexible for responsive design, and its natural elegance is sought…

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Improving Design With Quick Usability Tests

To see how users behave in a natural environment, it helps to use remote usability software to record the screens and the voices of test participants. This lets you hear…

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Building UX Teams at Scale: Inside Atlassian’s Bespoke Hiring Process

When you hear the word “Atlas,” you might think of the ancient Greek giant holding the world on his shoulders. The software company Atlassian certainly lives up to its namesake…

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UX at Scale 2017: Free Online Conference with 20,000+ Registrants

Scaling design is one of the greatest challenges faced by product teams today. That’s because design just doesn’t scale like engineering. As teams, products, and processes grow, things eventually break….

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The Atlassian Design System: Creating Design Harmony at Scale

When Atlassian expanded their focus on design in 2012, Jürgen Spangl was hired as the new Head of Design. One of the first projects he initiated was creating the Atlassian…

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Popular High Definition Web Design Tactics for 2016

Sure, there’s some time left before high definition becomes universal, but looking at the statistics, it’s not that far off. As HD displays grow more affordable, so too does the…

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The Seven Best Strategies For Using Photos in Web Interfaces

A memorable photograph on a website can single-handedly shape a brand’s entire identity, As sight-based creatures, we process visual data much better than any other input method (a lot better,…

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How to Choose the Right UI Patterns for Your Web Design

There are thousands of established patterns, with more and more being created everyday – but not all of them will work for you. In order to narrow down which patterns…

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Turning Qualitative User Data Into Actionable Design