Your SaaS will have many phases of growth in terms of features and users.
You’re wondering: until now, we were fine building the product with engineers, and it worked!
But you are starting to feel the need to hire UX Design help. 🙍
When is the ripe time? ⌚
This article will list the indicators that will tell you: you need to hire UX talent very soon!
In your surveys and feedback forums, the users are continually mentioning that the application is hard to use. 😠
This a great indicator that it’s time for a real re-design!
It’s time to hire your first UX Freelancer, UX Design Agency, or even a full-time UX Designer.
Adding new features can have a significant impact on the usability of your App. 🙆
Users might feel overwhelmed and may leave the software altogether.
When adding new features, It’s the perfect time to have a UX designer blend in the new feature with the existing software.
This will save the day! 🙋
You were the cool boy on the block! 😃
No one had a clean UI. They were stuck in the 1995’s — but you were on fire! 🔥
Today, when the web and apps have matured 100x, your App might be ten years in the past!
It’s time to update the design.
Even to only re-skin the UI and leave the feature and UX will benefit you immensely.
Let’s face it; competition drives innovation. 🙍x🙎
The new boys on the block look cooler — you feel like you must re-design!
This is a perfect time to hire a Freelance UX Designer or an Agency (Depending on your budget).
Not only will a fresh and updated design help you compete in your market, but it will immensely boost your confidence as a startup.
Does your competitor have a cleaner interface than your App?
Let me know in the comments below!
Your App was initially a one-page form.
Over time, it grew and evolved! 📱👌
Now is a great time to bring on UX Desing talent to take stock of all the features/pages and make a new simplified/robust design.
This process will clear up all the noise and design debt that has accumulated over the years.
👉 Many other problems will become obsolete with a good re-design!
I hope this article clarifies when is the ripe time to consider UX Design for your App!