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The Ultimate Designer Buzzword Quiz

Creative Market March 31, 2021 · 2 min read
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The Ultimate Designer Buzzword Quiz

Every profession has its own jargon – short-hand ways of communicating bigger ideas and concepts. When you’re a creative, constantly looking to innovate, new ideas can rapidly become widely-used buzzwords. Can you crack our buzzword quiz?

Early stage designs to organize page structure are called what?

Blueprint

Sketch

Wireframe

Vignette

Unscrambling the anagram “Oh Smokier Sump” you get a buzzword that means:

Designed items looking like real-world versions

A button that encourages visitors to take action

The part of a website visitors don’t see

Optimizing a website for search engines

Microsoft Design Language is also known by another buzzword referring to its original inspiration found in…

International flags

Public transport signs

Sports team logos

Traffic signs

jQuery refers to what?

A popular cross-platform JavaScript library

Coded language used in adding styles, spacing, colors

Method for transferring and managing files over a server

A summary of the content in a web page.

Organizing and labeling content of a website in a way that’s easy to find is termed

Masonry

Information Architecture

Localization

Simplification

Parallax scrolling means:

Using geometric graphics to compose shapes

Making web design responsive for viewing on mobile devices

Moving background images lower than foreground images, creating depth

Using moving backgrounds to create depth

What common newspaper term is now a web design buzzword?

Above the fold

Column inches

Jumpline

Masthead

“Masonry grid” layout became famous after which website’s success?

Amazon

Buzzfeed

Facebook

Pinterest

Graphic visuals made up of geometric shapes are called what?

Bitmap

Contours

Geoshapes

Vectors

Oh no, that didn’t go well!

Looks like you’ve still got lots to learn. Better luck next time.

Entry-level programmer

You’ve got some knowledge, but a bit still to learn. Keep going.

Expert designer!

You’re a whiz when it comes to web design buzzwords. We bow down to your greatness.


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