No, ChatGPT is not designed to replace UX designers. While it has been trained on a large amount of text and has knowledge of various design concepts and practices, UX design is a complex and creative field that involves much more than just knowledge of concepts and fundamentals. It requires a deep understanding of human behaviour, empathy for users, and the ability to use design tools and techniques to create effective, user-centered solutions.
UX designers bring unique skills, perspectives, and experiences to the design process that are essential for creating successful products. While ChatGPT can provide information and support to UX designers, it cannot replace the human creativity, intuition, and empathy that are so important in UX design. Instead of replacing UX designers, they will become a more significant part of the design process. It won’t be called a replacement. It will be assistance. So instead of it being UX design, it will become AI-assisted design.