Eh not that interesting but here goes:
I'm a User Experience Engineer/Designer, which mostly people assume "oh, you just make things look pretty right?" Even developers and project leads don't always understand what I do, so people in my field get misused in projects a lot.
User experience applies to literally every facet of software design, all the way from project inception and requirements gathering to implementation and testing. Making things look pretty is definitely part of it, but even then not at the expense of usability, and it's not the whole story.
Artists make things "look pretty," which many times actually hurts usability. I make things function well, which can naturally lead to a "pretty" interface, but it's just a means to an end instead of the end itself.