UX & UI Design 3-day course for everyone (run by a professional designer)

Mon Dec 16 2019 at 01:00 pm to Wed Dec 18 2019 at 06:00 pm
The School of UX, Canada Water Library (Room 6), London, United Kingdom

The School of UX, Canada Water Library (Room 6), London, United Kingdom

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A crash course in UX and UI design for everyone where we cover an entire design process: from research, wireframing and prototyping to user testing, analytics and more. Run by a professional designer with over 15 years of experience working with companies like Microsoft, Heathrow Airport, British Gas and others, it will include 50% theory and 50% practice, and will teach you fundamentals of UX & UI design and prepare you for getting into a booming industry.  https://schoolofux.com/ux-and-ui-design-3-day-course-for-everyone.html />
Day 1 — UX Design

UX Design, How to do it Right. By the end of the day you'll know how to carry out user research, map user journeys, create IA, run user testing and more:


differences between UX and UI

carrying out user research and reporting findings

mapping user journeys, storyboarding and experience maps

creating information architecture, sitemaps, card sorting

running user testing remotely and 'in the wild', A/B testing

review of the best accessibility practices

looking into analytics

tools for design mockups and prototyping

working with developers

book recommendations and lots of QnA



Day 2 — UI Design

Designing Pixel-Perfect UI. By the end of the day you'll learn the base User Interface design principles, how to create an icon font and optimise for touch, make your UI responsive and accessible and more:


UI design principles & process

typography (faux fonts, px vs. em, n-dash vs. m-dash)

accessibility (how to get WCAG-compliant)

components (usability practices, affordance)

iconography (creating icon font)

graphics (formats comparison incl. SVG, ways to optimise)

layout (responsive techniques, mobile first, desktop)

interactions (prototyping, optimising for touch)

various design tools on the market



Day 3 — Prototyping

Wireframing & Prototyping (using Sketch and InVision). We'll create an interactive prototype of a website in just under 3 hours, which you'll then be able to run and test on your mobile phone. Please bring your own laptops with Sketch app installed on MacOS (or Figma if you're on Windows) and let's design & prototype together.


structuring content

creating layout in Sketch app (mobile-first approach)

embedding fonts, icons and graphics

prototyping using InVision web app (navigation, interactions, optimising for touch)

testing on a real device



Everyone's welcome:

Suitable for complete beginners with no previous experience, as well as those who have already started exploring UX & UI design and want to spruce up their skills. Whether you're designing your own app, looking to improve your design skills or change your career — we are here to help you.


UX & UI designers

graphic designers

software developers

web designers

product owners

project managers

business analysts

marketing specialists

startup founders

students


Who runs it:

This course is run by a professional UX & UI designer Sergei Golubev with 15+ years of experience working with Microsoft, Heathrow, British Gas and numerous startups. He founded The School of UX and The UX Conference in London.

What we offer:


Signed certificate upon completion

Handouts & slides printed & digital

Live QnA with a professional designer

Books & tools recommendations

Hands-on exercises: individual & group

Tea, coffee, fruit and sweet treats

Career advice to help you grow

Private mentoring via Skype (£99/hour)




What our students say:

We've had 2000+ students from different backgrounds: from complete beginners to graphic designers, UI designers, software developers, marketing specialists, creative directors, startup founders, Business Analysts, Project Managers and university students. You'll find reviews on TrustPilot




Ekaterina, Digital Interaction Designer

«Excellent course! Very rich in information and to the point. You will get hands-on experience with prototyping and a lot of insightful information from actual UX designer with industry experience which is priceless!»


Sade, SEO, content and outreach graduate

«The course was very informative, and help was given whenever you needed more guidance. They take you through the theory step by step, followed by practical application. I would definitely recommend this course for those who want to understand the different elements of UX! 10/10.»


Holly, Marketing Graphic Designer

«Perfect for anyone who wants to get into UX or UI! I took part in the 5 day course that spanned from UX, UI, Prototyping, Coding and Career days. As a graphic designer, I felt like the course was very helpful for myself to find some bearings on what I want to achieve for the future.»


Hend, Head of Digital

«It has been long since I really enjoyed a course this much and found it to be excellent knowledge, value for money and related content. The course covered the essentials needed, it covered the difference between UX and UI and dedicated two days of hands-on experience playing and practicing prototyping and coding!  The course is well paced and structured. Sergei is always happy to answer any questions, provide insights and direct us to further readings! A friend recommended the course and it really exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend the course to my colleagues and team.»


Adam, Actor

«I attended a 3-day course UX Design for Beginners. Sergei's training is methodological, very clear and at a good pace. His manner is exemplary: friendly, polite, knowledgeable. The content of the course was well laid out, giving a good idea of what UX and UI design are about, it introduces the process and practical exercises allow you to learn just enough to leave you hungry for more!»

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