Learn UX Design with a professional: 3-day course

15–17 January 2020, 13:00–18:00
London SE16 7AR
Beginners–Intermediate
10–15 students

Who runs it

The School of UX speaker Sergei Golubev

15+ years of experience UX & UI designer Sergei Golubev working with Microsoft, Heathrow and British Gas.

The School of UX speaker Chimmy Kalu

Senior UX designer Chimmy Kalu who has experience working with British Airways, Vogue, GQ and New Look.

What's on

An insightful, hands-on & affordable 3-day course on User Experience design run by professional UX designers that covers an entire UX design process: from UX research, usability testing, accessibility and analytics to wireframing and prototyping in Sketch, Figma and InVision.

  • Signed certificate upon completion
  • Handouts & slides printed & digital
  • Live QnA with a professional
  • 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)

Day 1 — UX design

We'll show you how to carry out user research, map user journeys, create IA, run usability testing, track conversions and more. Show moreShow less

  • differences between UX and UI design
  • carrying out user research and reporting findings
  • mapping user journeys
  • creating information architecture, sitemaps, card sorting
  • running usability testing remotely and in person
  • A/B testing
  • review of the best accessibility practices
  • understanding analytics and tracking conversions
  • how to collaborate with software developers
  • book recommendations
  • live QnA

Day 2 — UI design

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. Show moreShow less

  • 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
  • designing with development in mind
  • book recommendations
  • live QnA

Day 3 — Prototyping

You'll create an interactive prototype of a mobile website using Sketch, Figma and InVision, which you'll then be able to run and test on your mobile phone. Show moreShow less

  • structuring content
  • creating layout in Sketch & Figma apps (mobile-first approach)
  • embedding fonts, icons and graphics
  • prototyping using InVision (navigation, interactions, optimising for touch)
  • testing on a real device
  • review of UI design tools
  • book recommendations
  • live QnA

Our students come from different backgrounds

Everyone is welcome. Over 2000 students from different backgrounds and companies attended our courses — complete beginners, graphic designers, UX & UI designers, developers, PMs, BAs, marketers. Logos of the companies our students have come from Map of countries our students have come from

Our tutors are experienced designers

Our tutors are professional UX & UI Designers with 15+ years of experience working with FTSE 100 companies. We brought affordable UX education to 2000+ people since 2016 through mentoring, courses and conferences:

Our venue is just 5 minutes from central London

Our courses are run at Canada Water Library in London SE16 7AR. It's right outside Canada Water tube station, 5 minutes by tube from London Bridge.