Designing Pixel-Perfect UI 2-day course

Date to be confirmed
London
Beginners–Intermediate
£159–£159 + VAT

What's on

An insightful, hands-on & affordable 2-day crash course on User Interface design.

We cover User Interface design principles, wireframing in Sketch & Figma and prototyping using InVision.

    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.

    Day 1 — UI design

    You'll learn the base User Interface design principles, how to make your UI responsive and accessible, create an icon font and a style guide, and more. Show moreShow less

    • UI design principles & process
      to understand where User Interface design sits in a process and essential design fundamentals
    • typography and importance of content design
      knowing when to use px and em, n-dash and m-dash, how to embed fonts and to avoid faux fonts, making your content legible
    • accessibility
      to make sure you design complies with industry-standard Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
    • iconography
      how to create a scalable and maintainable icon font, and make your icons meaningful and sharp
    • graphics
      understanding which media format to use when (raster versus vector), and how to optimise it for the best performance
    • layout using responsive grid
      to make sure your design works across different devices, benefitting from mobile-first approach
    • styling and design systems
      creating a style guide of UI elements to have consistent design across your systems, overview of design libraries
    • designing with development in mind
      to ensure your design is technically feasible to implement, understanding technical constraints
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    Day 2 — Rapid Wireframing & Prototyping

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

    • structuring content
      emphasising the importance of starting design with content (not chrome), which is most relevant to users
    • creating layout in Figma and Sketch apps
      to visualise concepts bearing in mind different device form factors, including designing responsive UI for mobile
    • embedding fonts, icons and graphics
      to prepare all the assets for prototyping stage and handover to developers
    • prototyping using InVision
      creating interactive rapid prototype (no code behind) to be use in-browser as well as real device, optimising for touch
    • testing on a real device
      sharing, testing and giving feedback on a working rapid prototype on your mobile phones
    • review of UI design tools
      overview of the most commonly used apps used by User Interface designers on the market
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    What's included

    Live video & real-time interaction (when remote)
    Hands-on exercises individual & group
    Signed certificate upon completion
    Handouts & slides printed & digital
    Q&A with an expert designer
    Books & tools recommendations
    Career advice to help you grow (day 5)
    Private mentoring
    (extra fee)

    Our 2000+ students come from different backgrounds and countries

    Complete beginners, graphic / UX / UI designers, developers, PMs, BAs, marketers. From big companies and startups to independent freelancers. Read their reviews

    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.

    Our tutors are professional designers
    with 15+ years of experience

    They've been working with FTSE 100 companies and have plenty of industry insights to share with you. Read more about us

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