Hands-on UX Design & Prototyping 2-day course by a senior UX designer

Date to be confirmed
London
Beginners–Intermediate
£199

What's on

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

It covers UX and UI design process: from UX research, user testing and analytics to wireframing in Adobe XD and rapid prototyping using InVision.

Who runs it

The School of UX speaker Sergei Golubev

Sergei Golubev – UX designer & entrepreneur with 15+ years of experience working with Microsoft, Heathrow and British Gas. Organiser of TheUXConf. The companies Sergei worked with

What we'll cover

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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What we'll cover

At this workshop you'll create a wireframe your own portfolio website using Adobe XD, which you'll then preview 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 Adobe XD app
    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 interactions
    creating interactive rapid prototype (no code behind) to be used 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
💻 Hands-on exercises
individual & group
📑 Handouts & slides
for you to download
🎙️ Q&A session
with experienced designer
📖 Books & tools recommendations
✋🏽 One-to-one mentoring
(bookable separately)

Our 3000+ 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 student 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.

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