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

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

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

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

Day 1 — UI design fundamentals

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 — Wireframing & Rapid Prototyping

At this workshop you'll create an interactive prototype of a mobile website using Adobe XD, 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 Adobe XD 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 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 when remote
Hands-on exercises
individual & group
Signed certificate
upon completion
Handouts & slides
printed & digital
Q&A session
with experienced designer
Books & tools recommendations
Career advice
portfolio & job tips
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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