UX design & Prototyping: 2-day course for everyone

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

What's on

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

It covers an entire UX design process: from UX research, user testing and analytics to wireframing, prototyping in Sketch and InVision.

Who runs it

The School of UX speaker Chimmy Kalu

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

Day 1 — UX design

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

  • introduction into User Experience design process
    for you to have a lean, robust & effective workflow across your projects and company
  • UX versus UI
    to explain important differences between designing pretty User Interface and understanding & solving actual user's problems
  • carrying out user research and reporting findings
    to understand users, their needs and challenges using surveys and interviews
  • mapping user journeys and experience maps
    to understand how users navigate through the system, find out about their feelings any pain-points
  • creating information architecture using card sorting
    to group information in a more logical way to improve navigation and help users complete their tasks quicker
  • running usability testing remotely & in person
    to validate assumptions and test product directly with users before spending time and financial resources on coding
  • A/B testing
    to compare two or more design variations and pick the best performing one (instead of arguing with fellow teammates)
  • review of the best accessibility practices
    to make sure design is inclusive and works for everyone (way further than only for people with disabilities)
  • looking into analytics
    to measure performance of your design: setting goals and tracking conversions in order to turn visitors into customers
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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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