UX Design Essentials (Durham, NC)
Monday, July 8, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 5:30 PM (EDT)
This three-day course—targeted specifically at software professionals who aren’t experienced designers—will give you the practical essentials to make good design decisions quickly and confidently to create designs that are intuitive, simple, delightful, and delightful.
- Why user experience matters
- Using an efficient, user-centered design process
- UI design principles and guidelines
- Making a design intuitive, simple, and delightful
- Mobile design and how it differs from desktop design
- Designing tasks, task flows, and pages
- Design communication techniques: sketching and prototyping
- Evaluating designs, giving and receiving effective feedback
- Performing informal usability studies
- Affecting change within your team's culture
What you will learn
Taking UX Design Essentials will give the essential, practical knowledge you need to make solid decisions quickly and confidently to create a great user experience—while avoiding the arcane stuff you don’t care about.
About the presenter
Everett McKay is principal of UX Design Edge and has been teaching UX design to software professionals since 2003. Everett is author of UI is Communication: How to design intutive, user-centered user interfaces by focusing on effective communication, to be published by Morgan Kaufmann in 2013. While at Microsoft, he was responsible for writing and evanglizing the Windows User Experience Guidelines.
UX Design Edge
UX Design Edge helps software professionals create better user experiences through design training and consulting.