A Practical Introduction to UX Design (online IST)
$299 – $599
A Practical Introduction to UX Design (online IST)

A Practical Introduction to UX Design (online IST)

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Focuses on the essentials you need to understand what UX design is all about. While targeted at software professionals (developers especially) who are new to design, the material is fundamental but not basic. You will learn practical, advanced skills. All afternoon exercises involve designing a mobile consumer app.

Course outline

  • UI and UX design
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Modern design thinking
  • Why is UX design so hard?
  • UX design process, plus agile and lean
  • Design principle summary
  • Intuitive UI
  • Our design challenge
  • Personas and scenarios
  • Brainstorming and iteration
  • Effective sketching and prototyping
  • Choosing controls
  • UI text
  • Visual design for non-designers
  • User research and using data
  • Usability testing
  • Design reviews and feedback

About the instructor

Everett McKay is Principal of UX Design Edge and has been teaching UX design to software professionals since 2003. He has delivered UX design workshops, including this one, to an international audience that includes Europe (UK, Ireland, Poland, Greece, Turkey), Asia (India, China), South America (Argentina), and Africa (South Africa, Cameroon). Everett is author of Intuitive UI: Eight step to an intuitive UI and UI is Communication: How to design intuitive, user-centered user interfaces by focusing on effective communication. While at Microsoft, he was responsible for writing and evangelizing the Windows 7 User Experience Guidelines.

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