$299 – $599

Beyond Sketching Features (online EST)

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While sketching is a great design tool, the focus tends to be on the physical placement of features and mechanical usability. While necessary and important, we can do better by focusing more on the human experience through conversations. This fresh perspective on the design process. Primarily for experienced designers who want to take their skills to the next level, but new designers will benefit as well. All exercises involve designing a mobile eCommerce app.

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  • Beyond sketching features
  • Define the personas
  • Define the scenarios
  • Choose navigation and commit models
  • Effective sketching
  • Layout and scannability
  • Design the scenarios!
  • Make it simple
  • Make it intuitive
  • Final review

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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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