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User Experience Design Bootcamp - SF bay area

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Satellite co-working space

100 S. Murphy Ave.

2nd fl.

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

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User Experience (UX) Design Bootcamp

This bootcamp is similar to the one I had previously taught at General Assembly: User Experience Design Bootcamp (San Jose) in both structure and contents.


What you will learn

This class is all about establishing a design thinking mindset to tackle business problems. Theories will be intertwined with the instructor's "in-the-trenches" know-how and insights from his years of experience working at Pure, Amazon, and IBM.

Insight generations

  • User interview technique that informs design decisions
  • Qualitative data analysis with cost-efficient affinity mapping
  • Use of personas and user stories to define business requirements

UX design techniques

  • usability evaluation
  • psychology in design
  • visual hierarchy
  • color in design
  • information architecture
  • design layout
  • UI simplification

Practical solutions

  • Quick prototyping with Balsamiq and Sketch
  • Lean user-testing techniques to validate usability
  • Designing mobile apps that eliminate factors leading to abandonment
  • Form design optimization to maximize checkout conversions
  • Adoption strategy in UI design & prototyping tools
  • Core skill in pitching and selling your design

Learning by doing

  • Students will work in teams during class to practice what they learn
  • Generate design insight through interviews
  • Team ideation
  • Wireframing
  • Team presentation

On-demand topics

  • The UX career landscape - where to go from here
  • Designing an effective UX portfolio that gets you noticed
  • Hiring the perfect designers - what you need to know
  • Building design teams and establishing a design process
  • UX trend in augmented reality (AR) and voice interface

Bonus: Students will get a copy of my lecture of "Building Effective UX Portfolio" for free.


Testimonials

" Your knowledge, experience, and passion for design really came through in the class. That is really appreciated - and also encouraging and motivating. I have sketches to mock up and new ideas for my approach to wireframes and it's all because of the class and your instruction." - Mark F., Designer at Polycom

" I wanted to thank you for a terrific, informative UX design bootcamp. I was impressed by your knowledge, really enjoyed your lecture style, and appreciate you staying after to answer questions." - Skye S., Design Consultant

" Thanks for a great bootcamp this weekend! I really enjoyed it and you’re an excellent teacher. Your class really helped solidify my interest in UX research." - Jayelin F., Stanford University


Who is this course for?

This course is designed to get you started practicing UX research & design by teaching you the key concepts and skillset you need to begin designing user-friendly and difference-making apps. The course is a good fit for the following professionals:

  • Developers will gain a better understanding of how they can build software that users find intuitive and delightful to use, thus reducing usability bugs, customer frustrations, and time-wasting rework
  • Product managers, engineering managers, strategists, startup entrepreneurs, marketing, and other customer-facing professionals will benefit from learning new UX skills to generate high-quality customer insights and design feedback
  • Visual designers and UI designers will be able to upskill and leverage their new skill set to expand their career options
  • UX designers will learn from a seasoned professional on the soft skills/business skills required to make UX successful in their workplaces
  • Love good design? You'll love this class.


Event location

The class is to be held at Satellite co-working space in the heart of gorgeous Sunnyvale downtown. The location is a short walk from the Sunnyvale Caltrain station, it sits directly above Coffee & More, and is a stone throw away from all the Sunnyvale downtown eateries. If you drive, there's plenty of parking spaces nearby as well.


Pre-requisite

No prior knowledge or experience with UX is required.


What you need to bring

Your laptop. That's it! Class materials will be shared ahead of the class.


Questions?

Email the instructor

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Date and Time

Location

Satellite co-working space

100 S. Murphy Ave.

2nd fl.

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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