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The course focuses on application of the design methodologies and design strategies, from concept development to prototyping, including user research and design presentations. The goal of this course is to get you ready to take real-world UX design challenges and master industry practices in interaction design, visual design and information design, including DOs and DON’Ts. You will also learn how to apply human cognitive principles in design. The course will expose you to design & prototyping tools to create effective and pleasing user experiences. The course includes techniques for team collaboration, UX design presentation, documentation, and effective codification, as commonly practiced with clients and in corporations.
You will work on individual and team projects while sharpening your UX design skills and knowledge, while receiving feedback from the class. Projects may include websites, software applications, or product interfaces. The course will also provide guidance in establishing a UX design portfolio.
- To be successful in this class all students should have working knowledge of Google’s G Suite or Microsoft Office, proper email etiquette, and an essential understanding of Canvas.
- Students should have completed the prerequisite course, or have at least two years of work experience in the field.
- In addition, a working knowledge of an image processing and/or drawing application (e.g. Adobe Illustrator, Google Drawings, OmniGraffle, Sketch, or a similar program) is required. The drawing is to communicate product design in high fidelity graphics.
At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
- Select and use design tools appropriately
- Practice appropriate research techniques
- Apply learnings from cognitive psychology
- Select and use design methods effectively
- Collaborate as designers in a team
- Apply global design principles across domains
- Present and share their work with others
- Clearly codify and document their design ideas and solutions
- Design Thinking
- Design Methods and Strategies
- Applying Design Principles
- Research Methods
Participants will also be exposed to a deep library of resources and tools for later reference and use.
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|Mon, 03-06-2023||6:30 p.m.||9:30 p.m.||Live-Online||REMOTE|
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|Mon, 03-20-2023||6:30 p.m.||9:30 p.m.||Live-Online||REMOTE|
|Mon, 03-27-2023||6:30 p.m.||9:30 p.m.||Live-Online||REMOTE|