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So you think you want to be a UXer?

Guardian Masterclasses

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (GMT)

London, United Kingdom

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User Experience (or UX) is one of the key pillars of digital design. It is an umbrella term that encompasses a range of disciplines and skills which are relevant to anyone embarking on a creative project that involves interacting with users or simply with a passion for great design. 
 
UX may not be a label that you'd apply to yourself, but if you're involved in producing digital products – whether personal projects or professional apps – then you may find you're already carrying out some of the roles that a UXer would. 
 
This course is aimed at anyone interested in exploring the principles of User Experience practice. You may have a background in graphic design or software development, you might be a student or professional in a related field. Whatever your motivation, you want to learn more about how digital products can be shaped for people.
 
This one evening taster of the kind of tasks, techniques and skills that the user experience professional requires will help you plot your course, guided by one of the UK’s most prominent UX practitioners.

Hosted by: Martin Belam is lead user experience and information architect for the Guardian, having worked in digital product development for over a decade for companies including the BBC, Vodafone and Sony. He runs the Guardian Developer blogGuardian Beta and blogs at currybet.net. He can be found on Twitter as@currybet

Date: Wednesday 12th December 2012

Timings: 7pm-10pm

Location: Guardian offices, King's Place, 90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 9GU

Price: £79 (includes VAT and booking fees). There are a limited number of concession tickets available for students in full-time education available priced at £59 (includes VAT and booking fees). You must present photographic student ID on the evening of the course. For the promotional code, please email: masterclasses@guardian.co.uk. Concession tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Maximum class size: 40

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N1 9GU London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (GMT)


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Guardian Masterclasses

Welcome to Guardian masterclasses – a unique programme of learning embedded within one of the world's most forward-thinking media organisations.

Masterclasses offer a broad range of short and long courses across a variety of disciplines from creative writing, journalism, photography and design, film and digital media, music and cultural appreciation.

Harnessing the expertise and specialisms within the organisation, our courses are led by first class and award winning guardian professionals whilst also drawing on the skills and expertise of other leading figures at the forefront of the creative and digital industries.

The programme is aimed at anyone interested in personal or professional development whether that be refining your skills, focusing your ambition or simply broadening your mind and gaining inspiration.

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