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UX & UI Design, Prototyping & Career advice: 5-day course

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You'll learn UX and UI design fundamentals, Wireframing, Prototyping and get career tips.

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You'll learn UX and UI design fundamentals, Wireframing, Prototyping and get career tips: https://schoolofux.com/

From UX research and UI design fundamentals, wireframing in Sketch & Figma, to prototyping responsive mobile-first UI in HTML and CSS, and advice on starting a career in UX with portfolio and job interview tips. An insightful, hands-on & affordable 5-day course run by a professional UX designer with 15+ years of experience.

Day 1 — UX Design

UX Design, How to do it Right. By the end of the day you'll know how to carry out user research, map user journeys, create IA, run user testing and more:

  • differences between UX and UI
  • carrying out user research and reporting findings
  • mapping user journeys, storyboarding and experience maps
  • creating information architecture, sitemaps, card sorting
  • running user testing remotely and 'in the wild', A/B testing
  • review of the best accessibility practices
  • looking into analytics
  • tools for design mockups and prototyping
  • working with developers
  • book recommendations and lots of QnA

Day 2 — UI Design

Designing Pixel-Perfect UI. By the end of the day you'll learn the base User Interface design principles, how to create an icon font and optimise for touch, make your UI responsive and accessible and more:

  • UI design principles & process
  • typography (faux fonts, px vs. em, n-dash vs. m-dash)
  • accessibility (how to get WCAG-compliant)
  • components (usability practices, affordance)
  • iconography (creating icon font)
  • graphics (formats comparison incl. SVG, ways to optimise)
  • layout (responsive techniques, mobile first, desktop)
  • interactions (prototyping, optimising for touch)
  • various design tools on the market

Day 3 — Wireframing

Wireframing & Prototyping (using Sketch and Figma). We'll create an interactive prototype of a website in just under 3 hours, which you'll then be able to run and test on your mobile phone. Please bring your own laptops with Sketch app installed on MacOS (or Figma if you're on Windows) and let's design & prototype together.

  • structuring content
  • creating layout in Sketch app (mobile-first approach)
  • embedding fonts, icons and graphics
  • prototyping (navigation, interactions, optimising for touch)
  • testing on a real device

Day 4 — Prototyping Responsive UI in HTML & CSS

Basic coding skills for web and mobile, which are extremely beneficial to understand how to design products, which can be efficiently implemented and speak the same language with software developers. You'll leave with plenty of knowledge on how to create basic layout in HTML (including responsive mobile website) and apply styling using CSS.

  • introduction into coding for designers
  • HTML basics
  • CSS basics
  • creating responsive layout
  • inspecting websites in-browser
  • working with developers
  • book recommendations
  • lots of QnA

Day 5 — Career in UX

How to Start a Career in UX. You'll leave with plenty of knowledge on what it's actually like to be a UX designer in the field, what you need to become a freelancer, how to create portfolio, where to find a perfect job, interview tips, market rates and a lot of food for thought.

  • what a day of a UX designer looks like
  • working in startups vs. big companies vs. design agencies
  • how to create impressive portfolio
  • where to find a perfect job
  • practical tips for your interview
  • how to be a freelancer
  • money side: market rates

Everyone's welcome:

Suitable for complete beginners with no previous experience, as well as those who have already started exploring UX & UI design and want to spruce up their skills. Whether you're designing your own app, looking to improve your design skills or change your career — we are here to help you.

  • UX & UI designers
  • graphic designers
  • software developers
  • web designers
  • product owners
  • project managers
  • business analysts
  • marketing specialists
  • startup founders
  • students

Who runs it:

This course is run by a professional UX & UI designer Sergei Golubev with 15+ years of experience working with Microsoft, Heathrow, British Gas and numerous startups. He founded The School of UX and The UX Conference in London.

What we offer:

  • Signed certificate upon completion
  • Handouts & slides printed & digital
  • Live QnA with a professional designer
  • Books & tools recommendations
  • Hands-on exercises: individual & group
  • Tea, coffee, fruit and sweet treats
  • Career advice to help you grow
  • Private mentoring via Skype (£99/hour)

What our students say:

We've had 2000+ students from different backgrounds: from complete beginners to graphic designers, UI designers, software developers, marketing specialists, creative directors, startup founders, Business Analysts, Project Managers and university students. You'll find reviews on TrustPilot

Ekaterina, Digital Interaction Designer

«Excellent course! Very rich in information and to the point. You will get hands-on experience with prototyping and a lot of insightful information from actual UX designer with industry experience which is priceless!»

Sade, SEO, content and outreach graduate

«The course was very informative, and help was given whenever you needed more guidance. They take you through the theory step by step, followed by practical application. I would definitely recommend this course for those who want to understand the different elements of UX! 10/10.»

Holly, Marketing Graphic Designer

«Perfect for anyone who wants to get into UX or UI! I took part in the 5 day course that spanned from UX, UI, Prototyping, Coding and Career days. As a graphic designer, I felt like the course was very helpful for myself to find some bearings on what I want to achieve for the future.»

Hend, Head of Digital

«It has been long since I really enjoyed a course this much and found it to be excellent knowledge, value for money and related content. The course covered the essentials needed, it covered the difference between UX and UI and dedicated two days of hands-on experience playing and practicing prototyping and coding!  The course is well paced and structured. Sergei is always happy to answer any questions, provide insights and direct us to further readings! A friend recommended the course and it really exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend the course to my colleagues and team.»

Adam, Actor

«I attended a 3-day course UX Design for Beginners. Sergei's training is methodological, very clear and at a good pace. His manner is exemplary: friendly, polite, knowledgeable. The content of the course was well laid out, giving a good idea of what UX and UI design are about, it introduces the process and practical exercises allow you to learn just enough to leave you hungry for more!»


Just email us on team@schoolofux.com

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