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Intro to User Experience Design

$149
Beginner
Short

Learn best practices to create effective, intuitive experiences for people through an iterative UX design process.

Overview

What you'll learn

Course syllabus

Instructors

Interested in UX design but not sure where to start? Our user experience design short course will teach you the best practices you need to create effective, intuitive experiences for people.

We’ll cover all the bases of an iterative UX design process including user research, wireframing, prototyping, UI design and user testing. Learn how to think like a UX designer and confidently work on projects for yourself and clients.

Who is this course for?

Anyone who wants to learn how to build user-centered digital products using research and real-world methods.

This is a beginner course with no requirements apart from being comfortable using a computer. If you use programs like Microsoft Word or Photoshop without trouble, you're good to go

This course is perfect for people looking to get into user experience design or who are currently non-digital-focused designers wanting to design for the web or for apps e.g. graphic designers wanting to design websites.

What do I need?

A computer with Mac OS X 10.9 or above, Windows XP or above, or a recent Linux version installed and a broadband internet connection. That’s it!

What you'll learn

What goes into a UX design process + how it differs from a traditional graphic design process

Popular research methods and how to turn insights into personas, user journeys, site maps and user flows

How to conduct user testing with real people, get feedback and make informed design decisions

How to create wireframes and prototypes to handoff to clients and stakeholders

How to conduct user testing and turning feedback into insight to inform design decisions

Going from wireframes to design, and creating consistent, effect designs

Course syllabus

Real world projects

Real world projects

Access the community

Join our Slack and connect with thousands of SuperHi students and alumni

Continued help

Help from our expert teachers and educators with years of experience in the industry

Resources

Resources to get you started and going post-course

8+ hours of video lessons

Practical, go-at-your-own pace learning

Marketplace All

Marketplace All is a new online marketplace for home goods with a focus on good design, quality and affordability. Throughout this course, we'll be walking through the entire UX process for designing this project, from conducting user research all the way to wireframing, prototyping and writing a case study of the final project.

Your instructors

Our instructors have decades of professional experience, have spoken at international conferences and have won countless web design awards.

Kristen Altomare-Ciallella

Kristen is a Toronto-based senior visual designer at Glitch, a site for making websites from scratch. She previously worked for as a visual designer for SuperHi, Nike and Huge.

Milan Moffatt

Milan is a branding and design freelancer based in Brooklyn! She previously worked at creative agencies in Brooklyn, with early-stage startups in Santiago, Chile and was part of the SuperHi team.

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Course FAQs

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Yes, we do! All you'd need to do is send the links to your completed projects over to [email protected] at the end of your course. We will review them, provide feedback if necessary, and then issue your certificate!

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Using Figma:

Here at SuperHi, we use Figma - it's a powerful design tool that's not only free but also used by professional designers at all levels. Most design work done by the SuperHi Team is through Figma! These are some of our courses that use Figma:

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I'm interested in becoming a UI designer. Is this course for me?

This course will teach concepts and practical skills leading towards a career as a UI designer. Depending on the company, role, and specialty, you may also find it helpful to gain skills in UX or code, but Visual Design and Branding is an excellent foundation for any kind of UI role.

Will this course help me design a portfolio website?

Definitely! You'll work on several projects that you can actually include in your portfolio to showcase your skills. You'll learn about creating a visual and brand identity and how to design for the web, all of which you could apply to yourself and your portfolio. We also offer portfolio and resume reviews after you've completed the course. There isn't any coding involved in this course, so if you want to build a portfolio site from scratch and don't have code experience, we recommend taking this along with our code courses.

Will this cover designing for the web?

Yes! This course focuses primarily on digital design and branding for the web, and teaches important concepts such as designing responsive websites for desktop and mobile, designing with code in mind, and working with text on the web.

In lesson 6, we ramp things up and dedicate an entire two weeks to Designing for Screens. During those weeks we also cover the basic concepts of CSS you can know what kinds of layouts are best for the web.

If you like creating things and you're comfortable working with a computer, then yes! Also, design is for everyone.

Learning new and improving your existing skills is about being patient with yourself, building up your knowledge, and developing confidence through practice and with time. We've seen our students around the world do it, and so can you.

Our beginner courses are designed for people new to the subjects. The courses are designed to build your understanding so you grasp everything you need to start applying your new skills and will also give you a path to dig deeper, if you want.

Our teaching style is practical and straightforward and you'll have support from our expert instructors and community for as long as you need!

Still not sure if learning to design is right for you? Take our free Plan, Design + Code Your First Website course or dive into our First Steps to Design guide.

I want to learn UX Design in a hands-on way. Is this course for me?

This course is a foundational course for anyone looking to start out or sharpen their skills in user experience design methods. Our lessons are full of practical content and everything you do in class can apply on your own. We even have a paper prototyping lesson where you'll watch, from start to finish, how we approach design by thinking through this phase with our bare hands. A true "hands-on learning" experience! Beyond that, we do a lot of UX design and prototyping directly in Figma. You won't be guessing at how things are done - you'll see it all in action!

What will I be able to do after this course?

We're all about teaching practical skills you can actually apply. You'll get to watch as we work through an actual brief and project through the course so that you understand how theory applies. After the course, you'll be able to apply UX theory and methods to various tools to research, design, and prototype your own projects!

I'm interested in pursuing UX Design as a career. How will this course help me?

This course will teach you the theory and practical skills needed to start a path towards becoming a UX Designer. After the course is over, you'll still have our support when it comes to things like career questions, resume, and portfolio reviews, all to help you get the job and career you want. Many of our students have made career changes and advancements, and we have the success stories to prove it!

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