UX/UI Design course

A teacher-led practical course for beginners in which you will learn how to create selling websites and apps with impressive architecture and gain the most recent UX/UI design skills
/6571 learners
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Face-to-face online training
+ free bonus course
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tomorrow
UX/UI designer is an in-demand profession
>750 vacancies are open in the UK
The demand for UX/UI designer skills is growing more and more. Most brands are investing in enhancing their online presence with high growth in remote services in 2020-2022.
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The course will be suitable if:

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You want new experience
You want to develop your own business
Web designers are in demand in the online professional market. Through this course, you will receive the base from which you can find your first customers, and start your development in the profession by creating high-quality websites.
If you have been working in the field of design for a long time, this course will help you replenish your portfolio and increase your number of new and interesting orders, by helping you to improve your professional skills.
If you are a novice entrepreneur or project manager, then carrying out independent work on a future site will help you understand all the nuances of promoting your company on the Internet. In this course, you will understand how to analyse your competitors and make your site work for both you and your target audience.
If you are excited about creative website concepts and dream of creating the same, this course is for you. You will find new sources of inspiration for yourself, learn how to use web design tools and you can turn your hobby into a profession.
We'll help you to achieve the profession you dream of, from scratch to your first earnings
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We will immerse you in the profession
You will get a quick start in the profession
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We will help you create a portfolio
You will be able to develop UX/UI designs for websites and apps
Turn your creative vision and talent into a hobby or full-time career and earn a high income
Use effective font and colour combinations
Build your portfolio and earn as a UX/UI designer
Read and write briefs, communicate with customers, design selling presentations, and find your clients to monetize your new skills
Learn how to expertly liaise with commercial customers and start to earn up to an extra £2500 per month from your web design projects
You will master the principles of composition, colour theory, and typography for your projects
You will create adaptive website designs from zero and gain prototyping skills according to the specification
You will learn how to design web interfaces
Learn about the best Saas tools and features to manage your needs
You will learn how to work with clients: analyse their behaviour and tailor design to their needs
You will create unique customer journey maps and provide the best website user experience, also, known as UI/UX design skills

Course programme

8
practical workshops
per week
week
course
2
each workshop is 2 hours
Open curriculum

Website drafting arrangement

1
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ Choosing a topic that will be developed by
students during the course (5–6-page
landing)

⦁ Writing a brief for the students' future project

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Agile
Briefing
Trello
Asana
1. Web designer duties
2. Tools for work
3. Web designer work duties in the team
4. Stages of website drafting
5. Work process arrangement
6. Working with a customer
7. Brief work-up
8. Choice of project
You will practice

Analytics and trends

2
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ Selection of references for the project

⦁ Creation of a competitor analysis table

⦁ Creation of a TA analysis table

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Quantity grid
Storytelling
References
Target audience analysis
1. Trends in web design
2. Sources of trend watching
3. How to work with references
4. Resources for inspiration
5. Portfolios of successful designers
6. Competitor analysis
7. Criteria for competitor analysis
8. Target audience segmentation
You will practice

User research

3
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Project analysis using the Five Why's method

⦁ Selecting two research methods and applying them to the students' project

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Interviewing
Questionnaires
The Ladder Method
Content analysis
1. Product research
2. Types of research
3. Customer Development
4. The Five Why's method
5. Content analysis
6. Monitoring
7. Surveys and interviews
8. Focus groups
You will practice

Website concept

4
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Preparation of the internal and external scheme of the future site in the form of Mindmaps

⦁ The initiation of prototype drafting in Figma

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Prototyping
Mindmap
Website concept
Figma
1. The external structure of the site
2. The types of sites
3. Mandatory sections of the website
4. Page structure
5. Online stores features
6. Corporate websites
7. Information websites
8. Interface elements
You will practice

Page composition

5
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Building a modular grid in Figma

⦁ Selecting an object layout


Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Adaptability
Composition
Anchors
Modules
1. Modular grid
2. Working with modules
3. Types of modular grids
4. Website adaptability
5. Principle of anchor objects
6. Elements layout on the page
7. The proximity principle
8. Object layout schemes
You will practice
Design thinking
6
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Application of design thinking stages in students' projects.

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Focus
Ideas generation
Brainstorming
Testing
1. Design thinking for out-of-the box solutions
2. Sages of design thinking
3. Empathy
4. Ways of generating ideas
5. Techniques for primary research
6. Idea selection
7. Brainstorming techniques
8. Checking the idea workability
You will practice

Prototyping

7
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ Creating an interactive website prototype in
Figma

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Sketches
Static prototypes
Interactive prototypes
Figma animation
1. Interfaces prototyping
2. Prototype formats
3. Pros and cons of prototype sketches
4. Static prototypes
5. Interactive prototypes
6. Examples of using prototypes
7. Ways to create interactive prototypes
8. Work with Figma
You will practice

Customer Journey Maps

8
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ Character definition and description

⦁ Drawing up a Customer Journey Map of the character

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Creating a character
Map of empathies
Customer Journey
CJM
1. Formulation of problems
2. Data extraction from interviews
3. Information grouping into common problems
4. Users as characters
5. Users extraction
6. Drawing up maps of empathies
7. Questions for developing maps of empathies
8. Customer Journey Maps
You will practice

Interaction scenarios

9
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Applying Red Route analysis to an individual project

⦁ Drawing up the map of stories for MVP individual project

⦁ Drawing up one story script

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Creating an MVP
Attention control
User Script creation
SCAMPER technique
1. UX design process and ideas generation
2. Prioritisation
3. Pareto Principle
4. Conducting a Red Route analysis
5. Drawing up opportunities map
6. Smart maps method
7. Storytelling and storyboarding
8. User script planning
You will practice

Visual content

10
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Work with visual layout elements in Figma

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Fonts
Icons
Photo stocks
UI-kit
1. Website visual design
2. Drawing up the map of moods
3. Design concept
4. Setting
5. Work with fonts
6. Colour properties
7. Colour perception
8. Colour combinations
You will practice

Interface design

11
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Homepage development

⦁ Internal pages for computers and
smartphones development

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Homepage
Internal pages
Page for computers
Page for smartphones
1. Homepage creation
2. Ways to develop the interface
3. Website common vision
4. Visual collecting
5. Internal pages development
6. Site adaptability
7. Ways to design pages for computers
8. Designing pages for smartphones
You will practice
Mockups
12
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Searching for mockups in different styles

⦁ Transforming the project layout into a mockup format

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Mockups
Getcover
Framer
Portfolio
1. What is a mockup
2. Mockup design
3. How to create a mockup
4. Ready-made mockups download
5. Layout placement
6. Computers mockups
7. Smartphone mockups
8. Useful links
You will practice

Usability research

13
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ Make up a script for the usability test

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Tasks making up
Metrics
Data capture
Split - testing
1. Prototype testing process
2. Objectives of the prototype testing
3. Usability test
4. Test planning
5. Types of tasks
6. Field study
7. A/B-test
8. Data-Driven Design
You will practice

Website analysis

14
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ Conducting an analysis of a project or a small website

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
UX audit
Visual experience
Searching orders
Portfolio
1. Expert analysis
2. Purpose and objectives of the UX audit
3. UX audit stages
4. Full site analysis
5. Heuristic analysis
6. Audit checklist: when is it appropriate?
You will practice

Project presentation

15
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Final project presentation

⦁ UX audit results presentation

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Project presentation
Course outcomes
Searching orders
Portfolio
1. Opportunities to start a career in UX
2. Frequent interview questions
3. Portfolio creation
4. Recommendations for searching orders
5. Answers to students' questions
6. Filling the frame
7. Balancing objects and background
8. Rule of thirds
You will practice
How the course is delivered
Participate in live lessons with a teacher in an online class.
Live Online Lessons
Communicate with classmates and the teacher in a closed Telegram chat room.
Homework & Support
Community & Feedback
Do your homework on the platform and get teacher comments on your work.
Stay motivated with our live community
Live chatting with your group mates
You will not be alone through all your study. We get all our students together on group chats where you are able to post your photos, ask questions and share your success!

The best way to maintain your motivation is getting live feedback from the teacher and your group mates.
Safia Zaindeen
UX/UI designer
Safia has experience in teaching online since 2015 as well as, UI/UX design experience since 2018. She studied and graduated in Information Technology and Multimedia Design at a University in Cape Town, South Africa
I love the quote by Viran Anuradha Dayaratne: "People don't use a product because of the great design; great design helps them use the product." A badly designed product not only looks bad, but it makes things harder for user to use too
She is currently a Senior UI/UX Designer at a Design Agency, her projects involve working on Branding, Presentation Design, Digital Design and creating Websites and Mobile Apps for clients. Some of these Client / Companies from the above mentioned projects include; The South African College of Applied Psychology ( SACAP), Nedbank, Old Mutual, Nolands, RCS, We Are EGG, Converge, Thuso, Solal, The Beauty Network and many more