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User Experience / User Interface Intensive

Master user experience design with a full-time UI UX program at NYCDA.

What you'll learn

During this 12-week, hands on learning experience, students are brought through UX/UI Design industry best practices from the ground up. Through 4 full client-based projects, students will learn Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Interface Design, and Usability Testing. After learning trade tools like Sketch & InVision, you'll have a complete professional UX Design portfolio.

Front End Development

Front-end web development, also known as client-side development is the practice of producing HTML, CSS and JavaScript for a website or Web Application so that a user can see and interact with them directly.

Css

CSS

Html

HTML

UX Processes

The key components of User Experience Design that allow designers to understand their users, create efficient flows, and optimize for the best user experience possible.

Concept design

Concept Design

Information architecture

Information Architecture

Interaction design

Interaction Design

Interface design

Interface Design

Personas

Personas

Prototyping

Prototyping

Qualitative research

Qualitative Research

Usability testing

Usability Testing

User scenarios

User Scenarios

Wireframes

Wireframes

Other Skills

Miscellaneous tools or concepts a developer or designer should understand.

Professional development

Professional Development

Project management

Project Management

Project scoping

Project Scoping

Sketch

Sketch

Upcoming Sessions

Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Details:

Tuition: 4000,00 €

Days per week: 5

Times: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Upcoming Sessions:

Sep 25, 2017 - Dec 15, 2017 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)

Financing is available.

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Curriculum


WEEK 1: DESIGN SPRINT

Jump right into UX with a five-day design sprint. Instead of starting with lectures, you'll jump into learning by doing, and getting hands-on with paper prototypes and collaborative design workshops.

WEEK 2: PERSONA PROJECT

Get started on your first small-group project by conducting field interviews, building user personas, and ideating different scenarios. You'll get dip your toes into client-facing skills and project management.

WEEK 3: INTRO TO IA & IXD

Project 2 continues with an introduction to information architecture, user flows, and interaction design. Wrap up the week by creating full paper prototypes.

WEEK 4: WIREFRAMES, CRAP, & SKETCH

Convert your paper prototypes into low-fidelity wireframes, and work your way up to high fidelity mock-ups. Start usability testing with research and recording techniques.

WEEK 5: VISUAL DESIGN

Use typography and color palettes to enhance your designs. Convert Sketch mockups to InVision prototypes, conduct usability tests, and refine your designs.

WEEK 6: LOOKING BACK, MOVING FORWARD

Start the week with a Project 2 retrospective, then jump right into Project 3. You'll create a project brief complete with feature lists and competitive reviews. Learn new research methods, UX Career paths, and the Agile process.

WEEK 7: ADDED TOUCHES

Take your design to the next level, considering icons, mood boards, logos, and branding. Learn CRUD, empty states, and 404 design.

WEEK 8: WHAT'S TRENDING?

Take a deep dive into UI/UX concepts like Universal, Mobile, and Responsive design. Cap off project three with more usability testing and your project presentation.

WEEK 9: GOING PRO & CODE

Kickstart your coding skills with a HTML/CSS workshop. Discover the business side of UX with NDAs, Freelancing v. Agency v. In-House, and contracts.

WEEK 10: FINAL TOUCHES

Learn InVision techniques like overlays and other advances concepts. Conduct and complete Heuristic reviews. Cover error handling, messaging, and prevention.

WEEK 11: TOOLS OF THE TRADE

Use Sketch with design systems, pattern libraries, and style guides to complete your Project 4 designs, and present your documentation and usability test findings.

WEEK 12: PORTFOLIOS

Refine all of your deliverables from past projects with style guides, pattern libraries, and design systems. Package them all together to complete your professional portfolio and present it all to your class.

FAQ'S

Q: How does this course differ from Web Development Intensive?

The primary difference is that Web Development Intensive teaches full stack web development that devotes most of its time to programming. The UI/UX is an immersive course that is aimed to be design specific.

Q: Will I need any prior coding experience?

No. This course focuses on the fundamentals and theories of design, not coding.

Q: Do you need prior design or research experience?

No. This program is accessible to anyone who has the desire and passion to learn.

Q: Is this a full-time or part-time program?

This is a 12-week full-time program Monday thru Friday 10AM - 6PM. Get ready to be immersed in design!