- System Specifications: Any brand of graphic capable laptop, preferably laptop with Intel Core i3, i5 or i7, minimum of 4GB internal memory.
- Basic understanding of design principles and aesthetics
- Complete Beginners
UI/UX Design Fundamentals: Creating Engaging User Experiences
The UI/UX Design Fundamentals course is designed to provide students with a solid understanding of the principles and processes involved in creating intuitive and visually appealing user interfaces (UI) and engaging user experiences (UX). Through a combination of theory, hands-on exercises, and real-world projects, students will learn how to design user-centered interfaces that effectively meet user needs and enhance overall user satisfaction.
- Understand the core concepts and principles of UI and UX design.
- Learn the process of user-centered design and how to conduct user research and gather user insights.
- Develop skills in creating wireframes, prototypes, and interactive designs to visualize and communicate design ideas.
- Gain proficiency in industry-standard design tools and software for UI/UX design.
- Learn best practices for designing intuitive and accessible user interfaces.
- Understand the importance of usability testing and how to conduct usability evaluations.
- Explore design patterns and visual design principles to create aesthetically pleasing and engaging interfaces.
- Develop a portfolio of UI/UX design projects to showcase skills and knowledge to potential employers or clients.
- Introduction to UI/UX Design:
- Understanding the difference between UI and UX design
- Exploring the impact of good UI/UX design on user satisfaction and business success
- Overview of the design process and its stages
- User Research and Analysis:
- Conducting user research, including user interviews and surveys
- Analyzing user needs, goals, and behaviors
- Creating user personas and scenarios
- Information Architecture and Interaction Design:
- Organizing information and content hierarchy
- Creating effective navigation structures and user flows
- Designing intuitive interaction patterns and user journeys
- Wireframing and Prototyping:
- Creating low-fidelity and high-fidelity wireframes
- Rapid prototyping techniques and tools
- Interactive prototyping and user testing
- Visual Design Principles:
- Color theory and color schemes
- Typography and font selection
- Iconography and visual elements
- Creating visual hierarchies and emphasis
- UI Design and Implementation:
- Designing user interfaces for different devices (e.g., mobile, desktop)
- Responsive design and adaptive layouts
- Designing for accessibility and inclusivity
- Collaboration with developers for implementation
- Usability Testing and Evaluation:
- Planning and conducting usability testing sessions
- Analyzing usability testing results
- Iterative design and improvement based on user feedback
- Designing for Emotional Engagement:
- Understanding the role of emotions in user experience
- Creating delightful and engaging user experiences
- Incorporating storytelling and user-centered narratives into designs
Course Project: Throughout the course, students will work on a series of hands-on projects that simulate real-world design scenarios. They will apply the concepts and techniques learned to create UI/UX designs for various digital products or applications. Students will develop wireframes, prototypes, and visual designs, and receive feedback from peers and instructors to refine their work.
Technology includes Figma, Adobe XD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
- no prior knowledge required
- A basic understanding of design principles and aesthetics will be an advantage.
By the end of this course, students will have a solid foundation in UI/UX design principles and techniques. They will be equipped with the skills to create engaging and user-centered designs for a wide range of digital products and applications. This course will enable students to pursue careers as UI/UX designers, or interaction designers, or expand their existing design skill set in various
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 60 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 32
- Assessments Yes