Introduction to UXUI

A complete, practical real-world foundation in UX to start your career in User Experience or Product

*Part-time

Description

The idea of UXUI, or User Experience/User Interface, is not new but continues to be a sore point for designers and end users. UXUI design is more than creating products, most commonly apps and websites, that are looking great but also convenient to use and favour the digital journey a user goes through.

It is also about understanding what the target user needs and how they get what they want. UXUI designers should have the ability to alter how users interact with the information and how they navigate your design.

This 10-week course will teach you everything fundamentals about user experience (UX) and user interface (UI), including UX research, prototyping, information architecture and more.

Prerequisites
Basic Computer Skills & an open mind for UX
 

Course Includes

➤ A complete, practical real-world foundation in UX

➤ Learn how to conduct effective and useful research

➤ Learn the relevant tools are for UX Designers

➤ Gain UX skills you can immediately apply to improve your projects and career Tips and guidance on staying up to date in the field (and entering it too!)

➤ Guest lecture on sharing on real business cases Impactful portfolio pieces

 
Technologies Learned
Figma, Sketch, Wireframing
 
Trainer
Phoebe So

Phoebe is a Product Lead of OKX with eight years of experience working alongside the executive teams in multiple top tech companies globally, including Uber, Revolut, and Agoda. Phoebe specializes in user experience and product design and is responsible for leading the team to deliver user research, prototype design, collaborating with engineers, performing data analysis, etc. She demonstrated strong leadership skills in the workplace and uses her positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to cross-culture and cross-region to work hard and succeed.

UX foundation

  1. Definition of UX
  2. Common process
  3. Common UX roles in different scale of organizations

Design process introduction

  1. Define
  2. Ideate
  3. Test
  4. Iterate

Design

  1. Scenario and flows
  2. Wireframing
  3. User Interface
  4. Interaction
  5. Prototyping

Development

  1. Edge/Corner case handling
  2. Development document preparation (good/bad practices)

User research

  1. Workshop
  2. Users interview
  3. Surveying
  4. Usability test
  5. Fresh eye test

Communication

  1. Stakeholders communication
  2. Design Presentation
  3. Developments collaboration 

Job interview preparation

  1. Portfolio case study
  2. Interview skills
  3. Mock interview

The average starting salary for fresh graduates in UX/UI is around HKD$20K – 30K. With seniority increases, the salary level will also increase. Students with more than 4 years of graphic design experience, the salary level is about HKD$30K – 45K. The salary of designers is correlated with their skill set. In other words, the more skills, and tools you are familiar with, the more prosperous you are.

UX/UI designers not only require the relevant skills but also understand the relationship between users and the program. With the rapid development of IT, users have higher expectations of the visual design of the app interface. Many industries shifted from physical platforms to online platforms. Therefore, the demands of UX/UI Designers are getting much higher continuously.

For the recognition, Venturenix is a forward-looking recruitment firm in the IT industry, companies on different aspects have a certain understanding of Venturenix LAB’s certificated courses. In the learning of UX/UI, the most essential part is establishing the actual skillset and creating your own portfolio. In the syllabus of our course, our tutor will coach students to create their very unique portfolio in order to build a fundamental stone in the future.

UX/UI is the hottest skill in the design industry. In terms of entering the UX/UI industry, it more depends on the working experience or the proficiency in UX/UI design of the candidates. Some students want to deepen their knowledge of UI and produce UX projects at the same time. Some of them even successfully got employed before they finished the whole course. Besides, Venturenix has our own recruitment team, who are experienced in recruiting IT talents, to increase the employment rate of our students.

It is a common question for most students. With the experience of us, the answer is NO. Undoubtedly, high proficiency in programming is a great advantage in learning UI, as the layout design is related to programming. However, it is not essential to UX. UX focuses more on improving user experience and the mode of thinking, so only basic programming knowledge is required.

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