[IN-PERSON] User Experience Design 2-Day Intensive Workshop | September 3

£290 GBP each
Saturday, 3 September -
Sunday, 4 September
5 am – 12 pm EDT
GA London, The Relay Building
1st Floor, 114 Whitechapel High Street
London

About This Workshop Series

As technology changes and more media outlets compete for customers’ time, providing an enjoyable experience is critical to both attracting and keeping users.

This 2-day intensive workshop aims to demystify User Experience Design by giving a practical and simple introduction to what UX is while also explaining some of its core concepts of usability. You'll complete hands-on exercises, brainstorm and collaborate with other students and go home with a digital prototype of a mobile app.

This is a field that affects all areas of business — prepare to dip your toes into an ocean of new concepts and ideas that will enlighten your perspective on the human-computer interaction experience.

Takeaways

  • Practice the design thinking methods and strategies that lead to successful products.
  • Understand how UX fits into your team's workflow.
  • Gain knowledge of the terminology of UX Design along with useful tips and resources
  • Engage in hands-on exercises including research, scenarios, personas, user flows, prototyping, and user testing.
  • Practice your collaboration, brainstorming, and sketching skills.
  • Create an interactive prototype.

Schedule

Sep
3
Day 1
Saturday   5 am – 12 pm EDT
  • Demystify what User Experience Design encompasses

  • Understand, in detail, the design process

  • Introduction to the workshop project

  • Conduct user research applied to a specific need

  • Project Workshops Part I: Personas, User Stories, User Flows

  • Project Workshops Part II: Flow Diagrams, System Map, Concept Map, User Flows

Sep
4
Day 2
Sunday   5 am – 12 pm EDT
  • Learn and Discuss sketching basics

  • Design Studio & Participatory Design

  • Begin Prototyping with Marvel

  • Evolve Prototype based on user testing

  • Build your project case study and discuss UX portfolios

  • Explore your design profile

Preparation

This workshop is for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience required.

Please note this workshop will be taking place in person, at our London campus:

1st Floor, The Relay Building, 114 Whitechapel High St, London, E1 7PT

About the Instructor

Tom Woodel Photo

UX Lead, HelloDone

Tom is the UX Lead for HelloDone, a startup that makes the stuff of everyday life easier for customers in transportation, home deliveries and utilities through conversations. HelloDone believe that automated conversations will be the next big , sustained wave of digital customer communications and engagement. Tom is also a Lead Instructor for User Experience Design at General Assembly, teaching the fundamentals of what makes a good user experience.

In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, Tom has been selected as a member of General Assembly’s Distinguished Faculty program.

Refund Policy

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