Intro to UX & Visual Design for Mobile Products

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Intro to UX & Visual Design for Mobile Products

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

About this workshop series

Developers, Product Managers, Digital Marketers, career transitioners and anyone else interested in designing for mobile interfaces are welcome to take this workshop! This is an intro level workshop that allows you get get a taste of User Experience and Visual Design.

On the first day, you will focus on learning and applying Research, Ideation, Sketching, Rapid Prototyping, Wireframing, and Usability Testing to design an app within a team setting. On the second day, you will transform your low-fidelity wireframes into high fidelity mockups using Visual Design tools and practices. Get ready to learn best practices and quick tips to create quality mockups in a fast-paced work environment.

Takeaways

  • Practice high-level User Experience design methodologies to identify and solve a real problem
  • Demonstrate your understanding of UX best practices through a functional, low fidelity mobile prototype
  • Create one or more low-fidelity wireframes using Sketch or Adobe Illustrator
  • Articulate the role research plays in the visual design process
  • Learn how to use layout, color theory, and design thinking to create high fidelity mobile app mockups
  • Explain the considerations designers need to take into account when evaluating final deliverables
  • Leave with an understanding of design practices that can be applied to personal projects immediately

Prereqs & Preparation

Please bring your laptop and cell phone.

Laptop Instructions: You should install the trial version of Sketch if you have a Macbook or install the trial version of Adobe Illustrator if you have a PC. To maximize your trial versions, please wait until 2 days before the workshop to download your software of choice.

  • http://bohemiancoding.com/sketch/
  • https://creative.adobe.com/products/download/creative-cloud

Cell Phone Instructions: Please download the Marvel app or InVision app on your cell phone.

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