[Open House Day | In-Person] UX Design 101

Free
Friday, 10 February, 2023
9 11 pm EST
GA Singapore Campus | 79 Anson Road
General Assembly @ 79 Anson Level 20. 79 Anson Road Singapore, 079906
Singapore

About This Workshop

This event is part of General Assembly’s Open House Day, a free in-person day event welcoming everyone to our on-campus location in Singapore. Join us to find out all about what General Assembly has to offer in your pursuit of a new tech career. Check out the rest of the series here.

Discover how design shapes our online experiences.

Step into the world of user experience design with General Assembly. During this workshop, explore the decision-making process that dictates how users interact with digital products and see why businesses of all stripes have put out the call for UX talent. Plus:

  • Learn what the world of UX design encompasses and why it matters.
  • Touch on fundamental tools and techniques used by professional designers.
  • Discover resources to continue learning about UX.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Dive into the fundamentals in our six-week, online User Experience Design Circuit. Level up on the job in our on-campus User Experience Design course. Or, become a job-ready UX designer with our 10-week, full-time User Experience Design Immersive program.

Takeaways

  • Learn what the world of UX design encompasses and why it matters.
  • Understand what makes a product or feature delightful (or not so much)
  • Practice sketching as a tool to generate and communicate ideas.

Preparation

  • Have a pen & paper ready for class.
  • Watch this short introduction to UX video:

About the Instructor

Donovan Tan Photo

Founder & Creative Director, LOUPE Asia

Donovan is the Founder and Creative Director of LOUPE Asia, an award-winning social design studio headquartered in Singapore.

Currently residing in Singapore, Donovan has had the opportunity to serve regional clients in Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, South Korea, Vietnam and Japan. Clients include the Ministry of Education (Singapore), Capitol Theatre and Lions Home for the Elders. Donovan also facilitates C-suite meetings to chart strategies for companies to achieve positive impact through design. He is also adjunct faculty at the University of Portsmouth.

Donovan believes in change-making and creating social impact in Singapore's arts and design scene. He strives to build an ecosystem of art and design enthusiasts, developing talents to their fullest potential. Donovan has spoken at conferences, moderated panel discussions and been interviewed on national radio on the topics of value creation via social design. He has also given courses on creating impact with design in organisations such as S&P Global, BBC Studios (Asia) and the Singapore Police Force.

Donovan is also a lifelong advocate for education. Having been awarded the NTU Research Scholarship, Donovan is pursuing his research in the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) in Nanyang Technological University as a research scholar. His current research area is in social impact via communication design. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Design Communications from Goldsmith College, London. He has also been awarded the Ngee Ann Kongsi Scholarship.

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