Trial Class: User Experience Design

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

Past Locations for this Class

Trial Class: User Experience Design

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

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

Curious about General Assembly’s User Experience Design course? Join us for a Trial Class — meet the instructor, get an introduction to the curriculum, and experience a sample session of the course.

What exactly is user experience design and why does it matter? As technology changes and more media outlets compete for customers’ time, providing an enjoyable experience is critical to both attracting and keeping users. This class will explore the role of UX in the product creation process, how UX designers interface with other professionals on a project and the tools and methods used to research and document a project's UX.

Takeaways

  • Understand UXD as a practice and the differences between its various niches (UX, IA, usability, etc.).
  • Learn the methodologies and types of documentation that a UX designer contributes to a project.
  • Know where to access additional resources on UX design.
  • Apply basic UX principles to a real world problem through a collaborative exercise.

Prereqs & Preparation

People who are considering crossing over into a new role that requires knowledge of user experience design, looking to level up in an existing role, or general curiosity about user experience design.

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