User Experience Design Bootcamp
6

Saturday, 6 June

10 am – 5 pm CDT

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker

150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60606
$250 USD
Regular Ticket
$250 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

User Experience Design Bootcamp | June 6

Casey Hudetz Photo


Sr. Experience Designer, Digitas

6

Saturday, 6 June

10 am – 5 pm CDT

GA Chicago @ 150 N Wacker

150 N Wacker, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60606
$250 USD
Regular Ticket
$250 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

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 aims to demystify UX by giving a practical and simple introduction to what UX is while also explaining some of its core concepts of usability. 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.

This workshop is a part of our fourth annual Career Camp, a series of workshops and inspiring events that will help you’ll connect with industry experts and learn how to boost your career, land your next gig or kickstart the process of making a career change. Learn more about what’s in store for Career Camp here!

Please note that by RSVPing for this workshop you are agreeing to receive communications from Career Camp partners.

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 (i.e. How to become a UX Designer).
  • Hands-on exercises including: research, scenarios, personas, card sorting, user flows, prototyping, and user testing.
  • Practice your collaboration, brainstorming, and sketching skills

Preparation

Laptop & cell phone are recommended. Nothing else required!

About the Instructor

Casey Hudetz Photo

Sr. Experience Designer,
Digitas

Casey is a speaker, user experience designer, teacher and award-winning filmmaker from Chicago. After receiving his BA in adolescent psychology, he taught middle school computers, ran a student travel company and saw the world by working a series of jobs ranging from beekeeping in South America to producing marketing materials for STA travel. He eventually returned to school to receive his master's degree in Human-Computer Interaction from DePaul University. During his time in the design field he has conducted user testing for the startup Detour, apprenticed at the Stanford d.school, taught UX design for General Assembly, spoken at multiple IxDA events, spoken at SXSW twice and designed for Digitas in Chicago. In his free time, he explores the city with his wife Jessie and son Henry.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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