User Experience Design Bootcamp
3

Saturday, 3 February

10 am – 5 pm CST

GA Chicago, SPACE

444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
$210 USD
Regular Ticket
$210 USD
Total

In Partnership With:

Illinois Technology Association logo
Five to Nine logo
The Mom Project logo
AIGA Chicago logo
ARA Mentors logo
MATTER logo
High Brew Coffee logo
Deskpass logo
Women Tech Founders logo

Questions? Read our FAQs

User Experience Design Bootcamp

Kole Hainz Photo


User Experience Team Lead, Infor

3

Saturday, 3 February

10 am – 5 pm CST

GA Chicago, SPACE

444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
$210 USD
Regular Ticket
$210 USD
Total

In Partnership With:

Illinois Technology Association logo
Five to Nine logo
The Mom Project logo
AIGA Chicago logo
ARA Mentors logo
MATTER logo
High Brew Coffee logo
Deskpass logo
Women Tech Founders logo

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 second-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 event you are agreeing to receive communications from Career Camp partners.

Takeaways

  • Dive into modern web UI design.
  • Learn the various components of user interface design for the web
  • Learn how to make informed decisions about which types of UI design elements to choose when designing a website.
  • Learn effective layouts for site pages, as well best practice options for navigation, search, registration/account management, shopping carts and web copy style.
  • Sketch and design your own mobile app prototype

Prereqs & Preparation

Laptop & cell phone are recommended. Nothing else required!

About the Instructor

Kole Hainz Photo

User Experience Team Lead,
Infor

Kole Hainz is a User Experience Team Lead at Infor—one of the world’s largest enterprise software companies. He directs a team of designers tasked with revolutionizing the way people work, think about work and the enterprise technology industry itself.

Kole has over 8 years in the industry creating both enterprise software solutions and consumer applications for clients ranging from Starbucks to Grainger to Twitter.

He takes a lean, iterative approach to his user experience work—collaborating directly with stakeholders, developers and users to rapidly concept, test and refine his solutions. When not obsessing over usability and design strategy, he’s often seen at concerts or biking around the city.

About Our Partners

Illinois Technology Association

ITA offers innovative business services that enable Illinois technology companies to scale through collaboration, education, talent development and industry visibility. Learn more at illinoistech.org .

Five to Nine

Five to Nine is a professional growth platform for millennial employees that assists companies with employee engagement. They offer an employee lifestyle benefit and data findings to help companies better engage their emerging leaders.

The Mom Project

The Mom Project is the career destination for moms. Through our digital marketplace and community we connect professionally accomplished women with world-class companies for rewarding employment opportunities. The Mom Project is changing the way women work and redefining career structures by providing women with real work opportunities that are in balance with their personal goals. This evolution will keep more talented, professionally accomplished women in the workforce.

AIGA Chicago

AIGA Chicago's Mission: To unite, educate and advance the Chicago design community.

1: Unite Fostering dialogue and cultivating relationships Creating shared experiences and opportunities for collaborative engagement Bridging the gaps between levels of experience and expertise

2: Educate Providing creative, strategic and professional guidance Producing and distributing original content Offering instruction, critique and mentorship in distinctively supportive environments

3: Advance Delivering opportunities for professional growth Taking a leadership position on design both nationally and internationally Expanding the reach and role of design in business and society

4: Chicago Design Community Practitioners and students of design and related creative fields Friends, fans and patrons of design and the visual arts Clients, partners, sponsors and representatives of the broader Chicago business ecosystem AIGA’s mission is to advance designing as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force.

ARA Mentors

ARA aspires to Attract, Retain, and Advance women in technology by cultivating relationships via mentorship, events and programs. We nurture strong female professionals who can support, inspire and advance the IT community.

Active in six markets – Chicago, New York, Seattle, Houston, Silicon Valley and Denver – ARA offers a formal mentoring program as well as regular learning and networking events. From moderated panels to roundtable discussions, each event is designed to provide members with advice and insight on how to advance and succeed in their careers. For more information on how to become a member, please visit: http://www.aramentors.com/ara-membership/.

MATTER

MATTER is a community of healthcare innovators, an incubator of ideas, and a catalyst for change. We are boots-on-the-ground entrepreneurs pushing against the status quo and established institutions dedicated to improving patients’ lives. At MATTER we are hungry for change, and we’re working together to solve real and complex healthcare problems.

High Brew Coffee

High Brew Coffee is made from 100% Fair Trade Arabica beans that are cold brewed over time, not heat. This cold brew process creates two times the natural caffeine and lower acidity than traditionally brewed coffee, with way less sugar. High Brew Coffee is available in 5 ready to drink, shelf-stable flavors.

Deskpass

Deskpass is a multi-city coworking membership that provides affordable, flexible access to over 160 wonderful, diverse workspaces to work, learn and meet. With just 1 Deskpass membership you'll have great places to get your work done throughout Chicago, NYC, LA, Austin, San Francisco and Denver!

Women Tech Founders

Women Tech Founders is a grassroots organization that advances women in, and into tech leadership. Our mission is to balance power.

We're building an army of role models to inspire and share the lessons learned from those on the front lines of our industry, from startup founders to corporate leaders at all levels. Together, we're connecting an ecosystem of women so we can rise together.

Women Tech Founders' events are designed to inspire, educate and connect women in the tech ecosystem, from aspiring founders to leading funders. Our vision is a tech industry that drives everyone’s potential to reach their dreams, advance business, and change the world.

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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