User Experience Design Bootcamp
28

Saturday, 28 September

10 am – 5 pm CDT

GA Chicago @ Rent 24

444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
$195 USD
Regular Ticket
$195 USD
Total
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Questions? Read our FAQs

User Experience Design Bootcamp | September 28

Carmen McDonald Photo


Product Design Lead (UX), CDW | User Experience Design Part-Time Instructor, General Assembly

28

Saturday, 28 September

10 am – 5 pm CDT

GA Chicago @ Rent 24

444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
$195 USD
Regular Ticket
$195 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.

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

Carmen McDonald Photo

Product Design Lead (UX), CDW | User Experience Design Part-Time Instructor, General Assembly

"Carm” has had a love affair with all things design as early as she could remember. Formally trained in Architecture, she transitioned into Web & Graphic Design and as her career progressed, she found herself immersed in Information Architecture and later User Experience Design. Active in Chicago's tech and design communities, she is Co-Founder of DesignTech, teaches UX Design courses part-time at General Assembly and offers UX mentoring at 1871. Carmen also serves as an advisory board member for ITA's Women Influence Chicago initiative.

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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