User Experience Design Bootcamp
5

Thursday, 5 January

9:30 am – 4 pm AEDT

GA Sydney (York St.)

Main Campus
Level M, 56-58 York Street
Sydney , NSW 2000
$180 AUD
Regular Ticket
$180 AUD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

User Experience Design Bootcamp

Grant Maskell Photo


Freelance Consultant

5

Thursday, 5 January

9:30 am – 4 pm AEDT

GA Sydney (York St.)

Main Campus
Level M, 56-58 York Street
Sydney , NSW 2000
$180 AUD
Regular Ticket
$180 AUD
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.

Good things come to those who learn - GA. This Bootcamp is part of our Holiday Bootcamp series designed for you to make the most of the holiday period. There will be lunch provided and a Happy Hour after class with GA Students, Staff and Bootcampers!

Takeaways

  • Discover what user experience is
  • Use the core components of usability to evaluate web and mobile experiences
  • Learn how to identify the different roles within UX and the responsibilities of each
  • Discover what the field of UX encompasses and how it is related to other disciplines
  • Learn about how user experience fits into product development lifecycles
  • Understand the core UX activities, methods and deliverables (such as wireframes, site maps, user flows, prototypes), their purpose
  • Introduction of the methods used for creating UX documents and the software commonly used
  • Learn about the importance of qualitative and quantitative research
  • Introduction to what user testing is, conduct a session and learn about the importance of an iterative design process
  • Find out how to sell the value of UX
  • Learn about how to kick off a career in UX

Prereqs & Preparation

Bring your laptops and have downloaded the free trials of:

Axure: http://www.axure.com/download and Balsamiq: https://balsamiq.com/

Optional downloads (*we will touch on these in class also):

  • Sketch: https://www.sketchapp.com/
  • InVision: http://www.invisionapp.com/
  • If you are using Chrome as your browser it would be great if you could also download the Axure extension for it too.

    About the Instructor

    Grant Maskell Photo

    Freelance Consultant

    With 16 years experience delivering for well known brands, Grant has worked both client and agency side. Grant started his career working on CD-ROM projects before moving naturally into the web.

    As a firm believer in the power of design where the user is put at the heart, Grant's passion for user experience and design, combined with his experience and varied background make him a UX all rounder.

    Whether he's working on a desktop application for losing weight or a loyalty programme for a pizza company, user experience under pins everything he does.

    Refund Policy

    Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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