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Randy Ellis

Chief UX Guy, 5iveHat

Chicago

Randy is a life-long entrepreneur who has advocated the importance of design. With ambition and the desire to help others succeed. Randy founded his first online marketplace in 2013 receiving seed funding and notoriety for his vision in the local merchant space. He has had the privilege to consult for leading companies, most notably Edwards Life-sciences and Red Bull North America, Inc.

As an aspiring thought leader, Randy has spoken on UX/UI and entrepreneurship as a panelist at Research Park - University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Mobile Development Day, Tribeca Flashpoint, and Technori.

His new venture, 5ivehat Digital Agency, Randy has refocused his methods of product design and UX/UI strategies to help his clients become successful and leaders in their industry. When he’s not obsessed with design and startups you can find him reading, being a self-proclaimed foodie, and quoting his favorite It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia episodes.

Upcoming:

UX Design 101

UX Design 101

This is an ideal 101 class for someone who has heard the term UX and maybe even understands the basics, but is not sure what it really means to them.

15
Thu, 15 December 6:00 - 8:00pm CST

Previously (13):

User Research Methods

User Research Methods

Learn research methods for understanding what is important to your users and techniques for using those insights effectively.

3 Times

User Experience Design

User Experience Design

In this course, students learn to build wireframes, implement best practices for common design patterns and analyze business goals from a user perspective.

3 Times

User Experience Design Bootcamp

User Experience Design Bootcamp

Immerse yourself in a full day of user experience design fundamentals and walk away with an actual mobile prototype.

2 Times

Introduction to the Chicago Design Community

Introduction to the Chicago Design Community

Join General Assembly for a free orientation to the Chicago design scene.

Wine & Wireframes: Intro to UX

Wine & Wireframes: Intro to UX

Brush up on your skills, learn new ones, and help others in a supportive environment, with a GA instructor on hand for help.

UX Design 101

UX Design 101

This is an ideal 101 class for someone who has heard the term UX and maybe even understands the basics, but is not sure what it really means to them.

GA Lunch Break: What is Design Thinking?

GA Lunch Break: What is Design Thinking?

This hands-on workshop will lead you through the design thinking process, taught by design thinking professionals that live and breathe in this space.

Introduction to Prototyping with InVision

Introduction to Prototyping with InVision

Learn the benefits of wireframing and how you can use it to get quick, actionable results.

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