User Interface & User Experience (UI/UX) Design Course
Here at Leinad studios, you will learn current best practices and conventions in UI/UX design and apply them to create effective and compelling screen-based experiences for websites or mobile apps using Adobe Xd or Figma. From there you will learn sketching, replicating your sketches in these softwares, color theory, design usability for developers, prototyping, creating user research and user persona, journey mapping, user flow and much more. Classes are always fun and insightful so go ahead, enroll and join us.
UX Design Course:
Begin with the fundamentals of UI/UX and the business value of UI/UX design in today’s fast paced growing field.
Master the principles of accessibility and heuristics, covering areas such as text, navigation and links, colors, and assistive technologies.
Discover the importance of UX Research, and what can go wrong if you don’t do it correctly. Learn how to carry out interviews, focus groups, and surveys. Become an expert problem-solver, by exploring techniques such as affinity mapping. Then, learn all about persona creation and how to create a journey map.
Learn different ideation techniques such as brainstorming, bodystorming, mind-mapping, and more. See how to organize your content in an effective way to create a clean, well-designed interface.
Understand the value of prototyping once you have come up with several ideas, getting an in-depth explanation of the what, why, and when of prototyping. See how to carry out a smooth design-to-development handoff, learning about useful tools along the way.
Learn about how to measure UX and how to present your findings in a creative way to a client, as well as how to show the importance of UX design within a company. Create your own case study from scratch, documenting your entire UX design process and showcasing your work for your portfolio, and finish the course with tips when it comes to interviewing for UI/UX positions.
What is User Interface
What the course covers
What is User Experience(UX)
Creating Type scales
Creating Color Scheme, Color theory and Color combination
Using layout grids
Creating Text Styles, Color Styles and Grid Styles
Do’s and Don’ts in typography
Do’s and Don’ts in using font weight
Empathy & pain points
Introduction to UX Process
Core elements of UX design
Introduction to UX Research
Interviews focus groups, surveys and user centered design process
Detecting and defining the problem
Information Architecture & UI Design
Value of Prototyping
Different types of prototypes and prototypes tools
User testing Best Practices
Working with developers
Presenting to stakeholders
Case Studies 101
Showcasing your work
Interviewing and design exercises
Skills you will gain:
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Product Design Bootcamp
₦80,000 8 weeks
- Website Interface
- Mobile & Web Interface Designs
- Portfolio Presentation
- Plugins and Add-ons
- User Experience
Frequently Asked Questions for UI/UX
What is the difference between UI and UX
User Interface (UI) is all about how the product interface look and function. User Experience (UX) design is about the overall feel of the user experience. Ux designers conducts extensive user research on a target user, their needs and user journey. UI designers consider all the visual aspects of the users’ journey.
What is the difference between UXUI and Product Design?
UIUX is focused on the usability of the product and Product Design is focused on the overall feel of the product from start to finish.
UIUX focuses on the users need while Product design focuses on the business needs and users need and it includes more elements.
Do I need to learn how to code to do UIUX?
The simple answer is No. UIUX does not require coding. However, learning how to code will be an added advantage, e.g you will be able to expand your job opportunities, design better usable products and improve your communication with other team members.
Is UIUX a good career?
Yes, UI/UX is an amazing career with lots of opportunities and competitive salary. Websites, Mobile apps, games are all around us, so UI/UX designers have very solid influence on the look, feel and experience of the digital space.
Who coined the term UX?
Don Norman, a cognitive scientist is credited with coining the term User Experience in the late 1990’s.
What is the future of UI/UX?
What is the salary of UI/UX designers?
In Nigeria, the salary of a UI/UX designer ranges from 30,000 naira (Entry/Internship) to 500,000 naira.
In the US, the salary ranges from $30,000 to $520,000.
What software are used for UI/UX?
The software or tools used for UI/UX include(but not limited to):
Watch Introduction to Figma and accelerate your learning
Watch Introduction to Adobe XD and accelerate your learning
Watch Sketch for beginners and fast track your learning
Watch Introduction to Balsamiq and get bootstrapped
Watch Introduction to Axure RP and accelerate your learning
Watch InVision for beginners
Watch Protopie tutorial for beginners
What system requirement is best for UI/UX?
These are the average system or PC 💻 spec you should have for UIUX:
CPU Generation: Intel i5
Graphics Card or GPU: A dedicated GPU like an NVIDIA GeForce model
Storage: At least 250gb of SSD for MAC or 500gb HDD for Windows
RAM: 6gb RAM minimum
Remember, the higher the spec of your PC, the better!😊😁
What are the responsibilities of a good UI/UX Designer?
The responsibilities of UI/UX designers are:
Gather and evaluate user requirements
Illustrate ideas using sitemaps, storyboards and process flows
Create page navigation buttons
Develop UI prototypes
Prepare and present rough drafts to teams and stakeholders
Identify and troubleshoot UX problems
Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images.
What are the roles in UX ?
UX designers are also called generalist as they cover the entire UX process especially in smaller companies. Other titles for UX designers include Experience Designers, Interaction Designers and UX/UI Designers.
Deliverables for UX Designer:
UX Researchers focus on the use of qualitative and quantitative research methods to provide real user information which other designers use to inform their designs. Other titles for this role are Researchers and User Researchers
Deliverables for UX Researchers:
UX Writers are focused on the words in the design which include everything from buttons to error messages. They help create the narrative. Other titles for this position are Content Strategists and Copywriters.
Deliverables for UX Writers
Editorial guidelines which reflect the tone and voice of the product