User Experience Design:
ULTIMATE UX

UX (user experience) is at the core of design and functionality in every aspect of physical products, print media and of course web applications. In this 4-week intensive course, students learn the tools and techniques to design intuitive, functional and enjoyable products. Learn the language of UX, theory, and history as well as today’s best practices. BeachCoders® Ultimate UX™ course places equal focus on theory and practical applications and students will progress through a final project of their choosing and receive feedback along the way. The project is designed to serve as part of their portfolio and will be developed incrementally throughout the course.

WEEK 1:
INTRO TO UX

Intro to UX, history, design basics, agile, lean, waterfall, UX research,rapid prototyping, site maps, workflows, wireframes

WEEK 2:
PRODUCT DESIGN

Business analysis and product management, task analysis, content strategy, navigation, taxonomy, responsive design

WEEK 3:
PROTOTYPING

Developed project presentations, Wireframing, Sketch, InVision, Axure, paper prototyping, lo-fi & hi-fi prototypes, interaction design, error messaging

WEEK 4:
CAREER PATHS

Individual presentations, Peer/Instructor critiques, What employers are looking for, UX career paths, continued development