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UX UI Design: Transform

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Online

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24 weeks, part-time

28 Sep 2020 - 26 Mar 2021

25% off

25% off

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Real client projects & job guarantee

Course overview

Land a job in UX UI Design – guaranteed* and transform your future with this innovative and career-focussed course.

Australian recruiters report that employment demand for Designers with both UX and UI Design skills far outweighs the supply. This comprehensive online course will equip you with the full spectrum of theoretical and practical skills required in a well-rounded UX UI Designer. 

Job Guarantee*:

  • Enter the course a beginner and land a job after graduation – guaranteed* 
  • Master the full spectrum of theoretical and practical skills 
  • 24 weeks of personalised employment support and career guidance
  • Expand your UX UI Design network and be part of an active community 

A truly comprehensive and supported online course:

  • Combined UX and UI Design for increased employability
  • Hundreds of hours of content and activities along 24 weeks 
  • Weekly live video sessions with your mentor and classmates
  • Unlimited 1:1 sessions with your mentor for tailored support 
  • Learn on our state of the art learning platform

Get the practical experience employers are looking for:

  • Forget case studies: work on two real, live client projects 
  • Manage stakeholders and deadlines – just like you would in a real job
  • Build your professional portfolio 
  • Receive trusted, industry-recognised credentials

A highly collaborative and interactive learning environment:

  • Replicate the collaborative approach of a real UX UI Design job
  • Cohort-based to connect with classmates, grow together and make lifelong friends
  • Delve into specific topics and ask questions to your mentor in live video sessions 

*T&Cs apply

Course timeframe

PHASE 1: LEARN AND PRACTICE (WEEK 1 to 12)

Go through learning materials, complete practical activities and interact with peers and mentor

PHASE 2: REAL CLIENT PROJECTS (WEEKS 13 to 24)

corporate

Work in groups to solve a business challenge and build artefacts for your portfolio

social impact

Work in groups to solve a Not-For-Profit challenge and build artefacts for your portfolio

PHASE 3: CAREER SUPPORT (FROM WEEK 25)

Build your job search strategy, create a powerful CV and practice for interviews

What you'll learn

  • An overview of UX, UI and Interaction Design
  • The Human-Centred Design context
  • The Double Diamond framework for innovation
  • Design thinking
  • Designing for the experience economy – UX and UI in relation to Service/Strategic Design, Customer Experience (CX), Business Design and Venture Design
  • Research problem statements
  • An overview of research techniques
  • Considering the business and the customer
  • Interviews
  • Surveys
  • Heuristic evaluation
  • Contextual inquiry
  • Fly on the wall
  • Competitor analysis
  • Data analysis
  • Working with insights
  • Affinity mapping
  • Empathy mapping
  • Personas
  • Archetype profiles
  • Customer journeys
  • Identifying opportunities
  • Digitising outputs
  • An overview of design principles
  • UX Design principles
  • Defining a project’s design principles
  • Defining the design challenge
  • “How might we” statements
  • The purpose of ideation
  • Brainstorming and ideation techniques
  • Democratic design
  • Decision making methods
  • Minimum Viable Product in a UX context
  • Card sorting
  • Information architecture
  • User flows
  • Interaction design
  • Intuitive UI
  • Visual hierarchy
  • Composition
  • Reading patterns
  • Grids
  • Alignment
  • Sketching the UI
  • Creating wireframes
  • Typography
  • Colour
  • Iconography
  • Web conventions
  • Content
  • UI interactions
  • Inclusive design
  • Responsive design
  • Good vs. bad UI Design
  • Prototyping
  • Usability testing
  • Handing over to developers
  • UX projects
  • UX in wider design projects
  • UX project methods: Waterfall, Agile, Lean
  • Client briefs
  • Scoping projects
  • Mood boards
  • Brand guidelines
  • Style guides
  • Research walls
  • UX presentations
  • UX storytelling
  • Presentation skills

Work in groups to solve UX UI Design challenges for two real, live clients, applying your new-found skills and building your portfolio. Your first project will be a corporate, commercially-focussed scenario. The second will be for a Not-For-Profit organisation. Splitting the projects between commercial and social impact offers you the opportunity of working in vastly different environments, towards very different goals.

  • Consult with clients to understand their goals and requirements
  • Apply UX UI Design principles and practices to real-life projects, producing professional portfolio work
  • Present UX UI Design solutions and processes to clients

Receive comprehensive career guidance and support for up to 24 weeks. We’ll help you perfect your portfolio, hone your CV and LinkedIn page, and prepare for interviews – all aimed at landing you a job that you are passionate about.

  • Create your personal brand
  • Connect your past professional and personal experiences with the UX UI mindset
  • Craft a professional UX UI Design portfolio
  • Develop career-focussed soft skills

Who this course is for

There are no prerequisites required for this course. This course is specifically designed for students aspiring to land a coveted role in UX UI Design. It is ideal for:

  • Students who want to acquire a job quickly without going to uni/college
  • Students who want a highly supported experience with weekly video sessions
  • Anyone interested in becoming a UX UI Designer or applying UX UI Design to a business or startup
  • Students who want a highly supported experience with weekly video sessions

Career outcomes

After graduating from our UX UI Design Transform course, you can apply for jobs such as:

  • UX UI Designer
  • UX Designer
  • UI Designer
  • And similar Human-Centred Design roles

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Other disciplines you might be interested in

USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN
USER INTERFACE DESIGN
SERVICE DESIGN
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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