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User Experience Design

Develop a deep understanding of users and their needs, leveraging UX best practices to improve the quality of interactions with a product and deliver maximum value.

Time commitment
6 weeks (8-10 hours per week) 100% online
Next start date
18 Nov 2019
Prerequisites
None
A$ 1200 incl GST
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Why learn User Experience Design

Demand for UX Designers is far outweighing the supply with recent studies placing UX Designers as the #1 in-demand role of 2018. This course has been developed in conjunction with industry leaders like Symplicit as an important early step to help you transition to a UX role or apply your new UX skills to drive business value.

How does it work

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of UX Design, with a strong focus on digital product design, covering everything from the basic UX processes, from user interviews to prototypes and usability testing. Through the course you will be working on developing your own portfolio piece, which can be used to demonstrate your new skills immediately. Fully supported by expert mentors with access to industry leaders you will gain real life skills to equip you for success from day one.

Skills learned

User experience fundamentals, the Double Diamond, benchmarking, stakeholder management, personas, ideation and prioritisation, story boarding, research methods, planning and running user interviews, synthesis, affinity mapping, prototyping, wireframes, usability testing, presentations and portfolios. 

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Course Structure

Module 1

Introduction to User Experience Design

What is User Experience Design

Defining UX Design 

Principles, frameworks and tools

Module 2

UX Design brief and problem definition

Design briefs

Creating personas

Benchmarking

Module 3

Research and insights

UX research best practice

Research methodologies

User interviews

Synthesis and insights

Module 4

Concept Design

Ideation, sketching and storyboarding

Prioritisation techniques

Low-Fidelity prototyping

Paper prototyping and digital wireframes

Module 5

Concept refinement

Usability testing 

Digital synthesis

Iterating on your design

Creating clickable prototypes

 

Module 6

Final presentation and what's next

The art of storytelling

From presentation to portfolio

Future of UX 

UI fundamentals for Hi-Fidelity designs

Learn with Industry Experts

Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business

Miriana TaflagaLead Experience Designer

Miriana is an experienced services marketing, product development, customer experience and human centered design practitioner. Working with a range of small and large organisations, Miriana’s experience has centered on the health, financial services, creative, and research and development investment industries.  Miriana is endlessly curious about what drives people to do what they do. As an insightful experience designer, Miriana researches, solves business problems and identifies opportunities, insights & creative options to build customer value and positive social influence.

Leigh
Leigh BarnettDirector of Experience Design

Leigh has spent the last decade leading HCD and innovation, in both consultant and client-side roles. His work in User Research, Strategy and CX/UX Design have informed innovation for 2XU, Johnson & Johnson and Pental Products; he has delivered national projects for Adidas and Grill’d, and global projects with Rip Curl and World Vision. Most recently Leigh led Experience Design for Child Sponsorship, as well as New Product Development at World Vision. 

Michelle EdmundsDirector of Experience Design

With 15 years’ of international experience in both Australia and North America; Michelle is passionate about user experience, strategy, product development. A leader that tackles challenges head on and adapts to change easily, her collaborative approach with clients ensures that design is not only about aesthetics but more importantly solves user goals and objectives, adding real value to the business.

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