UX UI Training


User Interface & User Experience Design Training by Candyce Mairs

UX and UI are becoming more important as users expect a great experience when interacting with a website or web app. Implementing it onto the colocation server of choice can change the perception of your company drastically online. Candyce Mairs provides training in User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) Design to enhance every user of your content and could help to build a great portfolio which might be helpful with your user based webpages. You could master ux design concepts, build a unique portfolio and launch your career with a ux bootcamp!

Learn how to create user-based designs for your web pages. Discover the importance of creating an entire user experience that caters to your specific users. Learn the importance of personality in design to build brand loyalty and user enjoyment. You can even uncover the intricacies of UI testing. If you are in need of a refresh surrounding the different tools involved in software testing, then go to the Parasoft website for a useful guide to the top 10 web UI test tools involved in automated web UI testing.

Below is an outline of the various topics covered in this training. This outline is an example of the various topics covered in the training. These topics can be customized to suit your specific needs.

CMairsCreate provides various resources on UX & UI. Feel free to use these UX/UI resources to expand your knowledge on user experience and user interface design.

UX/UI & Web Design Training Outline Example (2 days)

Day One – Visual Design & UX/UI Basics

  • What is Design?
    • The Personality Behind Design
    • The How & Why of Design
    • Where do We Begin?
  • Web Design Principles
    • Designing for the Web
    • Web Design Limitations
    • Four Design Principles
    • Importance of Interface & Navigation
    • User Experience on the Web
    • The Human Factor: Design and Emotions
  • User centered design
    • Creating a User Centered Design
    • Defining the User
    • User Goals
    • Pain vs Pleasure Principle
    • Factors in Good UX: Speed, Effectiveness & Pleasure
  • Online Behavior
    • Best Practices for User Research
    • Desktop & Mobile User Differences
    • Methods to Track Users Online Behavior
    • Content Placement
  • Fundamentals of UX Design
    • Fundamentals of UX Design
    • Best Methods for Web Presentation
    • Approaching your Design from a Task-oriented Perspective
  • Gathering User Analytics
    • User Research Methodologies
    • Tools Available for Analytics
    • Using Analytics to Prioritize Product Features

Day 2 – UX/UI Design & Prototyping

  • Wireframing & Storyboarding
    • Defining a Goal
    • Wireframing the Layout
    • Storyboarding the Process
  • Information Architecture & the User
    • What is Information Architecture?
    • The Role of the User in IA
    • Planning Your Scenarios
    • Human Behavior When Searching
  • Organizing the Site Structure
    • Mocking Up the Site Layout
    • Working Through Scenarios
    • Site Structure Testing
  • Web Usability & Accessibility
    • Building Usability into your Site
    • The Importance of Accessibility
    • Retaining an Accessibility Focus Throughout the Web Process
    • Labeling Content
    • Visual Distinctiveness
  • Building the Design
    • Creating a Style Guide
    • The Psychology of Color
    • Working with Organizational & Web Standards
    • Labeling Content
    • Planning the Navigation
    • Creating a Sitemap
  • Mobile vs Desktop Design
    • Using Analytics for Planning Designs
    • Screen Size Matters
  • Planning for Smaller Screens
    • User Expectations Across Screen Sizes
    • Standards for Mobile & Tablet
    • Mobile or Desktop First Designs
    • Planning for Responsive Designs
  • Prototyping
    • Tools Available for Prototyping Designs
    • Testing Methods