User experience design bootcamp

  • General Assembly 675 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast Atlanta, GA, 30308 United States

As technology changes and more media outlets compete for customers’ time, providing an enjoyable experience is critical to both attracting and keeping users. This class aims to demystify UX by giving a practical and simple introduction to what UX is while also explaining some of its core concepts of usability. This is a field that affects all areas of business — prepare to dip your toes into an ocean of new concepts and ideas that will enlighten your perspective on the human-computer interaction experience.

Takeaways

Introduction to user experience design + usability

  • Describe the field of UX + how it relates to other disciplines
  • Identify the different roles within UX + the responsibilities of each
  • UX Process: Traditional [“Waterfall”], Agile, Lean
  • Learn to conduct UX research

Introduction to user experience documentation + deliverables + software

  • Learn about personas, user flows, sitemaps, wireframes
  • Determine when to use which documentation
  • Discover new tools and frameworks for creating deliverables

Introduction to usable web forms

  • Identify the different elements of forms and how to use them effectively
  • Learn what makes a strong user experience with forms
  • Identify expected outcomes

Curated list of UX resources

  • Recommended blogs, books, experts to follow, companies of note, local organizations and recommended conferences

Prereqs & Preparation

Bring your laptop & cell phone. Nothing else required!