Foundation Course in UX & UCD
8 Week, Evening Course, In-Person, Central London
Starting 3rd May 2016
WHO CAN GET INVOLVED
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Senior User Experience Consultant
A Senior User Experience Consultant with diverse experience from working with startups and indie developers, Universities, big consultancies like Accenture. More recently working at Thomson Reuters and HSBC. He has designed iOS, Android, and hybrid apps, GOV.UK websites, SAAS, and complex financial platforms.
His educational background is in Mathematics (BSc), Digital systems and elearning (MSc), and Human Computer interaction with Ergonomics (MSc, University College London).
UX Designer & Mentor/Lecturer
User experience designer with nearly 20 years working experience including 7 years in design and research. Passionate about education, currently teaching Lean user experience design and graphic design. Recently won a hackathon for a major Biotech firm, mentored start-ups at Google Launchpad and designed for leading start-up LoveCraft. Inspired by Google Ventures and Lean UX. Holding degrees in business, graphics, web design and development from University of the Arts and University of London.
Head of UX
Strategic and multidisciplinary team leader, passionate with every idea that challenges the existing HCI (Human–computer Interaction) reality. As a Head of UX at JustGiving Hara ensures that both consumer and non-profit audiences have a delightful and cohesive experience across channels. Hara Mihailidou has previously worked for brands like Microsoft, Skype, O2, Hearst as well as Seren EY Service Design agency. Her educational background is on Interactive Media (MA, London College of Communication) and Computer science (BSc) and she is an ambassador of design for good.
This course is aimed for beginners, however, prior UX experience is beneficial. We will be offering pre-course work so you can get familiarised with the presumed knowledge.
There will be some tools used in this program however, these will be provided.
Yes. Only a deposit is needed to secure your place but full payment will be required prior to the course starting.
These are the books recommended by the trainers: 1. The design of everyday things, by Don Norman 2. Design is a job, by Mike Monteiro 3. Don't make me think, by Steve Krug 4. About face: the essentials of interaction design, by Alan Cooper 5. Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience, by Jeff Gothelf
Refunds will be provided up to 14 days in advance. Alternatively, you will be able to sign to our next training course since we plan on running two courses per year.
Yes. Group discounts are available. You should enquire for more information if you seek group discounts.
Slides from the lectures will be provided, you will also be able contact the teachers if you have any questions.
Invoice can be provided on request. Please contact us for more information.
This is a one day per week course which will begin at 6:00 pm and end at 8:30 pm.