UX Academy

Intermediate Course in UX

Next Course Starting April 2018

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You will work in project teams to add to your portfolio


Class sizes are a maximum of 12 people


Face-to-Face Teaching
Once a week, afternoon or evening


UX’ers experts in their respective fields

Our Intermediate course is designed for people with existing experience in UX to help develop their careers to the next stage. This is a practical 6 evening course taught by 2 industry leading UX practitioners. You will be guided through key UX techniques to progress your knowledge across UX, including Advanced User Research, Fast Prototyping, Data Driven Design and much more.

Who Can Get Involved

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UX Designers

Develop your fast prototyping techniques and Design Thinking , teaching course, academy user experience

UI Designers

UX researcher, user experience design, research and testing

UX Researchers

Interaction Designers

Relevant Industry Experience

Information Architect

What Will You Learn

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User Journey Maps

An important design tool to understand product/service interactions from the users’ point of view.

Fast Prototyping Techniques UX DESIGNER

Fast Prototyping Techniques

Rapid prototyping enables you to quickly create an initial version of a final product

Using Data in Design

Using Data In Design

Data-driven design can enable you to make informed decisions about products, to help create better and robust experiences

design thinking, UX METHODOLOGY

Design Thinking

A method for practical, creative resolution of problems.  proven and repeatable problem-solving approach.

Patten Libraries, UX tool, research, testing, design

Pattern Libraries

Thorough overview and examples of software design patterns that you can apply in your daily development

LEAN UX principals

Lean UX Principals

Identify best practices for research and testing within an agile environment

Course Structure

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Conduct Advanced User Research

➜ Choosing your Project/Challenge

➜ Customer Empathy and Contextual Enquiry

➜ Diary Studies and Customer Interviews

➜ Competitor Research

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Effective Interaction Design Techniques

➜ User needs and Lean Personas

➜ Create Experience Design Artefacts

➜ User Experience Journey Maps and Flow Charts

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Design Thinking

➜ Use Design Thinking to Frame Challenges

➜ Advanced Ideation Techniques

➜ Sketch and Create Solutions

➜ Hypothesis setting

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Fast Prototyping & Pattern Libraries

➜ Lean UX concept Testing

➜ Rapid Prototyping

➜ Efficient Methods to Validate Design

➜ Validating Stickiness and Habit-Forming Concepts

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Leveraging Qual/Quan Research

➜ Feedback, Affordances, Visibility, Metaphors

➜ Designing Interactions for Mobile

➜ First Time Use, On-boarding Experiences

➜ Using pattern libraries

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Analytics & Data-Driven Design

➜ User Testing and Expert Evaluation Methods

➜ Combining Qualitative/Quantitative Methods

➜ Design Data-Driven Projects

➜ Gather, Document & Present User Data


Discovery Phase

Customer Research Techniques

Prototype/Wireframe Sketches

Sketching Interactions


Presenting Storyboards

Creating Storyboards


User Journey

The Trainers

Jiří-Jeřábek BW, MUXL, UX Academy

Jiri Jerabek

Principal Interaction Designer



Jiri has 12 years of experience in designing digital products shaped him into strategic design leader who is able to set holistic vision and strategy and run design initiatives spanning countries and global regions.
His project history ranges from launching large scale key product functionalities (Intuit) and radical innovation (BBC Research & Development) to detailed work on end-user products (Telegraph, National Rail Enquiries apps, Freesat set-top box, Canon, American Express).

Sophie Lepinoy

Sophie Lepinoy

Senior UX Designer


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. 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 the University of the Arts and University of London.


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