Voice User Interface Design

in collaboration with Amazon Alexa

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According to comScore, 50% of searches will be voice searches by 2020.
From ordering a taxi to dimming the lights, people are starting to interact with technology in a more natural way: talking.
There are over 15,000 Alexa skills available, and this number is growing exponentially.
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Voice User Interface Design in collaboration with Amazon Alexa

Course starting Monday, December 4, 2017 - spaces limited


Take our comprehensive course in UX for voice user interface design and specialize in this fast evolving technology. It was built in collaboration with voice leader, Amazon Alexa, to guarantee the most industry-relevant skills are covered. By the end of the course, you'll have designed a complete voice experience for Amazon Alexa and developed your own Alexa skills.

Become the go-to specialist for voice design and change how people interact with technology

What you'll learn

This course gives you the foundation and hands-on practice you need to apply voice design principles to voice services like Amazon Alexa and more...

Achievement 1:

Introduction to Voice Design

  • Getting Started with Your Voice Design Course
  • History & Appeal of Voice
  • Use Cases for Voice
  • Personas for Voice
  • Voice Interactions with Alexa
  • Building Your First Skill
  • Working with AWS Lambda
  • Certifying Your Skill

Achievement 2:

UX Design Principles for Voice

  • User Stories for Voice
  • Sample Dialogs
  • User Flows for Voice
  • Voice Scripts
  • Context & Memory in Voice Design
  • Usability Testing for Voice Interactions
  • Multimodal Interactions
  • Accessibility & Voice
  • Safe Voice Design
The course gives you hands-on practice applying voice principles to designing real Alexa skills.
You'll finish the course with portfolio pieces like voice user flows, scripts, and personas.
You'll also have the chance to implement and showcase your designs by building 3 Alexa skills.

Voice design will revolutionize how companies and customers interact.

The questions and phrases people use in voice search are drastically different from the searches users conduct via a keyboard.
Source: Forbes
Voice-based queries are different than written searches, generally made up of longer phrases, including complete sentences.
Source: MOZ
No longer can you simply target a specific keyword, content and websites need to be more complex, ready to answer the questions users have.
Source: Forbes

Before we know it, consumers will carry out lots of day-to-day transactions using voice. In order to meet consumer demand, companies will simply have to adapt to voice technology. Designers who start learning today will become in-demand experts at the forefront of this exciting tech revolution.

Raffaela Rein

CEO, CareerFoundry

Studying with CareerFoundry: How it works

Access the course from anywhere:

To study Voice User Interface Design, you’ll just need a laptop/PC and an internetconnection.

Work with a personalized Mentor:

You’ll get regular feedback from an experienced VUI designer.

Project-based learning:

We believe people learn best by doing. That’s why as soon as you’ve learned something new, you’llput it to the test and get 1-on-1 help until you’ve nailed it.

Study at your own pace:

The course takes on average 8 weeks at 15 hours/week, but you can choose to finish quicker orextend if you need to.

Join the CareerFoundry community:

Exchange ideas and build connections with like-minded designers across the globe.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need any experience to join the course?

You should be comfortable with executing UX Design tasks and concepts like user personas, low- and high-fidelity prototyping, user flows, and usability testing for visual designs.

How long does the course take?

The course is approximately 120 hours. Most people choose to study 15 hours / week and finish in 8 weeks. However, this is flexible -- you may choose to put in more time and finish sooner or request an extension.

What industry experts are saying aboutVoice User Interface Design

Voice interface design is very easy to do badly. But, if done well, it can mean a massive improvement in the user experience at every digital touchpoint.

Daniel Westerlund
Founder, Digitalime Agency

Voice is a brand new way of interacting with technology, and one that we believe is the future of computing. We’re excited to work with CareerFoundry to provide support specifically for UX designers, so that they can create even more engaging voice-first experiences.

Rob Pulciani
Director, Amazon Alexa

Become the go-to specialist for Voice User Interface Design

Course Price: $2000


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