UX Design for Beginners Course

Welcome to your UX Design for Beginners Course. In the following six tutorials, you'll get a thorough introduction to UX design, from its definition, areas and origins through to the skills you need to build a professional portfolio and become a UX designer. Each UX design tutorial consists of a video introduction, comprehensive text, interactive quiz and an optional practical task. Let's get started!

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What Is UX Design?

How would you define UX design? Who first coined the term? And why has it become so trendy all of a sudden? In this tutorial, UX designer and Head of Design Jeff takes you on a journey into the origins and fundamentals of user experience design – all with the help of a banana, an apple, and a mouse.

How would you define UX design? Who first coined the term? And why has it become so trendy all of a sudden? In this tutorial, UX designer and Head of Design Jeff takes you on a journey into the origins and fundamentals of user experience design – all with the help of a banana, an apple, and a mouse.

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An Introduction To The UX Design Process

In this free tutorial, pro UX designer Claire walks you through the UX design process. She’ll introduce you to the key concepts and processes tucked under the umbrella of UX design, from user research and personas to wireframes and prototyping.

In this free tutorial, pro UX designer Claire walks you through the UX design process. She’ll introduce you to the key concepts and processes tucked under the umbrella of UX design, from user research and personas to wireframes and prototyping.

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The Different Areas Of UX Design

ExS, IxD, UR and IA. Confused? We understand. UX design loves its acronyms as much as the next field: In this tutorial, Claire declutters the terms and draws the distinctions between Experience Strategy, Interaction Design, User Research and Information Architecture.

ExS, IxD, UR and IA. Confused? We understand. UX design loves its acronyms as much as the next field: In this tutorial, Claire declutters the terms and draws the distinctions between Experience Strategy, Interaction Design, User Research and Information Architecture.

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The Skills You Need To Be A UX Designer

Picture the perfect UX designer. What do you see? A skilled communicator, deftly moving between teams with empathy and panache? A data-driven design nerd, perhaps? Or an architect of information? Tobias, a CareerFoundry UX Design mentor, plots the soft and hard skills of a UX designer.

Picture the perfect UX designer. What do you see? A skilled communicator, deftly moving between teams with empathy and panache? A data-driven design nerd, perhaps? Or an architect of information? Tobias, a CareerFoundry UX Design mentor, plots the soft and hard skills of a UX designer.

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Tips For Your First Great UX Portfolio

You’re a writer and you want a job. What do you do? You show off the articles you’ve penned, the books you’ve published, the copy you’ve drafted. Oh, you’re a marketer? Then you’ll probably show off the companies you’ve worked for and the campaigns you’ve worked on. It’s not so different for a UX designer – just that you’ll display your skills by way of your portfolio. And here’s how.

You’re a writer and you want a job. What do you do? You show off the articles you’ve penned, the books you’ve published, the copy you’ve drafted. Oh, you’re a marketer? Then you’ll probably show off the companies you’ve worked for and the campaigns you’ve worked on. It’s not so different for a UX designer – just that you’ll display your skills by way of your portfolio. And here’s how.

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How (And Why) To Become A Professional UX Designer

UX design is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The CEO and founder of CareerFoundry, Raffaela Rein, gives you a tour of the current topography of UX design, covering how much you could expect to earn as a UX designer, and explaining why companies are clamoring to catch up now UX has caught on.

UX design is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The CEO and founder of CareerFoundry, Raffaela Rein, gives you a tour of the current topography of UX design, covering how much you could expect to earn as a UX designer, and explaining why companies are clamoring to catch up now UX has caught on.

UX Design for Beginners Course

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