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Course details

Overview

This course builds on your existing UX design knowledge and skills to focus on mobile design.

Ideally, you will have some Web or UX design skills as well as a working knowledge of Sketch app. As a guide, please view the course outline for UXD101: UX Design Fundamentals using Sketch for an overview of the required knowledge prior to doing this advanced UX course.

You will learn key concepts and skills such as responsive design, mobile-first principles, and best practice for mobile design.

Duration

1-day intensive (offered on weekdays, Saturdays or across several evenings)

You will learn

  • Mobile Interaction design principles and designing for optimal usability.
  • Designing for context: The enablers and constraints of mobile design.
  • Mobile design patterns consistency and usability.
  • The Grid system for responsive design.
  • Applying C.R.A.P (Contrast, Repetition, Alignment, Proximity) to UX design.
  • Theory and techniques for maximising visual affordance in UX Design.
  • Common mobile and touch screen navigation design patterns.
  • Common Mobile Home, Landing page, List (category) page and detail page design.
  • Device specificity and design: An overview of iOS Vs Android design guidelines.
  • Paper prototyping for mobile.
  • Designing with gestures, animations and transitions.
  • Throughout this course, you will be learning how to use Sketch App to create your wireframes and view ‘on-device’.

Additional information

Coffee, tea and refreshments provided.

What our past attendees say

James Macpherson
“Mike is an outstanding lecturer. Every lecture was hands on – class participation is what Mike’s classes were all about. More often than not, real life scenarios were explained and broken down by Mike to help us understand concepts – his wealth of industry experience is clear when he teaches.”