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User Experience Through Visual, GUI and Interaction Design  (EQUE303)

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

Description:

In this course you will learn how to: Build a visual lexicon and style guide; Create wireframes to explore layout and prioritization; Apply visual design to your wireframes to create prototypes; Design engaging icons; Create engaging user interactions through visual and GUI design; Identify software needs to support your visual design process.

Prerequisites:

None

Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Ottawa English November 29 $ 435.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English November 29 $ 435.00
Ottawa English February 1 $ 435.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English February 1 $ 435.00
Ottawa English April 12 $ 435.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English April 12 $ 435.00

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Course Outline

  • Review of Visual Design Techniques
    • Choosing colours
    • Weight, shape and motion
    • Proximity, alignment, repetition, contrast
    • The golden ratio
    • Working with grids
    • Typography
  • Review of User Requirements and Experience Research
    • Competitive analysis, data mining, listening posts
    • Customer insights and personas
    • Concept models, process flow, swimlanes and site maps
  • Building a Visual Lexicon
    • Exploring design styles
    • Branding and style guides
    • Developing themes
  • Creating Wireframes
    • Keeping purpose in mind
    • Dividing the space
    • Priority positioning
    • Adding form
    • Adding depth
    • Annotating wireframes
  • Applying Visual Design
    • Respecting branding and style guides
    • Setting the tone and mood
    • Creating focus and emphasis
    • Leading the eye
  • Iconography
    • Symbols and culture, revisit your personas
    • Designing an iconic language
    • Pictograms vs. realism
    • Common icon design mistakes
  • Designing for Interactions
    • Intuitive interactions
    • Guided interactions
    • Discoverable interactions
  • Prototyping
    • Proof of concept
    • Working protoype
    • Testing prototype (beta)
  • The Technical Side
    • Graphic design, illustration and prototyping software
    • File types and formats
    • Image size, resolution and colour depth
    • Putting it all together: from pad to pixels

Private training is available for this course.

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