The Interaction Design Foundation describes user experience (UX) design as “the process of creating products that provide meaningful and relevant experiences to users.” UX was recently identified as one of the most sought after tech skills in Waterloo Region in the Breaking into Tech report.
Introduction to User Experience Bootcamp
Come explore what a career in UX could be at our two-day bootcamp. The bootcamp introduces you to the daily work of a UX Designer through engaging and interactive discussions and activities that simulate real-life scenarios.
What you’ll learn:
- Through an introduction to theory, definitions and processes you’ll develop a working knowledge of UX principles and how to apply them
- You’ll gain hands-on experience with tools and techniques to solve real world design problems, including: user research, foundational design, prototyping and testing
- Take away practical tips on how to impact the user experience throughout the product life cycle
Who is it for? This course is designed to inspire people considering the field of UX in tech and for those who are curious and passionate to learn how to positively impact the user experience in their current role.
How big is the class? A maximum of 20 participants
Location: Communitech Hub, 151 Charles Street West, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1H6
Date: February 11 and 12, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM each day
Registration fee: $195
Includes light morning snack and lunch on both days
Facilitated by: Davis Neable, UX Leader