Intro to UX/UI Design
Learn the basics of user experience and user interface design including research, user flows, wireframing, and design systems. Great for beginners who love design and want to take your first steps to become a UX/UI designer.Current courses
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Globally, UX/UI design was #5 on the top 10 hard skills wanted by employers in 2020, and design is currently a billion-dollar industry that experienced a 20% growth rate in 2021.
If we want users to like our software, we should design it to behave like a likable person: respectful, generous, and helpful.
If you love designing things or if you’re already working as a designer in another field, why not aim for a career in the tech industry as UX/UI designer building apps and websites? Try out your skills and desire in this 3-week course.
We kick off with the basics of designing in Figma, introducing to various other design tools, while also taking you through to the various career paths as a UX/UI Designer.
What is user experience design and when and how are UX research methods used in product development cycle - you will get your first challenge to apply it in action.
How do you make sense of your research through and start translating it into a user journey, empathy maps and other tools that will help you in your ideation and design solutions.
You will learn what makes a great user flow, how to create your first prototypes on Figma, and learn how to set up user test to iterate based on the feedback you receive.
Start learning the fundamentals of usability as well as principles of color theory, color psychology, etc. You will also be introduced to some of newest trends shaping the future of user interfaces.
Learn the definition and components of a style guide and most importantly how to hand over your project to a client and present case studies in your portfolio.
Why should you sign up for this course?
The Re:Coded Inspire Series are self-paced short courses, designed to develop your soft, career, and foundational technical skills. This is what makes these courses great.
- Our curriculum is developed by local experts focusing on the most fundamental you need to master.
- You’ll learn from international experts who will join us for live online sessions during the course.
- Our cohort-based approach helps cultivate a supportive learning community.
- Our courses are generously supported by our donors and are free.
What our students say on...
"It was definitely well-prepared and designed. And when I saw funny gifs, I felt more relaxed about the course, and I honestly should thank you for guiding us, not just about job research but also about perspectives on life in general."
"The length of the course is reasonable and it is easy to follow. External links and videos are so helpful, and the resources and ready templates are really handy. The context is so well written in a less formal tone which makes it more catchy."
Our Intro to UX/UI Design course has been developed by local experts working in the MENAT region.
Özge is working as a User Experience Designer at the international award-winning technology company Commencis. She has worked several years in digital marketing and creative strategy and is even a Re:Coded alumna.
Intro to UX/UI Design
Jun 2, 2023
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Admission is free and open to all who fit our selection criteria.
- Youth between 18-34 from and living in the MENA region and Turkey.
- We support gender equality in tech and aim for 50% women in all our courses.
* No prior coding or design skills are required to start our courses.
** All criteria are subject to change, and additional selection criteria might apply depending on program partners.
*** In order to complete this program, you will need access to a computer and a stable internet connection.
The Re:Coded Inspire Series are self-paced short courses (20 hours in 3 weeks), designed to develop your soft, career, and foundational technical skills.
You've probably been drawing all your life or played around with design in one way or another. Maybe you're already a designer working in fashion, graphics, or some other creative field?
Well, the future is increasingly digital and there are more and more (well-paid) jobs for UX/UI designers, so why not check it out to see if it's something for you as well?
You'll quickly understand that it applies many of the same principles for design, but it's just really (really) focused on the experience of the user and we're sure you'll really love that part. That's something everyone can learn from no mattter what you do.
Yes!! Well, almost that is! If you fit the criteria, admission is free and open.
Our vision is to make it possible for anyone, anywhere to join and thrive in the digital economy and our Inspire Series courses are available to a much wider audience than our immersive bootcamps.
There are still some selection criteria that apply such as youth between 18-34 living in the MENA region + Turkey. Some additional criteria might apply to each program, but look for those in the application form when you click to apply.
Once you have submitted the application form, you will receive an email acknowledging we have received your application. Once the application deadline is due, we will begin the selection process and send you an email of acceptance shortly before the cohort begins. Admission is free and open to anyone who fits our selection criteria.
You will do this course in your own time using our LMS (Learning Management System) as this course is self-paced and asynchronous. You won't be alone though. You will start your learning at the same time as everyone else who has been admitted, and you will get an opportunity to join our community and participate in a kick-off event where you will meet the other students.
Throughout the course, there will be live seminars with local or international experts, and you will be put through your paces with discussions, assignments, and quizzes.
Yes, you get a certificate of completion once you complete the course. You will receive this in PDF format and also instructions on how to embed your certificate into your LinkedIn profile.
Well, it is possible to finish the course in less than 3 weeks. However, we highly recommend that you don't rush through the course and take the time to complete it with quality. We recommend that you try and utilize the entire 3 weeks, join the optional seminars, and engage with your classmates.
It’s not mandatory to join the online community events or seminars, however, they are filled with valuable information and allow you to hear from experts and engage with your classmates.
Yes! Like every other program at Re:Coded we are kindly supported by our donors. In the application form, you will see who is supporting your specific course.