About this Course
Join us as we learn the basic principles of User Experience Design and how it shapes everyday interactions with products. By structuring products around users’ needs, we can ensure that the products do their job. You will learn how to meet users where they are, think through intuitive experiences, and create products that more effectively meet both your goals and your end users’ goals. This course will help you think more critically through the steps and decisions a user makes while interacting with your product. If you’re considering a career in User Experience (UX) or want to learn more about it, this course will expose you to how to design and plan around the people who use your product.
What you'll learn
- What is UX Design, & why is it important?
- What is a user?
- How to design for different user personas
- Determine product goals
- Understanding a user’s journey
After starting out in fine art and moving into graphic design, Alena found her passion for programming over 15 years ago and has never looked back. Alena enjoys community and is excited to introduce people to the wonderful world of PHP and the Portland Tech Community.
When not at her computer, Alena enjoys exploring Portland with her friends and family, including her 3 young children. She also enjoys the Symphony, Cooking, Books, Yarn and Yoga.
Kaleigh Veca is a UX Architect at Designsensory, a digital agency in Tennessee. She works daily to make sure that her company’s clients can give their users the best possible experience, backed by research and created with the users’ unique needs in mind. With a love of camping, flannel shirts, and hiking, she happily resides in Knoxville, TN, a stone’s throw away from the Smoky Mountains. Twitter: @kveca
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