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General Assembly: Crash Course in UX/UI Design
February 28, 2013 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM| $264
In this class, we will dive into modern web UI design. You will learn the various components of user interface design for the web, as well as how to make informed decisions about which types of UI design elements to choose when designing a website. The course will cover effective layouts for site pages, as well best practice options for navigation, search, registration/account management, shopping carts and web copy style.
- Learn the basic principles of effective web UX/UI design
- Gain an understanding of best practices for web user interface design
- Obtain the ability to make informed decisions when creating a website user interface design
Matt Brick has over 17 years experience in the fields of user experience and user interface design. After kicking off his career in the San Francisco Bay Area during the Dot-com Boom of the late 90s, working for a variety of start-ups as well as for gaming giant Electronic Arts / pogo.com, Matt took his skills to Europe where he worked on the award-winning Nike Football Europe website campaign in Copenhagen. Matt then settled in London as a global UX/UI manager at international telecommunications giant ‘3’, where he led a global UX team designing multi-platform user interfaces for some of the world’s first 3G devices. Since 2003, Matt has been a private project-based UX/UI design consultant, running his own private consultancies in London and Hong Kong. Some of his clients include Nokia, Avis, Yamaha, Sony, Vodafone, O2 UK, British Sky Broadcasting, Barclays, RBS, Lehman Brothers, InvestLab, Virgin Atlantic, Aer Lingus, Bearing Point, Reed Exhibitions and Shanghai Tang.
About The Hive: The Hive is a premier members’ coworking space and creative community based in the dynamic Wan Chai area of Hong Kong. General Assembly has partnered with The Hive to bring you classes/workshops in early 2013. More information about the space here.