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Part-Time UX Design Courses in Toronto

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Overview

In our UX Design course, you will learn to put the human experience at the core of everything you build, and use design thinking to creatively solve real issues.

HUMAN-CENTRED DESIGN

These courses are designed for those working as designers or developers, as well as alumni of our part-time web development courses. While your learnings in this course remain rooted in user experience and user interaction principles, we will also dive deep into learning how people think. Your in-class exercises and projects will hold the human at the core of all concepts being learned.

SOLVE REAL PROBLEMS

At the end of this course you’ll have two original, portfolio-worthy projects that solve real-world problem using design thinking. Your first portfolio project will tackle the myriad of problems that arise with transit in a major city. In your second project given full autonomy to propose a solution to one of today's "wicked" problems - a problem so big that it seems unsolveable. With both projects, you’ll go beyond wireframing and digital design tooling and tackle the heart of each issue, the human experience.

Supercharge your learning and save.

UX Design alumni receive a $1,000 Scholarship off Bootcamp tuition if accepted.

Courses

Prices go up August 15th!

Continuing Education

UX Design

In this course you’ll dive into topics such as cognitive design patterns in UI & UX, personalities and mental models, interaction design foundations, the art and science of interviewing users, visual language principles, and more. You'll also explore topics such as emotional design, empathy mapping, systematic design, human-centred design and user testing.

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48 hours over 8 weeks

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$2,000 plus HST

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What You'll Learn

Below are a few of the technical topics covered in UX Design Fundamentals and Advanced UX Design.

  • Human-centred design thinking
  • Design and prototyping in Sketch App
  • Cognitive design patterns in UI/UX
  • Creating personas and mental models
  • Receiving and giving user critiques
  • Content strategy, and its interaction with design
  • Creating design compositions and style guides
  • Emotional design and empathy mapping
  • How to address error handling

    UX Design Course Syllabus

    Download our UX Design Course Syllabus to get a full lesson-by-lesson look at what you'll learn and a preview of the projects you'll create in our courses.

    Example Projects

    Instructors

    Meet your UX Design Instructors!

    Ricardo Vazquez

    Ricardo Vazquez

    Lead Instructor, UX Design

    Ricardo is an award-winning Product Designer. He has had the pleasure of working at companies such as 500px, FreshBooks, Mozilla, and Shopify, where he currently practices Human-Centred Design. Ricardo's interests revolve around memory, logic, emotion, and digging into some of the world's most intriguing problems. You'll often find him daydreaming about culture, design, aesthetic, wit, thought, refinement, courage, and the happiness of pursuit.

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    Linn Vizard

    Linn Vizard

    Independent UX and Service Designer

    Linn is an independent UX and service designer based in Toronto. Throughout her career she has worked at award winning agencies like Bridgeable and Usability Matters, using design approaches to solve challenges for clients in the telco, financial services, government and not-for-profit space. She loves teaching and mentoring the next generation of designers. Linn has spoken about design around the world at events like Interaction (the IxDA conference) and the Service Design Network Global Conference. She loves glitter, dancing, and cats, and can deadlift over 200 pounds.

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    Tom Acker

    Tom Acker

    Experience Lead at HUGE

    Tom is currently an Experience Lead at HUGE. He has over half a decade of experience working in UX research and design with brands like Citibank, Four Seasons, McDonald's and Canadian Tire. Tom is particularly interested in how digital solutions can integrate with physical spaces to create unique experiences. He has a Bcom from McGill University and was a graduate of HackerYou’s Advanced Web Development course.

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