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UX Design Tools: Illustrator

with Justin Putney

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Start your UX designs in Illustrator. Learn how to create custom reusable symbols, add text, use artboards to design for multiple screens and application states, and export your wireframes as PDFs.
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UX Design Tools: Illustrator
Video Duration: 0s 1h 11m Intermediate


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The UX Design Tools series connects early UX creative processes—like wireframing and prototyping—with the tools and techniques necessary to create a successful product design. Illustrator is one of those tools, noteworthy for its type tools, spacious artboard, libraries of reusable artwork, and clean vector lines. In this course, Justin Putney shows how to use symbols to take advantage of reusability, organize your artwork into layers, use artboards to design different wireframes for multiple screens and different application states, and export wireframes to share with clients and developers.

Topics include:
  • Creating and positioning guides
  • Building shapes
  • Designing reusable symbols
  • Creating character and paragraph styles
  • Adding text
  • Using artboards to organize and display content
  • Exporting to multipage PDF


Welcome to UX Design Tools: Illustrator. My name is Justin Putney. In this course, we're going to take a look at using symbols to take advantage of reuseability. We're going to organize our artwork into layers. We're going to learn how to use art boards to design different wire frames for multiple screens, as well as for different application states. And finally you'll learn how to export your wire frames. So that you can share them with clients and developers. So let's get started creating wire frames in Illustrator.

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