A modern user experience designer understands modern design concepts. They also have the research and analysis skills to design effective, compelling digital experiences across different mobile platforms, the web, and the Internet of things. This path will help you build the foundation for a solid career in UX design.
Learn and apply the principles of user centered design.
Create wireframes and graphics with industry standard tools like Illustrator and Sketch.
Build a UX portfolio that includes interactive prototypes, user personas, and more.
Planning a Career in User Experience with Cory Lebson
Looking for a job in UX? Learn about the many disciplines of user experience, and figure out how to plan a career that matches your strengths and passions.
52m • COURSE
UX Design: 1 Overview with Chris Nodder
Learn about the set of user-centered design techniques that are covered in the UX Design Techniques series.
13m 48s • COURSE
UX Design: 2 Analyzing User Data with Chris Nodder
Learn how to gather user data and transform that data into actionable project ideas for more user-centric UX designs.
30m 25s • COURSE
UX Design: 3 Creating Personas with Chris Nodder
Make your development process more user-centered by building personas. Learn about the importance of user personas, how to create them, and how to use them in your user experience research and design.
25m 43s • COURSE
UX Foundations: Prototyping with Diane Cronenwett
Learn the basics of prototyping. Discover how to build prototypes that allow you to test and validate your UX designs.
1h 18m • COURSE
UX Foundations: Multidevice Design with Diane Cronenwett
Discover how to design a user experience that's consistent and reliable from device to device: from phones and tablets to wearable tech.
1h 18m • COURSE
UX Design: 4 Ideation with Chris Nodder
Leverage the input from your team—to create the best possible product and to ensure the resulting user experience is satisfactory for users—by incorporating ideation techniques in your design workflow.
22m 33s • COURSE
UX Design: 5 Creating Scenarios and Storyboards with Chris Nodder
Identify design gaps and the exact features you need to build to make your users happy. Learn how to write scenarios and create storyboards in this installment of UX Design Techniques.
20m 42s • COURSE
UX Design: 6 Paper Prototyping with Chris Nodder
Learn how to get fast, inexpensive, and early validation of your design ideas using simple materials—pen and paper.
24m 19s • COURSE
Sketch for UX Design with Renata Phillippi
Maximize your design efficiency with Sketch plugins, templates, and best practices. Learn the best ways to use Sketch in UX design workflows and create better user experiences for responsive design, mobile, and watch apps.
2h 48m • COURSE
Photoshop for UX Design with Dennis Meyer
Learn how to use Photoshop to quickly create cohesive designs for UI and UX purposes. Dennis Meyer demonstrates how to set up a project, create a static wireframe, export a design, and even create a pixel-perfect mockup.
1h 33m • COURSE
Illustrator for UX Design with Brian Wood
Learn how to use Adobe Illustrator for web and app design. This course shows how wireframes and design layouts can be made using artboards, shapes, layers, guides, text, symbols, masks, styles, and more.
1h 55m • COURSE
UX Design: 7 Implementation Planning with Chris Nodder
Enter the development phase of your design project with a clear understanding of what you need to build. Learn how user-centered design (UCD) artifacts can help you create a precise implementation plan.
18m 27s • COURSE
You'll learn user experience design with these experts.
Two decades of UX consulting have made Cory Lebson one of the leading educators and authors in UX.
Cory Lebson (@corylebson) has been a UX consultant for over two decades. He is the principal and owner of Lebsontech LLC, a successful user experience consulting firm focused on user research and evaluation, user experience strategy, UX training, and mentoring.
Cory speaks frequently on topics related to UX career development, user experience, user research, information architecture, and accessibility. He has been featured on the radio and has published a number of articles in a variety of professional publications. He is also the author of the recently published, UX Careers Handbook.
Cory has an MBA in marketing and technology management, as well as an MA in sociology and a BS in psychology. He is a former president of both the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) International and the Washington DC chapter of UXPA. Connect with Cory on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Chris Nodder is a user researcher, UX fiend, interaction design specialist, and author of Evil by Design.
Chris is a user researcher and interaction design specialist. He is the founder of Chris Nodder Consulting LLC, an agile user experience company that helps large organizations and lean startups build products that users love. He was previously a director at Nielsen Norman Group and a senior user researcher at Microsoft. He has an M.S. in human computer interaction and a B.S. in psychology.
Chris enjoys spreading the word about user-centered design. Aside from his work coaching Fortune 500 clients, he has presented on user experience topics at conferences all over the world. He writes about agile user experience research and design techniques at QuestionableMethods.com and is the author of Evil By Design, a book that describes the persuasive techniques that companies use to draw us in. He encourages you to participate at its accompanying web site, evilbydesign.info.
Diane Cronenwett, principal interaction designer at Intuit, specializes in solving complex design problems.
Diane makes the complex simple. Her experience spans consumer, enterprise, social, and mobile at some of the most innovative and fastest growing companies in Silicon Valley. Combining business opportunity with user need, Diane approaches all design problems holistically with the ability to think broadly and strategically while executing on the details.
Renata Phillippi is a user experience designer who has worked in the web industry for more than 8 years.
Renata specializes in information architecture, interaction design, usability, and user research. Renata has created experiences for companies ranging from small start-ups to the Fortune 500, including Technicolor, Adobe, and Electronic Arts. She develops innovative solutions with critical thinking and creative problem solving while taking into account multiple perspectives. A thought leader in the design community, Renata is recognized for contributions to organizations, books, and new ideation. She lives in San Francisco, California, where she leads a user experience team for a midsize firm.
Dennis Meyer has worked in online education, video game development, and media production, though working as a content producer at lynda.com has allowed him the great pleasure of integrating his many professional loves into one job. He graduated with a masters in French studies and has both taught and written French courses for the K-12 market. From a more technical side, Dennis has also worked as a project manager for an online game startup, and has managed the deployment and maintenance of online language-learning courses.
Brian Wood is a web developer, author, and trainer on Muse, InDesign, Illustrator, and more.
The author of over ten books (Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 Classroom in a Book and Adobe Muse CC 2014 Classroom in a Book), Brian has designed numerous training titles on Muse, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, and other design software. In addition to training many clients, including Nordstrom, REI, Boeing, Starbucks, Nintendo, and others, Brian speaks regularly at national conferences, such as Adobe MAX, HOW Design, and HOW Interactive, as well as events hosted by AIGA and other industry organizations. He has also written articles for SmashingMagazine.com, Peachpit.com, CreativePro.com, Adobe Inspire magazine, and more. Brian has a YouTube channel at youtube.com/askbrianwood and a corporate training site at brianwoodtraining.com.