UX Cohort Summer Series

User Experience (UX)
Jun 7 - Jul 14, 2021, 6:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

This 10-class series will be offered throughout the summer to provide new design professionals with the tools, resources,and connections they need to create a successful career in UX Design. Students will participate in an introduction to UX Design, gain access to a resource hub for continuous education and learning, and receive mentorship and career advice.

This series will offer: 

  • A small cohort, resulting in more one-on-one support with staff and intimate collaboration with cohort members
  • Toolkits filled with resources to continue practicing craft after the course
  • Office hours - “lunch and learn” style - to receive feedback from instructors and mentors as you progress throughout the cohort
  • Rich content and resources that are cost-efficient for all
  • No judgment! We welcome all students with any background; as long as you have an interest in UX design, this is the course for you! 

Course Classes & Schedule:
Schedule times are all listed in Eastern time

Chapter 1: Introduction to User Experience

  • Introduction to User Experience: Monday, June 7 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chapter 2: Introduction to User Research

  • Part 1 - User Research 101: Wednesday, June 9 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Part 2 - Applying User Research: Wednesday, June 16 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Chapter 3: Introduction to Wireframes

  • Part 1 - Introduction to Figma: Tuesday, June 22 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Part 2 - Introduction to Low-Fidelity Wireframes: Thursday, June 24 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chapter 4: Introduction to User Testing

  • Part 1 - User Testing 101: Monday, June 28 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Introduction to Design Synthesis: Wednesday, June 30 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Chapter 5: Ideation and Prototyping

  • Ideation and Prototyping: Wednesday, July 7 @ 6:00 PM

Chapter 6: Design Critique and Storytelling

  • Design Critique and Storytelling Part I: Thursday, July 8 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Design Critique and Storytelling Part II: July 12 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chapter 7: UX Job Prep

  • UX Job Prep: Wednesday, July 14 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Office Hours (available to students for additional help and support throughout the series)

UXR Office Hours: Monday, June 14 @ 6:30 PM 
Figma Office Hours: Wednesday, June 23 @ 4:00 PM 
User Testing Office Hours: Tuesday, June 29
Prototyping Office Hours, TBD

Technology Requirements

  • Laptop/desktop (Windows, Linux, Chrome or Mac)
  • Figma (free) - create account prior to course to seamlessly access content
  • Miro (free) - create account prior to course to seamlessly access content


Code of Conduct:
The Girl Develop It mission is focused on providing opportunities for women to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn to code and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct (http://www.girldevelopit.com/codeofconduct).

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