UI design for websites using Figma

Course Dates: 23/01/24 - 12/03/24
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Location: Online
In this course you will be creating your own mini website prototype. You will be learning how to structure, brand, and create a visually compelling UI design using Figma, an industry standard design tool.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00

Course Code: CUX16

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Tue, eve, 23 Jan - 12 Mar '24

Duration: 8 sessions (over 8 weeks)

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What is the course about?

• Branding principles
• Creating a style for your target audience
• Creating a visually compelling website which engages users
• The technical aspects of how to use Figma to give you confidence to use it independently

Participants who will attend the full course will receive a City Lit certificate of attendance electronically for their CV or CPD records. The certificate will show your name, course title and dates of the course you have attended.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

• User Interface design principles
• Styling your website
• Figma training (design software)
• Wireframing using Figma
• Responsive web design (desktop & mobile)
• Branding & Messaging
• Graphic design principles: Grid / Typography / Layout
• Interaction & Animation principles
• Competitor research
• Prototyping (clickable website).

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Utilise UI principles to design the visual aspects of a responsive website
• Use Figma to create a high-fidelity clickable prototype.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Basic computer skills. Useful to know but not essential: An understanding of User Experience and awareness of design. Awareness of general design tools such as Adobe suite, Figma.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

This is an online course. There will be work assigned outside of class to create a stronger project. The more you work outside of class the more you’ll be able to push your final website designs and learn more.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

You need access to a laptop/computer that can run Chrome browser efficiently. Have a rough idea of the type of website you would like to design and what it does.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

View our UX/UI design course that combines both User Experience with User Interface design. This course aims to cover the overall process of how both disciplines work together. It investigates UX research methods and design thinking. In addition please click here to view our courses in the Adobe Creative Cloud or click here to view our web development courses or click here to view our Digital Marketing and Social media courses. Your tutor will discuss your progression with you.

Disclaimer: Use of Third-Party Software
This course might require you to either use your own personal account or create an account for the purposes of this course. City Lit cannot accept any responsibility for any failings of the third party or provide technical support. Whilst using the software you will be responsible for abiding by the providers terms and conditions and maintaining your own work.

Alex Gregory Tutor Website

I'm a user-centered Digital Designer focused on UI. I practice design led methods to solve problems for responsive websites and apps. Accessibility, branding and design systems are part of my daily work.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.