UI/UX Design from scratch

4 months • part-time course  in

Learn how to make endlessly flipping websites

Recruitment is ongoing

Overview

In this course you will begin to know UI from UX. You will learn the difference between digital design and printed products design. You will learn the ageless principles of composition, typography, and color combinations. As a result you will be able to build adaptive sites for different devices.

We will teach you how to work with Adobe Photoshop and Figma. Also, we will tell you about the main stages of design thinking. As a result, you will make an appealing and usable website and will be able to show your project to the customer.

What will you get?
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Figma
  • color
  • composition
  • typography
  • modular grids
  • adaptive websites
Required skills
  • Your laptop
  • Installed Adobe Photoshop CC (English language version)
  • Basic computer skills

Why UI/UX?

  • It’s the main creative profession in IT
  • More than 100 job vacancies appear on djinni.co each month
  • UI/UX solves business problems – designer create a better user experience for customers

Course content

theory (video)

11 hours

All theory is recorded as video lessons and saved on our LMS system. As a student you’ll have lifelong access to all video lessons.

practice

128 hours

During lessons, you’ll solve real-life cases with your teacher. You’ll work individually or in groups together with your colleagues.

english lessons

32 hours

IT world speaks the English language and you can’t go far without it. Our teachers will help you master the professional IT language.

career guidance

8 hours

Specialist in HR will help you understand the local IT market, teach you how to write a compelling CV and will guide you through an interview process.

All theory is recorded as video lessons and saved on our LMS system. As a student you’ll have lifelong access to all video lessons.

During lessons, you’ll solve real-life cases with your teacher. You’ll work individually or in groups together with your colleagues.

IT world speaks the English language and you can’t go far without it. Our teachers will help you master the professional IT language.

Specialist in HR will help you understand the local IT market, teach you how to write a compelling CV and will guide you through an interview process.

Tuesday

19:00 - 21:00

Thursday

19:00 - 21:00

Saturday

10:00 - 14:00

Course description

module 1
UX

1. Introduction to the UX. We start with the meaning

2. Work with brief and audience insights

3. Design research: Person portrait

4. Design research: Scenarios

5. Prototyping

6. Testing

7. Introduction to web analytics

8. A/B testing (features and examples)

9.

module 2
Figma

1. Figma. Program installation

2. Files, Projects, and Team

3. Panel Toolbar

4. Access by link for others

5. Comments on the project

6. Creating a Frame

7. Shapes

8. Panel Layer and Pages

9. Alignment of objects

10. Work with fill, stroke, gradients

11. Pen

12. Pencil

13. Editing vector shapes

14. Creating SVG icons and exporting

15. Work with text

16. Work with images and color correction

17. Masks

18. Effects

19. Creating module grids in Figma

20. Styles in Figma (typography + colors)

21. Components in Figma

22. Adaptive design and constraints

23. Interactive Prototype

24. Exporting files

25. Rules for files transfer to developers

26. Zeplin

27.

module 3
UI

1. Icons

2. Modular grid

3. Typography on the web

4. Color theory

5. UI-components. What does the site consist of?

6. Visual hierarchy

7. Design system

8. Adaptive design

9. Types of sites

10. Landing Page

11.

module 4
Photoshop

1. Photoshop. Introduction to the interface

2. Image Retouching: (Healing Brush Tool, Patch Tool, Clone Stamp)

3. Brushes

4. Blending Modes

5. Collages: Cutting Objects (Lasso, Pentool, Erase)

6. Collages: Masks

7. Color correction

8. Smart Object

9. Working with Mockup

10.

module 5
Consultation for the graduation project (6 lessons)

1.

module 6
Career counseling for the designer. A CV (6 lessons online)

1. CV

2. LinkedIn. Creating pages + contact search

3. About job search

4. Portfolio

5. Behance. Registration. Design and creation one project on Behance

6. Practical tips for the designer career

7.

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Teachers

Mariia Yushchuk

UI/UX Design Junior Teacher and Course Author

I teach students to argue for their decisions. I make them to gather good examples and teach them to present their works. The important part in learning is basic knowledge about business goals: how do they influence a design, why do you need to lean on goals when choosing your idea.   When I have free time, I listen to rock operas, play poker, pass quests and take photos.
Yulia Umanets

UI/UX Design Teacher

I work at the Star Design and Make IT companies. When I’m working, I like to communicate,  exchange knowledge and to give myself. Design and teaching are my favourite activities, and I combine them ideally in Beetroot Academy. In teaching like in a real life, it’s important to be a friend, a mentor, a helper. And just stay a human. In my free time, I do sports, learn English and meet my friends. And, in general, I’m a mother.

Student`s portfolio

UI/UX Design from scratch

Kristina Trubnikova, Mariupol

Anna Tarasenko, Odesa

Yana Kormilets, Poltava

Students says:

After graduation, I took part in design competitions. In Betlab I was among the three best juniors. In Cogniance I’ve become one of the five best creative juniors in the Design Challenge 2018 mobile app development competition.

Talan Viktoriya, Kyiv

The lessons were natural, clear and constructive. There was a lot of practice. And then was a meeting with employers and I was very proud of my project presentation.

Kucher Natalia, Kramatorsk

After graduation, I developed some websites for clients. I had a serious push to act. I believed in myself and I still do. I’ve found my favorite job and I’m happy — no matter how silly this sounds.

Gromadiuk Galina, Ivano-Frankivsk

Things were comfortable and cozy at the lessons. After graduating, I got 3 projects for my portfolio. The 4th one was a test task for a studio. They hired me without an interview. I believed in myself because of Beetroot Academy.

Domme Anna, Kyiv

In the Academy, they give you a powerful and dynamic background and different solutions. All of the tasks are based on real projects. When I was studying, I developed some websites. Now I’m working on my own study projects. I’ve met interesting people at the courses. And when I finished, I found my own team. Beetroot Academy gave me the insight for the next step.

Koba Oleksa, Poltava, Founder IT BRO

Why Beetroot Academy?

70% employment rate
70% employment rate

Our graduates start careers in IT

Two flags of blue and yellow
Two flags of blue and yellow

Get an international education right here in Ukraine

The full package
The full package

English lessons and career consulting that to get you ready for work.

Learn based on real market needs
Learn based on real market needs

Work on real projects and gain real experience.

We are a non-profit
We are a non-profit

We’re on a quest for impact, not profit.

A rare opportunity
A rare opportunity

Study in a motivating environment with like-minded, ambitious students.

Fee

₴ 80 / hour

Full Fee

Regular

₴14250
or
Monthly Fee

 

₴3919 /m

How to start education

Apply

Regional coordinator will contact you and will arrange an interview.

Interview

Come for a pleasant meeting with our team, to see if we're a good match for each other.

Test

We will evaluate your knowledge and will select an according group. 

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