UI UX Design & Prototyping using Adobe XD - 2020 Essentials
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UI UX Design & Prototyping using Adobe XD - 2020 Essentials

Learn Adobe XD for UI/UX Design, User Interface, User Experience Design & Adobe XD Prototyping.
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Created by Caler Edwards
Last updated 3/2019
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This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Become a UX designer
  • Become a UI designer
  • Learn Adobe XD
  • Build & test a full app design.
  • Learn to prototype your designs in Adobe XD.
  • Learn common UI/UX design principles and how to use them in your own designs.
  • Learn to create icon sets with Adobe XD.
  • Find your creative process.
  • Create UX briefs & personas.
  • Build a UI/UX design project from beginning to end.
  • Learn how to use color and select better colors for design.
  • Learn how to use size & contrast in UI/UX design.
  • Learn how to use typography
  • Learn how space & negative space work in UI/UX design.
  • Learn to export designs for review and development.
  • You will learn the necessary skills to become a UI/UX designer.
  • You will be able to apply these techniques learned in this course to your own design projects.
  • Start a professional UI/UX portfolio with the course projects.
  • Learn to prototype interactions with Adobe XD.
  • Create wireframes and convert them from low-fidelity to high-fidelity
  • Learn the necessary UI/UX design terms needed to work in the industry.
  • Learn to plan and organize your creative projects.
  • Begin your UI/UX career!
Requirements
  • You will need Adobe XD. It's free on the Adobe website.
  • No previous Adobe XD experience required.
  • No previous design experience required.
Description

This course was crafted to start your UI/UX design career with no experience. While teaching you the latest design & prototyping methods for Adobe XD.


Adobe XD is a vector based design tool developed for UI/UX design by Adobe. One of the leading programs used for User Experience (UX) design, it took the industry by storm with its seamless design to prototyping capability. In this course we will work from the ground up, going through the interface of Adobe XD and each tool to ensure you learn the program and get comfortable using it.


I personally have been using Adobe XD since beta and have made many tutorial videos over the program on my YouTube channel (Caler Edwards). I have gotten to know the program extensively over that time and I think that's what will make me a great teacher for you!


Excited for Adobe XD? Adobe XD is not all we will be learning in this course. We will also learn User Interface (UI) design and User Experience (UX) design from scratch. In this course we will go over several principles of UI/UX and how to use them in your designs. This way you can take what you learn from this course into your own projects. After all the goal of this course is to get you started in your UI/UX design career. Have a great day!! I hope to see you in class!

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for beginners with no design experience or anyone making a switch from another design discipline, like graphic design.
  • This course is for anyone interested in starting a design career in User Interface and User Experience design.
  • This course is for anyone looking to learn Adobe XD.
  • For anyone who wanting to learn Adobe Xd prototyping.
Course content
Expand all 55 lectures 04:14:35
+ Introduction
3 lectures 03:23

This video will give you an overview of what this course includes and what you will learn by completing this course.

Preview 01:54

In this video we will download and install the latest version of Adobe XD.

Preview 00:27

This video discusses what User Interface (UI) design and User Experience (UX) design is and what each disciplines roles are.

What is UI/UX Design?
01:02
+ Resources
7 lectures 12:59

This video will showcase a great icons set by Google called Google Material Icons.

Preview 02:11

This video will showcase a great icons set called Box Icons.

Icons - Box Icons
00:33

In this video we will cover all of the main UI Kits you will need for Adobe XD.

UI Kits
02:04

This video will showcase a great store with free and paid design files and assets.

Wireframe Kits, Templates, Icons and More - UI8
02:19

This video will showcase unDraw a great website for free illustrations both in personal and commercial projects.

Illustrations - unDraw
02:40

This video will showcase unsplash a great stock image website. Free for both personal and commercial use.

Images & Pictures - Unsplash
00:44

This video will cover two great font websites for your projects. Adobe Fonts (previously known as Typekit) and Google Fonts.

Fonts - Adobe Fonts & Google Fonts
02:28
+ Adobe XD
18 lectures 01:12:16

In this video we will dive into Adobe XD and take a look at the programs interface and tools.

Preview 05:25

Here is every shortcut for Adobe XD for both Windows and Mac.

Keyboard Shortcuts for XD
00:20

This video will cover the Adobe XD toolbar and each tools functions and examples of its uses.

Basic Tools
05:56

This video will cover Adobe XD's property inspector.

Property Inspector
08:07

This video will cover repeat grid, one of the most time saving tools in XD. This tool lets you repeat elements in your design in seconds.

Repeat Grid
01:55

This video will cover responsive resize. This feature lest you resize your artboards to scale a design for a new device size.

Responsive Resize
03:59

In this video we will look at how masking works in Adobe XD.

Masking
02:24

This video will cover two features to save you time and improve your workflow, Assets Panel and Creative Cloud Libraries. Creative Cloud Libraries lets you sync your design assets between other Adobe programs like Photoshop and Illustrator. The Assets Panel on the other hand lets you store your colors, character style and symbols inside of your Adobe XD project.

Assets Panel & Creative Cloud Libraries
04:12

This video will showcase some simple shortcuts to help you navigate layers in Adobe XD quicker.

Layers Panel Shortcuts
01:57

This video will showcase how symbols work and behave in Adobe XD.

Working with Symbols
05:08

In this video we will start to create some icons inside of Adobe XD. Similar to Illustrator, Adobe XD is a vector based program which allows us to make some easy icons right inside of XD. I will also share some tips to help you use icons in your designs.

Creating your own Icons in Adobe XD
11:47

In this video we will cover the first project we will be doing within Adobe XD. Also attached to this lesson are the design files.

Onboarding App Project Overview
00:34

In this video we will create are low-fidelity wireframes and high-fidelity wireframes for our first Adobe XD project.

Onboarding App Project Design
06:16

In this video we will take our project designs and prototype it inside of Adobe XD. The prototype tab is an amazing part of Adobe XD that lets you test your apps by linking together your design artboards.

Onboarding App Project Prototype
01:05

Since we now have some experience with Adobe XD's prototype tab in this video we will cover all you can do with it in detail.

Prototype Tab Overview
09:10

This video will showcase Adobe XD's share for review, share for developers and record. Share for review lets you publish a link that you can send to anyone like a client for them to preview the design and test the prototype. Share for developers lets you publish a link for developers that gives them details about your design so they can seamlessly turn it into code. Finally record lets you record your prototype and save it as a video to add to portfolios and projects.

Share for Review, for Developers & Record Prototypes
02:18

This video will showcase how you can export your assets and design files.

Exporting Assets & Design Files
01:17

Adobe XD is update monthly. This video will cover changes to the course when the updates are released.

Preview 00:26
+ Basics of UI/UX
6 lectures 25:59

In this video we will learn how alignment is used in User Interface (UI) design and User Experience (UX) design.

Alignment
02:22

In this video we will learn how size and contrast is used in User Interface (UI) design and User Experience (UX) design.

Size & Contrast
04:08

In this video we will learn how space and negative space is used in User Interface (UI) design and User Experience (UX) design.

Space
04:59

In this video we will learn how color theory is used in User Interface (UI) design and User Experience (UX) design.

Color Theory
07:06

In this video I will showcase a great tool for selecting better colors for your designs.

Selecting Better Colors
02:57

In this video we will learn how typography is used in User Interface (UI) design and User Experience (UX) design.

Typography
04:27
+ Design Process
3 lectures 14:50

In this video we will discuss what the design process looks like so you can implement it yourself.

Design Process Overview
04:21

This video will showcase a tool called Milanote that will help with creative planning and organization. We will look at how to use Milanote in several steps in the design process.

Creative Planning & Moodboards - Milanote
07:47

This video will showcase a tool called Freehand by InVision and we will also look at sketching and creating wireframes.

Sketching & Basic Wireframes - Freehand from InVision
02:42
+ Course Project - App Design
18 lectures 02:05:08

In this video we will cover the second course project we will be doing within Adobe XD. Also attached to this lesson are the design files.

Project Overview
00:56

In this video we will learn about style guides and how to use them. Also setting up a style guide for our project.

Style Guide
08:30

In this video we will design our home screen wireframe.

Home Screen Wireframe
07:05

In this video we will finish our home screen for our app project.

Home Screen Design
22:36

In this video we will design our profile screen wireframe.

Profile Screen Wireframe
07:05

In this video we will finish our profile screen for our app project.

Profile Screen Design
05:26

In this video we will design our contact screen wireframe.

Contact Screen Wireframe
09:16

In this video we will finish our contact screen for our app project.

Contact Screen Design
02:53

In this video we will design our client profile screen wireframe.

Client Profile Screen Wireframe
07:15

In this video we will finish our client profile screen for our app project.

Client Profile Screen Design
06:28

In this video we will design our sign up screen wireframe.

Sign up Screen Wireframe
03:30

In this video we will finish our sign up screen for our app project.

Sign up Screen Design
06:28

In this video we will continue to work on our style guide.

Updating the Style Guide
12:21

This video will outline why we should prototype our designs before we send them to the developer.

Why we prototype
01:22

In this video we will start to prototype our project.

Prototyping Part One
09:01

In part two we will continue adding more interactions to our prototype.

Prototyping Part Two
02:18

In part three we will continue adding more interactions to our prototype.

Prototyping Part Three
02:34

In part four we will finish adding our interactions to our prototype giving us our finished course project.

Prototyping Part Four
10:04