What I can promise you
I am never anything less than completely honored when someone registers for one of my classes or workshops. I know your time is valuable, so I absolutely guarantee you will get proven methods and actionable advice that you can implement as soon as you get back to your desk.
No bullshit, no magic, no dog and pony show. Just things that provide measurable value when done right.
How I can help
It’s the first question everybody asks: What can you do for me, Joe?
Well, essentially I can help you create differentiation and spur growth, by making sure your designs and products deliver the right experience. Whether it’s a site or an app or an enterprise system, I can teach you how to find and remove UX-related obstacles to success with training programs born from 25+ years of industry experience. And by the time I’m done you’ll be positioned to deliver memorable user experiences that create loyal customers and increase user adoption.
What I do
I teach designers and developers to integrate best practices in User Experience (UX), Customer Experience (CX) and Human Factors Engineering (HFE) into the things they’re already doing. I'm not interested in formal processes and procedures -- I'm interested in helping you get results.
My time working with Fortune 100 companies to small startups has taught me that all the miles of formal UX processes strung together do not in and of themselves make anything any more useful, usable or valuable.
There is no perfect scenario. Book knowledge often fails where the rubber hits the road. And if you’ve been doing this for longer than ten minutes, you know that already.
So instead, I’m looking to leverage the things you’re already doing, make minute adjustments that don’t force you into unfamiliar territory. It’s more about the mindset you have than the actions you take. So in almost all cases, the tactical stuff stays the same. What you think about before you act, however, changes.
And when that happens, the things you create and build and sell deliver more value to the people who use them – and therefore more value back to you or your clients.
Who I've done it for
I’ve been privileged to serve a number of clients who have realized substantial business benefits from this strategic approach to user experience design. With industry leaders like Broadridge, Chamberlain, Conde Nast, Johns Hopkins, Lucent, PHH Arval, SC Johnson and many more, I’ve been fortunate to see measurable success come from tried-and-true best practices in UX and design.
I've also worked with several government clients, from state and local governments in VA and MD to federal agencies such as NIH, NSF and the Department of Homeland Security.
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Are your web conversion rates low? Do you know whether your web site is effective at meeting your goals? Do users get "stuck" and aren't able to complete the tasks they want to? Are your forms effective? How can your mobile app be improved?
It's becoming easier and easier to create web sites and mobile apps-- But harder and harder to measure the effectiveness of these applications. In Joe Natoli's well-designed course User Experience Design Fundamentals you'll learn how to create effective web sites, mobile sites and mobile applications that encourage conversions
and leave users wanting more.
It's not enough to simply have a web presence -- you must have a web presence that's effective to be successful. In this dynamic course Joe will guide you through the critical elements of user experience -- strategy, scope, structure, skeleton and surface. As you learn you'll be able to apply the knowledge Joe teaches in dynamic lab exercises-- and later to your own work as a developer or designer.
If you're a designer moving into a more complex digital world or a developer who has to occasionally function as a designer as well, this course is for you. You'll feel more confident as you make design related decisions about layout, color, information, design and typography after completing this exciting course.
This video will explain why UXD is imperative and how it can greatly affect how others perceive your project
This first video of chapter 2 will explain how you can gear your website and/or app towards the group of people you are targeting. By using simple methods, you can ensure that your project will be a success.
Joe will cover what's important in interaction design. He will go over 5 principles to enhance your users' experience and how they interact with your website and/ or app. He will also go over various other key points in interaction design.
Instructor Joe challenges you to look at how information is accessed across different platforms. In this lab, you will learn how different forms of media have different layouts and ways of delivering information.
Interface design includes predictability, simplicity, and intuitiveness. This video will demonstrate how to properly execute your interface design.
Alignment, proximity, repetition and contract will be explained in this video and how they are pertinent to the surface element.
This video will show you how to choose your tools and techniques, along with how certain strategies work to your (and your user's) advantage.
Instructor Joe will tell you about why you need to gather feedback from your users and will also show you some great software that will assist you in conducting your testing.
This is, without a doubt your go to course for the fundamentals of UXD. Joe explains everything clearly & simple. The course is easy to understand and seems to contain all the basic elements of UXD . Two main downsides are that the video's aren't visually attractive and you don't get to see many examples of good and bad UXD. Hence the 4 star rating. Besides those two points, the course definately is something i would recommend to students and beginners in UXD.
I'm only through section 1 but already I'm asking myself why someone would give away such a trove of profound knowledge at a discount price. Thanks Joe!
This is a great way to start learning about UX. I'm applying some of the fundamentals and methods to developing my iOS app.
I enjoy every minute of this course , very detailed and powerful content.
I've been in this industry for over a decade and I needed to brush up on the subject and decided to go through the course. I do have to say that this course if very useful even if you think you know what it's about. I've gained some very good takeaways! Joe has done a very good job on putting it all together! Loads of useful content in this course with very good examples, resources and details. Thanks Joe!