Designing for the Web

Web design has never been more accessible and relevant in today’s digital landscape.

This is a one day introductory course to give you all the practical skills and tools you need to design for the web.

Duration:
Full day
Location:
Bristol
Date:
December 2, 2017
Fees:
£200 + VAT

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The course will cover key principles, design rules, tools and processes to give you the confidence to hit the ground running, with a practical workshop and expert advice.

  • Design principles for the web
    • User centered design
    • Responsive & Adaptive design
    • Component & Pattern libraries
    • Questions to ask at briefing
  • Rules
    • Grids & layouts
    • Web typography
    • Images & Icons
    • Content
    • Interactions & transitions
    • Do’s and Dont’s
  • Processes
    • Research, User stories & testing
    • Architecture / Wireframing / Prototyping
    • Concept Design
    • Rollout Design
    • Development
  • Tools
    • Design tools
    • Presentation tools

This is an introduction level course aimed at giving you a best practice ‘toolkit’ with commercially relevant knowledge for designing for the web.

Focussed toward Junior or Mid-weight graphic designers perhaps moving into online/digital work – looking to up-skill their knowledge and practice for web/interaction/screen design.

You’ll need a working iPad or laptop with access to the internet via modern web browser. For best results use the latest version of Google Chrome, which is free. Firefox, Edge, Safari, or Opera will work just fine.

If this is difficult for you to organise ahead of the course, let us know and we’ll do your best to help you before the course.

Any additional requirements or specific creative software required for the course will be confirmed to you once you have booked your place.

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Instructors

Mark Foster

Senior Designer

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Tim Banks

UX Designer & Developer

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