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Intermediate UX Design Project: Music Mash

Testing the Hypothesis We believe that users have been lost in many different music streaming services. Their main frustration is that all albums are not available in every music streaming service, so they struggle to decide which one to use … Continue reading

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Intermediate UX Design Project: ZenBike

About ZenBike The added value of ZENbike is the points-per-mile system that converts every mile that you cycle in points and rewards you with discounts on TfL, eco friendly and wellbeing partner stores and partner gyms. UX Challenge Brief “We believe … Continue reading

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UX Design Portfolio: Co-Plan

About Chris I have been designing and coding websites as a freelancer since 2006. However, I recently realised that being a web designer was so 2008 – the tech industry has grown up and there is a whole new world … Continue reading

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UX Design Project: LikeMe

About Peter Peter successfully graduated from UX Academy in 2018 after working on an exciting and innovative app that aims to improve interactions and communications between housemates. Before joining the Academy, Peter was working within market research utilizing a range … Continue reading

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Beginner UX Design Project: BeeHappy

About Gaby Gaby is one of our newest Alumni having completed the Foundation UX Course in June 2018. Before she attended the Academy, Gaby worked as an in house Graphic Designer for a cosmetics brand. Gaby made the decision to … Continue reading

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Q&A with Kanisha – Product Design

Kanisha is a User Experience Designer with extensive knowledge of analysing the user’s requirements and problem to design creative solutions that delivers an optimal experience within the user’s own interaction and spatial environment. Having done this for a few years … Continue reading

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Product Design Project: Abodely

As part of our Product Design Course, Kanisha and her team were given the chance to develop Abodely, an home-sharing app. About Kanisha I am a User Experience Designer with extensive knowledge of analysing the user’s requirements and problem to … Continue reading

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UX Design Course Project: Trading Skills

See how Tim went from the initial concept, to user research, testing, creating storyboards and more until he got to the finished project. Tim’s project is one of the many innovative and creative ideas our students have developed while they … Continue reading

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Beginner UX Course Project: Fledglink

As part of our Beginner UX Course, Alessandra was able to work on an existing app, Fledglink, which also allowed her to build her ux portfolio. About Alessandra After working for many years as a graphic designer and art director … Continue reading

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UX Design vs Product Design: The Big Debate

We finally set out to settle the most popular questions we get at UX Academy; What is the difference between UX Design and Product Design. Which one should an individual pursue? To answer this question, you really have to think … Continue reading

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My experience with UX Academy

Our team recently had a catch-up with one of our promising students, Samantha, who is currently half-way through the Beginner UX Design Course. She’s currently leading a team who is working on a real company project for a private Discounts … Continue reading

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Q&A with Kateryna – Product Design

Kateryna is one of the latest students to join the UX Academy Alumni. Currently she’s working as a Senior Graphic Designer at a well established Technology company. Our course coordinator managed to catch her just after she completed our Product … Continue reading

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Product Design Course by UX Academy

As someone who is new to product design, I didn’t know what to expect when I joined this UX Academy course but it turned out to be a great learning experience. The first three sessions were led by Nick Spiller … Continue reading

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Completing The Beginner UX Course – Yumi Kudo

I have recently finished the 8-week Beginner UX course at UX Academy, and I’d say that the course has helped me understand the process of UX design in depth. I had been a graphic designer for 10 years, so I … Continue reading

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How to start a career in UX Design

It’s the big question, and it is, of course, daunting to start out afresh in any field, especially one like UX! It’s ever-changing, with many tools and ways of working to learn and adapt to, all with their own subtle … Continue reading

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Q&A with Vitor – Intermediate UX design

From working closely alongside UX professionals at work, to having just finished the Intermediate UX course at the UX Academy, Vitor has an excellent understanding of all things User Experience. I interviewed Vitor just after he had finished the Intermediate … Continue reading

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Q&A with Ryunosuke – UX Beginner

Keen to dive right into both the practical and theoretical world of UX, Ryunosuke decided to complete the Beginner UX course at the UX Academy in London. I managed to catch Ryunosuke just before he started the course – we … Continue reading

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Conversational Design Complete

Whether you’re an established User Experience (UX) professional looking to learn more about voice design or hoping to change career paths, designing for Voice User Interfaces (VUI’s) is a phenomenal string to add to your bow. The Conversational Design Course … Continue reading

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Why Your Online Store UX Is Something You Need To Invest In

Image credit: PxHere   It’s surprisingly common for sellers (even modern online sellers) to start thinking of purchases as simple matters of exchanged value. To them, it’s extremely straightward and utilitarian: if you’re offered something you’d like at a price … Continue reading

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Good UX Design: What happened at Mobile UX London meet-up in May

            For MUXL last meet-up in May, they took a slightly different approach inviting 6 speakers to give advice on what constitutes good UX design in just 10 minutes each.      The speakers were … Continue reading

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THE VOICE DESIGN COURSE

       In the month of February 2019 I attended Voice Design Course for 6 weeks, conducted by UX Academy and thought of sharing my experience I had with this conversational design course, so it can help someone who … Continue reading

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My Journey from Fashion Design into Tech & UX

Why Did I Take This UX Course? I am a young professional who is changing careers from Fashion Design into tech. While working as a Product Manager I have been doing a Masters in Digital Management at Hyper Island. I … Continue reading

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WHAT I LEARNED WITH DESIGNING FOR VOICE COURSE

I decided to join the Designing for Voice course to further explore a topic I was deeply interested in. I had recently completed MUXL’s course for Beginner UX & UCD and the Voice Design course looked like a great way … Continue reading

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TALKING INNOVATION DESIGN WITH MARION DUNCAN, CREATIVE DIRECTOR, ACCENTURE LIQUID STUDIO, LONDON

Innovation in business can seem a bit like space travel – a lot of people talk about it, but not a lot know how to make it successful. Although it’s needed to gain an edge over competition, there are a … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A DESIGN SPRINT AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

Released in 2016, the original Sprint Book was a bit of a revelation. It describes a five-day process for planning & testing new ideas. This process is called a “Design Sprint” It originated at Google, as a way to help … Continue reading

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TOP 5 WAYS IN WHICH USER-CENTERED UX DESIGN BENEFITS THE BOTTOM LINE OF YOUR BUSINESS

In this digital landscape, it has become mandatory for every business to invest money in developing an exclusive mobile application or a comprehensive website. But to build an ideal app or a site is a daunting task. This process can … Continue reading

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WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT YOUR MOBILE APPLICATION DESIGN

Technology changes. Things we believed were impossible 20 or 30 years ago are a part of our everyday life. So, in order to provide you with valuable help on what has changed in UX since 2017 and what we might … Continue reading

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STRATIS VALACHIS ON THE FUTURE OF THE CONVERSATIONAL DESIGN

Stratis Valachis, Senior UX Designer at Aviva, talks us through the future of conversational design Back in November, Stratis Valachis delivered a talk at MUXL 2017 about the future of the conversational experience. He also touched on how important Voice … Continue reading

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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE – Learning User research methods

Why did I take this class? I am a young professional who works as a Website Manager. I came to know about UX design through my colleagues and especially the Product Owner who I work with on a daily basis. … Continue reading

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WHY GREAT AUTOMATION NEEDS TO BEGIN WITH GREAT UX

Image credit: Pixabay We live in a time of great advances in science and engineering, but our brains have set capacities. We can get smarter and advance how we understand the world, but we can’t get all that much faster … Continue reading

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DISCOVERING UX ACADEMY – JACOPO MAIO

Discovering the UX Academy Course Looking for a good UX design course in London isn’t so easy these days. The city gives us too much choice and if you google it, you’ll be lost! This is because every course is … Continue reading

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Q&A WITH FROSO ELLINA ABOUT UI AND UX ACADEMY

Why UX design is important? User experience design is a mixture of tools, methods and frameworks that enables one to solve real problems while upgrading a beautiful design into a functional model which may prove to be both useful and … Continue reading

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CLASSROOM TRAINING FTW

Now is a great time to start a career in UX, as hiring managers are seeing the importance of UX’ers and how usability plays a huge role in everything we use. Companies only have a few seconds to influence the … Continue reading

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IT’S OFFICIAL – OUR STUDENTS LOVE UX ACADEMY!

The UX Academy has grown steadily over the years and now offers 3 distinct and dynamic courses including our new Designing Voice Interactions course in collaboration with Amazon. Whether you’re a total beginner or more experienced with UX, we have … Continue reading

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MY 8 WEEK JOURNEY AT UX ACADEMY

I decided to sign up for the UX Academy 8 week user experience course to further my knowledge as a front-end developer. I found the Beginner UX training to have been a lot more than I thought it would be … Continue reading

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DESIGNING CHATBOT WITH ELVIA VASCONCELOS

During our May meet-up “Designing Chatbot – Part II”, Elvia Vasconcelos, senior UX designer at SapientRazorfish. She delivered a really useful talk on the process of designing chatbots. She detailed how to think through a design before its conception. She … Continue reading

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7 DESIGNING TIPS AI WITH CHATBOTS – MUXL MARCH MEET-UP

Everyone was kicked backed and relaxed with a beer ready to hear the insights that David Contreras had to give the Designing tips AI with Chatbots. Shey Cobley also had to give the Designing tips.What they were not expecting is … Continue reading

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