Bootcamp
Bootcamp
Bootcamp

User Experience

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Weekly 4 hour sessions (8 weeks)
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Live Online Classes

Users need 15 seconds to determine if they like your website. To make sure you keep their attention, users expect a seamless and personalised experience across all digital interactions.

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User Experience
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User Experience

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Weekly 4 hour sessions (8 weeks)
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Live Online Classes

Users need 15 seconds to determine if they like your website. To make sure you keep their attention, users expect a seamless and personalised experience across all digital interactions.

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October 29, 2021
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10
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User Experience

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€1,490

Outcomes

  • Understand key UX methodologies, values, and design approaches. 
  • Design user research initiatives by understanding the different research methods available, and critically evaluate which methods will generate the right data and insight. 
  • Interpret insights, identify design options, and create compelling designs.
  • Design, create, and test wireframes. 
  • Build a prototype - an early iteration of the product and demonstrate its core functionality. 
  • Learn the context of the UX role within a business strategy and experience real-world disruptions while achieving your goal. 
  • Manage effective meetings. 
  • Manage stakeholders and communicate effectively.

Summary and process

The UX bootcamp is designed to bring design thinking and agile methodologies together, enhancing the understanding of the end user while bringing together an understanding of overall Customer Experience and what UX is. At MadeFor, you will learn the entire UX Design process, user research techniques, ideation, concept development, prototyping, wireframes, UX Design tools and more. Each person will confidently graduate knowing how to create and improve products that people love, and start a fresh future in UX.

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Foundation

We start by setting the foundation. On the first day, we discuss UX fundamentals and where the UX role sit in the organisation. We’re exploring problem discovery and definition through 4 types of insights: self-discovery, business, market, and customer.

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Problem

In the problem stage, we’re exploring problem discovery and definition through 4 types of insights: self-discovery, business, market, and customer.

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Insight

We’re refining our problem definition by understanding root causes and explore UX research methods, application, and research design. Lastly, we do customer definition and segmentation, by different data analysis approaches and applications.

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Idea

Time to get creative. We’re exploring techniques and methods to apply creativity in business. The ideation process leads to the definition of a concept.

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Concept

We’re refining the concept by creating a concept map with user flows by prioritising, and doing a storyboard.

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Prototype

In the prototype stage, we’re applying UI design principles to our work, together with benchmarks and by working with visualisations.

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Product

To bring our work to life, we’re building an interactive prototype to present to our key stakeholders and get the feedback for the next steps.

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Success

Ready to present your prototype to your stakeholders?

Your coaches

Stephen Shaw

Stephen Shaw

“My role as UX Director is complemented by my diverse range of skills and experience — from product development to game design and video content production. I have worked in a number of creative agencies building digital products and campaigns for a wide ranges of brands and businesses including Orange, Save the Children, Budweiser, Invest Northern Ireland, Queens University, Consilium, University of Ulster, BBC, Diageo and Channel 4. My ambition is to develop the next generation of interfaces between people and digital products. ”

Rebecca Walsh

Rebecca Walsh

“I am currently a Design Director at Big Motive and a Chartered Mechanical Engineer (IMechE). I have an MEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast and have over ten years’ of experience in human-centred design and service innovation. I love helping organisations build capability in design.”

From Graphic Design to Experience Design

Am I eligible for this bootcamp?

If any of these statements fit your description, you are the perfect bootcamp participant.

  • I want to create effective, customer-centric digital products.
  • I have a professional background in one of these disciplines: marketing, graphic design, physical product development, service design, engineering, or research.
  • I am just starting out in a customer-centric role and curious about UX and digital experiences.

What do I need to prepare?

All classes are taught in English, so you need a professional working proficiency level of English to participate. As classes are held online, you need to ensure that you have a stable internet connection, and your device has a camera and microphone. Lastly, you need to be able to access our software tools such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Miro, Slack and Figma.

How can I pay for this bootcamp?

You have the option to pay in various ways for the bootcamp. Our Toolkit includes information about the funding options available at MadeFor.

We are happy to jump on a call to discuss your options. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us.


Curious about our User Experience bootcamp?

Lasian Newell-Stephenson, Head of Admissions

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Lasian Newell-Stephenson, head of admissions
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FAQ

Who will be my fellow bootcampers?

Among your fellow bootcampers you will meet graphic designers and visual designers, who want to upgrade their skills and become more strategic in their work, as well as professionals from connected Customer Experience disciplines who want to broaden their skills and accelerate their performance.

Can I follow the User Experience bootcamp besides my full-time job?

Yes, you can. We ask an average investment of 5-7 hours of learning per week. 4 hours of that investment will be during our weekly 4-hour live session. These sessions will be during the morning or afternoon, depending on the bootcamp schedule. The additional hours of learning will be homework, preparation, or the completion of online learning kits.

Are there any prerequisites to do this bootcamp?

Since this bootcamp is designed for entry-level knowledge of User Experience, there is no prior experience or knowledge necessary to follow along in the bootcamp. However, since all of our live sessions, learning kits and homework will be in English, you need a professional working proficiency level of English to make sure you achieve the best outcomes.

What kind of job can I get after this bootcamp?

Depending on your existing skillset and personal learning objectives, you will be able to pursue not only the roles as Junior User Experience roles, but also substantially increase your skills set in any Customer Experience field role.

What do I need to get my UX bootcamp certification?

To successfully achieve the learning objectives of the UX bootcamps and grow your capability, your preparation, attendance and collaboration is crucial. Therefore, we're requiring a minimal 80% of all live sessions attended and a 100% e-learning completion rate.

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Want to make sure that User Experience is for you? Don’t hesitate to reach out or schedule a call or attend one of our Free Taster Sessions where you can meet the team, learn stuff and ask your questions.

Want to make sure that User Experience is for you? Don’t hesitate to reach out or schedule a call.

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Bundles are designed to deepen your learning and broaden your professional impact. All bootcamps within a bundle are complimentary and carefully selected to deliver a truly immersive learning experience that helps you build your capabilities and the confidence to enhance your career.

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