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UX for Beginners: A Crash Course in 100 Short Lessons

UX for Beginners: A Crash Course in 100 Short Lessons

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Apps Websites Rubber Ducks Naked Ninjas This book has everything. If you want to get started in user experience design (UX), you've come to the right place: 100 self-contained lessons that cover the whole spectrum of fundamentals.

Forget dry, technical material. This book--based on the wildly popular UX Crash Course from Joel Marsh's blog The Hipper Element--is laced with the author's snarky brand of humor, and teaches UX in a simple, practical way. Becoming a professional doesn't have to be boring.

Follow the real-life UX process from start-to-finish and apply the skills as you learn, or refresh your memory before the next meeting. UX for Beginners is perfect for non-designers who want to become designers, managers who teach UX, and programmers, salespeople, or marketers who want to learn more.

  • Start from scratch: the fundamentals of UX
  • Research the weird and wonderful things users do
  • The process and science of making anything user-friendly
  • Use size, color, and layout to help and influence users
  • Plan and create wireframes
  • Make your designs feel engaging and persuasive
  • Measure how your design works in the real world
  • Find out what a UX designer does all day

Author: Joel Marsh
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Published: 01/12/2016
Pages: 258
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 9.20h x 7.30w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9781491912683

About the Author

Joel Marsh (@JoelMarsh) has been a professional designer for more than a decade. His work for disruptive startups and famous global brands like Absolute Vodka, Samsung, and McDonald's, has affected more than half-a-billion people. He can also play drums pretty well, but that's not very relevant for this book.

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