Wizeline UX Academy
Wizeline UX Academy
Learn User Experience Design from Wizeline’s world-class User Experience Team
What is Wizeline
Wizeline UX Academy is a 6 week course that will develop select students into UX Designers via an education with a thorough foundation in UX principles and tools. Students will have weekly project deliverables, culminating in the completion of the full product life-cycle for your project. Through these projects, students will learn by doing and apply the skills and tools needed to enable them to build great products.
Each week consists of
Short lectures by Wizeline’s leading UX team and other guest lecturers.
Online resources for in-depth understanding of weekly topics.
Projects to apply the weekly topic learnings and constructive feedback by Wizeline’s UX team.
Weekly 1:1 mentor time with Wizeline’s UX Team and other mentors.
At the end of UX Academy, 3 of the top students will have the opportunity to join the Wizeline UX Team for a full-time UX Designer job in Guadalajara!
Wizeline UX Academy Schedule UX Academy classes are from 7:30-9:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday - don’t be late!
Week 1 10 Oct to 12 Oct
Introduction to User Experience
Learn about the basics of User Experience Design: principles of user-centered design, empathy, and emotional design; how UX works with cross-functional teams; how the best UX teams collaborate.
Week 2 17 Oct to 19 Oct
User Research Methodologies
UX research methods answer a wide range of questions. To know when to use which user research method, we'll review the basics of discovery, qualitative, and quantitative research, as well as personas.
Week 3 24 Oct to 26 Oct
Using the research findings from previous weeks, sketch your way to great solutions through user journeys and other methods.
Week 4 31 Oct to 2 Nov
Core Design Principles and Wireframing
Combine design theory with your real-world solution to create your first annotated wireframes to present your ideas.
Week 5 7 Nov to 9 Nov
Interaction Design, Validation and Iteration
Test your hypothesis through interactive wires or mocks, then learn to process the feedback into rapid iterations.
Week 6 14 Nov to 16 Nov
In your final week at UX Academy, you'll present your new design-thinking skills back to your peers and teachers via your final project.
Wizeline UX Academy Lecturers
Julian was a front-end developer before pursuing his love of UX by receiving a Masters in Human-Computer Interaction with Ergonomics at University College of London. He enjoys sketching, prototyping and making sure users get what they really need in the products he helps to build.
Are you a graphic, visual or web designer interested in learning the principles of user experience and expanding your career? Come apply your design skills and learn tto create user-first experiences with Wizeline's UX Academy.
Developers & product/project managers
Always been interested in UI and design, but been stuck implementing projects? Wizeline's UX Academy is a welcoming environment for developers and project managers to learn and apply user-focused principles in creating solutions to customer problems.
A new graduates with a relevant design, human computer interaction or computer science degree from a 4 year university? Wizeline's UX Academy is the perfect place to learn real-world UX design skills and apply them to your new career.
What UX Academy graduates are saying
"I learned about parts of user experience journey that I didn’t understand before, so now I really know what mistakes I can avoid and what steps I shouldn’t miss."
"It was a fun environment and it seemed like we were just learning about UX design and hanging out with friends."
Applications for October 2016 are now closed
Stay tuned for upcoming courses.