What is Wizeline
UX Academy?

Wizeline UX Academy in Vietnam is an intensive 3 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.

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Each week consists of

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Short lectures by Wizeline’s leading UX team and other guest lecturers.

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Online resources for in-depth understanding of weekly topics.

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Projects to apply the weekly topic learnings and constructive feedback by Wizeline’s UX team.

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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 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam!

The UX Academy Program

The next UX Academy program runs in Ho Chi Minh City from March 14 - March 31, 2017

More about UX academy

Wizeline's UX Academy consists of evening lectures on four days a week, every week, for 3 weeks.

All classes are taught onsite at the Wizeline Vietnam offices and students must attend lectures in person. The classes are small so we can focus individually on each student.

UX Academy students may not miss lectures or project assignment deadlines or they will be disqualified.

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UX academy is free, but spots are limited

The Wizeline UX Academy program is unpaid - free for you to attend if you're one of the students selected to attend the classes. Wizeline does not pay you to attend UX Academy.

At the end of the program, Wizeline will make 3 full-time job offers to the top qualified students.

All students who pass the academy will receive a Wizeline UX Academy Certification and placement in our StartupGDL network of UX designers.

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Wizeline UX Academy Schedule UX Academy classes are from 7:30-9:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday - don’t be late!

Week 1 13 MAR TO 17 MAR

Introduction to User Experience and User Reserach Methodologies

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.

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 2 20 MAR TO 24 MAR

Ideation, Core Design Principles, and Wireframing

Using the research findings from previous weeks, sketch your way to great solutions through user journeys and other methods.

Combine design theory with your real-world solution to create your first annotated wireframes to present your ideas.

Week 3 27 MAR TO 31 MAR

Interaction Design, Validation, and Final Project

In your final week at UX Academy, first you’ll test your hypothesis through interactive wires or mocks, and learn to process the feedback into rapid iterations.

Second, you’ll present your new design-thinking skills back to your peers and teachers via your final project.

Wizeline UX Academy Lecturers

Wendy Johansson, Director of Product & UX

Wendy johansson

Sr. Director of Product & UX

Wendy leads the product and design teams at Wizeline. With over a decade of Silicon Valley product and UX experience, Wendy has build both B2B and B2C products with international teams. Wendy studied Cognitive Science at the University of California, San Diego.

Rebeka Rubio UX Designer

REBEKA RUBIO

UX Designer

Rebeka has a background in Industrial Design and worked previously as a Web Designer before becoming a UX Designer in Pricetravel, and now Wizeline. She enjoys talking with users, and sharing her passion about UX Design with other people.

Rodrigo Partida, UX Designer

Rodrigo Partida

UX Designer

Rodrigo worked as a freelance visual consultant before starting his UX path by receiving a Master of Sciences degree in Human Factors in Information Design at Bentley University. He enjoys doing user research, representing UX solutions and discussing them with peers and clients, as well as offering talks and mentosrhips.

Julian Camacho, UX Designer

Julian Camacho

UX Designer

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.

Who should apply?

Apply to the UX Academy program if you want to start a new career in UX and learn from the top UX team in Mexico! Each UX Academy class is limited to 15 students. Wizeline UX Academy and the available resources will be in English.

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Designers

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.

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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.

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New Graduates

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

Florian Lissot, Wizeline UX Academy graduate

Florian Lissot

"I discovered the part I didn't know about, so now I really know what are the mistakes I can avoid and the steps I should not miss."

Aditi Ruiz, Wizeline UX Academy graduate

Aditi Ruiz

"It was a fun envitonment and it seemed like we were just learning about UX design and hanging out with friends.”

Limited class: only 10 spots available!

We look forward to making good user experiences with you!

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