Introduction to UI Design

A course by Christian Vizcarra
Senior Product Designer. Lima District, Peru.
Joined December 2014
, Senior Product Designer

Learn the principles of interface design to start your career as a UI Designer

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 94% positive reviews (215)
  • 5444 students

Learn the principles of interface design to start your career as a UI Designer



Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 94% positive reviews (215)
  • 5444 students
  • 21 lessons (2h 30m)
  • 51 additional resources (1 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

Do you want to learn the mindset and skillset you need to start a career in UI design? Meet Christian Vizcarra, the ideal professional to guide you through your next professional upgrade. With over nine years of experience in creating digital products and a collection of awards from Awwwards, Behance, and CSS Design, Christian shares all his UI design knowledge for you to start creating your own UI interface.

This is Christian’s third course on Domestika. You can learn how to design a mobile app from scratch in his first course. In his other course, he shows you how to create an app style guide, step by step.

Once you complete this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge you need to start a career in UI design. Are you ready to get started?

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Welcome to the UI world!
  • U3
    U3. UI Fundamentals
  • U4
    U4. UI components
  • U5
    U5. Talking about development
  • U6
    U6. Effective communication
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Start the course by getting to know Christian, about how he got into UI design, and see where he finds inspiration.

In the second unit, learn all about the user interface. Discover the theory and learn about the similarities and differences with UX when creating digital products. Understand the right mindset to adopt when working on a UI, see how to choose the right design software for your project, and get to grips with the design process involved when creating a digital product.

Next, learn about the elements that constitute your user interface, such as color, typography, icons, and more. See how Christian stays connected to the trends of the industry and see why it is important to stay up to date. Create a benchmark and search for references to inspire your project.

Get started on the post-production project by going through the use of buttons, forms, lists, and cards. Create a variety of options for each element and try out different functionalities.

In the final unit, see the tools Christian recommends to work with a team to get feedback and co-create, as well as some advice on how to communicate with your team members effectively.

What is this course's project?

Create the UI design for an online store for an e-commerce brand.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone interested in starting a career as UI Designers.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience is required, all you need is dedication, patience, and curiosity.

As for materials, all you need is a computer.


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Christian Vizcarra

A course by Christian Vizcarra

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Senior Product Designer

Christian Vizcarra is a Senior UX/UI Product Designer and Digital Strategist with a 360º product vision thanks to his beginnings in marketing, 3D, video, and social media. For 9 years he has been mainly dedicated to creating digital products, designing websites, applications, and all kinds of interfaces for companies and startups in countries such as Spain, Canada, the United States, China, or Brazil, among others.

As passionate about ideas as he is about product design, he always explores new ways to learn new skills and techniques to evolve as a designer, hence his personal project called The Design Project, a 60-day nonstop design challenge. His work has been recognized by Awwwards, Behance, and CSS Design Awards.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • What will we do in the course?
    • Influences
  • U2

    Welcome to the UI world!

    • The design process
    • Choosing the design tool
    • Mindset that we should take
  • U3

    UI Fundamentals

    • Wireframes
    • Benchmark
    • Daily inspiration
    • Setup Figma
  • U4

    UI components

    • Typography
    • Icons
    • Colors
    • Layout 2
    • Layout 1
  • U5

    Talking about development

    • Lists & Cards 2
    • Lists & Cards 1
    • Forms
    • Buttons
  • U6

    Effective communication

    • Communicating with your team
    • Communication tools for designers
  • FP

    Final project

    • Introduction to UI Design

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Introduction to UI Design. Web, and App Design course by Christian Vizcarra

Introduction to UI Design

A course by Christian Vizcarra
Senior Product Designer. Lima District, Peru.
Joined December 2014
  • 94% positive reviews (215)
  • 5444 students