Interface Design with Sketch

A course by Javier 'Simón' Cuello
UX Designer. Barcelona, Spain.
On Domestika since 04/13/2009
, UX Designer

Learn to design brilliant apps in a quick and easy way

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 95% Positive reviews (184)
  • 2780 students

Learn to design brilliant apps in a quick and easy way


  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 95% Positive reviews (184)
  • 2780 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • Updated on 06/01/2020
  • 19 Lessons (1h 57m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German
  • Unlimited access forever


This course has been updated in June 2020 in all units, lessons, and exercises, to adapt to the latest version of Sketch.

With the birth of new ways to consume content, new ways of designing it have also emerged. Sketch is an app for Mac which enables an easier design process for app interfaces or websites and is one of the most used tools to carry out this type of project around the globe.

Javier “Simón” Cuello, designer specialized in interfaces for mobile devices, teaches how to use Sketch from scratch, including best practices that he frequently uses in his own design process.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Getting to know Sketch
  • U3
    U3. Working with shapes and styles
  • U4
    U4. Designing the interface
  • U5
    U5. Exporting and sharing
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Start the course by getting to know Javier’s work, his influences, and graphic references.

Next, dive into the world of Sketch, a program specializing in interface design for web sites, and mobile apps. Javier starts with the basic elements of the software, such as plugins shapes, text, and images.

Once you have understood how Sketch works, move on to working on shape functions, editing vectors, managing styles, groups, symbols, and masks. Design the wireframes of your first interface.

Complete the wireframes with a more polished look, including real data in the interface. Learn best practices and tricks along the way.

Learn how to export images, share your designs, and interactive prototypes with programmers and other members of your team.

Finally, see how to use shared libraries to always have your updated designs available, using a master file with the common interface elements.

What is this course's project?

Design a mobile-first website that includes a home screen, and another with photos, lists, and real information.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

For designers that want to learn how to use Sketch to incorporate the software to their design process, to create interfaces fast and effectively. The course is specially designed for those who aren’t afraid to leave their everyday software and move on to using Sketch to create more appealing designs in a shorter space of time.

What you need

No previous knowledge is necessary, you’ll learn how to use Sketch from scratch. If you’re already familiar with other design software, the course may be easier for you to follow.

As for materials, you’ll need a Mac computer and Sketch (version 64 or later).


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Javier 'Simón' Cuello

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UX Designer

Javier “Simón” Cuello is a UX designer specialized in mobile apps. He has worked on projects for small companies, as well as other more recognized companies such as Zara, Telefónica, and Yahoo! He’s also a co-author of the book “Designing Mobile Apps”.

Something that is always reflected in his work is the constant strive for improvement in seemingly invisible details, which makes a digital project shine in the concept of user experience.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Getting to know Sketch

    • Understanding the basics
    • Plugins
    • Shapes
    • Texts
    • Images
  • U3

    Working with shapes and styles

    • Operations with forms
    • Editing vectors
    • Style management
    • Groups and symbols
    • More expensive
  • U4

    Designing the interface

    • Artboards
    • Designing wireframes
    • Designing wireframes (part II)
    • Visual design
  • U5

    Exporting and sharing

    • Preparing the images
    • Communicating your designs to the team
    • Shared libraries
  • FP

    Final project

    • Interfaces Design with Sketch

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Interface Design with Sketch. A Technology course by Javier 'Simón' Cuello

Interface Design with Sketch

A course by Javier 'Simón' Cuello
UX Designer. Barcelona, Spain.
On Domestika since 04/13/2009
  • 95% Positive reviews (184)
  • 2780 students