Interaction Design (IxD)
Intensive

6 Months, Full-time

Overview

This program is designed for aspiring Interaction Designers (IxD’s) who want to learn how to design best of breed digital products.

This is a program is  industry sponsored program, where the industry partner subsidizes the program fees — in return for an employment commitment with the sponsor.

Selection is based on an entrance exam and subsequent nomination from the program sponsor.

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What You’ll Learn

Logical thinking and Problem solving

Design Apprentices will learn and leverage the principles of system thinking to logically deconstruct a design problem, and identify effective solutions for it.

Understanding IxD

Apprentices will learn how to effectively do IxD for multiple experiences such as dashboards, forms, search results pages, user assistance systems, user on-boarding, reports, etc.
They will learn all this in the context of user data.

Designing Mobile Experiences

Apprentices will learn the IxD trends as they relate to the latest mobile technologies like iOS and Android. They will also be able to design across multiple form factors such as Tablets, Mobile or Web Responsive.

Basics of Visual Designing

Here, the Apprentice will learn the basics of visual design, and will be able to leverage concepts such as color theory, typography and layouts to deliver world class designs.

Coach

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Prasad
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Curriculum

This is a Full time 6 month intensive program. As part of this, the Apprentice will be expected to complete 3+ projects.

On average in any given week, there will be 4 hours of instruction and 40 hours of practical work.

  • Orientation
  • Timelines estimation
  • Design brief
  • Basics of flowcharts
  • Understanding user scenarios
  • Heuristic Evaluation
  • Introduction to wireframes
  • Basic principles of usability
  • Form designing
  • Alternative design principles
  • Heuristic based variations for workflows and wireframes
  • Heuristic based variations for workflows and wireframes for new problem
  • Introduction to Usability testing
  • Digital wireframes
  • Introduction to UXPIN
  • Basics of Visual designing
  • Introduction to Sketch
  • Advanced visual designing concepts
  • Usage of 892 grid
  • learning colors and shapes
  • Usage of typography and layouts
  • Redlining and HTML
  • Mobile Designing
  • Catchup
  • Final Evaluation

Admission

Our Process

Selection is based on the performance of the candidate in the recruitment exam which is followed by an interview for those candidates who successfully cleared the entrance exam conducted by UXReactor.

Minimum Qualification
Education

Bachelors Degree

Streams

Any.

Percentage

3.0 GPA (U.S.), 60% (India)

Students should have graduated by July 2018.

Exceptional Candidates without minimum qualifications may also apply.

Sample Questions for entrance exam
Example 1

Ramesh was both 5th highest and 5th lowest in a race. How many people participated?

Example 2

If the day before yesterday is two days after Monday then what day is it today?

Example 3

Enter the missing figure: 662,645,624,599,_____?

Example 1

There are 900 bottles to be filled. Ramu and Ravi working independently but at the same time take 30 minutes to fill the bottles. How long should it take Ravi working by herself to fill the bottles?
Statement 1 – Ravi fills half as many bottles as Ramu .
Statement 2 – Ramu would take 45 minutes by himself.
Which of the statements above make it possible to answer the question.
A. Statement 2 alone is sufficient, but statement 1 alone is not sufficient.
B. Both statements together are sufficient, but neither statement alone is sufficient.
C. Each statement alone is sufficient.
D. Statements 1 and 2 together are not sufficient.

Example 2

Of the teams competing in the world archery championships, twenty percent are from Europe. Half as many are from the United States and one twentieth are from Africa. What fraction of teams are from neither Europe, the US or Africa.
A. 13/20
B. 15/20
C. 13/15
D. 13/17

Example 1

Some AB is CD *AND* No CE is EF.
Based on the statements above, which of the statements below is correct _______?
A. Some AB is No EF
B. Some EF is AB
C. No AB is EF
D. None of the above

 

Example 2

Mahesh goes either hunting or fishing every day. If it is snowing & windy then Mahesh goes hunting. If it is sunny and not windy then Mahesh goes fishing. Sometimes it can be snowing and sunny. Which of the following statements must be true?
A. If it is not sunny and it is snowing then Mahesh goes hunting.
B. If it is windy and Mahesh does not go hunting then it is not snowing.
C. If it is windy and not sunny then Mahesh goes hunting.
D. If it is windy and sunny then Mahesh goes hunting.

Example 1

Visually illustrate the process of making tea?.

Example 2

Design the page layouts for two of the most important pages for a leading mobile operator? Explain your thought process.