⚡Design SOS for Devs
You don't need to be a designer in order to diagnose and fix UX, UI and interaction issues. You can expect practical, no-fluff design content you can put into action.
Manage a dev team? Find more details for team leads here.
What's included in the course
18+ course videos
Foundational content, live clickable examples and explanations of rationale
Handouts and checklists to quickly integrate into your workflow
20+ visual examples
Light on theoretical ideals, heavy on visual examples to support principles
Learn the nuances of UX, UI and interaction and identify your design issue(s) based on the global standards for navigation, labels, visual balance, and interaction behaviour.
2. UI Best Practices
Form the basis of your visual standards with an understanding of how to build visual hierarchy. From there, dive into creating styles from scratch - including colour and font styles.
3. Improving Interaction
Learn how to assess what a 1-star interaction looks like compared to a 5-star for errors and completion feedback. From there, dive into more complex design states and get a sense for when to implement proactive and reactive interactions in an interface.Download full syllabus
This course video demonstrates how to apply the principles of visual hierarchy in the UI Best Practices section. This clickable example is representative of the type visual demos that make up this course
"Since this course, our team is talking about the product with much more awareness of what UX details we should be paying attention to."
Dev @ Workday
"...the course covers a lot of the reasons as to why certain decisions are made, and which choices are beneficial for the user. Can be used as a tool to make yourself actively think about these concepts while developing."
Dev @ Shopify
"[The course] was very informative and well thought out. It helps get an understanding of how designers think and why they want things to be a certain way."
Dev @ Mazumago
How developers benefit from learning UX fundamentals.
☝️ More design autonomy
🧠 Understanding of how the 'design mind' works
💼 UX fundamentals as a way to become more marketable
The types of companies taking Design SOS
Want to get your team on board?
Teams can really benefit from getting the design conversation started as a group. Our workshop enables teams to reduce overwhelm by identifying and prioritizing design debt.
Get the design audit workshop to get your team thinking about how design is impacting your digital experience.Download workshop template
Ready to take the course?
⚡️ Design SOS Course
This course provides the tools to diagnose design issues in a user flow, identify quick visual wins and improve the critical interaction states of a product. This course is packed with visual examples and demos to make the design concepts accessible and easy to implement. 💪This course has been created specifically for those who don't describe themselves as 'designers' but who need to make UX/UI design decisions or work with designers in their everyday work.