UX Classes in Boston
About UX Classes in Boston
American Graphics Institute has been delivering public and private Boston UX Classes for more than a decade. We offer regularly scheduled public Boston UX classes and private training. Our many clients include companies of all sizes, non-profit agencies, and educational institutions. AGI provides Boston UX training to employees working in marketing, communications, design and a variety of business roles.
UX Courses in Boston from expert instructors
American Graphics Institute’s live Boston UX Classes are led by expert instructors from American Graphics Institute with extensive experience in Digital design.
The instructors in that lead our live Boston UX Classes are experts on Digital design and UX. American Graphics Institute teachers are also available for private UX training which can be delivered on-site at your location or as a live online course. American Graphics Institute has been delivering public and private UX Classes in Boston for more than 15 years. We have provided private UX training to many major organizations in Boston. We work with the Boston Globe, Harvard University, MIT, Partners Healthcare and the many technology, financial services firms, and agencies located in and around Boston. Our many clients include companies of all sizes, non-profit agencies, and educational institutions. AGI provides UX training to employees working in marketing, communications, design and a variety of business roles.
Learn UX in Boston with Live Instructors & In-person classes
American Graphics Institute has offered UX training in Boston for more than two decades, with in-person classes led by live instructors. While remote classes are available, in-person learning is available for most regularly scheduled UX courses as well as the UX Certificate and UX Bootcamp programs. These professional development courses make it possible for individuals in Boston to learn UX quickly and easily, and for corporations to provide training to teams.
Why trust AGI for UX classes in Boston
AGI instructors that teach UX classes are experts in the field, with extensive real-world UX experience. UX classes are led by professionals with experience providing UX consulting and training for large technology firms such as Microsoft, major insurance companies including Aetna, and retailers like CVS. Additionally, instructors teaching UX classes either hold or are pursuing advanced degrees in the field of UX, human factors, and human-computer interaction. Instructors for UX courses conduct UX research, publish articles, and speak regularly at national and international UX conferences, and regularly pursue ongoing professional development. Many instructors hold the ISO standard certification for UX skills, the CPUX-F certification. AGI is the only school in North America offering preparation and training for this internationally recognized UX certification. Headquartered in Boston, AGI is a local, trusted source for UX training, certification, and courses.
In-Person UX Classes in Boston
There are many options for in-person UX courses in Boston. For those looking to provide training to the employees or corporations and organizations in Boston, you can hold a private class at AGI’s Boston training center, or you can have an instructor come on-site and deliver UX training at your location.
For individuals looking for in-person UX training in Boston with a live instructor in the same classroom, AGI’s state of the art classroom facility located at 8 Cabot Rd, in Woburn, MA is a perfect option. This Boston area training center provides hands-on UX classes on a regular schedule, or offers private courses.
AGI also offers live UX classes in downtown Boston and on-site at offices across Massachusetts.
The Role of UX Professionals in Boston
UX Professionals in Boston determine how to meet the needs of users interacting with systems, including websites and apps. Learning UX teaches you to better understand user goals, prioritize needs, and define requirements. UX designers create well organized websites that allow visitors to efficiently perform tasks, or apps that are simple to use. UX designers also save businesses time and money, as the expertise in planning saves time and cost with fewer revisions. Many Boston area businesses realize that there is a return on investment associated with UX design, and hire UX designers to provide a competitive advantage.
Learning UX design provides opportunities for specialized roles in UX research, prototyping, as well as general user experience design positions. With UX classes learn to efficiently create effective experiences for users of websites and apps. Find out how to make content easier to locate, understand how to effectively build navigation, and best practices for structuring and organizing content within a website or app to create exceptional user experiences.
UX Jobs in Boston
UX is used in roles across many different industries and in a variety of job roles in Boston . Creative service firms, digital agencies, and in-house marketing departments all hire skilled UX professionals. Learning UX provides a foundational skill for working in many of the careers across these organizations.
Skills with UX are easily transferable to a variety of other roles. Those with strong UX skills may consider gaining more specialized skills and working in the fields of user experience (UX) design or user interface (UI) design. Both of these are growing fields in Boston as well as nationally, with job growth of nearly 6% expected over the next decade according to both [state] and national projections. With specialized skills and higher than average growth prospects, jobs in these fields command above-average compensation.
Because UX skills are used in digital agencies, advertising, marketing, and media, they are essential for anyone wanting to work in these fields. Learning UX is an important step in working in creative roles in Boston . These roles provide a solid career opportunity. Nationally UX roles are expected to grow based upon data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
There are many UX focused jobs in Boston, with salaries ranging from $80,000 to $105,000 for mid-level UD designer roles. According to Glassdoor, UX jobs in Boston tend to pay even higher, with salaries of $140,000.
Boston area companies across many sectors, including financial services firms such as Fidelity and John Hancock hire UX designers, as do tech companies with a large presence in Boston and Cambridge, such as Facebook and Amazon. Consumer companies with large offices in downtown Boston that hire UX roles include Wayfair and Chewy. In short, Boston is a good city for finding a UX job.
UX Organizations in Boston
AGI staff are members of the UX Professionals Association (UXPA) Boston chapter, and regularly speak at the annual Boston UX Conference and support local UX career events in Boston such as portfolio reviews and interview preparation. You can find out more about the UXPA chapter and upcoming local UX events at the UXPA Boston website.
Location for Boston UX courses
UX classes in Boston are held at the American Graphics Institute training center located in Woburn, with ample free parking and easy access to the MBTA from Boston's North Station.
If traveling from Boston's North Station by train, take the Lowell Line to the Woburn - Anderson station. UX classes are held at the training center which is approximately a five minute walk. Clients attending a user experience class in Boston who are visiting from outside the area can fly into Boston Logan airport or the Boston-Manchester airport. There is regularly scheduled bus service from Boston-Logan Airport to the Woburn Anderson Regional Transportation Center, which is near the training center.
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AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by Jennifer Smith the design and usability expert and best-selling author of more than 20 books including Creative Cloud for Dummies, Creative Suite for Dummies, and Photoshop Digital Classroom. Classes are led by experienced professionals who have extensive professional and training experience, and also work in our consulting practice areas and as practicing professionals. For Federal agencies, American Graphics Institute classes are offered under GSA contract 47QTCA19D003Y.