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UX Classes Boston

UX classes & training in Boston

American Graphics Institute offers 14 UX courses in Boston including public UX classes and private UX training for groups. Learn UX from expert instructors who are practicing professionals with real-world UX experience creating apps, websites and interfaces. UX classes in Boston are available in-person with a live instructor in the same classroom, or as online courses. UX classes in Boston can be taken individually, or you can enroll in the multi-course UX certificate program or UX Bootcamp.

Choose from user experience courses covering UX design principles, processes, and tools. Private UX training is offered for companies and organizations and can be customized for specific requirements. For questions or to discuss a private UX workshop, call our local Boston office at (781) 376-6044 or use the UX training information request form on this page.

Top UX Classes in Boston

There are many UX classes available in Boston, including live, in-person courses at local classrooms. The most popular UX Classes in Boston are:

UX Classes in Boston Offered

Attend introductory to advanced UX Classes in Boston in our training centers, online, or at your office. We have been teaching UX classes in Boston for more than a decade and can help you to achieve professional results faster and more efficiently.

UX Classes in Boston Course Details and Outlines

UX Design Course: UX Design Principles

In this UX class participants learn the core principles of UX design and gain an understanding of the UX design process. Learn all stages of the user experience design process, from determining a UX strategy, developing user scenarios, creating UX personas, UX research strategies, prioritizing content, developing an information architecture (IA), testing user interface (UI), and incorporating feedback. This UX design class provides a strong foundation for creating user-centered designs, whether in the fields of web design, app design, interface or product design.

UX Class: Rapid prototyping training

Learn Rapid Prototyping UX skills in this live class led by an expert in the user experience design field. Participants discover how to efficiently create, share and test concepts, designs and structure for websites and apps through the rapid prototyping UX design process. Learn best practices for UX prototyping and testing before investing in final user experience designs. Gain an understanding of the process for rapid iteration of UX designs and creating mockups. Find out ways to improve the efficiency of the design and development process in this Rapid Prototyping UX workshop.

UX Class: User Experience for Mobile Devices and Touch Screens

Learn about UX for phones, tablets, and touch-screens along with special considerations when defining their UX and UI. This workshop teaches usability and interaction factors that impact mobile, tablet, and phone UX. Participants in this UX course discover how to create interfaces and interactions that are optimized for mobile and touch input. Learn how usability issues such as finger size, touch targets, single-hand use, and environment impact UX, and how to address these factors.

Information Architecture Class for UX

In this UX Class for information architecture, discover methods and processes for structuring and organizing content to build effective user experiences. Learn to prioritize, sort, structure and organize information so that it can be found in a way that is consistent and predictable. As part of this UX course participants find out how to evaluate existing content and assess new content needs. Participants also learn to organize and structure content, as well as define navigation.

Adobe XD Course for Prototyping

Learn to use Adobe XD) for prototyping apps and websites in this UX class. Learn the efficient use of Adobe XD as a testing and prototyping tool for both web design and app design in this one-day Adobe XD Course. Learn to create app simulations, define navigation, build screens, and interactions. This Adobe XD course is useful for UX designers, developers, business analysts or anyone involved in the UX and UI process.

Creating User Experience Design Assets and Documentation

In this UX course discover how to use tools such as Illustrator and Photoshop to create UX assets and build UX documentation necessary for delivering a final user interface. This UX class is primarily offered for participants in the UX Certificate program, and is also available as a private class for groups.

UX Design Project

This UX course consists of a practical project in which students apply skills learned across the UX Certificate program into a project that is selected by the student and reviewed with their instructor. The UX project starts with planning, meeting with the client, creating a creative brief, developing the site or app, client review and feedback. It concludes with final delivery and project review by the instructor.

UX Design Portfolio

In this UX class participants work with their instructor to create an online portfolio showcasing their talents. Working with practicing professionals, students receive guidance determining which projects to showcase, and evaluate the most effective format for presenting projects, along with the design process and skills involved in their creation. This UX course helps participants create a UX portfolio showcasing skills and capabilities for clients or hiring managers.

Sketch class for prototyping

In this hands-on Sketch class learn to efficiently create UX prototypes for websites and apps. This Sketch prototyping course provides professionals involved in the design, development, and planning of websites and apps with the skills to efficiently create and test interactive prototypes. This Sketch prototyping workshop is suitable for UI and UX professionals, business analysts, developers, and product managers. This Sketch workshop is available independently or as part of the comprehensive UX training offered at AGI.

UX Research Class

In this UX Research training class participants learn the techniques for planning, conducting and evaluating UX research. Participants learn UX research techniques and participate in a UX research project.

UX Certification training for CPUX-F

This UX class prepares participants for the internationally recognized CPUX-F UX Certification exam, it also provides an understanding of the process and skills necessary to lead projects through the phases of the design process, allowing participants to determine the most appropriate methods to create successful projects, whether websites, apps, or objects requiring human input. The course provides both discrete skills as well as processes and concepts that allow groups to work more effectively as a team through the design process. The UX Certification course includes concepts, labs, exercises and projects to help you adopt and understand the human-centered design process as well as provide preparation for the UXQB certification exam: CPUX-F. Human Centered Design Process concepts and processes are core components of the course, and participants learn how the process works within other design frameworks.

Design Thinking Course

Learn Design Thinking principles that are part of the human-centered design process. Discover ways to think and processes to identify valuable insights and information that help to improve any project. This course is applicable to UX design, product design, as well as non-design roles such as product managers, business analysts, and client services. It is useful for anyone that needs to take ideas and convert them into effective designs and products.

UX Course for Windows 10 App Design

This UX course addresses the unique design considerations when designing for Windows 10 devices. Learn the design principles for creating Windows 10 apps that work naturally with touch and various input devices. This UX workshop empowers you to create more appealing applications that deliver a consistent user experience leveraging the capabilities of this modern operating system. Learn to use Microsoft's Fluent Design System for creating modern apps.

Figma Course - Introduction

Learn Figma to create prototypes for websites, applications and more in this hands-on Figma course. Use Figma’s design features to create the visual design for your interactive projects. Use the prototyping features to add interactivity like clickable links. Publish to share your designs and library of styles with your team as part of this collaborative prototyping tool.

About UX Classes in Boston

The UX courses in Boston at American Graphics Institute are led by user experience professionals with extensive backgrounds in web and app design. You will learn UX from professionals who have led web and app design projects for desktop, tablet, and mobile projects. Our Boston-based UX instructors also have extensive experience leading ux workshop in Boston and the surrounding area.

Upcoming Dates for UX Classes in Boston

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.

Course Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
Weekdays
Wed, Oct 12 2022 to
Thu, Oct 13 2022

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $695.00
Weekdays
Fri, Oct 14 2022
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $495.00
Weekdays
Mon, Oct 17 2022
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $495.00
Weekdays
Mon, Oct 17 2022 to
Wed, Oct 19 2022

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $995.00
Weekdays
Tue, Oct 18 2022
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $495.00
Weekdays
Wed, Oct 19 2022
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $495.00
Weekdays
Wed, Oct 19 2022
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $495.00
Weekdays
Fri, Oct 28 2022
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $495.00
Weekdays
Mon, Oct 31 2022
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $495.00
Weekdays
Mon, Oct 31 2022
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $495.00

UX Classes in Boston

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. 

Private UX training in Boston

Groups, such as companies, organizations, and departments that need live, in-person UX training in Boston can come to AGI’s local Boston classrooms, or have a live instructor come on-site to their company to deliver an in-person course. AGI can deliver a UX workshop that is customized to your specific needs, or the training can be delivered using standard curriculum. Scheduling for private UX training in Boston can occur on specific dates that align to your schedule requirements, and the UX class time can also be adjusted to accommodate your organization's needs. Private online UX courses are also available, and can be tailored to specific requirements for scheduling and curriculum. Contact AGI to discuss options if you are interested in arranging private UX training or call 781-376-6044.

About AGI's UX Courses in Boston

For more than 25 years, American Graphics Institute has been providing UX classes and training in Boston. AGI offers in-person courses at its Boston classrooms, as well as live courses at client sites in Boston as well as live online training accessible from anywhere. The expert instructors are highly skilled UX professionals and are also experienced educators, helping others to learn new UX skills.

The regularly scheduled public UX courses, workshops, and seminars provide hands-on learning from expert instructors. These in-person classes with a live instructor offer small group workshops that provide practical exercises and projects which help you to quickly learn UX skills. Our instructors have extensive experience with the applications they teach and in leading classes. Instructors are reviewed after each course, and undergo continual professional development and testing. Our full-time instructors pass the rigorous Certified Technical Trainer exam, and Adobe Certified Expert exams. Our instructors have delivered UX courses for many Fortune 100 companies, and have been hired by both Adobe and Microsoft to write their official training curriculum and courseware. 

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.

Choosing the right Boston UX Class

Although there are many options for learning UX, there’s a reason that American Graphics Institute is considered the top provider of UX courses for those in and near Boston. This includes expert instructors with many years of practical UX experience, as well as extensive experience in teaching UX, as well as our instructors holding UX certifications.

There are UX courses of various durations, with shorter one-day and two-day programs, along with options for day and night courses. Longer-term bootcamp and certificate programs are also available for those wanting a more intensive, in-depth approach to learning new skills.

In most cases it’s best to start with a foundational, introductory UX course: UX Design Principles. Even if you have previous experience, the introductory class serves as a cornerstone. From there, you can move on to learn more advanced UX skills and concepts.

The delivery format for UX Classes and UX Courses in Boston should also be considered as you decide which course to attend. Both in-person and online courses are led by a live instructor. AGI offers regularly scheduled live courses, and they are available in-person with a live instructor at AGI’s Boston classrooms, or via live online classes. The online option allows you to see the instructor’s screen, ask questions, and share your screen if you need assistance. You can also retake the UX course at no cost if you need additional practice or if you don't end up using your new skills right away. All UX courses in Boston are offered at regularly scheduled dates. If you prefer in-person learning, you can select a date for an in-person course, or companies can request an instructor to come on-site to your business or organization.

If you need guidance, our expert training consultants can help you choose the best UX for you, whether you are looking for a course in Boston or online. Call a Boston-based UX consultant at 781-376-6044, or you can reach us on chat, and find other options to reach us:  contact AGI.

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.

UX Classes Online in Boston

Even those located near an AGI’s Boston office can still benefit from live online courses. If you’d prefer to attend a course from your home or office in Boston, most AGI classes offer live online course dates, with a dedicated cohort of online participants. Live online UX courses are interactive, with a live instructor and small group sessions, making it possible to get your questions answered in real-time, share your screen, work on projects while receiving immediate feedback on your progress.

American Graphics Institute has set the standard for live online classes. With more than a decade of experience in offering live online UX classes, many of which are led by our Boston-based instructors. AGI has developed the process, infrastructure, and methods for effective online learning that is engaging, interesting and effective. Learn through explanations, demonstrations, and class projects you complete as well as through the ability to ask questions during the live class.

AGI’s UX courses are available for introductory through advanced topics. Those new to UX can attend foundation-level courses such as UX Design Principles, which provides the essential skills along with an on-ramp for additional learning. Advanced UX courses are available for those with existing skills and experience.

Prerequisites for enrolling in Boston UX courses

For the introductory UX Design Principles course, no previous experience is required. For other UX classes, knowledge of the concepts covered in the UX Design Principles course is required. If attending a UX class in AGI’s Boston training center, all apps are provided. If attending online, you will need a copy of any applications used in the course. No-cost, limited-time versions of apps are generally available and can be used for most classes.

Course materials for UX classes in Boston

The instructors at American Graphics Institute have authored more than 50 books on digital design, including several UX training books. Course participants receive a copy of one of our books or related course materials which are yours to keep following the class.

UX Training Courses for Boston area Governments

American Graphics Institute offers UX Courses under GSA contract 47QTCA19D003Y for federal, state, and municipal governments. As a GSA contract holder, GSA pricing is available for government agencies and employees for both private and public UX training workshops. Contact an American Graphics Institute representative for additional information or to register by calling 781-376-6044.

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.

Related UX Certificate Programs

For those looking to build a set of skills that can be useful for a career, as well as creating a portfolio of completed projects, consider the UX Certificate or the UX Certificate in Boston. These in-depth certificate programs provides you with intensive coursework, in-depth projects, portfolio development, and career counseling to help build a career with UX skills. For a similarly comprehensive program without career guidance, consider the UX bootcamp program. 

UX Courses for All Ages and Skills

While most UX professional development courses are for adults, there are some related programs including the graphic design programs for high school students which may be of interest for those looking to explore a career in digital arts. These programs provide career exploration while learning the tools used by professional designers. These programs are primarily offered during the summer, with some available after school hours during the academic year.

UX Careers and Job Outlook 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.

UX Jobs in Boston

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.

AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by 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.