UX Certificate Boston

The UX Certificate in Boston at American Graphics Institute provides an opportunity to learn skills needed for a career in user experience design. If you have experience in graphic design, business, or other fields and are interested in exploring a career in UX, this program may be for you. You can learn more about this comprehensive program at the UX Certificate program information page or call 781-376-6044 for more information. If you are only interested in a certain area of user experience, you can also take many of the same classes as part of our individual UX courses.

New sections of the UX Certificate program start every 45 to 60 days. The UX Certificate includes the following user experience courses:

Course information for the UX Certificate Boston

UX Class: UX Design Principles

In this UX class participants learn the core principles of user experience design and gain an understanding of the user experience design process. Learn all stages of UX design, 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 training provides a strong foundation for creating user-centered designs.

Information Architecture Course for Application and Web Design

In this information architecture course 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.

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.

UX Class: Rapid prototyping training

Learn Rapid Prototyping skills in this UX training course. Participants discover how to efficiently create, share and test concepts, designs and structure for websites and apps. 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 Course: Creating UX 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.

HTML Training Class

Discover the nuts and bolts of HTML and CSS, the foundation behind all websites and HTML emails, in this HTML course. You'll learn how to plan, design, and create your website using HTML (HyperText Markup Language), XHTML (eXtensible HyperText Markup Language), and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) - the building blocks of web pages - and learn how to ensure that your site looks good across multiple browsers. This HTML/CSS class also introduces working with interactivity and multimedia, as well as designing for devices such as tablets and smartphones.

Responsive Web Design Class

This responsive web design class provides you with the skills to create responsive websites that adapt to various screen sizes and resolutions. Discover how to create sites that render correctly across mobile, tablet, and desktops using fluid grids, CSS, flexible foundation, and more.

Photoshop Training Class - Introduction

This Photoshop course helps you to be more productive and to create higher quality images more efficiently. You receive an introduction to editing, retouching, and enhancing images. Learn essential skills including how to make selective changes, color correct, and retouch your images.

UX Design Portfolio

In this UX workshops 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.

Illustrator Training Class - Introduction

In this introduction to Adobe Illustrator class, you discover the tools that help you create professional quality artwork. This Illustrator course introduces you to the workspace, tools for creating shapes, and additional options for adding color and text. You also discover how to use layers so that you can maximize your productivity right away.This course is for those who have had no formal Illustrator training or are new to the application.

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.

American Graphics Institute (AGI) is headquartered in the Boston area and delivers Adobe training, Apple courses, UX training, and HTML classes. AGI also provides web technology training with courses on CSS and JavaScript, and digital video courses for Premiere Pro, Final Cut, and After Effects, along with many digital marketing courses such as Google Analytics. We deliver training to more than 1,000 corporate clients in Boston and the surrounding area.

  • Expert instructor in the same classroom with you.
  • Small class size: we average six participants per course in our Boston training center.
  • Hands-on learning: we provide your choice of a Mac or Windows PC for your training.
  • Our instructors write the Digital Classroom and Creative Cloud for Dummies books.

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Our Boston area training center is conveniently located at 150 Presidential Way in Woburn, with easy access to both Interstate 93 and 95, and we have free covered parking in our garage. If traveling using the MBTA, American Graphics Institute is within walking distance to the Woburn-Anderson station, which is a 15 minute trip from Boston’s North Station on the MBTA commuter rail using the Lowell line. If you are flying into Boston for your training session, there is regularly scheduled bus service to and from Boston's Logan Airport that leaves every 30 minutes from this same station.

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