Associate UI / UX Designer

Associate UI / UX Designer

Learn job-ready skills in

  • Wireframing  using Adobe XD
  • Fundamentals of Web Design and Development using WordPress
  • Become a Certified Digital Persuasion Analyst
  • Essential Video Editing from Scratch using Adobe Premiere Pro & Adobe After Effects
  • Master Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator.
  • Become a Certified Usability Analyst.

What do UI UX Practioner Do?

This course is specially designed to prepare trainees to assume the job role of User Interface and User Experience (Ui Ux) Designer/Practitioner.
 

Ui Ux  Designer/Practitioner  is one of the fastest growing emerging job roles in Singapore. Their job role includes developing and designing a website/mobile app’s User interface and User experience and conducting usability research and testing. They help built persuasive digital assets be it edm, web content, mobile app and e-commerce platform. It requires a hybrid of  skills – like writing skills, analysis, creating meme, applying emotional and psychological schema and prototyping.

“Increasingly UX Designers are breaking out of their tech company silos and spreading across the workforce. The emergence of this role in Singapore is being driven, in part, with the financial sector looking to revamp apps and improve digital offerings.”

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Average Salary:

$4,500

per month1

Market Demand For This Roles: High

What are the skills required for this role

The Hard Skills – working with Technology

  • Creating digital assets such as social media videos, posters, edm, digital advertisement from scratch using software like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects & Premiere pro.
  • Develop wireframing using Adobe XD to help in prototyping a new mobile app or a new e-commerce platform.
  • Working with Front-end developer in designing, implementing & maintaining an e-commerce platform.
  • Conduct User Research, Usability testing and building persuasive digital content.

The Soft Skills – working with People

  • Good communication skills. You will have to be able to communicate with many different kinds of people in this job, especially the customers and stakeholders since understanding their needs is pivotal to being successful in this role.
  • Strong writing and analytical skills in creating digital assets.
  • A team player who should be able to coordinate tasks and work well with the other members. It is important for the team to be able to focus on the project and to ensure results.
  • A passion for your company and industry. Plus deep understanding and applying the right Persuasive tools that will convert a prospect to a customer.

Functional Competencies

Functional / Technical Competencies

  • Be able to speak, listen, read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills Workforce Skills Qualification (ES WSQ) Workplace Literacy (WPL) Level 6
  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ES WSQ Workplace Numeracy (WPN) Level 6
  • Well versed in all Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Generic Competencies (Behavioural Skills)

  • Strong communication skills and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Maintains high integrity and displays reliability
  • Ability to foster strong relationships with stakeholders, communicate effectively and build trust in order to influence, facilitate and resolve conflicts
  • Committed to complete the programme

Programme Pre-requisites

  • Singapore Citizens and PRs aged 21 and above, who are currently unemployed but are looking for career conversion
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience
  • Minimum Higher Nitec in any discipline
  • GCE “O” Level, Diploma and above

This is an entry level course to equip trainees with the necessary skillset and knowledge to be an Associate User Interface and User Experience Designer (Ui Ux).

Selection Criteria

  • Interested participants should apply for the programme via the link here.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for a 15-minute face-face or virtual interview. For selected technical roles participants may also be required take aptitude test.

Training Methodology

Virtual Instructor-led Training

Lecture and guided lab sessions with certified Trainers

Mentorship

Your mentors are instructors and industry practitioners dedicated to providing you with the proper guidance in the Ui Ux domain.

Portfolio building

Create a winning portfolio filled with hands-on projects that will help you shine in interviews.

Career Support

Optimise your resume, cover letter and LinkedIn Profile

Build and optimise your resume with our career counseling team

Professional Photograph

Get your professional headshot and full-length photo for resume and LinkedIn profile

Career Coach

Hone your interview tactic and your personal brand with help from a dedicated career coach.

Career & Interview Prep

Our career counselors work hard to find jobs that fit and feel right for our students. Students go through mock interviews and learn important tips and tricks, so they are prepared for their interview.

Career and Interview Prep

Our career counselors work hard to find jobs that fit and feel right for our students. Students go through mock interviews and learn important tips and tricks, so they are prepared for their interview

Student Schedule

This is a full-time training programme conducted over 6 months. The 6 months comprises of a combination of instructor-led virtual training, face-to-face classes (when permitted) and hands-on capstone projects

Programme Curriculum

Programme Curriculum

Certified Usability Analyst (CUA)
LO1: Learn research-based principles of designing interfaces from the perspective of the end-user.
LO2: Learn how to perform data gathering, task analysis, and usability testing.
LO3: Learn to pinpoint usability problems and offer design solutions. The usability analyst brings the critical success factor to bear throughout the development life cycle.
LO4: Mastery of the fundamental principles of user-centered design.
LO5: Provide a solid foundation in deploying digital channels to reach and serve their customers.

Wireframing using Adobe XD
LO1: Learn to recognise the fundamental aspects of Adobe XD.
LO2: Work with User Interface and learn to create wireframe kits.
LO3: Learn to create and edit Vector Shapes & export Assets.
LO4: Learn to create and use Masks & use the repeat grid function.
LO5: Learn to create and work with Symbols

Fundamental of Web-design and Portfolio making using WordPress

LO1: Learn the fundamental of Website Design
LO2: Explore and discover the enhanced website design for User Experience
LO3: Learn the key functional requirements for website development.
LO4: Understand and learn the importance of website management using WordPress.

Vector Design using Adobe Illustrator

LO1: To provide learners with Adobe Illustrator knowledge and skills through the use of vector-based drawing software.
LO2: Learn the Principles of Design such as The Principles of Emphasis, Focal Point, Contrast, Unity, Variety, Balance &  Proportion or Scale
LO3: Learn on Document setup and working with Artboard for design.
LO4: Working with Layers for design.
LO5: Placing raster images and converting raster images into vector artwork for design.
LO6: Using Colour, Colour Gradients, Live Paint and Patterns to enhance the design.
LO7: Creative uses of Effects, Graphic Styles and apply Symbols for design.
LO8: Preparing production design materials or documents for print and web.
 
Graphic Design using Adobe Photoshop
LO1: Learn to prepare images for web and print output with appropriate sizing and resolution.
LO2: Apply painted masks, selection-based masks, gradient masks, and blend modes to create sophisticated image effects.
LO3: Create adjustment layers for editable, non-destructive changes to image colouration and exposure
LO4: Able to eventually create professional designs.

Motion Graphics using Adobe After Effects
LO1: Create Motion Graphics to enhance your videos using a step by step, easy-to-use method.
LO2: Practice compositing techniques to achieve stunning video effects.
LO3: Learn to Import and animate Illustrator Vector Graphics.
LO4: Create advanced Text Animation in 2D & 3D –   using After Effects special features.
LO5: Learn to use specialized visual effects such Motion Tracking, Camera Tracking and many more…

Video Editing using Adobe Premiere
LO1: Understand key terminologies used in video editing.
LO2: Learn to create, edit, and combine sequences.
LO3: Learn to edit and combine audio, video, and still images.
LO4: Learn to create titles and credits for videos.
LO5: Learn to publish a video to a format suitable for web use

Certified Digital Persuasion Analyst (CDPA)
LO1: Learn research-based principles of designing interfaces that drive persuasion.
LO2: Learn to apply principles of psychological influence and behavioral economics to the design of digital channels.
LO3: Apply HFI’s Persuasion, emotion, and trust  technique’s as critical factors for creating successful online interactions.
LO4: Learn the essential knowledge to transition from being a classical usability engineer to become a complete user experience (UX) designer.
LO5: Able to apply the persuasion engineering tools and research-based insights which teaches strategies for Persuasion, Emotion, and Trust (PET): "PET Design" and "PET Architect".

 

Certifications

This Programme will help participants to prepare for the following globally recognised certifications:

   
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Programme Fee

Full Programme Fee:

$18,000.00

(before GST)

Fee after funding for Singaporeans and PRs:

$500.00

(nett)

Eligible Singaporeans can offset course fee payable using their SkillsFuture Credit.