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9 lessons
25 students
January 21
About
UX Writing

Content Design

Product Content Strategy

(spoiler — they’re all the same thing)
Become the writer behind the interfaces you love. Learn how to make products talk, how to bring joy with words, and how to create software that people just can't get enough of.

UX Writing is about writing for interfaces. You'll learn how language is used in software, and how writing can make or break an app.

You'll master the ability to create content for clear, enjoyable, and scalable products. Your new skill of fixing mistakes and improving the flow will make you invaluable for every product team.
7000 UAH
Concentrated 1-month course
9 lessons
2 times a week + webinars
January 21, 2020
group starts on the 21st of January
25 students
we pay attention to every student, so the group size is limited
To take the course, you need:
• upper-intermediate/advanced English (for lectures and homework);
• a design tool (Photoshop, Sketch, Figma, or any other);
• knowledge or practical experience with writing.
It's a writing course after all ;)
The course is for:
— UX Writers;
— Copywriters;
— Product Designers;
— Product Owners;
— UX Specialists (of any sort: research, strategy).

Level: middle (familiar with copywriting and/or design, product development process)

You don't need to be employed with a software company but if you don't have relevant work experience (with digital products), you'll have a steeper learning curve and might struggle to keep up.
Mentor
Jane Palash
UX writer at Canada Life, ex-product writer at MacPaw
Course Program
The course is 9 video lessons, which you'll get twice a week — on Tuesdays & Thursdays, plus home tasks and additional materials. You'll have permanent feedback from your mentor and a live webinar.

There will be an individual course project to create and defend.
What is a UX Writer
What is writing for interfaces and why everyone is looking to hire a UX Writer. What skills and knowledge are required. Where do you belong on the product team.
Introduction to UX
How to apply user-centered design in content creation. What are tone and voice within interfaces. The basics of good interface writing.
Fonts and typefaces
An introduction to typography and why it matters to a UX-writer. Choosing a font. Spacing, placement, combination, serifs, color, trends, application in practice.
Usability, user flows, user stories
Application of design principles in writing. Writing in context, working with flows and wireframes.
Microcopy: rules and tips
Types of microcopy. Basic rules for writing. Notifiers, statuses, alerts, errors.
UX writing in a project
Working with a task. Systematic approach. Questions to ask. Metrics and data. Writing guides and design systems.
Psychology of writing
How humans read. The workings of the eye, blind spots, hyperfocus. Bias and how to use it. Language and associations.
Microcopy, part 2
Examples and rules for writing. Instructions and descriptions. Labels and forms. Best practices and user focus.
Long-term plans
Teamwork, analysis, continuous improvement. How to stay organized and happy as a UX Writer.
Course partner
What you need
This is an online course — make yourself comfortable at home, in a cafe or at the office, get a strong WiFi and learn ahead!

All you need is a laptop with a design tool (Sketch, Figma, Readymag, etc) and 3-5 hours per week for home tasks.
questions
Yes, access to the video will always be open on your Google account.
They will, but you better reserve the time to join them online — it will be interesting there.
Notify us before the 3rd lesson — and we will return the money.
Yes, but you will need more time and motivation for the home tasks to keep up.
Register
To join this course, please, register — and you will receive a letter with the test task.