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.
5000 UAH per month or in one payment (with a 5% discount) — 9500 UAH
video lesson 1 time a week — on Tuesdays + webinars once in two weeks — on Saturdays
the group starts on January 2021
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 10 video lessons, which you'll get once a week — on Tuesdays, plus home tasks and additional materials. Make sure you have up to 10 hours per week for home tasks. You'll have permanent feedback from your mentor and a live webinar once in two weeks — on Saturdays.
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.
Teamwork, analysis, continuous improvement. How to stay organized and happy as a UX Writer.
Research for UX writers
How your target audience speak. What can you do to speak in the same language.
LetyShops is an international cashback service that helps its users to save their money while shopping online.
During the course, students will prepare a real project for LetyShops.
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 up to 10 hours per week for home tasks.