UX/UI (User Experience and User Interface) Courses
User designers work on a combination of both physical and digital products that aim to aesthetically and functionally satisfy users. While user experience designers work on the usability of a product, user interface designers work to ensure the product looks and feels appealing to users.
Both roles work closely with one another and often overlap in the workplace. So, whether you’re looking to aesthetically please or achieve fluid human-computer interaction, investing in developing your design skills is the critical first step.
Some core abilities you will develop by investing in training include:
- Product design
- Interaction design
- Visual design
- User research and user testing
- How do conduct usability testing
- Information architecture
- Adobe XD
- Project management
Job prospects for UX/UI
As the web design and graphic design industries continue to boom across Australia, so is the demand for skilled workers in UI and UX design. According to Job Outlook, industry employment opportunities are expected to increase by 13.6% by 2024.
Not only is employment opportunity on the rise but, so is the financial stability of this career pathway. Currently, the average entry-level income for full-time workers sits above the national average at $69,900. With experience, this income can be expected to grow quickly, with senior designers earning an approximate average of $119,044.
UX/UI career outcomes
UX and UI designers are in high demand across many industries, with many career pathways moving within the scientific and technical services and information media and telecommunications industries.
If you choose to work within a company, you’ll most likely work in an office environment within a larger creative and design team. As you become more skilled and familiar with the company’s client and their products, opportunities to progress into a senior designer or head designer role are possible.
If working within a larger team for a certain client doesn’t interest you, many UX and UI designers choose to go down the freelancer route. Sole trader UX and UI designers have the freedom to choose their clients, often resulting in more variation in their day to day work.
Depending on the type of qualification you choose to pursue, a course within the digital media and design field can lead to a wide range of career opportunities – some of the most common roles being:
- UX or UI designer
- Digital content creator
- Digital marketer
- Social media marketing manager
Online learning for UX/UI
Completing a qualification within the digital design field, such as user interface design or user experience design, has been made easy, with the option to enrol in online course study options. This is perfect if you like to learn new skills at your own pace or require a more flexible alternative to in-class study.
With many of our short courses having no entry pre-requisites and part-time study options, starting a course in the digital media space is an easy first step towards your new career.
Take the first step and enrol in a cutting edge course now!