Designing for the Web

Where: DevelopMe_, Unit 1.8, Paintworks, Bristol, BS4 3EH

When: 23 September 2017 9:30am to 5:00pm

Web design has never been more accessible and relevant in today’s digital landscape.

This is a one day introductory course to give you all the practical skills and tools you need to design for the web.

Things you’ll learn

  • Design principles for the web
    • User centered design
    • Responsive & Adaptive design
    • Component & Pattern libraries
    • Questions to ask at briefing
  • Rules
    • Grids & layouts
    • Web typography
    • Images & Icons
    • Content
    • Interactions & transitions
    • Do’s and Dont’s
  • Processes
    • Research, User stories & testing
    • Architecture / Wireframing / Prototyping
    • Concept Design
    • Rollout Design
    • Development
  • Tools
    • Design tools
    • Presentation tools

Who it’s for

This is an introductory level course aimed at giving you a best practice ‘toolkit’ with commercially relevant knowledge for designing for the web.

Focussed toward Junior or Mid-weight graphic designers perhaps moving into online/digital work – looking to up-skill their knowledge and practice for web/interaction/screen design.

Prerequisites and preparation

You’ll need a working iPad or laptop and access to the internet via modern web browser. For best results use the latest version of Google Chrome, which is free. Firefox, Edge, Safari, or Opera will work just fine.

If this is difficult for you to organise ahead of the course, let us know and we’ll do your best to help you before the course.

Any additional requirements or specific creative software required for the course will be confirmed to you once you have booked your place.

Course instructors

Mark Foster / Senior Designer


Mark has over 8 years digital design experience working with brand and digital agencies, UX experts and development teams. In that time Mark has produced award winning websites and digital brands for the likes of Bath Rugby, Hope & Homes for Children and SearchStar.

Tim Banks / UX Designer & Developer


Tim is a UX designer & developer and has brought together design and development teams in branding and full service agencies for the the last 7 years. Along the way Tim has worked on projects for major brands like Live Nation (Download festival, Wireless Festival and T in the Park), Ticketmaster and AB Agri, as well as an armada of challenger brands and small startups.

Entry Cost: £250 + VAT

Posted by: Peter New | 30-08-2017

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