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Adobe XD for Designers

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Learn how to make the switch from traditional design projects to UX and UI design. Explore essential concepts, and ways to design and share a prototype using Adobe XD CC.

As a graphic designer, you have a knack for creative problem-solving, a keen understanding of color and layout, and the ability to collaborate with clients—skills that could easily translate to user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design. If you want to enrich your professional skill set with UX and UI design experience, then this course can help by acquainting you with the techniques and technology you'd need to be successful. Join instructor Paul Trani as he covers essential UI and UX design concepts and steps through how to create and share a prototype using Adobe XD CC. Throughout the course, Paul highlights UX design workflows and best practices within this innovative design and prototyping tool.


  • Expand your design skills to include UX and UI
1. Overview
  • What are UX and UI design?
  • Transitioning from graphic design to UX/UI
  • What is Adobe XD?
2. Creating Graphics and Text
  • Using the workspace and tools
  • Drawing and editing graphics
  • Adding fonts and text
  • Adding color and gradients
3. Adding Imagery
  • Adding images and effects
  • Using Illustrator and Creative Cloud Libraries
  • Using Photoshop with Adobe XD
4. Creating Multiple Screens
  • Creating, previewing, and sharing screens
  • Using and reusing symbols
  • Using Repeat Grid
5. Creating Interactions
  • Prototyping interactions and transitions
  • Scrolling and pinning content
  • Creating overlays
6. Prototype for Web and Apps
  • Designing for different screen sizes
  • Testing on mobile devices
  • Using graphics from UI kits
7. Sharing and Exporting
  • Sharing and commenting on prototypes
  • Recording a video of interactions
  • Sharing design specs with developers
  • Exporting artboards and assets
  • Resources and next steps

Taught by

Paul Trani


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