User Experience (UX) Design SuccessPath


You should have experience working with C# or Visual Basic, and with .NET Framework.


This path covers the basic principles of UX design as applied to UI (User Interface) design, along with Microsoft tools like basic wire framing, UX design in the abstract, how to write a user story, and Information Architecture. You will learn what makes a good UX design team, from member roles to design inspiration. You will explore Expression Blend and Expression Suite, and the basics of creating interfaces that can be hooked up with Visual Studio. Finally, you will learn the basics of Windows 8 aesthetics, how to design applications to look like they are part of the Windows 8 environment, and how to design applications for the touch interface.

Course Path

User Experience (UX) Design

15+ hours covering 41 topics

Course TitleTopicsRuntimeSkill LevelTrailer
Expression Blend Design, Part 1: Introduction 9 2h 50m Beginner N/A
Introduction to User Experience (UX) Design
Introduction to User eXperience, Part 1: Design 4 1h 40m Beginner N/A
Introduction to User eXperience, Part 2: Design Tools 4 2h 7m Beginner N/A
Expression Blend Interaction Design
Expression Blend Design, Part 2: Animation 7 2h 15m Intermediate N/A
Expression Blend Design, Part 3: Behaviors and VSM 7 1h 44m Intermediate N/A
UX Design Best Practices with Win 8 Apps
UX Design Win 8 Apps, Part 1: Aesthetics and Design 4 1h 56m Intermediate
UX Design Win 8 Apps, Part 2: Building UI in Blend 3 1h 11m Intermediate
UX Design Win 8 Apps, Part 3: Building Apps 3 1h 14m Intermediate