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User Interface Designer

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User Interface Designer

The CIW User Interface Designer certification is part of the CIW Web and Mobile Design series. This certification assesses the strategies and tactics necessary to design user interfaces, with particular emphasis on creating user interfaces for mobile devices. You will be assessed on how to apply essential usability concepts, including clarity, ease of use, simplicity, and detectability. Additionally, you will show how information obtained from the client, sales, and marketing is utilized to design and develop compelling visual experience Web sites for multiple platforms, including mobile, tablet, and desktop.

CIW User Interface Designer

The certification also validates knowledge about wireframes, color schemes, tones, design templates, formatting, and typography. The exam will also assess your abilities to implement user analysis techniques, usability testing procedures and the vital role of testing to publish and maintaining a Web site. Finally, you will demonstrate understanding of branding considerations and responsive design implementation in relation to the user interface design of Web sites.

The CIW User Interface Designer course* prepares candidates to take the CIW User Interface Designer exam, which, if passed, earns the individual the CIW User Interface Designer certification.

*The courseware is not required to sit for the certification exam.

Target Audience

  • Web designers
  • Internet consultants
  • IT professionals
  • Marketing professionals
  • Web and graphic artists
  • Business professionals

Skills Assessed

  • Obtain information from the client, including obtaining detailed information from relevant parties (e.g., sales and marketing).
  • Create a wireframe.
  • Deploy appropriate color schemes and tones.
  • Describe and use current typical design templates.
  • Summarize proper use of formatting and typography.
  • Recognize user analysis techniques.
  • Apply essential usability concepts, including clarity, ease of use, simplicity, detectibility and typography.
  • Describe usability testing procedures, including the importance of testing.
  • Design for multiple platforms (e.g., mobile phone, tablet, traditional desktop).
  • Identify elements that make a compelling visual experience.
  • Discuss branding considerations in relation to user interface design.
  • Implement responsive design (e.g., progressive enhancement, feature detection).
  • Design pages for a cloud-based storefront.

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State Approvals

Florida - (CAPE & Gold Standard)

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