Interface Design

UX Writing

Become the writer behind the interfaces you love. Learn how to make products talk by mastering the high-demanded skill of UX writing.

About

Become the writer behind the interfaces you love. Learn how to make products talk, how to bring joy with words, and how to create software that people just can't get enough of.

UX Writing is about writing for interfaces. You'll learn how language is used in software, and how writing can make or break an app.

You'll master the ability to create content for clear, enjoyable, and scalable products. Your new skill of fixing mistakes and improving the flow will make you invaluable for every product team.

February 2022 The course lasts 2 months. You'll get a lecture once a week — on Tuesdays, and a live webinar once in two weeks — on Saturdays.
5 000 UAH 10 000 UAH in one payment, or 5 250 UAH per month
15 students We pay attention to every student, so the group size is limited

Mentors

Mentor Dmitry Figol
Mentor Bogdan Grechanovsky
Curator Jane Palash

Course Program

What is a UX Writer

What is writing for interfaces and why everyone is looking to hire a UX Writer? What skills and knowledge are required? Where do you belong on the product team?

Introduction to UX

How to apply user-centered design in content creation? What are the tone and voice within interfaces? The basics of good interface writing.

Fonts and typefaces

An introduction to typography and why it matters to a UX-writer. Choosing a font. Spacing, placement, combination, serifs, color, trends, application in practice.

Usability, user flows, user stories

Application of design principles in writing. Writing in context, working with flows and wireframes.

Microcopy: rules and tips

Types of microcopy. Basic rules for writing. Notifiers, statuses, alerts, errors.

UX writing in a project

Working with a task. Systematic approach. Questions to ask. Metrics and data. Writing guides and design systems.

Psychology of writing

How do humans read? The workings of the eye, blind spots, hyperfocus. Bias and how to use it. Language and associations.

Microcopy, part 2

Examples and rules of writing. Instructions and descriptions. Labels and forms. Best practices and user focus.

Long-term plans

Teamwork, analysis, continuous improvement. How to stay organized and happy as a UX Writer?

Research for UX writers

How does your target audience speak? What can you do to speak in the same language?

Useful articles

PROJECTOR MAG How to create a UX writing course and not lose your marbles
PROJECTOR MAG To an internship at Preply from scratch: the path of a UX Writing student
PROJECTOR MAG Copy docs: when user interface texts are complete and how to maintain it
PROJECTOR MAG How words shape UX: an excerpt from the book "Writing Is Designing"
PROJECTOR MAG UX-design in Projector: a guide to courses
PROJECTOR MAG Let's talk about the visual. Podcasts for interface designers
PROJECTOR MAG Designers to follow on Twitter
PROJECTOR MAG From user interviews to brainstorm. Books for interface designers

The course is for:

UX Writers

Copywriters

Product Designers

Product Owners

UX Specialists (of any sort: research, strategy)

Level

Middle (familiar with copywriting and/or design, product development process)

English

Upper-intermediate or Advanced level (for lectures and homework)

Tools

Photoshop, Sketch, Figma, or any other design tool

Experience

knowledge or practical experience with writing, It's a writing course after all ;)

Questions

I'm familiar with writing but not with digital products. Will I be able to study?

Yes, but you will need more time and motivation for the homework to keep up.

Will video lessons be available to me after the course ends?

Yes, access to the video will always be open on your Google account.

Will webinars be recorded?

They will, but you better reserve the time to join them online — it will be interesting there.

What if I don't like the course (after the studying starts)?

Notify us within 7 days — and we will return the money.

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