Who should attend
- Creative directors and heads of design departments
- Digital product designers, UX and visual designers
- Design managers and team leads
- UX researchers and analysts
- Service designers and product owners
About the course
Create experiences that people will fall in love with. Get inspiration for your current projects and advice on how to build a design team of your dreams. Find out the secrets of what makes products successful and what mistakes companies made when they were building new services.
During a whole week you’ll immerse yourself into London's tech and creative industry exploring the hottest trends and latest inventions. You will have a chance to meet the teams behind the most ground-breaking products and learn how they approach design and UX strategy, work with clients and improve their services. This programme consists of keynote presentations, case studies. fire-side chats, roundtable discussions and mini-workshops all conducted at the actual company offices – that gives an even better perspective on how they work and collaborate.
Some people call our format a 'design safari', some say it's a VIP behind-the-scenes experience or a research trip. This is a very fresh way to learn and explore the industry. And the best part is – you will spend this week as a part of a small group of 30 like-minded entrepreneurs, UX designers and product managers from around the globe.
What you will learn
- Best practices in conducting research, prototyping, testing, and product launch
- The role of DesignOps in the organisation
- How human centred design can help your projects
- How do the world’s best design team and companies work: processes, workspaces and culture
- Latest methodologies and tools for digital product design
- Product design trends for web, mobile, wearables, and IOT
- How to sustain a Design System
- How to grow and manage design teams successfully
- Best practices in creating a UX strategy for a multi-product company
The first activity of the day includes an informal talk to activate the brain and body to receive the creative stimuli of the day. You will interact with other participants, share your ideas, experiences and expectation for the day and meet local professionals to get to know more about the backstage of the innovation industry.
It is the first session of the day, it will take the form of a lecture, fire-side chat or a workshop in one of London's top companies.
It is the second session of the day, where you will have a chance to visit another top London agency and listen to their team revealing tools and methodologies they use in everyday work.
Debrief and the city
After a long day of absorbing new ways of working, innovating and creative thinking we will debrief the content of the day to better organise them in our minds. This activity will be short and engaging and it will take place straight after the afternoon session in locations that we can then visit as cultural and social activities such as museums, galleries, event spaces or bars.
WORKSHOPS & OFFICE VISITS
We will immerse you into London tech and creative industry, by connecting you with the most influential people in the industry and taking you to the offices of leading UK companies. Each speaker will share their own insights and will be able to answer any questions you might have. By having only 30 participants on this programme, we make sure that each of you will get the most out of this experience.
Yury looks after digital brand and CX at Raiffeisen Bank. Before this, Yury headed design team at Mail.Ru Group, one of two largest Russian internet companies that develops 20 multi-platform products. He also runs a blog on UX Strategy in Russian, curates one of the most popular UX communities, w...
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