Mobile UX Design: The Beginner's Guide

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How This Course Will Help Your Career

Mobile is everywhere—over 80% of the world’s population owns a smartphone. Half of the globe’s internet traffic comes from mobile. In fact, in Q2 of 2022, that number climbed to 58%. 

The user experience is different on mobile. A user’s comprehension drops by 50% when they move from desktop to mobile. To overcome this, your content, visual design, navigation, etc. needs to be twice as intuitive. 

Mobile is ubiquitous and inescapable, and it needs good user experience—that’s where you come in. 

Mobile UX design skills are now an essential part of any UX designer’s skill set. This course will provide you with the foundations of mobile UX so that you can break into this extensive market.

What You Will Learn

  • The key design considerations when designing for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. 

  • Different mobile design approaches, like adaptive and responsive design, and how to choose the best approach for your project. 

  • What context of use is and why it’s so important in the mobile environment.

  • A human-centered process for designing mobile experiences.

  • How to differentiate your mobile UX strategy.

  • The entire lifecycle of mobile UX design from research to launch.

  • A mobile-specific approach and heuristics to evaluate your mobile interfaces.

  • The importance of designing for inclusion and a framework to challenge your design decisions.

In the “Build Your Portfolio” project, you’ll find a series of practical exercises that will give you first-hand experience with the methods we cover. You will build on your project in each lesson so once you have completed the course you will have a thorough case study for your portfolio.

Mobile User Experience Design: Introduction, has been built on evidence-based research and practice. It is taught by the CEO of, Frank Spillers, author, speaker and internationally respected Senior Usability practitioner.

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Is This Course Right for You?

This course is an introduction to mobile UX, so it’s suitable for both newcomers and experienced practitioners.

It’s not just those who are concerned with the design that can benefit from learning how to design mobile user experiences. We believe that in order for organizations to deliver the best user experiences and related business functions, they should have a strong understanding of the user experience and how it can be developed in a mobile environment. 

In particular, this course will benefit:

  • UX, UI and Web Designers—whether beginners or professionals—looking for industry-led expertise to supplement their knowledge and advance their careers.

  • Marketing Teams and Management looking to leverage the mobile environment for brand-building.

  • Web and App Developers looking to improve the usability of their products and to communicate better with designers and product managers.

  • UX Team Leaders and Product Managers looking to build a better product roadmap based on sound human-centered processes.

  • Operations Managers and/or anyone working with mobile experiences (web and app) and looking to improve the product performance for users and business stakeholders. 

Learn and Work with a Global Team of Designers

You’ll join a global community and work together to improve your skills and career opportunities. Connect with helpful peers and make friends with like-minded individuals as you push deeper into the exciting and booming industry of design.

Lessons in This Course

  • Each week, one lesson becomes available.
  • There’s no time limit to finish a course. Lessons have no deadlines.
  • Estimated learning time: 13 hours 21 mins spread over 6 weeks .

Lesson 0: Welcome and Introduction

Available once you start the course. Estimated time to complete: 1 hour 7 mins.

Lesson 1: Learn the Basics of Mobile User Experience

Available once you start the course. Estimated time to complete: 3 hours 10 mins.

Lesson 2: How to Kick Start Your Mobile User Experience Design

Available anytime after Aug 09, 2024. Estimated time to complete: 3 hours 27 mins.

Lesson 3: Understand the Mobile User Experience Design Process

Available anytime after Aug 16, 2024. Estimated time to complete: 3 hours 47 mins.

Lesson 4: Use Heuristics to Validate Your Mobile UX Designs

Available anytime after Aug 23, 2024. Estimated time to complete: 1 hour 49 mins.

Lesson 5: Course Certificate, Final Networking, and Course Wrap-up

Available anytime after Aug 30, 2024.

How It Works

  1. Take online courses by industry experts

    Lessons are self-paced so you’ll never be late for class or miss a deadline.

  2. Get a Course Certificate

    Your answers are graded by experts, not machines. Get an industry-recognized Course Certificate to prove your skills.

  3. Advance your career

    Use your new skills in your existing job or to get a new job in UX design. Get help from our community.

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Mobile UX Design: The Beginner's Guide

1.2 - How to Optimize Your Designs for Smartphones vs Tablets

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2.3 - Context of Use for Mobile

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3.2 - 5 Steps for Human-Centered Mobile Design

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