XD (Experience Design) is the go-to user experience design software application used to create prototypes for mobile apps and websites.

    Adobe XD introductory training course is designed to give you comprehensive knowledge of Adobe XD and the confidence to create prototyping wire frames for more effective user testing. No prior experience using the software is required before attending.

    ADOBE XD (Experienced Design)

    Course Outlines

    By the end of this course, you should be able to:

    • recognize the fundamental aspects of Adobe XD
    • create and use Artboards
    • work with UI and wireframe kits
    • create and use Masks
    • work with Point and Are type
    • create and edit Vector Shapes
    • use the repeat grid function
    • create and work with Symbols
    • export Assets
    • use comments to get feedback

    Course Content

    Introduction to Adobe Experience Design (XD)

    • Overview of User Experience Design (UX) vs User Interface Design (UI) – Figma & XD
    • Understanding common file formats
    • Working with the Design and Prototype views
    • Navigating around the user interface

    Setting up a Project

    • Creating Artboards
    • Arranging, editing and deleting Artboards
    • Creating additional screens for different display sizes and platforms
    • Adding layout and square grids

    UI Kits

    • Exploring Apple, Google and Microsoft user interface kits

    Creating graphics in Adobe Experience Design

    • Creating and combining simple shapes
    • Setting appearance attributes
    • Controlling corner radius values
    • Solid fill colours, gradient fills, strokes
    • Adding drop-shadows & background Blurs
    • Drawing with the Pen Tool
    • Editing points and paths
    • Creating and editing Symbols
    • Linked symbols

    Adding Text to your Design

    • Create and Format Text
    • Using Typekit fonts
    • Saving Character Styles

    Adding assets from other sources

    • Importing Images
    • Importing SVG files
    • Masking techniques
    • Open a layered Adobe Photoshop file
    • Using Illustrator vector graphics

    Creating accurate layouts

    • Aligning and positioning Objects
    • Layers panel overview
    • Creating a Repeat Grid

    Responsive Resize

    • Resize designs for different screen sizes
    • Set automatic and manual object constraint properties
    • Grouping elements to constrain fixed and variable properties

    Prototyping – adding interactivity

    • Wireframes to interactive prototypes
    • Link and unlink screens
    • Setting screen triggers
    • Adding interactions to elements
    • Adjusting easing and duration properties
    • Auto-animate
    • Timed animation transitions
    • Prototype drag gestures
    • Overlays for side menus and keyboards
    • Preserve Scrolling
    • Fixed elements
    • Voice triggers and speech commands

    Testing your Project

    • Previewing designs in the preview window or on mobile device
    • Recording the user experience as a .mov file

    Sharing your Project

    • Share a public or private prototype
    • Allow comments and hotspots
    • Publish design Specs
    • Extract and download Asserts for developers

    Export Project and asserts

    • Exporting artwork for Web, IOS and android devices
    • Save Artboards as .png .svg and .pdf files
    • Batch Export
    • Exporting to After Effects
    • Extend Adobe XD with plugin

    Designing and prototyping your own Project

    • Creating your own project
    • Adding graphics and text
    • Testing and sharing your project
    • Exporting your project