UX Writing for Beginners
Shape your user experience by exploring voice and tone, inclusivity, accessibility, and content organization while building a UX writing portfolio
Language plays a crucial role in nurturing the relationship between a product and its user. When designed with purpose, clarity, and empathy, UX writing can make an experience so seamless and intuitive it becomes a joy to use. For UX writer Pedro Quintino, it’s an opportunity to write in a more human-centered way for clients like, Chivas Regal, Nescafé, Corona Extra, and Santander.
In this online course, learn the essentials of UX writing and how to strategically apply it to the web or an app. Discover how words make experiences work, get a fresh perspective on writing, and build an impressive portfolio along the way.
Meet Pedro Quintino, a UX writer, and your teacher for this course. Hear about his professional background that led him to work with household names like Nescafé and Nike, before exploring his influences and sources of inspiration.
Delve into the basics of UX writing, understand what a UX writer does, and how they collaborate with others in the design process. Discover how words can build a better user experience and different ways to add value to your content.
Deepen your understanding of how people read online, and how to write copy so that their experience is seamless. Pedro talks about how to apply voice and tone to your content, and shares some tips on how to develop your own guidelines. Learn how to edit your writing and organize content while keeping concepts like accessibility and inclusivity in mind.
Pedro then goes over the components of a user interface: onboarding, empty states, forms, buttons, and microcopy. Apply everything learned throughout the course to a mock-up on Figma, and learn how to assess error and success messages. Then learn how to write attention-grabbing push notifications and emails.