Design an Accessible Website for Senior Citizens

Learn to design inclusive & accessible experiences. Get hands-on experience as we redesign SeniorTix, a website to help senior citizens to find local activities and events.
October 30, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
October 30, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST

Get hands-on experience designing an accessible and inclusive website

In this live stream UX design workshop, you’ll learn accessibility and redesign SeniorTix – a website that offers senior citizen discounts on events, outings, and activities. Together, we’ll learn and practice some of the essential concepts in UX design, including a primer on accessibility and inclusive design, all through our project, where we’ll improve how senior citizens access discounted events and attractions.

Key concepts of creating inclusive and accessible designs
New tools to find and fix accessibility issues
Best practices for creating accessible websites and apps

We'll Create

A an accessible homepage design for SeniorTix
A professional portfolio piece to showcase your skills

Who is this for?

UX Beginners
Who want to learn and practice accessible design
Designers-in-Training
Who want to build new skills and create an impressive portfolio project.

Get Experience with in-demand UX Skills

Web Design
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Voice Design
Visual De...
UX Writing
UX Resear...
UX Research
UX Portfolio

Step-by-Step Workshop Agenda

Complete an awesome project with hands-on guidance from an expert instructor

Welcome!
Get started with an introduction to some of the skills and tools we'll be using in the workshop
Get our project brief
We'll talk about our project, Seniortix, and what we're trying to accomplish
Deep Dive into Accessibility & Inclusive Design
Learn best practices of accessible and inclusive design, and how we can use those for our project
Watch a Usability Test
You'll take a look at how users with visual impairments use the site, and find key areas to improve
5 Minute Break!
Chill out, grab some water, and stretch before we jump back into the project!
Sketching Our Designs
Generate ideas and solutions to help improve the SeniorTix experience.
Bring our designs to life in Figma
We'll take our rough sketches and bring them to life with a template and style guide
Next Steps & Wrap Up
Learn how to keep up the momentum, show off your work, and continue practicing accessible design
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Taught by an Expert Instructor

Reviews and Compliments

Here's what other designers had to say about this workshop

"Great experience. Loved how hands-on it was"
4.8/5
"LOVED watching the presentation of the users navigate through the SeniorTix website then getting into the designing. I learned a lot about accessibility within a short time and got great hands-on experience."
Anna
Designer-in-Training
"So helpful to work on the same topic in real-time with other designers ."
4.8/5
"I liked that the workshop didn't overload us with information about accessibility, but instead gave great in-depth information about what we would be focusing on in the hands-on portions."
Jeff
UX Beginner
"REALLY good for new designers like me"
4.8/5
"I'm a total beginner and was a little nervous going in. I felt really comfortable the whole time, and had so much fun challenging myself with this new material. Thanks for making these so simple, welcoming, and HELPFUL"
Alexa
UX Beginner
Awesome Project!
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October 30, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
October 30, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
October 30, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
October 30, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST

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