You will learn how to design technologies that bring people joy, rather than frustration. You'll learn how to generate design ideas, techniques for quickly prototyping them, and how to use prototypes to get feedback from other stakeholders like your teammates, clients, and users. You'll also learn principles of visual design, perception, and cognition that inform effective interaction design.
This specialization is aimed at a broad audience. For those of you who seek a career in design, this specialization will give you many of the skills you need to jump into a design job. You’ll be able to use your work in the assignments -- and especially the Capstone -- to build a design portfolio. This specialization is also for those of you who manage designers, collaborate with designers, or seek to build a more creative organization. Lastly, design thinking is a way of life and the ideas and practices in this specialization will help you see all sorts of activities in your life with new eyes.