Video Course Fundamentals of iPhone App Design
Learn the fundamentals and best practices of iPhone app design. Learn how to design a check-in app, prototype your design on an iPhone, and prepare your app assets. All in this three hour video course.
Do you want to transition to iPhone app design? Would you like to see how it’s done by a shop dedicated to mobile design? Follow along for a three hour journey as Funsize Product Designer Rick Messer walks through how to design an iPhone app called NearMe. It’s an up-close look at Rick’s thinking and practices while designing for the iPhone.
Watch the first part of the course to see what’s covered:
Here’s a rundown of what is covered in the course.
Introduction & Overview
- A introduction to the NearMe app you’ll design during the course.
- A handy list of tools you’ll need to follow along, some required, some not, but all tools are free (besides photoshop of course)
- Reviewing the course files and file structure to keep your iPhone app designs organized.
- Product Wireframes Review
- PSD start file basics
- Using Skala Preview, Designing on your iPhone
- Designing the Activity Feed
- Fundamentals of iOS typography
- Squint Testing comp data
- User avatar best practices
Drawer Navigation Pattern
- App Navigation Hamburger/drawer pattern
- Design a custom slider control
- Designing a Check-in flow through a custom modal
Friends List & Profile
- Designing a Friends List in a semi-customized table view
- Designing a user profile
Slicy & Invision
- Preparing for Prototyping & Production
- Cutting Assets with Slicy
- Saving out app screens
- Moving screens to Invision for app prototyping
And a generous amount of Rick’s insight each step of the way.
What about iPhone 6 / iPhone 6 Plus / iOS 8?
We’ll do a free update to the course to cover any relevant information about designing for the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus along with updates to patterns in iOS 8. Having the device in hand is crucial to offering expertise. Rick and team would like more time with the physical devices before making recommendations.