Designed to introduce a fundamental Human Centred Design (HCD) mindset when approaching interaction design projects and deep diving into core interaction design framework and principles. Using real design case studies from Somia Customer Experience consultants, learn how the principles are applied and discuss the key learnings of application for each project.

* This program does not cover research fundamentals and skills.

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5 Weeks

  • Week 1 : Class greetings and Lesson 1
  • Week 2 : Lesson 2-4
  • Week 5 : Graduation Call

Time per week

Blended learning:

  • 1 hour of independent learning and 1.5 hour live session of QnA and additional materials.

Weekly Material

Notes, videos, homework

Starting from
Rp 3,200,000

Rp 2,000,000 (for the first 5 Early Birds!

Rp 2,500,000 (promo price for the next participants)

Note: minimum 15 participants to run.

  • Fully online course, and has been structured to cater remote collaborations. The course materials are written in English while all communications are in Bahasa Indonesia.
  • Blended learning to fit your schedule. We designed the program to be flexible with your working life, so we suggest to do your independent learning before the weekly QnA.
  • Tools and frameworks based on industry standard. You will also learn not only the skill, but also the mindset to be a designer.
  • Work individually on given assignments.
  • Feedback from design trainers and peers on your weekly assignments.
  • Certificate of Completion that you can share with your professional networks
  • Alumni community for deeper conversations and knowledge sharing.

What You Will Learn

Week 1 | Discover: understand and define the problem scope

  • Introduction to Human-Centered Design
  • Introduction to Interaction Design
  • Understanding design brief and scoping
  • Crafting the right How Might We's to get the right framing for the design challenge
  • Emphasize target customers from the available data
  • Learn technical constraints & limitation before the design starts.

Week 2 | Define design direction

  • Identifying the actual problem to be solved
  • Ways to generate initial ideas & prioritise
  • Verifying our idea directions using popular methods like concept testing & card sorting.
  • Structure out ideas into functional creatures & flow

Week 3 | Detail down our ideas & direction

  • 10 design principles from Dieter Rams
  • Learning the basic of sketching wireframing
  • How to pick the right modules for each interaction
  • Inform your design decision by learning how to validate your prototype through usability testing and design critique

Week 4 | Design Refinement: develop your prototype into a hi-fidelity design

  • Visual design fundamental
  • Introduction to UI design: components & its' ecosystem
  • Bringing wireframes to hi-fidelity design
  • Design documentation & how to handover your design
  • What's next after launching the design

Interaction Design (IxD) Immersive is highly suggested for you who...

  • Aspiring interaction designers who want to acquire a solid design foundation to embark on a new career in UI/UX
  • Fresh design graduates who want a deeper understanding of interaction design and to learn from real case studies.
  • Interaction designers who are looking to deepen, hone your skills and sharpen your outcomes.
  • Software engineers who want to gain a deep dive learning on interaction design.
  • Entrepreneurs who want to be able to make sure they have an understanding of how their product can have an optimal user interface.

Instructor and Facilitator

Our course will be conducted by an instructor and facilitator. The instructor will conduct the program and give you feedback during the course. Meanwhile, the facilitator will support you in administration matter, course materials and communications.

Uka Q.A.P

Instructor & Facilitator

Coming from a graphic design background, Uka is drawn into the user experience field due to his long interest in how the human mind works. Uka completed his Master's degree in Design at ITB, with previously studied Visual Communication Design majoring in Advertising at the same institution.

Catharina Krisanti

Guest Instructor

Krisan has earned her bachelor's in Graphic Design from NAFA and Industrial Design from The Hague University of Applied Sciences. After graduated, she experienced as an information designer in a wayfinding and environmental graphic design studio in the Netherlands. The interlace between digital and physical product interaction has always amused her design decisions. She is looking forward to explore and design visual elements that spark the whole service experience for users.

Gilang Nur'Aidi

Guest Instructor

Graduated from Brawijaya University with an informatics engineering degree, Gilang found that the field of design has successfully piqued his curiosity and interest. Participating in various national competitions and gaining experience from several different companies makes him even more thirsty to explore the human side of product development. He genuinely enjoys its whole process, from conducting research up to designing, to deliver an impactful solution.

What Learners Loved About Our Classes

"The method described is very detailed, and also explained with case studies that Somia Academy has carried out, this is very helpful for both experienced and newbie interaction designers.A highly recommended course!"

- Ghulamin Halim Hartarto

"This class really helped me to learn more about process design, the material studied was quite complete, and was taught by experienced instructors."

- Agni Fauzan

"This class have been great for people who want to switch career to interaction design, not only about designing but you will also learn collaborating just like on real-life working scenario"

- Najmi Jati Lenggana

Ready to take your skills to the next level?