Prototypes Made Easy – and Fast, and Inexpensive

Prototypes Made Easy – and Fast, and Inexpensive
Event on 2012-10-30 19:00:00

Instructor: Jeff Mignon

Dates and Time: Tuesday, Oct. 30 and Thursday, Nov. 1, 7 – 9 p.m. (two 2-hour sessions)

Limit 15 students


Rapid interactive prototyping is becoming a key step in the development of digital projects (sites, apps and software).


In the bad old days, you paid thousands to get wireframes, and then made a clickable map, and then spec-ed the type, and then passed off your work (weeks later) to the coder. Balsmiq or Mockingbird? Or Omnigraffle? Or paper prototypes?


Welcome to the new world: Axure is a rapid prototyping tool. You can create dynamic prototype that includes site map, wireframes and functional specifications all at once. Fast, inexpensive and extremely flexible, Axure lets you go from concept to code-able wireframes in days, not weeks.


It is a great way to develop a dynamic simulation to communicate a digital concept to stakeholders and developers. 


In this course for beginners, you will learn the basics of developing interactive prototypes, from site maps and flow diagrams to understanding how the development process works and the wireframe template library.


The two 2-hour sessions include a combination of lecture and hands-on practical exercises, Plan to come with your laptop and download Axure (6.5) trial version:


(Please note that CUNY J-Camp can issue a full refund no later than five full working days prior to the start of the course. See the refund policy for details.)


Jeff Mignon is the founder and CEO of the interactive agency RevSquare, specialized in guiding media companies with digital innovation and brands with content marketing. Jeff has helped major media companies reinvent and create new products and services for two decades in North America and Europe. He has also been actively involved in helping brands develop their content marketing and social media strategy. He likes to say that he is a "product dude". His clients include The Associated Press (US), Scholastic (US), Showtime (US), Transcontinental (Canada), AFP (France), France 24 (France), Bonnier Business (Sweden), Arte (Germany/France), Edipresse (Switzerland), etc. He is an adjunct professor at CUNY J-School in the Entrepreneurial Journalism program led by Jeff Jarvis. He co-created, the first participative media with news both from journalists and "citizen journalists" in France, developed during the 2007 Presidential elections.

at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
219 W 40th Street
New York, United States

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