Designing a Mobile App with Ruben Cespedes – 1 of 2

Tune in with Senior Product Designer and Adobe XD Ambassador Ruben Cespedes on Adobe Live as he designs and prototypes an anime discovery app! From inspiration to wireframing, to screen design and animation – don’t miss out as he takes you through his full creative process, step by step!

Guest Ruben Cespedes is a Senior Product Designer and Adobe XD Ambassador based in Allentown, Pennsylvania:

Elizé Todd is a UX Design Strategist, Educator, and Youtuber based in Los Angeles, CA.

Join us LIVE on Behance:

00:00 Start
02:00 Introduction of Ruben
13:00 Project overview
18:00 Project research and discovery
21:15 Where does Ruben find his research data
22:15 Inspiration for Rubens project
24:40 Work begins/project notes
26:20 Color experimentation process
32:30 What makes an app visually striking?
36:15 Should you design with pure black?
48:00 The importance of keeping the onboarding process in mind
59:00 Ruben’s favorite go to plugins and how he uses them
01:09:30 Picking and choosing elements from different templates/kits
01:15:00 Tips for working with colors quickly within XD
01:20:00 Where does Ruben find his icons?
01:22:50 Does Ruben use grids when he designs?
01:24:00 Ruben’s protips and best practices for UI/UX design
01:31:00 Gradients and color combinations
01:34:10 What is the difference between Typeface and Font?
01:41:40 Recap of Day 1
01:47:30 Ruben’s go-to podcasts and youtube channels


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