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UX Design Intensive

Online Bootcamp for Career Changers
Build a UX Portfolio with 1-on-1 Coaching

Upcoming Classes

Part-time (15-20 hours/week) commitment for 12 weeks

Registration Oct 16 - Oct 22, 2017
Nov 13, 2017 - Feb 4, 2018

Registration Jan 29 - Feb 4, 2018
Feb 26, 2018 - May 20, 2018


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UX Design As A Job

Job Satisfaction

5 out of 5

PayScale

“Extremely satisfied” Rated 5 out of 5 based on PayScale’s independent job satisfaction survey


Best Jobs In America

#14

CNN Money

UX Designer is listed in CNN Money’s top 100 careers among jobs with big growth, great pay and satisfying work


Average Salary Increase

$26,000

Course Report

With the average salary lift of $2,200/month, you can recoup the tuition in about a month when you land your first full-time job


Who Should Enroll

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Career Changers

Individuals who are interested in UX design as a career choice ready to make a transition into the field


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Graphic/Visual Designers

Designers working in print/visual media who want to add UX skills to become a fully fledged UX designer

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Students

Students who want to get a head start on launching a career by building a portfolio and preparing for a job search


What You Get

Project-based Curriculum

Learn all key UX concepts by doing hands-on projects anytime, anywhere online

1-on-1 Coaching

Weekly meetings with a mentor to ask any questions and get personalized feedback on your assignments

Portfolio Building

Instructions on building a showcase-ready portfolio website with multiple UX design projects

Career Preparation

Positioning, resume writing, networking strategy and job interviews

Office Hours

Weekly group meetings with your peers to discuss the week's topic and get group feedback

Postgraduate Support

Ongoing career guidance up to 6 months after graduation to help you land a job

Slack Community

Reach like-minded classmates and expert instructors through our Slack community 24/7 for any questions

Certificate of Completion

Digital certificate you can add work samples and showcase on your resume and social media

Why We Are Different

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It's all about portfolio.

Our curriculum is designed to build a complete online portfolio by the end of the course. When you are working on assignments, you are creating portfolio pieces.


Difference - Career Preparation

Serious career preparation.

For career changers, career preparation is as important as learning the topic. You can learn how to leverage what you already have to successfully make a career transition.


Difference - Student Outcomes

Transparent student outcomes.

Student Outcome Reports are published periodically so you can see how our graduates are doing. The reports are based on voluntary surveys provided by our students.


Class Projects

Class Project - Passion Project

Project 1

Your personal passion project. Many students try to solve an issue they care about by creating a digital solution. It can be a website or web or mobile based solution.


Class Project - Redesign an Existing Product

Project 2

Redesign of a well-known product. Choose a different medium than the first project. For example, if your first project is a website, select a mobile app to improve.


Class Project - Concept Design

Project 3

A concept design outside of web or mobile, such as a product that uses VR technology. Use any media to convey your ideas like sketches or an interactive prototype.


Tools

Here are the industry standard tools we cover in the course. You can choose one of the tools in each category or choose something that's not on this list. You have freedom to go with any tool that speaks to you.

Prototyping Wireframing
UXPinInVision Balsamiq MockupsAxure RP
Visual Design Survey
Adobe IllustratorAdobe PhotoshopSketch App Survey MonkeySurvey GizmoWufoo

Frequently Asked Questions

I don’t have any experience. Can I still take the course?

Yes, we believe anyone can learn user experience design and start a career. You are required to have a laptop (PC or Mac) and internet access. You also need basic computer skills, such as using a word processor, basic diagramming software, and navigating websites.

Do you have a payment plan?

Yes, if you take advantage of our payment plan, the total tuition will be $2,500, which you can pay in 4 installments. The first payment will be due upon enrollment.

How many hours of work should I anticipate in a week?

You should expect to spend about 15-20 hours a week.

How many projects will I have?

You'll have at least three projects by taking this course. (your personal passion project and two short case studies) Please see Class Projects for more information.

What are the fine prints?

You can read the details of the course policies on UX Design Intensive Program Policies, including course completion requirements and other class rules.

What if I have to cancel?

If you need to leave the program for any reason, you can cancel within two weeks and get a full refund. If you leave after the first 2 weeks, you will receive a prorated refund based on the number of weeks you have spent in the program. Non-refundable $100 fees apply to the payment plan.

What if I can’t finish within 12 weeks?

We understand things happen sometimes. If you can’t keep up with the given course schedule, you can transfer to a future class or cancel and get a prorated refund.

Do I have to buy any software?

Yes, you'll need to purchase software of your choice. Most of the recommended industry standard tools have a 15 to 30-day trial or a free account with some limitations. We recommend trying them out first through a trial period. More guidance on software will be provided when you sign up.

Do I get access to the content even after I graduate?

Yes, you'll have lifetime access to the content, including all future updates.

Contact Us

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Schedule a time to chat with our academic advisor to find out if the program is right for you.