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User Experience Design Intensive

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

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Tuition: $2,400
$2,500 for four installments


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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

Career Changers

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


Graphic/Visual Designers

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


Entrepreneurs

Startup founders alike who want to learn what makes great user experience for their product


What You Get

Project-based Curriculum

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

Career Preparation

Guidance on career prep, such as positioning, resume writing, networking strategy and job interviews

1-on-1 Mentoring

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

Office Hours

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

Postgraduate Support

Weekly alumni meetings as an ongoing career guidance, introduction to companies up to 6 months after graduation

Certificate of Completion

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

Why We Are Different

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.


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.


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.


Curriculum

PRE-STUDY

Duration: N/A

You'll get materials to learn UX design foundations and industry standard tools when you enroll to study on your own.

UX Design Foundations

  • User-centered design
  • UX design process
  • Recommended reading

Visual Design

  • Sketch
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator

Wireframing & Prototyping

  • Axure
  • Balsamiq Mockups
  • InVision

CORE LEARNING

Duration: 8 weeks

We’ll cover all major concepts and methods in UX design. You'll apply what you have learned to create portfolio pieces throughout.

Project Discovery, User Research

  • Defining challenges and goals
  • Competitive analysis
  • Surveys & interviews

UX Strategy

  • Affinity diagramming
  • Personas

Content Strategy

  • Content Audit
  • Card sorting

Information Architecture

  • Sitemaps
  • Use case, Task flow
  • Wireframing

Graphic Design Basics

  • The elements & principles of design
  • Color usage for digital products
  • Web typography

Responsive Web Design

  • 12-column grid & frameworks
  • Designing for different screen sizes

Mobile UI Design

  • UI patterns
  • Designing for iOS and Android

Interaction Design

  • Prototyping
  • Usability testing

CAREER PREP

Duration: 4 weeks

You’ll learn how to leverage your unique background to become a UX designer. You’ll build important job searching skills and artifacts.

Goal Setting & Positioning

  • UX designer as a job
  • Experience-Goal mapping
  • Master plan

Resume Writing & LinkedIn

  • Best practices
  • Analyzing job postings
  • LinkedIn strategy

Networking Strategy

  • Networking channels
  • Quantifying networking efforts

Job Interviews, Salary Negotiation

  • Types of interviews
  • Building Q&A bank
  • Negotiation tactics

POSTGRAD SUPPORT

Duration: 6 months

Weekly alumni meetings as an ongoing career guidance, introduction to companies up to 6 months after graduation

Weekly Alumni Meetings

  • Report job search progress
  • Share resources and openings
  • Ask questions

Introduction To Companies

  • Connect you with right opportunities
  • Career guidance

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. Please ask about our payment plan when you decide to enroll.

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

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

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.

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.

Contact Us

Have questions? Email us at [email protected] to schedule a call with our academic advisor.