UX Design

offered by CareerFoundry


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Become a user experience design professional with our Certified UX Designer Course. Over ten months, you’ll learn everything you need to know to break into the industry and land your first UX designer position. From the fundamentals, through to complete end-to-end design, we’ll fully immerse you in the industry as you dive deep into each area of specialization you’ll need to know in order to succeed in the field.

A smart, hands-on curriculum teaching you the right skills for the marketplace, created by leading UX designers from tech giants including Apple and Hewlett-Packard, and structured by course designers from Harvard and Berkeley, we’re here to give you the very best learning experience there is.

Four steps to a career in UX design:

FUNDAMENTALS
Design Thinking
The Design Thinking Process, first popularized by IDEO and Stanford’s d.school, is a helpful framework for how to approach real problems from a design perspective. We’ll be walking through the steps of the Design Thinking Process in each Exercise of the course to create a researched and tested set of mobile app designs for your portfolio.

IMMERSION
Core Skills:
Thinking Like a UXer
Understanding the User
Foundational Design
Usability Testing
Refining the Design
End-to-End Design

SPECIALIZATION
You can choose one of the following:

UI for UX Designers
Want to create beautiful designs? This specialization will focus on helping the already certified UX designer (you) take the visual aspect of your designs to the next level. In this course, you will dive into styling design elements and creating responsive interfaces, producing elegant, functional wireframes. You will finish with high-fidelity mockups ready to be sent to developers.

OR

Build a Professional Portfolio Site
Demonstrate and expand your professional design profile by building your own portfolio website. Design and code your own portfolio website using basic front-end coding to showcase your design projects. The additional technical skills and a one-of-a-kind portfolio will make you stand out to employers in tech.

JOB PREPARATION
Career Change Achievement
The Career Change Achievement is an elective, task-based module designed to prepare you for your first foray into the job market of your new industry. You’ll have a dedicated Career Specialist to help you polish your job application package, and the support of our Career and Placement Services team to help you land your first interviews in the field.

Learn to use UX Design Tools that professionals use every day:
INVISION
A project management tool for design through to development. Great for prototyping ideas and getting feedback.
UXPIN
An amazing tool for rapid wireframing and prototyping. Saves you time creating prototypes for web, mobile and desktop products.
SKETCH
A Mac design suite built for designing websites, icons, and user interfaces for any digital screen.