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Why should you sign up for UX Design (1m51s)
UX Design isn’t about making something pretty— it’s about creating exceptional products that people want and need. The best way to do that is to deeply understand your users, and keep them in mind through every step of the design process.
Learn the fundamentals of UX
including user-centered design and research techniques to gain customer insight.
Work on real-life projects
and create deliverables like user personas, wireframes, and a portfolio website.
Work with your own expert mentor
to get detailed project feedback and career advice, via weekly 1:1 video calls.
Be ready to apply for entry-level jobs in UX Design.
Develop a tool kit and design processes you can use throughout your career.
Have a strong portfolio of work to draw upon for interviews.
Gain comfort with the language of UX design, and build a network to rely on.
You'll join an engaged, global community and network with UX experts.
Work on real-world UX projects you can showcase to potential employers and get freelance gigs.
Each week, you get 30 min of 1-on-1 time with your personal mentor, an expert UX designer.
Interact with classmates and alumni in our private community. Attend weekly Office Hours for career advice.
From finance to UX Designer at Staffjoy
Springboard let me step back and really figure out the kind of designer I wanted to be. I was able to recast my portfolio in a more autobiographical light, which helped me get a job at CloudLock.
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Springboard helped me take my background in Graphic Design and open my world to UX Design. It helped me position myself towards the career I desired.
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Learning with a community of other passionate aspiring UX Designers really helped. I went from Content Marketer to Designer at an award-winning studio!
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With your weekly mentor call, you’ll get to
Discuss weekly project deliverables, industry topics, or career advice.
Your mentor will challenge your thinking and help you refine your UX process.
As an experienced UX designer, your mentor is your window to the world of UX.
Our world-class mentors are hand-picked for their experience and love of teaching.
Lead UX Designer
Senior Interaction Designer
The curriculum is split into 8 units, followed by your capstone project and career advice.
Every student must complete a Capstone Project before they graduate.
This is designed to provide the experience of working in a professional UX scenario. Your mentor will help you pick a project of your interest, targeted to a specific client (real or imaginary). Using UX techniques you've learned, you will create a project that is portfolio-worthy.
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In this course you’ll focus on learning design processes. Tools come and go, process stays with you. That's why the best employers care about process, not tools.
We’ll introduce you to a set of design tools, but you are free to choose any tools you prefer. Here are some of the tools our students have used, with guidance from their mentors:
We’re not going to pretend that this course is easy. This is a serious commitment with real rewards.
The good news? We’ve helped thousands of designers, makers, and marketers learn UX fundamentals and advance their career.
You commit to put in the hard work and time. We are committed to supporting you at every step and helping you succeed
Time to graduate depends on your weekly commitment. On average, our graduates complete this course in 3 months.
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