Product Design Flexible

A flexible program designed around your schedule, built to get you a job as a product designer. Get the benefits of 1-on-1 mentorship and a support team.

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Flexible Schedule

Flexible Schedule

20-30 hours a week means you can get ready for a new job without having to quit your current one. Set your own study schedule to fit your life.

1-on-1 Mentorship

1-on-1 Mentorship

You bring the ambition, we'll bring the support. Your personal mentor is like your boss throughout the program, making sure you're working in the right direction.

Tuition Guarantee

Tuition Guarantee

Change careers with confidence. Get a job within 6 months of graduation, or your money back.

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Syllabus

01

Orientation & Program Prep

Get set up for success by meeting the community and learning the best practices for collaborating with others.

02

Fundamentals of Product Design

Understand the fundamentals of qualitative and quantitative research. Apply core visual design principles of typography, grid, and aesthetics. Create and test mockups and prototypes using frontend technologies.

03

Design Process Intensives

Learn and apply the principles of a user-centered design process. Justify your design decisions based off of fundamental training and user feedback. Build responsive, interactive prototypes. Demonstrate the ability to write and articulate your design process clearly.

04

Networking for Designers

Develop the soft skills needed to make meaningful connections in your area via professional introductions and discussions.

05

Portfolio School

Apply the skills acquired to build a bulletproof portfolio of work, ready for the rigors of the job search. Participate in several career-focused sessions that will steer the direction and form of your portfolio.

06

Immersive Solo and Team Projects

Identify and iterate on several problems through the latter half of the course. Work with other students to pressure test projects against the desires of your test users. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively on a team of designers and engineers.

07

Presentation School

The ability to perform the work does not guarantee you can confidently present that work. This final step of each project will address these issues head-on by providing each student with a live audience to present their work to.

A day in the life

Mon

6:30-9:30pm

Reading

Study Group

Office Hours

Review

Tues

6:30-7:30pm

Instructor Workshop

7:30-9:30pm

Pair Programming

Group Projects

Wed

6:30-9:30pm

Complete Assignment

Office Hours

1-on-1 Mentor Session

Study Group

Thurs

6:30-7:30pm

Instructor Workshop

7:30-9:30pm

Pair Programming

Group Projects

Fri

6:30-9:30pm

Complete Assignment

Office Hours

Review

Reading

Sat

Office Hours

Pair Programming

Group Projects

Student Presentations

Homework Time

Sun

Complete Assignment

Reading

Office Hours

Study Group

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Flexible hours

Part time but fully committed

It's on your own time - but you have to be commited to make it work. That means finding the time before and after work to commit to the program.

Curriculum

Step-by-Step Curriculum

Learn the right things in the right order. Our curriculum is battle-tested and iterated to keep pace with the state of the art in technology and the demands of the job market.

Office Hours & QA Sessions

Office Hours & QA Sessions

Ask instructors anything about your coursework. With over 40 hours of them a week, there's almost always someone around to get you the support you need.

Projects

Impressive Projects

Build thoroughly researched and visually impressive projects to build your portfolio and prove your design abilities to employers.

Admissions Process

01

Online
Application

Complete a 10-15 minute application covering your background, goals, and experience.

02

Fit
Interview

This interview will make sure your learning preferences and schedule align with the course.

03

Secure
Financing

Select a payment plan, or choose from one of our many financing options.

04

Enroll

Complete online enrollment with your Admissions advisor.

05

Start
Class

Begin your design journey with your mentor.

Enrollments currently paused for students living within Washington D.C.

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Talk to an education advisor if you would like to learn more about our courses.

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The Way
We Work

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01

1-on-1 Mentorship

Your personal mentor is not only your partner-in-design, but a seasoned industry-expert who is as dedicated to your success as you are.

02

Support Team

We invest as much in you as you do in us. We put a whole team of support behind you, including: a mentor, program manager, career coach, and career services manager.

03

Career Services

Even after graduation, we’re still invested in you. Your very own career coach will spend the next six months helping you navigate the job market, apply to positions, and ace your interviews.

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Cost & Financing Options

Scholarship Eligibility:
Are you a woman or US military member (active or discharged)?
All Below Options Come With a Job Guarantee

01

Upfront Payment

Lowest cost overall

$8,500
Upfront

02

Month to Month

Pay only while enrolled

$1,590
Per month

03

Skills Fund Loan
(immediate repayment)

For budgets of $306 / month

$306 for 36 months
beginning on 2nd month

04

Skills Fund Loan
(interest-only)

Lowest monthly payments

$72 / $306
While enrolled + 2 months / month to month
Enrollments currently paused for students living within Washington D.C.

Take the next step

Talk to an education advisor if you would like to learn more about our courses.

Apply