Part-time | 6 months | Design smarter websites
Set your schedule with an online program aimed at taking you from newbie to a confident, highly-paid product designer. Learn the skills and the best way to present them with a team of mentors, career coaches, and community supporters.
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the course curriculum.
Get set up for success by meeting the community and learning the best practices for collaborating with others.
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.
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.
Develop the soft skills needed to make meaningful connections in your area via professional introductions and discussions.
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.
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.
The ability to create the work does not mean you have the ability to present it. 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.
Our mentors, career coaches, and community network are focused on your success, at every step.Find out more
Your personal mentor is your partner-in-product design. They are program managers, instructors, and industry pros dedicated to your future success.
Create a job-winning portfolio filled with complex, technical projects that will help you shine in interviews.
Our goal is your success, and we hold ourselves accountable to make sure we're guiding you to your dream career. That's why we're transparent about placement rates, hiring, and diversity. We're proud to be a founding member of the Council on Integrity in Results Reporting and we're committed to being honest and upfront.
Complete a 10-15 minute application covering your background, goals, and experience.
Meet with an admissions advisor to discuss your application, walk through the program structure, and determine if you're a good fit.
Select a payment plan, or choose from one of our many financing options.
Complete online enrollment with your Admissions advisor.
Begin your Product Designer journey with your mentor.