This course is perfect for:
User experience designers understand what their users want. UX Design sits at the center of user needs, business goals, and brand identity. With an expert UX designer as a mentor, you'll create wireframes, build interactive prototypes, and become a better designer. You'll gain experience drafting user personas, participating in design critiques, and building your portfolio. According to Indeed, job openings in user experience design have doubled over the last five years, and with this course you'll be ready for them. You’ll need either an iPhone or Android phone to complete this course as you'll be analyzing the design decisions of popular apps like Waze, Venmo, Square.
Work with an experienced designer to learn best practices, receive actionable feedback on your work, and mock prototypes together.
Complete projects that mimic the work of a professional designer. Conduct user surveys, define user personas, and iterative on your designs.
Join 40+ hours of Workshops and Q&A sessions every week. You'll have unlimited access as a Thinkful student.
Chat with other students, mentors, and alumni on Slack to get help instantly and learn best practices.
Your first day
Meet your mentor, access the curriculum, and join a community of 3000+ students and mentors on Slack. At Thinkful, the relationships you form with your mentor and peers help you learn faster.
During the course
Read less and build more. Each course is focused around projects to emulate real work and increase memory retention. And if you get stuck, ask your mentor or jump into daily Q&A sessions.
Graduate on your schedule
Every Thinkful course is self-paced so there's no need to quit your job. Typically, students finish the UX Design course in 2 months with a personal portfolio full of engaging mockups. All graduates receive lifetime access to the course curriculum.
User research, design critiques, sketching workflows, story mapping, user personas, wireframing
Prototyping, user testing, balancing user needs with business needs, breaking down complex workflow problems
Project(s) you'll build
With a strong background in psychology and interior design, Camilla enrolled in UX to take her design skills to the next level. Before graduating, Camilla already had her first UX freelance job lined up.
After majoring in fashion design, Brenda quickly found a love for technology. This led her to learning user experience design. She's now excited to grow her knowledge and portfolio with new clients.