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Learn User Experience Design

Become a UX designer

“Having two fantastic mentors for my UX Design and Frontend courses has made the difference in preparing me to move from the print to digital space. They each became my personal cheerleader and at times had more confidence in my abilities than I did. By tailoring the course curriculum to best fit my needs, they kept me on track to successfully reach my goals and instilled in me the desire to keep learning. Though our mentor chats have ended, we remain in communication and I consider them valuable colleagues to have in my network.”

Dana Moran, Freelance UX developer
Learn User Experience Design Thinkful student
Month commitment if
you study 15 hrs/week
Projects added to your
personal portfolio
Years of average
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Classes start every Wednesday

$300 per month
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Love your first mentor session or your money back.

UX Design Course: Learn UX Online with a Mentor
Learn UX design online. Work 1-on-1 with a mentor who reviews your designs and teaches you best practices.
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  • Meet with an experienced UX designer every week for 45 minutes over video chat who will keep you motivated and help you learn faster
  • Gain real-world experience by building mockups, defining user personas, and gathering user experience feedback
  • Customize your learning path with your mentor based on your goals and learning style
  • Study from anywhere in the world at your own pace. On average, students finish the coursework in 2 months after studying 10-15 hours a week

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Noel, your Education Advisor, is ready to answer questions and discuss your goals.

Challenge yourself to build better interfaces
Add UX design to your resume

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.

A clear path to success
Life as a Thinkful student

1-on-1 mentorship

Work with an experienced designer to learn best practices, receive actionable feedback on your work, and mock prototypes together.

Project-based curriculum

Complete projects that mimic the work of a professional designer. Conduct user surveys, define user personas, and iterative on your designs.

Group sessions

Join 40+ hours of Workshops and Q&A sessions every week. You'll have unlimited access as a Thinkful student.

Active community

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.

Look inside the course
See what you’ll learn.

Unit 1 - Introducing UX design

Concepts covered

User research, design critiques, sketching workflows, story mapping, user personas, wireframing

Project(s) you'll build

  • Iterative Sketching. Sketch your ideas with the intent of finding the simplest, most intuitive workflows possible.
  • User Personas. Learn how to perform user research studies, and create personas that help inform your design decisions.

Unit 2 - UX in action

Concepts covered

Prototyping, user testing, balancing user needs with business needs, breaking down complex workflow problems

Project(s) you'll build

  • Designing Solutions. Learn to efficiently sketch interface ideas that are informed by user research.
  • User Testing. Test your sketches on actual users to validate and expand on your ideas.
  • Capstone Project. Apply everything you've learned in the course to a new problem. Following the UX process from beginning to end and documenting your steps, you will create a portfolio worthy case study.
Success stories
Land your first design clients

Classes start every Wednesday

$300 per month
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