The UX Design Course That Gets You Hired

The complete program taking you from beginner to professional

Acquire the essential skills that employers need

  • Our structured online course teaches you the skills employers are actually looking for, instead of overwhelming you with information you don’t need.
  • Learn faster with 1-on-1 mentorship from industry experts and finish with a strong portfolio to show employers.
  • Complete real-world projects throughout the course and create the design for an entire app from scratch.
  • The amount of work that you put in each week is flexible so you can learn at your own pace.
  • Once you graduate, you are covered by our job guarantee for peace of mind.

Now is the best time to become a UX Designer

  • The average entry level UX Designer salary in the United States is $74,640 per year and Senior UX Designers earn avg. $100,166 (Glassdoor Salaries Report)
  • A study from Course Report on coding bootcamps that prepared students to change careers into website design and development found that: “The majority of graduates of coding bootcamps are finding full-time employment.”
  • 73% of graduates surveyed report being employed in a full-time job requiring the skills learned at boot camp, with an average salary increase of 64% (CareerFoundry’s student placement rate is 95%.) (CourseReport)
  • CBS News included UX Designer as one of the best 11 jobs in America for 2017. (CNBC)

Success Stories

Terri Rodriguez-Hong

Without CareerFoundry I would not have my new job, and they helped me double my salary from my last job!

UX/UI Designer at

Ally Hangartner

The CareerFoundry UX course was an awesome overview to all things UX. After the course I managed to get a job within a few months at a leading tech company and saw a 50% salary increase! Thanks CF!

UX Designer at

Rebecca Newton

The course was superb, interesting, challenging and exactly what I needed to give me the confidence to “rebrand” myself. It has led on to a great new job as a UX junior and has opened many doors for my understanding of technology of the future.

UX Designer at


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Get job-ready with real world projects

Created by leading UX Designers with experience from tech giants like Apple and Hewlett-Packard, and structured by Instructional Designers from Harvard and Berkeley. The course is interactive and you get 1-on-1 feedback on every exercise from your mentor and tutor.



The Design Thinking Process, first popularized by IDEO and Stanford’s, is a helpful framework for how to approach real problems from a design perspective. We’ll be walking through the steps of the Design Thinking Process in each Exercise of the course to create a researched and tested set of mobile app designs for your portfolio.

Thinking Like a UXer

The title says it all. You’ll begin this course by getting into the mindset of a UX designer. You’ll also get hands-on practice applying Design Thinking and competitive analysis to your own course project.

Understanding the User

Through user research and analysis, you’ll create user personas and a user journey map as well as conduct a thorough task analysis for your product. Lastly, you’ll define an actionable mobile strategy for your product.

Foundational Design

To successfully illustrate the technical articulation of your product’s information architecture, you’ll create a visually appealing and portfolio-ready site map. You’ll also begin prototyping your product.

Usability Testing

It’s time to put your design to the (usability) test. Here, you’ll conduct usability testing for both mobile and desktop from start to finish, working with test subjects, analyzing test results, making improvements, and planning future tests.

Refining the Design

Here, you’ll explore the foundations of visual design, experiment with responsive frameworks, and ready your design documentation for dev handoff.

End-to-End Design

This is where you’ll compile all your design iterations up to this point and make final fixes to your design. You’ll also work on addressing user accessibility issues, publishing your online portfolio, and creating a video demo of your work.

Voice User Interface Design

in collaboration with

Voice-first user interfaces have already dramatically changed human interaction - it’s predicted that by 2020, 50% of mobile queries will be commanded by voice. Take our comprehensive course in UX for voice design and specialize in this fast evolving technology.

UI for UX Designers

in collaboration with

This specialization will give you the skills needed to create beautiful, responsive UI designs for your portfolio. You will explore everything UI, from visual design trends and best practices to color and image theory, icon design, and interaction design. By the end of the course, you will have a set of high-fidelity mockups to hand off to developers.

Frontend Basics for Designers

Expand your professional profile by learning to program a website for your own UX portfolio. You’ll work on the foundations of frontend development, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript while building a personalized website to feature your design projects. This course will also show you how to speak “the language of code,” enabling you to work effectively with developers in the future.

The Job Preparation Course is an elective, task-based module designed to prepare you for your first foray into the job market of your new industry. You’ll have a dedicated Career Specialist to help you polish your job application package, and the support of our Career and Placement Services team to help you land your first interviews in the field.

Why our students succeed

  • The demand is only increasing from a growing tech industry, and employers are interested in your practical skills, not your educational background.
  • With personalized course feedback from your dedicated mentor (with more than 5 years’ experience), you will get answers to all of your questions without the frustration of learning on your own.
  • Not just content. Once you are 75% through the course, our career services team will help you refine your portfolio and personal brand to get you hired.

Our graduates now have tech jobs at companies all over the world:

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Certified UX Designer

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Learn from the best

We are one of the longest running online UX design bootcamps and our unique learning platform builds your skills up to get you ready for a job. Our course instructors and mentors are the best in the business.

Impress at interviews

Afterwards you’ll walk confidently into interviews armed with a portfolio to demonstrate your hard skills and the ability to interact confidently with hiring managers.

UX Designers are paid well

Once you’ve mastered the skills in this course, you’ll benefit from an in-demand career, with a high salary that will continue to grow as you gain experience.

Join thousands of successful students

95% of our students get a UX Designer job within 180 days of graduating. We know our course is great so we back it with a job guarantee.

Certified UX Designer PLUS

Five-part Program: includes 3 specializations


Why choose UX Designer PLUS?

Book UX Designer Plus now and get off our package of three specializations – Frontend Development for Designers, Voice User Interface Design, and UI for UX Designers – to become a highly employable, all-around expert.

Student Portfolios

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Kaya Kise’s Feastay Project

Kaya Kise

Kaya Kise

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Niloofar Roshani’s Ecommerce App Project.

Niloofar Roshani

Niloofar Roshani

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Ryan’s Portfolio project for his to-do app Taskly.

Ryan Yang

Ryan Yang



1. How do I know that the course will really prepare me for a job?

UX designers are in high demand, and a mentored course structured around building your portfolio is a great way to break into your first job. A study from job-board indeed found that 84% of employers think bootcamp grads are ‘more prepared’ or ‘just as prepared’ to be high performers as degree holders. (Indeed)

2. Is the course content practical?

Yes. The course is based on a practical, project-based learning format. You will learn the essential skills that align with what employers look for.

3. Does my background or age matter?

We have trained people from all walks of life. From taxi drivers to accountants, they have all become successful UX designers. The course requires no previous experience, and there are no age restrictions

4. How much time does the course take?

The course takes 10 months to complete at an average pace of 15 hours per week. The more time you spend on learning UX per week, the faster you can complete the course and vice versa. For example, you can complete the course in 4 months at 40 hours per week pace. It is a self-paced course, so you choose how many hours per week you want to devote to it.

5. How are you able to offer a job guarantee?

We achieve a 95% job placement rate for our students within 180 days of graduating. Our worldwide job guarantee is there for your peace of mind. See the full terms and conditions here.

6. Is UX design a secure career choice?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that Web developer jobs (including UX and UI) are on the rise. “Employment of web developers is projected to grow 27% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand will be driven by the growing popularity of mobile devices and ecommerce.” (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

7. Is the course certified?

Yes, we are certified by an external education body unlike many other course providers who certify themselves with a completion certificate, the CareerFoundry course is externally verified which gives employers more trust and confidence in your new skills. An Indeed study found that “98% of employers would support increased regulation and accreditation programs for coding bootcamps.” (Indeed)

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