User Experience Design

Become ready for a career as a UX Designer in three months, with little or no previous experience. Learn how to design digital experiences that power revenue, user loyalty, product success and prove your worth with a portfolio of real life projects to show hiring managers.

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Develop crucial UX design skills

With the increasing use of technology, there is a growing demand for user-friendly digital products and services. 

This 12-week full-time bootcamp from the General Assembly will arm you with the workplace-ready skills for a successful career in user experience (UX) design.

You’ll develop the practical knowledge to tackle complex problems like shaping the future of apps, websites, digital products, and leveraging Generative AI tools for your workflows.

You’ll also distinguish yourself as a designer by compiling a portfolio of individual and team based projects based on UI design and Agile methodologies to showcase to employers.

What’s more, you’ll benefit from career coaching, professional networking opportunities, and expert instruction, to help you start your career as a UX designer.

Learn how to implement effective methods of user research

On the bootcamp, you’ll learn from instructors who are experts in their field to understand how to use highly effective user research methods to gain deep insights into user desires and needs. 

With this knowledge, you’ll be able to create user-centric designs that resonate with your audience. You'll also learn how to conduct usability testing, making your digital products more accessible to diverse populations and environments.

Delve into UX fundamentals such as competitive analysis

To help you build a strong foundation of knowledge, you’ll delve into UX fundamentals such as competitive analysis and creating personas. 

This exploration will help you understand the competitive landscape and make informed design decisions to help set your projects apart.

You’ll also explore the full range of concepts in the design process – from research and testing to design thinking and rapid prototyping. 

To cement your skills, you’ll create the foundation of an app through a lean UX process of rapid prototyping and ideation.

Learn key product management skills

As a UX designer, you'll work closely with product teams and therefore, collaboration and product management skills are key. 

On the bootcamp, you’ll learn how to work effectively with developers, evaluate technical constraints, and contribute to the overall success of digital products.

You’ll also build interpersonal skills in creative confidence and conversational storytelling to develop your portfolio and get industry-ready.

Translate your design skills into professional client engagement 

In the real world, you will need to foster lasting relationships with clients in a way that promotes loyalty and brand awareness. 

This bootcamp will prepare you for this challenge by providing you with the tools and knowledge to manage clients, deliver UX research, and create designs that meet both business and user goals.

You’ll also learn how to advise stakeholders on changing operating procedures and workflows to deliver on new product experiences.

To finish the bootcamp, you’ll work with your General Assembly career coach to identify the traits that make you unique as a designer to help you start your UX career with confidence.

How will the skills I learn help in my career? 

The UX design field is currently in high demand, with organisations recognising the immense value of user-centred design. 

Whether you're a career changer or already have a background in design, the skills you’ll learn will empower you to carve out a fulfilling career in UX design.

How will I be assessed?

Throughout the bootcamp, you’ll compile a portfolio of solo and group projects designed to reinforce what you’ve learned in each unit. 

You’ll gain hands-on experience with each step in the UX process and create professional-standard work covering research synthesis, information architecture, user flows, wireframes, and more.

For your capstone project, you’ll translate the culmination of your design skills into a professional client engagement. 

With this portfolio, you can showcase your skills to potential employers. 

What are my financing options?

General Assembly offers a variety of different financing options, including deferred payments at 0% interest with a 12 months grace period, instalment plans, student loans, income share loans and tuition discounts so you can focus on what counts — your education. 

Speak to a member of our team to find out more about your options for financing the bootcamp.

What will I receive upon completion?

Upon successfully completing this bootcamp, you will receive a certificate of completion. This certificate and your robust portfolio serve as a testament to your skills.

Additionally, you'll gain access to a vibrant and supportive community of instructors and more than 70k graduates worldwide from the General Assembly courses, helping you navigate and succeed in the UX design field.

What skills will you learn?

  • Figma
  • User research
  • Generative AI
  • Visual design
  • Product design
  • Usability testing
  • Product experiences
  • Product management
  • Technical constraints
  • Design documentation
  • Wireframes
  • Agile workflow

Are you eligible for this bootcamp?

This is an introductory bootcamp with no prior knowledge needed. Talk to a General Assembly admissions specialist to confirm if the UX Design bootcamp is a fit for your career goals.

General Assembly offers 20 hours of preparatory lessons covering essential UX concepts in user research, prototyping, and visual design. Tailored to introduce you to foundational design skills and context, these lessons will help you hit the ground running on day one of class.

Is this bootcamp right for you?

This bootcamp is for anyone interested in UX design. Whether you’re new to the field or you’re looking to formalise your practice, you’ll gain fluency in end-to-end UX processes, tools, and documentation.


What happens before, during, and after your Bootcamp

  • Before learning

    To help you successfully prepare for this bootcamp, you can take a series of self-paced preparatory courses.

  • After learning

    Upon completion, you’ll gain access to different resources to help you continue to develop your knowledge and skills.

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