Become a UX/UI designer in 8-weeks. Learn user-centered design applying the Design Thinking process and validate your ideas through user research, prototyping, user testing, and heuristic evaluation. Learn UI and IxD to prototype your solutions using visual and interaction design techniques.
Who is Ironhack's UX/UI Design Bootcamp for?
Stuck in a job that isn’t you? Ironhack’s UX/UI Design Bootcamp is intended to help people that want to make a career change into one of the tech industry’s fastest growing job roles. Architects, Community Managers, Marketers and people from a vast amount of disciplines have found a new career path!
People in traditional design roles like graphic designers, photographers, fine artists, creative directors or advertising professionals who want to learn the latest technologies and methodologies of the most innovative design & digital product companies.
For anyone that wants to design their own web or mobile app. This training will teach you the how to gather valuable user feedback through high fidelity prototypes for your idea to build a better MVP.
Web and Mobile Developers
UX/UI design is a great compliment to your programming skills. Learn what it takes to design captivating user experiences before jumping into coding and become a 360º digital product pro.
UX/UI Course Syllabus
Students are introduced to the design thinking and user-centered design (UCD) frameworks. The first module of the course focuses on the importance of market/design research and the process of organizing information into logical user flows.
In this module, students learn to articulate design ideas through hand sketches, digital wireframes and interactive prototypes using industry standard design principles. Students will gain hands-on experience using Sketch and InVision.
User Testing & Refining
During this part of the course, students learn to use modern testing frameworks to continually refine designs based on user data. The module ends with best-practices for the development and implementation phase of the design plans with developers and other stakeholders.
Front-End Web Development
Our pre-work is mandatory. When you become an official student, you're given access to 40 hours of online design content on our student platform. This pre-work will take you through the fundamentals of UX/UI design and will help you to familiarize yourself with the software needed to create your designs. Completing the pre-work is essential for our students to understand familiar concepts. By the end of the remote-prep pre-work, you will be ready to take on the fast pace of our on-campus learning!
Module 1 | UX Design
The course begins with the application of a Google Ventures Design Sprint to a project. The Sprint will provide you a clear overview of the whole Design Thinking process from the research phase to the creation of the prototype and testing. Then, you will learn how to perform user researches, analyze findings, and ideate solutions. Learn how to turn these solutions into user flows and mid-fi wireframes using Sketch App. At the end of the module, you will be able to create real interactive prototypes.
Module 2 | UI Design & Front End Web Development
Time to make your designs beautiful and usable! This module begins with some learning about aesthetics, moodboards and brand attributes. Learn how to use colors, fonts, and styles in your designs and how to design interactions and animations for Hi-fi prototypes.
You will also learn Android and iOS design requirements and transitions into mobile and desktop design principles. Create UI libraries and spec sheets for technical development teams. The theory finishes with a whole week focused on web developing skills: learn how to communicate with developers by introducing yourself in the world of technologies like HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap.
Weeks seven and eight are spent creating your capstone project. You'll create a digital product design using the entire toolkit gained in the past weeks. See your ideas coming to life!
Career week is where you fight to earn your first UX/UI design job. This week begins with resume, portfolio and interview preparation. Students are introduced to Ironhack partner companies for interviews and the week/course will end with UX project pitches and presentations during demo day.
Portfolio & Resume Building
Build a portfolio and resume with support and feedback from experts throughout the bootcamp.
Job Interview Preparation
You will face design challenges every week to assure you are prepared to face a real interview.
Networking & Alumni Events
Ironhack hosts some of the most important Meetups in each city. Dive into the community through workshops, events, and conferences hosted on campus.
Hiring Fair & Job Support
Companies trust our training and come to interview you after the bootcamp during our Hiring Fair. We'll give you tools and opportunities to land your dream job.
Need payment assistance? Our financing options through approved third-party lenders give you the flexibility to pay the course over time.
Our courses fill up fast. To secure a spot, you'll need to make a deposit which is due when you're accepted into the course. Deposit amount: 750€
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Last updated December 7, 2017