How to Become a UX Designer course

Date to be confirmed
London
Beginners–Intermediate
£199

What's on

We've got a short, practical & affordable course on how to start a career in UX run by professional designers.

We'll cover what a day of a UX designer looks like, how to create portfolio, finding a perfect job, startups vs big companies, interview tips, market rates.

User Experience design is booming. There's a shortage of good designers on the market. Fancy changing your career and dive into an exciting creative world of designing apps and websites?

Who runs it

The School of UX speaker Sergei Golubev

Sergei Golubev – UX designer & entrepreneur with 15+ years of experience working with Microsoft, Heathrow and British Gas. Organiser of TheUXConf. The companies Sergei worked with

What we'll cover

You'll leave with plenty of knowledge on what it's actually like to be a UX designer in the field, what you need to become a freelancer, how to create a portfolio, where to find a job, interview tips and market rates. Show moreShow less

  • what a day of a UX designer looks like
    to understand what it's actually like to be a UX-ie
  • working in startups vs. big companies vs. design agencies
    industry insights of what work of a designer looks like in different type of companies
  • how to create an impressive portfolio
    best ways to present your work, how to target your portfolio for the role you're applying for
  • complimentary copy of our UX portfolio template
  • where to look for jobs
    how to look for the right opportunity, ways to apply, working with recruitment agencies
  • practical tips for your interview
    how to pitch your services, what to keep in mind when speaking to business stakeholders and senior designers
  • how to be a freelancer
    Challenges and positives of going solo, from setting up your own company to accounting and legal
  • money side: market rates
    exploring salary and benefits of jobs in permanent and contract markets
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What's included

💬 Live video & real-time interaction
💻 Hands-on exercises
individual & group
📑 Handouts & slides
for you to download
🎙️ Q&A session
with experienced designer
📖 Books & tools recommendations
✋🏽 One-to-one mentoring
(bookable separately)

Our 3000+ students come from different backgrounds and countries

Complete beginners, graphic / UX / UI designers, developers, PMs, BAs, marketers. From big companies and startups to independent freelancers – read student reviews

Our venue is just 5 minutes from central London

Our courses are run at Canada Water Library in London SE16 7AR. It's right outside Canada Water tube station, 5 minutes by tube from London Bridge.

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3 Nov
Beginners–Intermediate
The School of UX speaker Chimmy Kalu
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4 Nov
Beginners–Advanced
The School of UX speaker Patrick Fagan
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5 Nov
Beginners–Intermediate
The School of UX speaker Felice Hawley
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Beginners–Advanced
The School of UX speaker Henny Swan
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6–10 Dec
Beginners–Intermediate
The School of UX speaker Chimmy Kalu
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8 Dec
Beginners–Intermediate
The School of UX speaker Chimmy Kalu
A hands-on workshop on wireframing and prototyping User Interface in Adobe XD.
9 Dec
Beginners–Advanced
The School of UX speaker Patrick Fagan
A fascinating workshop on how to use behavioural science to optimise and personalise user experiences.
10 Dec
Beginners–Intermediate
The School of UX speaker Felice Hawley
This practical workshop will teach you digital copywriting skills and basic content strategy techniques.