How to Start a Career in UX Design course

Date to be confirmed
London
Beginners–Intermediate
£159–£159 + VAT

What's on

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

Who runs it

The School of UX speaker Sergei Golubev

15+ years of experience UX & UI designer Sergei Golubev working with Microsoft, Heathrow and British Gas.

Day 1 — Career in UX

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 portfolio, where to find a perfect job, interview tips, market rates and a lot of food for thought. 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 impressive portfolio
    best ways to present your work, how to target your portfolio for the role you're applying for
  • where to find a perfect job
    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 (when remote)
Hands-on exercises individual & group
Signed certificate upon completion
Handouts & slides printed & digital
Q&A with an expert designer
Books & tools recommendations
Career advice to help you grow (day 5)
Private mentoring
(extra fee)

Our 2000+ 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 their 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.

Our tutors are professional designers
with 15+ years of experience

They've been working with FTSE 100 companies and have plenty of industry insights to share with you. Read more about us

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