Why become a UI Designer?

 

Imagine being passionate about your job, exercizing full creative license, working on fulfilling and engaging projects, and earning a high salary to top it all off.

 

Maybe you feel uninspired, unchallenged and unengaged by your current profession. Perhaps you feel stuck in a dead-end job, wishing you had the option to work remotely, or even freelance. IIf this sounds familiar, it’s time to make a change.

 

UI designers love making beautiful interfaces 

UI design sits at the intersection of psychology, design, and technology. It's the powerful art of creating visually pleasing, highly intuitive user experiences.

 

As a UI designer, you’ll work with a multidisciplinary team of designers, developers, and marketers to realize your projects.

UI Designer was rated as one of the 100 best jobs in America for 2017. (CNN Money/PayScale)

UI designers come from all walks of life

While some UI designers come from a career in graphic or product design, we know better than most that anyone can become a successful UI designer if they apply themselves. Many of our successful graduates who used to work in marketing, sales, teaching, customer service, finance, architecture, HR, IT, and art.

 

Whatever your background, you likely have transferable skills that can be applied to UI design. Your dedicated Career Specialist will help you to identify these skills. 

A study by 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)

UI designers are in high demand

Employers struggle to find qualified UI designers, and the demand keeps growing. The average Junior  UI Designer salary in Germany is €38,000 per year, while Senior UI Designers can earn as much as €55,000. (Glassdoor Salaries Report, 2018)

 

UI designers are constantly evolving

The technology industry moves quickly, and UI designers are constantly learning and adapting to keep up with the change.

According to a PayScale survey, User Interface Designers can expect a job growth rate of 27% from 2014-2024.

(PayScale)

UI designers can work in many types of companies

As a UI designer, you have opportunities to work for startups, agencies, large corporates, or even freelance.  You may even be able to work remotely from anywhere in the world.

 

UI Designers are shaping the future

From self-driving cars to the "Internet of Things", UI designers play a key role in shaping the products and services around us.

Quotation Mark
Kevin Anthony Rice, Alumni

"The ability to create amazing products is the number one reason why I love my [new] job. It also helps that I have the freedom to be creative, work with great people, and see my designs come to life."


Find out if the course is right for you

Take the free 7-day UI Design Short Course to get started, or get in touch with our Career Advisors for a free consultation. You’ll learn:

  • How you can go from beginner to a UI designer with a job you love
  • What the UI job market is like in your area and the salary you can expect
  • If UI design is the best fit for you based on your background and interests

Don’t worry—you won’t be pressured into making a commitment. The goal is to ensure you make a fully informed decision.

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