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Do you want to set yourself apart as a designer who can code?
Good UX is increasingly recognized as a driver of good business—and effective collaboration between designers and developers has never been more crucial. Learn essential coding skills and become one of the few designers in the industry who can speak the developer’s language! This 8-week, part-time course covers the most important frontend development skills, with no prior coding knowledge necessary. By the end of the course, you’ll have built your own personalized, fully tested website to host your design portfolio. Not only that: you’ll be able to confidently communicate the technical requirements of design, ready to apply your newfound skills to your next real-world project.
Become the go-to person for projects intersecting UX, UI, and frontend development.
With rising ratios of designers to developers, good designers need to be able to think and speak the language of developers. It’s their job to help translate the design vision to the development team in a way that they can understand and accept. This can be a critical piece of the puzzle in a project, especially if the design and the interactions behind it are complex.
With a foot in both camps and the ability to speak to both in their own terms, UX/UI Developers can be invaluable conduits between engineering teams and the more 'traditional' usability roles, such as interaction designers, visual designers.
Principal UX Designer, Oracle Corp
What you’ll learn
Learn the fundamentals of frontend development and stand out as a designer with hands-on coding skills.
Getting Started with HTML & CSS
Why our students succeed
- In a booming tech industry, the demand for multi-skilled UX designers is only increasing. Employers are interested in your practical skills—not just your educational background.
- With personalized feedback from your dedicated Mentor (an expert with more than 5 years’ experience), you’ll have all the support you need to progress through the course.
Our graduates now have tech jobs at companies allover the world:
- Gain the technical know-how needed to bring your creative ideas to life
- Understand testing and debugging to effectively collaborate with teams of developers
- Be part of an active community of fellow online learners
Who is the course for?
The course is designed for UX or UI designers who want expand their skillset with additional skills in frontend web development.
How many Mentor calls will I get?
Your Mentor will be on hand to provide thorough feedback on your work through our messaging app. You can also set up Skype calls with your Mentor if you need to — you have up to 3 calls to use over the 8-week period.
What equipment do I need to take the course?
The course can be completed using any computer and an internet connection.
How long does the course take?
The course is 120 hours long. We expect students to study for approximately 15 hours per week and finish in 8 weeks.
Do I have to pay for software, tools etc?
Many of the softwares and frameworks that programmers use are free and open source. If you wish to launch your own website, you will have to buy the domain and pay a small amount for yearly web hosting services.
What languages and frameworks will I learn during the course?
What tools will I use?
You’ll use Atom and GitHub.
What does ZFU-approved mean?
The ZFU, or Staatliche Zentralstelle für Fernunterricht, is the state body for distance learning in Germany. In order to offer our Frontend Development for Designers Course publicly, it must undergo a rigorous quality assurance and certification process. On successful completion of this process, the course is assigned a unique approval number (7355619) which can be checked against a public register.
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