UI for UX Designers Course

Learn how to create beautiful interfaces
in 2 months
Study flexibly
at a pace of 15-20 hours per week
Complete the course
with a portfolio project of your choice

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“How would you like to get in touch?”

“I’m here to help you become a UX designer”

Alana, Senior Career Advisor

Want to know if UI design is right for?

Find out with a free 6-day email short course.

Curious about this course?

Contact us to find out if it’s right for you

Career Advisor

“How would you like to get in touch?”

“I’m here to help you become a UX designer”

Alana, Senior Career Advisor

COVID-19: While our team of employees, mentors, tutors, and career specialists are working from home in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, CareerFoundry is operating as usual. All our programs are 100% online, and we’re offering more flexible study and payment options for the foreseeable future. If you’re interested in taking one of our programs, we’d love to speak to you about how we can support you during this time.

UI for UX Designers Course details

In this course, you will

Get to grips with the fundamental principles of UI design, and learn how to apply them to real-world projects.

Master the core aspects of visual design, including color, typography, icons, imagery, and interactions—together with responsive design and industry-standard tools.

Level-up your existing skillset with impactful designs that can transform the lives of your users.

Work 1:1 with an expert mentor, who'll provide you with individualized support, advice, and feedback.

Join an active community of over 3,000 students, alumni, mentors, and career specialists, and get access to UI design events and webinars

Fully online

Study for 15-20 hours per week for 2 months

Personalized mentorship

Our course mentors are rated 4.92/5 based on feedback from over 2,000 reviews

Outcome oriented

Finish with a certificate of completion and a responsive app that will take your portfolio to the next level

Why learn UI design?

UI design skills are in huge demand

Discover the methods and tools you need to deliver elegant solutions to real problems by crafting beautiful, functional design.

Learn to communicate through design

Design can make or break a business. A well-designed interface draws in visitors, retains customers, and amplifies a brand.

Boost your career with UI design skills

As businesses continue to open their eyes to the role that UX and UI design play in a product's success, mastering fundamental UI skills will give your portfolio a competitive edge.

Why choose a CareerFoundry course?

Work with your very own course mentor

You'll enjoy a truly collaborative online learning experience, with tailored written and video feedback on everything you do from an expert who works in your new field day in, day out.

Get the perfect balance of theory and practice

Created in collaboration with industry leader InVision, the course will see you master the fundamental steps in the UI design process—from visual design and responsive layouts, all the way through to design handoff.

Master the practical skills that you can immediately apply to real-life projects

Our UI for UX Designers Course is based on extensive research into the job market and in-depth surveys with industry experts.

The mega-trend of our time is the Customer Experience Revolution. Digital product is both the nexus and catalyst of this transformation wherein every category of our consumption is being redesigned in favor of the emotional and practical desires of each one of us.

Clark Valberg
CEO, InVision

Meet your new team

At CareerFoundry, you’re never alone! From the moment you start the course, you’ll be assigned a personal mentor. This seasoned and influential expert will act as your teacher, coach, and confidant through every step of the course—providing individualized support, advice, and feedback.

Your mentor

is a UI design expert that will act as your teacher.

Your mentor will provide detailed video reviews of each project you complete during the course.

Our mentors haven’t just made a name for themselves at top companies in the industry—but have helped shape it.

A project-based curriculum that gets you thinking like a UI designer

This course will equip you with the skills you need to create beautiful, responsive UI designs.

Created by experienced instructional designers, authored by industry experts, and kept up-to-date by course editors, our curriculum will serve as the foundation of your learning experience.

Achievement 1: Composition & Visual Design

1.1 Getting Started with Your UI Course
Select course project and create low-fidelity prototype.

1.2 Responsive Layouts & Grids
Demonstrate when and how to use responsive layouts and grids.

1.3 UI Elements & File Organization
Incorporate appropriate UI elements into digital wireframes.

1.4. Visual Hierarchy & Spacing
Establish a consistent visual hierarchy throughout a UI design. Apply the principles of good spacing to digital wireframes.

1.5. UI Design Patterns
Incorporate existing design patterns into design.

1.6. Visual Design Principles & Trends
Compare two different visual directions for web app.

1.7. Typography in UI
Apply principles of typography to web app design.

1.8. Color in UI
Apply principles of color theory to web app design.

1.9. Imagery in UI
Apply principles of image theory to web app design

Achievement 2: Advanced UI & the Design Handoff

2.1 Shapes & Icons
Construct icons using design software.

2.2 Interactions & Gestures
Incorporate interactions and gestures into design.

2.3 Style Guide
Compile web app's style components in a visual style guide.

2.4. Designing for Different Breakpoints
Adapt design for responsive breakpoints.

2.5. Final Mockups
Create design mockups.

2.6. Design Handoff & Deliverables
Prepare design work for handoff.

2.7. Final Presentation
Create UI-focused portfolio project case study.

Portfolio Projects

Review a selection of some of the work our UI design students have completed in recent months.


UI for UX Designers

OR secure your spot and pay today, then per month for months (starting one month after your program start date).
  • Learn through our comprehensive, project-based curriculum
  • Receive regular, personalized feedback from your course mentor
  • Deliver your first app design, which will form the basis of your professional portfolio
  • Get an in-depth review of your portfolio project from your mentor on a video call
  • Gain exclusive access to our global community—plus events and webinars


1.    Who is the course for?

The course is designed for UX designers looking to sharpen their skills in UI design. For complete beginners looking to explore a career in UI design, we recommend taking a look at our UI Design Program instead.

2.    How many Mentor calls will I get?

You’ll be paired with an expert mentor who'll stay with you throughout the course. You’ll mainly be communicating online, with up to 3 mentor calls available during the 8-week period.

3.    What equipment do I need to take the course?

To enroll in the course, you can use any Mac or PC computer. Windows devices are suitable; however, we recommend using either a MacBook Air or a MacBook Pro; as both are industry-standard devices for designers.

4.    Which tools will I use during the course?

During the course, we recommend using Sketch if you have a Mac, and Adobe CC if you have a PC. For prototyping, you’ll be using InVision. Once you’ve mastered the fundamentals, we encourage you to explore the many different tools available for designers, and find the one which work best for you.

5.    Do I have to pay for the tools?

We offer a range of different perks, including free trials and discounts. You'll get a 9-month free subscription to InVision, plus a 50% discount for Sketch. You can learn more about our perks here.

6.    How long does the course take?

This course will take about 120 hours to complete. To finish the course within two months (eight weeks), you’ll need to study an average of 15-20 hours per week. If you want to complete the course sooner, you may do so simply by increasing the number of hours you put in.

7.    What does ZFU-approved mean?

The ZFU, or Staatliche Zentralstelle für Fernunterricht, is the state body for distance learning in Germany. To be able to offer our UI for UX Designers Course publicly, it underwent a rigorous quality assurance and certification process. On successful completion of this process, the course was assigned a unique approval number (7349719) which can be checked against a public register.

8.    What are minimum system and hardware requirements?

Windows macOS
Adobe Creative Cloud system and harware requirements:

Processor: Intel®, AMD, or ARM processor with 64-bit support

Operating system: Windows 10 (64-bit)

RAM: 4 GB or more

Internet: Internet connection
Adobe Creative Cloud system and harware requirements:

Processor: Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support or M1 Apple Silicon processor

Operating system: macOS Sierra (version 10.12) and later

RAM: 16 GB or more

Internet: Internet connection

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