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What you’ll get from this short course
Written by the same experts who create our full UX Design Program, this course will give you a thorough introduction to UX design—from what it is and why it matters, to the skills you'll need to be successful in the field. This is an ideal starting point if you're new to UX and curious to learn more.
Each UX design tutorial contains:
- Video introduction
- Written lesson
- Hands-on task
- Interactive quiz
What is UX design?
Learn what UX actually is and start thinking like a UX designer.
The UX design process
Find out how UX design happens and start to see that process in everyday scenarios.
Areas within UX design
Explore some of the many roles and specializations in the field.
The UX design skillset
From empathy to prototyping—find out what skills make for the best UX designers.
UX portfolio tips
Learn how to craft a UX design portfolio that captures the interest of potential employers.
How and why to become a UX designer
Learn about the UX design job market (including salaries) and how to break into the field.
Final test (optional)
Check your knowledge at the end of the course and get ready to launch your career change.
Do I need any experience to join the course?
You should be comfortable with executing UX design tasks and concepts such as user personas, low and high-fidelity prototyping, user flows, and usability testing for visual designs.
Why study with CareerFoundry?
We have successfully helped thousands of students from all different backgrounds learn UX, UI, and VUI design. The graduates from our mentored (paid) courses now work at companies like Google, Apple, and more.
I'm very busy—can I still learn VUI?
This free short course takes about 15 minutes a day for 5 days. If you decide later on that you want a full course, our mentored Voice User Interface Design Course takes 15 hours a week for 8 weeks.
Learning with CareerFoundry
If you fall in love with UX during the free short course and want to pursue a career in the field, we're here to help! Our full Voice User Interface Design Course will take you from beginner to job-ready UX designer in as little as six months. Our full program includes expert mentorship and career coaching, a rigorous curriculum that’s in sync with the industry, hands-on projects, portfolio reviews, and a job guarantee. Everything you need to land the UX design job of your dreams!
Where our graduates make an impact
From small businesses and startups to the Fortune 500, our graduates are sought out by companies all over the world.