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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 prior experience?
This course is designed with the absolute beginner in mind—you don’t even need a background in design or tech. It’s an excellent starting point for your career-change journey.
Is this really free?
The course is cost and commitment-free. It’s a great way to get a sense of whether you’d like to work in UX design before you invest money in your career change through any paid courses or training.
How much time will it take?
The course is self-paced. Once you sign up, you’ll get full access to the course. The tutorials each take around 15 minutes to complete, but you can complete them whenever it works best for you.
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 UX Design Program 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.