Dive into the new UX/UI Design program

UX/UI designers solve problems to meet users and business needs simultaneously. They convert research insights into artifacts ranging from large (journeys, flows, sitemaps) to small (landings, wireframes, buttons). You will apply a variety of frameworks and design techniques using Figma, Miro, and Adobe Creative Suite.

Salary of a UX/UI Designer

Source: indeed
Junior
Mid-level
Senior
$51,000

Study in a unique technological environment

Fully immersing yourself in the world of tech will expose you to industry technologies and allow you to apply them in hands-on projects under the guidance of a tutor, while keeping in touch with fellow students. We've developed our own exclusive learning environment to help you do just that.

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Dynamic content makes learning a breeze

Memorizing new things is tough, so we’ve made it simple (and fun). With storytelling, interactive diagnostics within lessons, momentary feedback, and even a simulator, you’ll be pro in no time.

02

(Real) practice makes perfect

We’ve included methodologically verified projects, case studies, and daily creative challenges & design exercises. You will receive real-world feedback from designers within 24 hours of submitting a project.

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Interaction fosters community

We cultivated learning communities based on your skill level. You’ll participate in workshops, group design projects, etc. And, of course, our tutors will guide you with the patience and skill of a Buddhist monk.

Professional certificate to show to employers

The certificate is an official document that proves you completed professional training and is only issued upon passing your final project. It shows employers that you are competent in data analysis and personally completed all the projects in your portfolio.

Price breakdown

Introductory course —
free

Try our introductory course on UX/UI design and see if this career is the right fit for you. With this 10-hour free course, you’re going to:
  • Explore the basic concepts of web design
  • Complete simple real-life UX/UI tasks
  • Design a landing page in Figma

Full program

$450 monthly price.
The total price is 3600

or

$3,600 if you pay
for all 8 months at once.

The first part of our practice-oriented program is called Design Foundations. It will cover the basics of both UX and UI. It consists of 6 two-week sprints that conclude with a final project. You will:
  • Cover the fundamentals of visual design and learn to work with, color, type, form, and composition to bring your ideas to life
  • Learn to design interfaces in Figma, one of the most popular UI tools on the market
  • Delve into the ins and outs of user experience and learn to create genuinely convenient, useful UIs

    In the second part of the full program, you’ll dive into the world of UX/UI and design several large-scale, portfolio-worthy projects. This 5-month journey includes:
  • Making fully clickable and interactive app prototypes
  • Immersing yourself in the design process, mastering UX-research and the art of design presentation
  • Designing your own projects (like a mood tracker app, a finance app, etc.) and analyzing already existing apps to figure out how to improve them

    Still have questions? Schedule a personal consultation with our education advisor

Course structure

1

Introductory course — free

10 hours

Try our introductory course on UX/UI design and see if this career is the right fit for you. With this 10-hour free course, you’re going to:
- Explore the basic concepts of web design
- Complete simple real-life UX/UI tasks
- Design a landing page in Figma

2

Design Foundations
Sprint 1. Design Basics

30 hours

Take your first steps as a UX/UI designer. Cover the basics of user interface design and learn about reference gathering, mood board design, and the principles of composition.

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Sprint 2. Colors, Fonts, and Images

4

Sprint 3. Visual Style

30 hours

Deepen your understanding of visual style and learn how to add a sense of stylistic unity to your designs. Learn to use grids to add order and consistency to your interfaces. Work with a raster editor to help you get a better grasp of the design tools at your disposal.

5

Sprint 4. User Research

30 hours

Learn the fundamentals of research and data organization. Find out which research methods exist and how to conduct interviews with real users.

6

Sprint 5. Prototyping

30 hours

Learn how to quickly formulate an idea and create prototypes for your future designs.

7

Sprint 6. The Design Process from A-Z

30 hours

Apply your knowledge of visual and user experience design to create a landing page and a clickable app prototype. Work in a team of your fellow students to bring a large-scale project to life going from simple wireframes and initial research to refining a full-fledged interface that will be a highlight in your portfolio.
Includes a large-scale project

8

UX/UI Design
Sprints 7 — 8. Mood Tracker App

60 hours

As we enter UX/UI track we start to polish our interaction design skills like prototyping, working with UI, choosing media for service and advocating for it, notification mechanics starting with a service to track mood or/and hydration. We’ll also dive deep into the topic of accessibility in UX/UI and update your prototype to match best practices.
Includes a large-scale project

9

Sprints 9 — 10. Finance App

60 hours

You are a designer working in a digital design studio, and you’ve been asked to create an MVP (Minimum Viable Product) for a finance app. Your task is to design a generic-looking prototype with minimalistic UI elements.
Includes a large-scale project

10

Sprints 11 — 12. Furniture Catalog App

60 hours

This time, you’re tackling a project for a furniture company. Your task is to develop the design of an online furniture store. If you’re craving a challenge, you can add augmented reality features to the interface.
Includes a large-scale project

11

Sprint 13. Productivity Tool

30 hours

Take a break from designing projects from scratch. You’re now facing a feature request from the Notion app. The service would like to add new features to their database function, and it’s your job to conduct research, to define all places in the interface that need to be altered, and create a prototype. Includes a large-scale project

12

Sprint 14. Smart Home App

30 hours

Rumor has it that a doorbell camera producer is planning to add an identification feature based on AI algorithms… and you happen to be their designer. Create an app concept with this feature integrated into the UI.
Includes a large-scale project

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Sprints 15 — 16. Final Project

60 hours

Choose your own adventure: take any existing website and redesign it the way you find necessary. Conduct research and work with real data to figure out the best way to adjust both the user interface and user experience of the product. Show us what you’ve got.
Includes a large-scale project

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Learn the basics of UX/UI design with our intro course! On this ten-hour journey, you’ll explore the basics of UX/UI and complete various practical design tasks, including four exercises in Figma.

How do I know this is the career for me?
If you've ever thought about improving an app or a website and you have a penchant for analysis and problem-solving, UX/UI design might just be the profession you're looking for. For those who are undecided, we've prepared a free introductory introductory course. It covers the very basics of UX & UI and offers a lot of interactive practical tasks that allow you to take a glimpse into the world of design. If by the end of it you realize that design isn't your thing, that will also be a positive result!
Is it possible to learn a new profession in 8 months ?
We believe so, as long as you devote at least 15 hours per week to studying, complete assignments on time, and keep in touch with the support team. In 8 months, you will put together a portfolio and acquire the basic skills necessary to work as a UX/UI designer.
How do I start?
All you need is access to a computer and the willingness to study at least 15 hours per week. You'll also need to download a few programs. We'll go over them at the beginning of the course.
Who will teach me?
The course was developed by experienced educators and design professionals from Yandex, the Design School, and other leading tech organizations. You will receive support from tutors — professional designers with years of experience.
How is the learning process structured?
There are three main components: the presentation of theory followed by practical tasks on our interactive online platform, mini-projects that you’ll complete on your own, and more fleshed out design projects under a tutor’s supervision. You can practice on our platform at any time that is convenient for you, but assignment completion is time-restricted.
What if I can't keep up with the workload?
If you feel you need to take a break or get some extra time to practice, you have the opportunity to take a month-long academic leave, but you can only do so twice during the program.
Will I be able to find work when I'm done?
You will, but it won't be easy. The market needs skills in addition to knowledge. We'll teach you how to apply knowledge and help you build a portfolio of practical projects, but making a name for yourself takes a lot of work. In the end, the more projects there are in your portfolio, the better your chances are of landing a job at a reputable company.
Alright, but can you help me find a job?
Yes, we can. Our HR team will help you write a resume, prepare for your first job interview, and contact specialists from large companies. Seventy percent of graduates who are looking for a new job find it in 2-4 months.
How does career support work?
Two months before the end of the course, you'll be able to join a three-part career prep course. The first step is the career track, which will help you create a comprehensive resume and prepare your portfolio. The second part is the career acceleration track, which involves actively searching for jobs, completing test assignments, and having mock interviews. Finally, we will provide support and help you adapt to your new working conditions once you find a job. A career coach will work with you throughout the entire course.
Can I get my money back if I'm not satisfied?
The short answer is yes, whenever you want. Of course, if you've already gone through part of the program, your refund will only cover the part you haven't completed. See Section 7 of our Terms of Use for more details.
What if I can't draw? What if I'm not creative enough?
A UX/UI designer doesn't need to know how to draw. That's an illustrator's job. All you need is to get a hang of design software and learn about the principles of successful UX/UI design. That's what we're going to be teaching you throughout the course. As for creativity, it's just a skill like any other. You'll get to practice it while working on your course projects.
How do I pay?
You can pay for the full program with PayPal from your student account. The groups start every month.