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The 3 steps to break into Tech and land a job making $85K per year

UX/UI Foundations Program

Step 1:
Learn the Basics

  • 8 to 16 weeks
  • Unlimited mentorship
  • Start building your portfolio
  • No experience needed

Career Jumpstart Program

Step 2:
Get Real Experience

  • 3 months
  • Real client projects
  • Work with other designers
  • Optimize resume & portfolio

Step 3:
Get your Dream Job!

  • Up to 12 months of job search support
  • Unlimited interview prep
  • Connections to hiring partners
  • Backed by a Job Guarantee

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Your UX/UI Journey starts here

Our award winning UX/UI Foundations program Curriculum will help you develop the essential and basic skills to succeed as a User Experience designer.

Intro to UX and UI

You’ll learn about the field of UX and UI Design, and the many roles and applications of User Experience (UX) Design in technology.

  • What is UX and UI Design?

  • Design Thinking

  • Design Tools

  • Design Roles

  • Problem Definition


  • Activity 1 -

User Research

You’ll learn about design research methods to help you develop people-centered products.

  • Intro to UX Research

  • Research Methods

  • Research Plans

  • Conducting Research

  • Synthesizing Research


  • Activity 1 -

Ideation & Information Architecture

You’ll learn how to use design thinking methods to brainstorm solutions to your project.

  • Develop Problem Statements (How Might We’s)

  • Ideation Techniques

  • User Stories

  • Sketching


  • Activity 1 -


You’ll learn about the fundamentals of Information Architecture (AI) and how to develop user flows and wireframes to develop your ideas further.

  • UX Design Principles

  • Sitemaps and Navigation

  • User Flows

  • Material and iOS Guidelines

  • Low and Medium Fidelity Wireframing

  • Interaction Design

  • Design Tools and Tutorials


  • Activity 1 -

UI Design, Prototyping & Testing

You’ll bring your designs to life by learning and implementing the fundamentals of UI design and visual design to build out realistic-looking User Interfaces (UI). Additionally, you’ll learn how to build a prototype and conduct usability testing of your prototype with real users.

  • UI Principles, elements and patterns

  • Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

  • Design Systems and Style Guides

  • Mood Boards and Brand Guidelines

  • Hi-Fidelity Mockups

  • Intro to Prototyping

  • Prototyping Tools

  • Moderated User Testing

  • Remote User Testing

  • Synthesizing Findings


  • Activity 1 -

Portfolio Building

You’ll build a case study and portfolio to showcase your work.

  • Develop a Case Study

  • Build a Portfolio


  • Activity 1 -

AI as your Design Partner

At Avocademy, AI is your design partner, not a replacement. We teach you how to use AI to boost your creativity and skills, making your work stand out and be more efficient.

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Student Success Stories

Watch how our graduates are successfully changing careers and landing great jobs as UX designers with Avocademy

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Learn from Professional UX Designers

Our mentors will guide and help you succeed throughout your entire UX/UI journey

Brittany Chan

UX Researcher at Nextiva

Trevor Peterson

UX Designer at TREVOR

Ke'Ron Hall

Product Designer at Therapy Brands

Samanvay Kasarala

Senior Product Designer at Gusto

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have any previous experience ?

No experience necessary. The first module in the course will help you understand the Foundation of UX and UI design.

What will I know at the end of the course?

Once you complete the course you will know UX research, UX design, and UI design; the knowledge that a designer needs to know to land a job. You will also have a full project and a portfolio. The course walks you through creating a portfolio as well as adding the project you work on.

What mentorship is available?

With our program, you have unlimited access to mentors during your 16-week enrollment! You can schedule time with them based on your schedule. You’ll also be able to connect with mentors through our Slack community.

Can I freeze the course?

Yes. You may pause the course one time for up to 30 days during your program dates.