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New to design?
Take your first step today!

Enroll in Foundations
Working Designer

Design beginner?

Start with Foundations.

Design beginner? Start here.

Design beginner? Start here.

No design experience? Join our rigorous and flexible UX Academy Foundations course! You’ll embark on a 1-on-1 journey with your Designlab mentor to learn the fundamentals of design. This is the first step for product design beginners, and is a prerequisite for enrollment in UX Academy if you have no prior design experience.

The next UX Academy Foundations course starts on December 6th.

Start with Foundations
Working Designer

A top designer will be your mentor.

Our powerful network of Designlab mentors is our secret weapon. When you enroll, we’ll pair you with an experienced professional designer. They’ll guide your progress and prepare you to succeed in your new UX design career.

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George Visan

Product Designer at Neo Financial

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Olga Apolinarska

UX Designer

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Chris Key

Head of Strategy at Rubber Duckers Ltd

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Janet Fu

Product Designer

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Chandresh Gandhi

Staff Designer at Walmart Global Tech

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Smrita Jain

Senior UX Designer at MRM//McCann Worldgroup

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Dominique Wu

Creative Director/Founder at Hummingbirdsday LLC

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Sara Vilas Santiago

Design & Content Lead at Canva

Meet our mentors

Looking for a quick power-up?

Improve on specific UX/UI skills with these specialized 4-week Designlab courses.

UX Research & Strategy Course

UX Research & Strategy

Discover how to make better products through user insight and understanding. Learn the key principles of human-centered design and how to turn user research findings into concrete product features. Perfect for aspiring UX professionals, project managers, entrepreneurs, and more.

Learn more

Next course: December 3rd

UI Design Course

UI Design

Once you’ve mastered the basics, dive deeper into creating pixel-perfect user interfaces through an in-depth study of layout, color, typography, and more. You’ll finish the course with a polished prototype to add to your portfolio. Perfect for mid-level designers and those hoping to hone their existing skills.

Learn more

Next course: December 3rd

Interaction Design Course

UX: Interaction Design

Design isn’t just about making something beautiful, but also making it easy to use. Learn key interaction design principles, how to structure the design of products around the goals of users, and how to sketch and wireframe your design ideas. Perfect for product managers and developers who want to work better with designers.

Learn more

Next course: December 3rd

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Why Designlab?

We believe that online education should be rigorous yet affordable.

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Affordable education

We don’t believe that a great education should have to completely drain your bank account. We are proud to offer one of the most affordable options in the UX bootcamp space, and we offer convenient payment plans to fit anyone’s budget.

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Challenging curriculum

Our courses are designed to push you. Whether your goal is to pick up a few new skills or to launch yourself into a new career in UX design, our mentor-led process will give you the tools and motivation that you need to achieve your desired goal.

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Mentorship and community

Great education is built on human connection. In all of our courses, you’ll develop a relationship with a top designer through one-on-one mentoring sessions and collaborate with a vibrant community of students from across the globe. You’ll never feel alone in a Designlab course.

Affordable education

Wallet illustration

Affordable education

We don’t believe that a great education should have to completely drain your bank account. We are proud to offer one of the most affordable options in the UX bootcamp space, and we offer convenient payment plans to fit anyone’s budget.

Challenging curriculum

Curriculum illustration

Challenging curriculum

Our courses are designed to push you. Whether your goal is to pick up a few new skills or to launch yourself into a new career in UX design, our mentor-led process will give you the tools and motivation that you need to achieve your desired goal.

Mentorship and community

Community illustration

Mentorship and community

Great education is built on human connection. In all of our courses, you’ll develop a relationship with a top designer through one-on-one mentoring sessions and collaborate with a vibrant community of students from across the globe. You’ll never feel alone in a Designlab course.

Real outcomes

At Designlab, we believe that if you put in the work, you’ll see the results. That’s why we offer our Tuition Reimbursement Policy. Here are just a few of the industry-leading companies our graduates have found work with:

Microsoft
Accenture
Facebook
Deloitte
RGA
Cisco
Samsung
Paypal
Adidas
Huge
IBM
American Express

You’re in great company.

Hundreds of UX Academy graduates have
landed amazing UX design roles!

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Jeanmarie Levy

UX Designer at Code For America

“Honestly, the community of Designlab was crucial for my learning and success.”

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Jason Moosikkamol

Lead Product Designer at Blueprint

“After graduating from UX Academy, not only can I give ideas life, but I can make them look good too.”

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Hannah Cunningham

Product Designer at Royal Caribbean Cruises

“I really think I learned more in UX Academy than I did my entire four years of business school.”

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Erik Gartzke

UX Designer at SpaceCAMP

“I would not have gotten where I am today without the UX Academy program at Designlab.”

Read Erik's story