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UI/UX Design from scratch

Course duration

4 months

Level beginner
Course authorMaria
Start date

Admission open

Overview

As a UI/UX Designer, you are what people see and what they can do with websites and applications. The job has two distinctive specializations in it, which companies have increasingly preferred to see in the same person.

User Experience design concerns the flow of a product: what people can do with the app/website and how they go about gettings things done. Ordering a taxi with ride-sharing apps is generally a simple and good user experience, while canceling a subscription service (especially during a trial period) often isn't. User Interface design is about what users see on their screen, and it's not just about the art. A good specialist can create the right associations with a color palette and shapes, while a mediocre one can make things very confusing with poor icon choice alone.

Our course covers design fundamentals (color, composition, typography), nuances of digital design (i.e. creating the same website for desktop and mobile), and modern tools. We primarily focus on Figma as the latest and biggest tool for both user experience and user interface design. It also comes with a ton of features that make collaborating around designs easier for the whole team. Figma runs on any device with access to the internet, so a Macbook is no longer a requirement for web designers. We also have a crash module in Adobe Photoshop so you can create new design assets and make advanced tweaks to the existing ones.

Beetroot Academy utilizes the flipped classroom strategy, which carries a heavy focus on practice for live classes. Our students go through theory between classes and come prepared to beef up their design portfolios. We make sure graduates have a solid number of apps and websites to back up job applications. Our teachers promote collaborative learning in the virtual classroom and beyond.

Required

  • Basic computer skills
  • Laptop or desktop computer
student

Career Prospects

  • UI/UX Designer at any digital-ready company
  • Specialist in User Experience or User Interface for customer-obsessed companies (banks, ecommerce, hospitality)
  • Web Designer with a design agency
  • Freelance UI/UX Designer
scholarship

Course Content

The course modules cover all skills and knowledge expected from a Junior specialist

  • User Experience (UX)

    24 h • 9 topics
    • Starting with UX (Design Thinking)
    • Work with Brief and and information architecture
    • Design Research: User Portrait
    • Design research: Scenarios
    • Prototyping
    • Testing
    • Intro to Web Analytics + A/B Testing
    • UX Module Test
    • Career in design. Introductory lesson
  • Figma

    12 h • 5 topics
    • Figma. Program installation
    • Figma. Link access for others Project. Comments Frame creation
    • Figma. Shapes. Layers and pages. Alignment. Fill and stroke. Gradient
    • Figma. Pen tool. Pencil.
    • Test — Recreating
  • Figma+UI

    40 h • 15 topics
    • Creating Icons
    • Figma. Text. Raster. Color correction
    • Figma. Masks. Effects
    • Figma. Modular grid
    • Typography in web
    • Color theory
    • UI Components. What a site consists of
    • Components and Plugins in Figma
    • Visual hierarchy
    • Design system
    • Adaptive design
    • Adaptive design and constraints in Figma
    • Types of sites. Landing Page Features
    • Interactive prototype
    • Preparing files for developers
  • Photoshop

    8 h • 3 topics
    • Photoshop. Start
    • Photoshop. Photo processing
    • Photoshop. Photo processing p.2
  • Consultation for the graduation project

    28 h • 10 topics
    • Deep practice of creating site pages 1
    • Deep practice of creating site pages 2
    • Deep practice of creating site pages 3
    • Deep practice of creating site pages 4
    • Deep practice of creating site pages 5
    • Deep practice of creating site pages 6
    • Deep practice of creating site pages 7
    • Deep practice of creating site pages 8
    • Deep practice of creating site pages 9
    • Deep practice of creating site pages 10
  • Career counseling for the designer

    12 h • 5 topics
    • Career Counseling, CV
    • Portfolio
    • Working with Mockup
    • Behance, creating a project
    • A few words in the end

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Application process

Sign Up

Take an optional quiz in the preferred course or simply leave us your contact details

Interview

Our regional coordinator will contact you shortly to see if we are a good match

Enrollment

Secure a spot in the next group and prepare to study hard

Test Yourself

Here is an optional quiz to assess your current knowledge of Front-End Development. It will help us pick the right group for you.

Course Breakdown

303

Total hours

Live classes
During classes, you’ll be solving real-life cases with your teacher. You’ll work individually or in groups together with your classmates.
Video lessons
All theory is recorded as video lessons and stored on our LMS system. As a student, you’ll have lifelong access to all video lessons.
Practice
Time for homework and mastering the skills you acquired during classes
Career events
Events with IT companies and recruiters, and meet-ups to help you boost your career

Weekly class schedule (CET)

timetable
  • Monday

    18:00 - 20:00

  • Wednesday

    18:00 - 20:00

  • Saturday

    10:00 - 14:00

Tuition

You will get

  • 47 teacher-led lessons
  • 3 classes/week
  • Unlimited access to course materials
  • Career & employment support
  • Graded diploma

Pay upfront

2,390

*23,960 SEK

total

Pay in monthly installments

590

*5,990 SEK

per month

Got questions?

Other questions?

Call us at 073 647 27 06

impact

Our numbers

3900+

graduates finished our courses

450 000+

hours of IT education

40%

of our graduates are women

80+

teachers work today

20

schools in 3 countries

100+

IT companies employed our students

100+

people working with Beetroot Academy globally

Application process

Sign Up

Take an optional quiz in the preferred course or simply leave us your contact details

Interview

Our regional coordinator will contact you shortly to see if we are a good match

Enrollment

Secure a spot in the next group and prepare to study hard

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073 647 27 06

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