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LEARN UX & UI FUNDAMENTALS

Build real UX & UI projects with an expert mentor. Part-time or full-time.

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Program Highlights

Our UX & UI Design Fundamentals teaches the basics and industry standard tools of design. You’ll conduct user research, develop wireframes, design visual mockups, and create prototypes for usability testing. Bloc programs are intensive and outcome-oriented. They combine an immersive learning experience with online flexibility:

  • Mentorship 1-on-1 Mentorship With an Experienced Designer
  • Projects Real Web & Mobile Application Design

Who Should Take Our Course?

For anyone looking to learn about UX & UI Design. Beginners and seasoned designers alike welcome.

For students looking to switch careers, check out our Designer Track career track.

Learning at Bloc

Learn Anytime From Anywhere

Our programs offer flexible scheduling and are entirely online. You can take our courses from anywhere and choose a pace that matches your needs

Pace Options

16 Weeks
25 hrs per wk 2 Mentor Meetings per wk
32 Weeks
10 hrs per wk 1 Mentor Meeting per wk

Choose a Dedicated Mentor

All of our Mentors are experienced professionals with years of industry experience. We’ll help you choose the right mentor for your learning style to:

  • Ensure that you understand core concepts
  • Hold you accountable and keep you on track
  • Code review your projects and assignments

Build a Portfolio of Projects

Our curriculum is written by Bloc’s experienced developers and designers. As you progress through the Course with a Mentor, you’ll build a portfolio of three to five projects to enhance your skills.

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A Mentor is someone who you can count on, someone to lean on, someone who won’t give up on you even when you are ready to quit.
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Chris Courtney
Lead Mentor
- Lead Mentor Chris Courtney

UX & UI Fundamentals Syllabus

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Foundation

In Bloc’s UX & UI Design Fundamentals, you’ll become a problem solver. You’ll focus on user-centered design and apply research methods to isolate user goals. You’ll learn to create personas, user flows, wireframes, and visual mockups using tools like Balsamiq, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Sketch. You’ll perform usability tests using interactive prototypes, and become comfortable with presenting, selling, defending, and critiquing your work.

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Develop user personas and user flows after conducting research
Design tools
Learn design tools like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Balsamiq, and InVision
Wireframe
Master wireframing, visual design, and usability testing

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Projects

In the Project Phase of your apprenticeship, you’ll leverage the fundamentals learned in the Foundation Phase as you work on a series of open-ended projects. You’ll showcase your designs in a custom portfolio to demonstrate your talent. During the Project Phase, your mentor will be your client, senior designer, and project manager. Your mentor will provide project requirements, feedback, design critiques, and advice.

Build 3-5 Production-Quality Projects

Blocstarter

BlocStarter

Create a web application for people to crowdfund donations for charities and foundations.

Blocshop

BlocShop

Design a responsive shopping experience that eases the customer’s checkout process.

Paycrave

Paycrave

An iOS and Android mobile application for finding food trucks and ordering food.

Productshowcase

Product Showcase

Design and build a responsive website to promote a new product.

Capstone

Capstone

Define, scope, and build a project of your choice.

Portfolio

Portfolio

Create a personal brand identity and portfolio to showcase your work.

A Curriculum Catered to Your Goals

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Enhance Your Career

Jeya Karthika

Jeya, a Systems Engineer, came into Bloc's UX/UI course to learn how to make better-looking sites for her clients and to give them a better user experience.

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Bloc Design Alumnus

Meet Michael

Payment

$5,000
Mentorship
1-on-1 Mentorship

Learn under the guidance of an experienced web development mentor

Projects
Project-Oriented Curriculum

Build 3-5 projects for your portfolio as you progress through our hand-crafted curriculum

Payment Plans

Tuition can be paid upfront or over six installments. The installment plan: one payment of $2,000 upon enrollment, and 5 monthly installments of $700. We accept credit cards, debit cards, checks, and PayPal.

Scholarships

Diversity and Merit Based Scholarships available. Attend an info session to learn more.

Refund Policy

We'll provide you with a full refund if you drop out within 7 days of starting your course. If you choose to drop out later, you will receive a pro-rated refund based on the number of days you've spent in the program, minus a non-refundable fee of $250.

Next Start Date: Mar 6 th

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