Berkeley UX/UI Boot Camp

Classes begin quarterly in San Francisco

Learn UX/UI in 24 Weeks

In today’s technology-driven world, phrases like “responsive design” and “user-friendly interface” have become increasingly important across industries. It’s no surprise that User Experience Researcher and UI Designer are among the top 100 best jobs in America with a projected growth rate of 19% and 27% respectively.*

Now more than ever, companies need innovative thinkers with the ability to transform their businesses through optimized interfaces and seamless user experiences.

*http://money.cnn.com/gallery/pf/2017/01/05/best-jobs-2017/

  • Get hands-on training in user-centric design research, design thinking, visual prototyping and wireframing using Photoshop and Illustrator, interface design, storyboarding, visual design theory, web design with HTML5 and CSS, interaction design with JavaScript and jQuery, and more.*
  • Maintain your work or college schedule by studying part-time, only three days a week, with convenient evening and weekend hours.
  • Apply what you’ve learned toward building a comprehensive portfolio of projects ranging from AI sketches to mobile-responsive web layouts.
  • Tap into our wide range of career-planning services to help you succeed in the field.

What Students Receive

  • Through immersive instruction and complex projects, students learn both the theory and tools used by modern designers, employing user-centered design and creative tools to build compelling designs and user experiences.
  • Students receive access to a tutor network, allowing them to get help both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Students are equipped with the technical skills needed to be competitive in the fields of user interface design, user experience research, product management, and front-end web development.
  • Those working to change career paths receive extensive career-planning assistance, including resume and social media support, portfolio reviews, interview preparation, soft skills training, coaching sessions, and more.
  • Students will receive a Professional Certificate in UX/UI from UC Berkeley Extension, showcasing their accomplishments to future employers.

Dynamic Curriculum

Through this engaging, part-time program, students graduate with the skills and confidence to join the ranks of industry-shaping creative professionals. The curriculum covers*:

  • User-Centric Design Research
    • Qualitative & Quantitative Research Practices
    • User Experience Interviewing
    • Proto-Personas
    • Insight Synthesis
  • Visual Prototyping and Wireframing
    • Photoshop & Illustrator
    • Sketch
    • Storyboarding
    • Decision Mapping
  • User Interface Development
    • Atomic Design
    • UI Grids and Composition
    • Color & Typographic Theory
    • Heuristic Metric Creation
  • Web Prototyping and Development
    • HTML/CSS
    • Boostrap
    • JavaScript
    • JQuery
*The material covered is subject to change. Our academic team adjusts to the market demand.

Part-Time Schedule

  • 24-week program
  • Available in San Francisco
  • Classes held two weekdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Ready to learn more about Berkeley UX/UI Boot Camp? Contact an admissions advisor at (510) 455-4065.