The UX Design Program at GrowthX Academy is an immersive 12-week experience offered either online or in-person at Galvanize in San Francisco. You will interact with peers, instructors, mentors, and companies while learning the tools and tactics to become a UX Designer. The GrowthX Academy has an extensive network of entrepreneurial companies, world-class mentors and instructors along with weekly industry events all designed to make sure you get the job you’ll love at a company you’ll love working for.
We focus on your Career starting on Day 1! Your instructors, career coach and mentors will work with you on the GrowthX Academy Career Funnel™. The career funnel is our proprietary process and toolkit that helps you find that perfect job and career.
Work directly with companies on multiple projects that will become the cornerstones of your portfolio.
The GrowthX Academy community consists of student peers, instructors, mentors, investors, founders, startups and GrowthX Academy Events. You’ll be immersed in this community and be able to connect and contribute to it forever. If you attend our in-person program, you’ll also get a full membership to Galvanize, a dynamic entrepreneurial location where you can thrive.
Don’t live in San Francisco? With our online program, you can learn from anywhere. You will still be a full-time student and login to the live classroom sessions daily. Interact with the instructors and students that are in the classroom in San Francisco in real-time from wherever you are at with our web-based conferencing platform.
“By the first week, I knew I had made the right decision to select GrowthX Academy. I love the environment. We are encouraged to interact with all of the students and staff. Similar to the design process, GrowthX Academy has created a wonderful student experience that showed they wanted to make sure we felt like a part of a community by everyone interacting. I feel like the instructors truly care about their students’ success.”
-- Anna Canicosa - UX Student, GrowthX Academy, January 2017
The GrowthX Academy UX Design curriculum is designed to give you a full understanding of UX processes, methodologies, tools, and techniques — empowering you to craft beautiful solutions for users. You will be challenged to demonstrate understanding and mastery of essential skills for user experience design. You will learn interviewing techniques, acquire new portfolio projects and develop personal skills in networking and case study presentation.
The Foundations of UX include how to work as a team of one or a team of many within an organization. This domain explores design methods and processes that enable you to evangelize the value of UX and bring a strong UX culture to any company.
In this section, you’ll learn about generative research and developing requirements. We will also cover defining problems, be exploring market fit for a product or service, be outlining business and user goals, and design thinking. We will cover how to choose the right tools and methods for evaluative research, usability testing, and other forms for measuring effectiveness.
You will learn how to create personas, journey maps and other deliverables for synthesizing data and qualitative research.
Within this domain, we will cover standard deliverables such as sitemaps, wireframing, and prototyping. We will also look at presenting concepts and ideas to stakeholders in various formats to more effectively lead teams through the design process.
|Format:||Online via Live Web Conference|
|Next Cohort:||April 30th – August 3, 2018|
Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm PST
GrowthX Academy offers a variety of financing options to help you meet your career and financial goals, including partnerships with Climb Credit and Skills Fund. For more information on downpayment and student loan options, complete the form below and select the Talk to a Financing Specialist option.
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