UX Design Bootcamp

12 Weeks, Full-Time

Challenge yourself in our immersive UX Design Bootcamp and prepare for your new career as a UX designer.

  • Learn user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design.
  • Work with real clients and build a professional portfolio to showcase your projects.​
  • Work directly with a career coach to master the job hunt.

Immerse Yourself in User Experience (UX) Design

Our UX Design Bootcamp is a proven path to becoming a user experience designer. We are committed to teaching our students the technical practices and processes of designing digital experiences and the philosophies and methods that inform good design.

Results Driven

We take learning outcomes seriously and track student job placement. Success for us means that you are employed and happy with your new career.

Cutting-Edge Curriculum

We teach the most relevant skills and tools while combining user experience design with user interface design.

Project-Based Learning

Individual and team-based projects prepare you to work in a real career environment. Create work to build your portfolio and impress your future boss.

Expert Instructors

Our expert instructors guide your learning while providing you the opportunity to ask questions and collaborate with others.

"Learning UX design with Benny from BCA helped me become a more effective product lead. He taught me how to practically evaluate and deliver design solutions that put the user first and drive the bottom line."
Robin Hrynyszyn
Product Lead at USM

Opportunities Outside The Classroom

We bring your learning experience beyond the classroom and into the real world by providing you with opportunities to network with employers, work with real clients during your capstone projects, and meet experts in the field.

Network With Employers

From lunch and learns to community events, we give you the opportunity to market yourself to employers.

Work With Real Clients

Your capstone project will be sponsored by a client from a real company or organization that has a design problem for you to solve.

Meet Industry Experts

Having a mentor will increase your likelihood of success so we help connect you with industry professionals.

30 +

Hiring companies
that are eager to hire BCA graduates

Learn UX & UI Design

In this course you will learn both user experience (UX) design and user interface (UI) design. Starting with the fundamentals, you will quickly advance through topics of increasing complexity, applying creative problem-solving skills to design and iterating on your designs based on research. You will leave this course knowing every step of the design process, from design concepts to high-fidelity prototypes.

Design Thinking

Apply an empathetic approach to problem solving by learning creative techniques and innovative strategies to understand user motivations and behaviors.

User Research

Discover research methods to transform qualitative and quantitative insights into design decisions, and uncover the truth about how people use products.

Information Architecture

Familiarize yourself with methods and techniques for organizing the visual and informational structure of content. Use these techniques to inform your navigation.

Visual Design

Learn the basics of visual design and user interface design using professional tools. Take your concepts from low-fidelity wireframes to high-fidelity mockups.

Prototyping

Use InVision to build an early model of your design solution/product. Put your prototype in the hands of users to identify opportunities for improvement.

Presentation

Sharpen your technical communication skills by learning how to deliver your designs and ideas to clients. Learn how to give and receive feedback.

12-Week Overview

Weeks 1-3
UX Design Fundamentals
Learn the foundational topics and ideas of user experience design. This is when you will develop core problem solving skills through human-centered design exercises and learn how to convey meaning through visuals. We will also introduce user research and define contextually relevant research methods and techniques through applied exercises.
Weeks 1-3
Weeks 4-6
Usability & Prototypes
Discover how applications and websites are constructed and learn methods to evaluate the ease of use of a product. You will start by creating an efficient information architecture model that informs your navigation and then begin sketching wireframes based on scenarios and user stories. We will also create screen flow diagrams and build paper prototypes to evaluate design interactions.
Weeks 4-6
Weeks 7-9
Iteration & Synthesis
Learn how to set measurable performance goals and choose the tools to test them. Use test results and feedback to inform changes in design or functionality. Execute deliverable handoffs. Start your presentation outline. Craft your problem statement, goals, research findings, and solution into a compelling story.
Weeks 7-9
Weeks 9-12
Final Project
Begin your final project and use design thinking to work through a real, industry problem. Develop a design solution that addresses this problem while putting the user first. The result will be a prototype with accompanying design assets as well as a robust presentation to include in your portfolio.
Weeks 9-12

Career Support

Expert Career Coaching

All students in our UX Design Bootcamp will work with a dedicated career coach to refine your interviewing skills, build your professional image, and prepare for your new career.

The course also includes bi-weekly career workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions as well as networking opportunities and introductions to employers.

  • Unique Job Search Strategy
  • Interview & Presentation Coaching
  • Portfolio Building
  • LinkedIn & Resume Prep
  • Compensation Negotiation

Build Your
Professional
Portfolio

In addition to working on small projects throughout the course, you will also build 4 portfolio projects. Your portfolio projects will be completed both independently and in teams. As a UX designer having a unique portfolio is crucial to demonstrating your work to potential employers.

Your Instructors

Monica Longmire

UX Manager

Benny Boas

CEO / UX Coach

Upcoming Courses

Burlington, VT

June 8 - August 28, 2020

UX Design Bootcamp

Applications Now Open

Burlington, VT

September 21 - December 18, 2020

UX Design Bootcamp

Applications Now Open

Tuition & Financing

Full Tuition

$9,950

Our prices are among the lowest in the country for technology schools of our caliber and paying upfront for tuition means avoiding interest rates. Receive a $500 discount by paying the full tuition two weeks prior to start.

Finance for as low as

$330/month

Burlington Code Academy partners with Skills Fund so you can access simple, honest loans for tuition. Fixed interest rates, no prepayment fees, and a free repayment calculator so you can budget for your loan from start to finish!

Burlington Code Academy ISA:
Pay When You Get a Job

The Burlington Code Academy Income Share Agreement (ISA) lets you attend the UX Design Bootcamp and begin paying for the course tuition only after you get a job that meets the minimum income requirements.

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