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Learn UX/UI design in Miami

Become a UX/UI designer at Ironhack Miami in nine weeks (full-time) or 24 weeks (part-time).

UX/UI design bootcamp (Full-time)

Our course formats

Develop the skills you need to launch a fulfilling career in UX/UI design with our 24-week part-time course or our fulltime nine-week bootcamp.

UX/UI design bootcamp (Full-time)

Learn UX/UI design in only nine weeks!

9 weeksUS$12,500Mon to Fri9:00 - 18:00
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UX/UI design Part-time course

Learn UX/UI design in only 24 weeks!

24 weeksUS$13,000Tue & Thu 18:30 - 21:30Sat. 10:00 - 17:00
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What you will learn during the UX/UI design bootcamp in Miami

Prework

In the first 40 hours of your UX/UI design training, you’ll learn the basics of design thinking, interaction design and state-of-the-art design software. Once you’ve received instructions for setting up your tools, you’ll complete specially designed exercises to:

1. create your first usability evaluations and site redesign

2. develop your design sensitivity through fascinating activities

3. perform basic HTML and CSS practice work that is essential for the bootcamp’s design implementation section.

Once you’ve wrapped up these online prep materials, you’ll be all set to start the course off right!

Module 1: Understand user experience

During weeks one and two, you will learn the fundamental UX/UI industry frameworks: design thinking, agile methodologies and lean structuring. Then hone your UX research methods, interaction design principles and information architecture.

Topics include:

- Applying design thinking in conjunction with lean structures and agile methods.

- Learning user-centered design and conducting research on the needs of your users and businesses.

- Sharpening your skills in interaction design and information architecture.

- Building your first interactive prototypes for testing.

In week three your first project begins! Manage your first product design project with agile methodology to discover your users and then plan a product roadmap to solve their problems. Finish up with guerrilla testing and presentations to enhance your public speaking skills.

Module 2: Learn to design user interfaces

In weeks four and five you will uncover the fundamentals of branding and design for UI close-loop design. Then implement this knowledge to generate engaging, elegant and scalable user interfaces.

Topics include:

- Generating original ideas for digital products and bringing them to production.

- Mastering design systems in order to create a fully animated interactive prototype.

- Testing your prototype to balance market demands and desirability.

Week six calls for your second project: creating a state-of-the-art website design with engaging animations and a refined style! Document the entire process to ensure a smooth hand-off to “Development.” Then, after completing your project, you will present it to the “shareholders.”

Module 3: Design implementation

The final module begins in weeks seven and eight, where you’ll start implementing your designs in real life. Build your first responsive one-page website by utilizing the developers’ best practices you’ve learned.

Topics include:

- Designing your site for production.

- Considering technological constraints from the very beginning.

- Preparing all of the correct assets.

- Learning essential soft skills, such as portfolio fine-tuning and client connections.

Your final, and by far most challenging project takes place during the last week of the module and the course. Develop a digital product for a problem of your choosing. When you finish your project, you will compete alongside your classmates in our live Hackshow. Do you have what it takes to win?

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Upcoming UX/UI design cohorts in Miami

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Deposit

Our courses fill up fast. Secure your spot at Ironhack by making an advance deposit when you are accepted into the program. Deposit amount: $1,000

Our financing options at Ironhack Miami

Do you need help with the payment? Our financing options help you find the support you need so you can focus on your career and developing new skills.

Climb Credit

Climb Credit is offering low-interest loans to cover your tuition and living expenses. Enjoy fixed interest rates and low monthly payments while attending class and for three months after graduation, your loan payment will be interest-only, followed by full principal-and-interest payments. With no prepayment penalties, you can pay off your loan as quickly as you like.

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Skills Fund

Fund your tuition and living expenses with Skills Fund! Through their online application process you can customize the loan that best fits your needs. Use Skills Fund to lock down your funding for tuition and living expenses. Your credit decision will not be impacted by your current income or employment history. If you meet the basic underwriting criteria, you may qualify for a Skills Fund loan. Focus on jump-starting your career with all your costs covered!

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Application process for the UX/UI design courses in Miami

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Apply online

Apply to the course that is best for you.
02

Personal interview

Our admissions team at Ironhack will contact you to schedule a personal interview and make sure that we can help you meet your goals in .
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Technical assessment

After the personal interview, you will need to pass a technical assessment to show that you are ready for our fast-paced learning environment.
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Deposit and prework

Once you have completed the technical assessment and paid the deposit, you will be granted access to the prework. The prework is fundamental to the program, and you must complete it before starting the course in .
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The course begins

Once you have completed the prework for at Ironhack , you will be ready to begin learning!

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Course Information

A typical day at Ironhack Miami

In the course-ux-ui-design-campus bootcamp you will study from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The schedule may be subject to changes depending on the chosen campus.

Monday to Friday

9:00

Start your day energized

Start things off energized with a fresh cup of coffee before we review and discuss yesterday’s exercises. Learn to manage your time and stay productive through the key strategies of Agile and Kanban.

9:30

Lecture block 1

Discover some fresh ideas in the first lecture block! During the project weeks, you will use this time working on developing a UX/UI project all on your own, where you’ll apply the design concepts you’ve learned in previous lectures.

11:30

Group exercise and feedback sessions

Develop a project based on a brief in small groups. Implement all of the design concepts you learned in the previous lecture block, then receive feedback from your group. The lead Teacher and teaching assistants will assess and give advice on how to move your work forward.

13:00

Lunch

Time for a well-earned break! Our campus is centrally located, so there’s a multitude of great food options nearby.

14:00

Lecture block 2

Continue working on your UX/UI project and designs. Afternoon lectures build upon what you’ve learned so far with yet another set of design skills and UX/UI techniques.

16:00

Individual project

Create your own UX/UI project! First find a problem and then solve it by designing an original app through which you can apply the UX/UI course’s concepts. When each project day comes to an end, you can showcase your achievements to the class. This is a key part of the course, as every designer is, in essence, a communicator!

18:00

After-course events

is a remarkable city for designers! Lose yourself in meetups, networking sessions and workshops, or remain on campus to catch up on your work.

Why should you study UX/UI design in Miami

An influx of design and businessMiami’s art-deco design history is conjoining with its tech future as the city continues to grow into a global tech hub. Already full of startup incubators and coworking spaces, Miami’s creative capital is drawing in more and more tech entrepreneurs looking to capitalize on its artistic energy. Design and innovative creativity products are expected to be some of Miami’s top tech commodities. In turn, UX and UI designers will be in high demand.
Follow the moneyMiami is home to more financial capital per capita than any other city in America. And the weight of this fact is not lost on tech companies. In 2017 alone, startups received $1.3 billion in venture capital funding, making Miami one of the top ten U.S. cities in terms of venture capital funding. This number is only rising, and in turn Miami’s tech scene is opening itself up to more and more UX/UI design companies.
Powerful UX/UI eventsWhile Miami’s conference scene is still growing, there are many internationally lauded UX/UI events nearby that offer remarkable opportunities to designers in the field. Among these is the eMerge conference. eMerge Americas is the top tech events connecting Latin America to the rest of the world. Featuring startup pitches, celebrity investors and venture capital firms, network with some of the top minds in tech!

Projects built by students

MPULSE, the music fans’ website
MPULSE, the music fans’ website

MPULSE implements lean UX and design thinking to create the ultimate place for music fans to follow their favorite bands.

Laura Amber, UX/UI design
Blinder, a new dating experience
Blinder, a new dating experience

Blinder is a dating app that finds matches based on hobbies, tastes, etc., rather than simply using photos.

Chris Peterson, UX/UI design

What sets Miami apart?

The Magic City will enchant you with its unforgettable mix of modern culture and laid-back seaside vibes as well as blended Latin and North American traditions.
Only a few steps from our campus you’ll find sublime beaches, sunshine all year-round, and two national parks right next door: the Everglades and Biscayne National Park.
Or find your way to Miami Beach’s Art Deco district. This classic neighborhood is bursting with art, incredible beachfront buildings, an ever-expanding multitude of galleries and the incomparable street art of Wynwood Walls.

More Questions?

We are committed to helping you start your career in tech. Our financing options range from traditional loans to pay-for-success models so you can choose the option that best fits your needs. Simply get in touch with our admissions team and they will give you more information about the available options.

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