Georgia Tech UX/UI Boot Camp

UX/UI design elements on a mobile phone

Classes begin quarterly

Learn UX/UI in Atlanta

24-Week Hands-on Program

Good web design involves more than just a pleasing interface — it requires a deep understanding of how users think about and interact with technology. Today, any company with a website or app needs innovative thinkers with strong knowledge of UX and UI principles to deliver optimized interfaces and seamless user experiences.

Georgia Tech UX/UI Boot Camp covers the fundamentals of user interface and user experience, giving learners the tools they need to succeed in the field.

  • Get hands-on training in user-centric design research, design thinking, visual prototyping and wireframing, interface design, storyboarding, visual design theory, web prototyping 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 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.

Person viewing design elements on a tabletBuild Your UX/UI Skills

  • Through immersive instruction and complex projects, participants learn both the theory and tools used by modern designers, employing user-centered design and creative tools to build compelling designs and user experiences.
  • Learners receive access to a tutor network, allowing them to get help both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Learners will be equipped with the technical skills they need to be competitive in the fields of user experience research and user interface design and will learn skills needed for effective product management and collaboration with front-end web development teams.
  • Those working to change career paths receive extensive career-planning assistance, including portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, interview preparation, 1:1 career coaching, soft skills training, and more.
  • Learners will also gain industry insights through Tech Talks—quarterly online panels with local industry professionals.
  • Learners will receive a Certificate of Completion in UX/UI from Georgia Tech Professional Education, showcasing their accomplishments to future employers.

Dynamic Curriculum

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

User-Centric Design Research:

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Practices
  • Information Architecture and Flow
  • User Need Identification
  • User Experience Interviewing
  • Persona Creation
  • Insight Synthesis

Visual Prototyping and Wireframing:

  • Adobe XD
  • InVision
  • Google Slides
  • Storyboarding
  • Decision Mapping
  • Decision Flow Diagrams

User Interface Development:

  • Atomic Design
  • UI Grids and Composition
  • Color Theory
  • Heuristic Evaluation
  • Typography
  • Interaction Design and Iconography

Web Prototyping:

  • Github
  • Bootstrap
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
*The material covered is subject to change. Our academic team adjusts to the market demand.

How to Apply to the Data Science Boot Camp

  1. Submit Form. Fill out the contact form and select the program you’re interested in to request more information.
  2. Interview and Application. A member of the admissions team will connect with you to discuss program details and answer any questions you may have. Then, you will fill out a short application.
  3. Assessment. Complete a basic multiple-choice critical thinking and problem-solving assessment. No prior industry knowledge is required.
  4. Enrollment. Once you are accepted into the data science boot camp, you will determine which financial option is right for you. Secure your seat by signing your enrollment agreement and paying your deposit.

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UX/UI Careers in Georgia

UX/UI (user experience/user interface) exists at the intersection of tech and creativity, curating online user experience while ensuring efficient, intuitive functionality. Given the exponential growth of e-commerce due to the pandemic, it makes sense that UX/UI designer roles are projected to grow 8.4 percent each year through 2030 (Burning Glass Technologies: Labor Insight, 2020). And, as organizations further develop their remote work capabilities, the demand for UX and UI is anticipated to continue with a projected 17,234 open jobs annually.

According to Burning Glass, Georgia ranks in the top 10 states for UX and UI demand — particularly for UX/UI designers. And, while salary depends on factors such as years of experience, in-demand skill levels, company size, and industry, the median UX/UI designer salary in Georgia is $78,928. 

In addition, there are a wide variety of roles across numerous industries for UX/UI designers in Atlanta, Georgia. According to CareerOneStop, companies such as Deloitte, Honeywell, CVS Health, and American Express are all hiring UX/UI designers in the Atlanta Metro area. Of course, becoming a freelance UX/UI designer is always a great option as well.

Even better, given the high demand for UX/UI professionals and the evolving employment marketplace, remote and hybrid work is becoming much more common in this field. Achieving a healthy work/life balance in a lucrative career is certainly possible in the UX/UI profession.

Are you ready to take control of your professional life and invest in your future? Enroll in Georgia Tech UX/UI Boot Camp and begin your future in UX/UI today!

Frequently Asked Questions

Our UX/UI boot camp in Atlanta is being held via our tried and tested virtual classroom experience. Call us at (404) 369-3107 for more information on how to apply, or visit our Online Experience page to learn more.

No prior UX/UI knowledge or experience is required. Our pre-course tutorials will help you prepare for our program.

No, applicants do not need to be Georgia Tech students. The UX/UI Boot Camp is offered through Georgia Tech Professional Education.

Part-Time Schedule

  • 24-week program
  • Classes held three weekdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

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Ready to learn more about Georgia Tech UX/UI Boot Camp Boot Camp? Contact an admissions advisor at (404) 369-3107.