Introduction to UI and UX Design
Get started with User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design and learn how to wireframe and prototype using Figma.
Time to completeApprox. 5 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
About this course
User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design play key roles in the experience users have when interacting with digital products and applications. In this course, we’ll cover the theory and methodologies behind UI and UX design. You’ll also design your own wireframes and interactive prototypes. Learning UI and UX basics can help you collaborate better on team projects and create new career opportunities.
Skills you'll gain
Learn UI/UX theory and practice
Understand common methodologies
Practice new skills with Figma
Syllabus3 lessons • 2 projects • 3 quizzes
4 out of 5 Codecademy learners achieve their goals"Codecademy gave me the tools I needed to land my first job as a developer, completely changing my career from the waste industry." - Jonathan Manner, Sweden
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- This course is perfect for someone who is just starting off with their design work and want to learn what UI/UX design is all about and create their first prototypes in Figma. I loved it and would highly recommend it to anyone!Gabriela B.Verified Learner
- Very intuitive course and also detailed. It never felt overwhelming with information and was actually really fun to do! Can't wait to further develop the skills that I have learned through this course.Felipe F.Verified Learner
- Interesting, fun and interactive. Takes you through the process from strategy and planning to creation and implementation. Codecademy guides you in a comprehensive manner and the collaboration with Figma is the fun and interactive part. Highly recommended.JasonKVerified Learner
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Frequently asked questions about UI and UX Design
User interface (UI) design involves figuring out the best way for people to engage and interact with tech and designing the controls we use to operate programs and software.