UX Designer

Master human-centered design and create beautiful, clean user experiences!

DiplômeCertification OpenClassroomsDuréeÀ plein temps : 12 mois

Une formation flexible 100% en ligne

Démarrez à tout moment votre nouvelle carrière ! Disponible à temps partiel ? Pas de problème, étudiez à votre rythme.

Des projets professionnalisants

Apprenez les compétences clés de votre futur métier en validant 10 projets tirés de cas concrets d’entreprise.

Un accompagnement personnalisé

Bénéficiez de sessions de mentorat hebdomadaires avec un expert du métier.

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UX Designer

DiplômeCertification OpenClassroomsDuréeÀ plein temps : 12 mois

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At OpenClassrooms, we pinpoint the key skills needed for the most in-demand jobs and develop courses and diplomas to train our students in those areas. That’s why we've developed a master's-level program in UX design, which you can complete entirely online with the help of a dedicated mentor. 

UX designers are responsible for creating great user experiences that respond to the needs of actual users. In particular, UX designers need to:

  • Carry out different research methodologies
  • Inform design decisions through research
  • Prototype concepts
  • Solve complex problems
  • Design experiences and solutions that meet customer needs
  • Test iterations on real users
  • Effectively communicate design decisions
  • Collaborate across teams and projects 

How much will I earn?

UX designers tend to earn more than graphic designers and web developers. 

By following this path, you could end up in a job with the following salaries:

United States

  • Entry level: $40-70,000
  • Experienced:  $60-190,000+

United Kingdom

  • Entry level: £31-40,000
  • Experienced: £40-95,000+

What are my job prospects?

UX designers are in demand by every kind of company, from startups to big companies.  UX design can be applied to any industry, and companies are increasingly growing their in-house UX teams, which may be made up of design researchers, usability testers, UX designers, and UI [user interface = visual look and feel] designers. It is also possible to work freelance as a UX expert.

Find UX design job offers on IndeedLinkedInGlassdoor, Zip Recruiter, and Authentic Jobs.

Who is eligible to enroll?

To be eligible to earn this path’s diploma, candidates must demonstrate proof of one of the following prerequisites:

  • an associate’s degree, or equivalent, in a digital field (ex. web project management, design, graphics, communication, webmarketing, development, etc.)
  • or a high school/secondary school degree, vocational certificate, or equivalent, and at least 2 years of professional experience in a digital field (ex. web project management, design, graphics, communication, webmarketing, development, etc.)  

All other candidates will need to go through a specific admissions process. These candidates must have:

  • an associate’s degree, or equivalent, in any subject and at least 1 year of professional experience in any field
  • or a high school/secondary school degree, vocational certificate, or equivalent in any subject and 3 years of professional experience in any field
  • and a completed placement test consisting of:

What will I learn?

  • Apply UX principles to actual projects
  • Conduct research studies including ethnography, usability testing and card sorting
  • Assess a scenario and create a research path
  • Lead and facilitate design thinking exercises and workshops
  • Prototype ideas to save time and money
  • Create wireframes
  • Implement research findings and analytics in product development
  • Manage creative projects
  • Translate complex ideas into accessible objectives
  • Design effective user experiences
  • Apply graphic design skills across projects
  • Communicate your process and design decisions
  • Present your findings to stakeholders and clients

Which job titles can I have?

This path can prepare you for the following jobs:

  • UX designer
  • UX/UI designer
  • Experience designer
  • Design/User researcher

How will I learn at OpenClassrooms?

Our learning method is unique and revolves around two elements: professional projects and dedicated mentoring sessions.

Projects
At OpenClassrooms, learning is project-driven because that’s the fastest way to become proficient. Projects offer hands-on experience so you can hit the ground running when you start your new job.  

Want to see an example of a project? Read our blog post here.

Mentorship
During your path, you will be assigned a mentor who will offer one-to-one support via weekly video conference sessions. This mentor will offer guidance on your projects, help define objectives and guide you until you reach them. Our mentors are dedicated professionals who are experts in their field and have experience in sharing their know-how with our students.

Votre diplôme

  • OpenClassrooms est un établissement privé d’enseignement à distance déclaré au rectorat de l’Académie de Paris.

  • À l’issue de votre formation, sous réserve de validation de vos compétences par un jury, vous obtiendrez le diplôme d’établissement OpenClassrooms « UX Designer ».

Garantie embauché ou remboursé

  • Vous trouvez un emploi dans les 6 mois après la date de validation du dernier projet de votre parcours.

  • Autrement, nous vous remboursons vos frais de scolarité.*
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UX Designer

DiplômeCertification OpenClassroomsDuréeÀ plein temps : 12 mois

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Une pédagogie basée sur la pratique

  • Obtenez des compétences clés en validant des projets professionnalisants.

  • Progressez à l'aide d'un expert du métier.

  • Gagnez un véritable savoir-faire ainsi qu’un portfolio pour le démontrer.

Les projets et compétences en détail

projet 1

Think Like a UX Designer

UX design refers to user experience design. That means putting the user (or customer) at the center of the design process. For the first project you’re going to design for the person you know best in the world: yourself!
Durée40 heures
Compétences acquises dans ce projet
  • Communicate using UX vocabulary
  • Give a compelling presentation using storytelling principles
  • Apply a human-centered approach to design
  • Use mind mapping to express ideas
projet 2

Conduct Research Around Coffee

A multinational brand has reached out to you to conduct a study on how people drink coffee. Your job is to go into the field and observe and talk to people to uncover interesting insights.
Durée90 heures
Compétences acquises dans ce projet
  • Map a customer journey
  • Analyze and synthesize actual user practices
  • Create meaningful personas
  • Conduct field research to understand user needs
  • Write research documentation and conduct interviews
  • Identify the key discoveries and limits of a research study
projet 3

Usability Test Your Dream Vacation

Conduct usability testing to better understand user behavior and uncover insights and opportunities.
Durée70 heures
Compétences acquises dans ce projet
  • Frame and conduct usability studies
  • Use card sorting to understand mental models
projet 4

Prototype Your First App Using Wireframes

It’s easy to get distracted and carried away by the actual design of a website or app, so your first job is to break it down into a simpler form: wireframes. Then we'll create easy digital prototypes that you can start testing on users.
Durée80 heures
Compétences acquises dans ce projet
  • Create a clickable prototype
  • Conduct remote usability testing
  • Create a user flow diagram
  • Design wireframes for web or mobile
projet 5

Manage Creative Projects

You've been tasked with creating a goal oriented roadmap for a small business looking to scale their business and keeping them on schedule. While you're at it, you'll learn to better organize and manage projects created on this path.
Durée70 heures
Compétences acquises dans ce projet
  • Write a project brief
  • Organize your own projects through a “Wiki”
  • Recommend tools and technology to manage a project
  • Create a business model canvas
projet 6

Lead a Design Thinking Workshop

Facilitate your own design thinking workshop!
Durée60 heures
Compétences acquises dans ce projet
  • Formalize an idea using low-fidelity prototyping techniques
  • Prepare a design workshop
  • Facilitate an engaging design workshop
  • Apply the principles of design thinking within a workshop setting
projet 7

Design an App to Combat FOMO

You've been tasked with creating an app that helps combat FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). From interviews to conception, you're getting into the minds of users to solve a problem.
Durée130 heures
Compétences acquises dans ce projet
  • Design a logo and branding system
  • Apply psychology to design
projet 8

Use Analytics to Inform UX Design

An e-commerce site needs your help to help determine which products are performing best, which will then inform which design direction they take next.
Durée60 heures
Compétences acquises dans ce projet
  • Create infographics and data visualization
  • Apply metrics and quantitative data to product development
  • Use and interpret Google Analytics
projet 9

Improve an Existing Product

You're an in-house designer charged with making improvements to an existing website. You'll make recommendations to how it can be improved from an information architecture and content strategy perspective while integrating Lean and Agile.
Durée50 heures
Compétences acquises dans ce projet
  • Integrate Lean UX into an Agile environment
  • Create a product roadmap
  • Define and create an MVP
projet 10

Create a UX Portfolio and Case Studies

You've done all the work. Now it's time to put everything you've learned into a killer portfolio with case studies to help land your first job in UX.
Durée100 heures
Compétences acquises dans ce projet
  • Design and manage your online presence
  • Showcase your work through a portfolio and case studies

Un accompagnement individuel & privilégié

  • Bénéficiez de sessions individuelles hebdomadaires avec un mentor expert du métier.

  • Progressez rapidement dans vos projets grâce à son excellence dans le partage de son savoir-faire.

La communauté OpenClassrooms

  • Comptez sur une communauté soudée d’étudiants prête à vous aider 24h/24, 7j/7.

  • Partagez vos questions et vos doutes avec des centaines d'étudiants, de mentors et de diplômés sur un réseau social privé.

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Les avantages
  • Date de début et rythme d’études flexibles

  • Sans engagement : arrêtez à tout moment

  • Plus vite vous terminez, moins le coût final est élevé

  • Garantie embauché ou remboursé*

500 € par mois

Environ 12 mois

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Formation mise à jour le 21 sept. 2022