UX Designer

Master human-centered design and create beautiful, clean user experiences!
UX Designer
À votre rythme
~ 12 mois
Mentor
individuel
Emploi garanti
sous 6 mois
Diplôme niveau 7 (Bac+5)
10 projets professionnalisants

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?

In order to take this learning path, you must have the following prerequisites: 

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in one of the following areas : Web Design, Psychology or Social studies (if you would like more information about this, please contact advisors@openclassrooms.com
  • A good level of English (for non-native speakers, a CEFR level of B2, an IELTS band score of 6.5, or a TOEFL score of 80 is recommended)
  • Access to a computer (PC or Mac), headphones, a webcam, and a good internet connection

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, délivrant ses propres diplômes ainsi que ceux d'autres partenaires académiques prestigieux.

À l’issue de votre formation et de la validation de vos compétences par le jury du diplôme, vous pourrez obtenir le diplôme "UX Designer".

Ce diplôme fera l'objet d'une demande d'enregistrement au Répertoire National des Certifications Professionnelles (RNCP) auprès de France compétences pour faire reconnaître son niveau par l’État. Le niveau demandé sera le niveau 7 (Bac+5) des cadres français et européen des certifications (European Qualifications Framework).

La procédure prend de 8 à 18 mois. Si son issue est positive, les étudiants des premières promotions pourront se prévaloir rétroactivement de l'enregistrement au RNCP. Si son issue est négative, le niveau du diplôme ne sera pas validé.

Si vous avez des questions à propos de son équivalence pour poursuivre vos études, contactez votre université ou école dans laquelle vous voulez continuer après le diplôme.

Votre emploi garanti

L'engagement d'OpenClassrooms, c'est un emploi fait pour vous. Garanti.

Avec le parcours "UX Designer", formez-vous à un nouveau métier passionnant avec des perspectives d'évolution intéressantes.

Vous trouvez un emploi sous 6 mois suivant votre diplôme ou nous vous remboursons votre parcours !

En savoir plus

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
  • Apply a human-centered approach to design
  • Give a compelling presentation using storytelling principles
  • 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
  • Conduct field research to understand user needs
  • Write research documentation and conduct interviews
  • Create meaningful personas
  • Identify the key discoveries and limits of a research study
  • Analyze and synthesize actual user practices
  • Map a customer journey
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
  • Use card sorting to understand mental models
  • Frame and conduct usability studies
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
  • Design wireframes for web or mobile
  • Conduct remote usability testing
  • Create a user flow diagram
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
  • Create a business model canvas
  • Recommend tools and technology to manage a project
  • Organize your own projects through a “Wiki”
  • Write a project brief
projet 6

Lead a Design Thinking Workshop

Facilitate your own design thinking workshop!
Durée60 heures
Compétences acquises dans ce projet
  • Apply the principles of design thinking within a workshop setting
  • Facilitate an engaging design workshop
  • Prepare a design workshop
  • Formalize an idea using low-fidelity prototyping techniques
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
  • Apply psychology to design
  • Design a logo and branding system
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
  • Apply metrics and quantitative data to product development
  • Create infographics and data visualization
  • 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
  • Define and create an MVP
  • Create a product roadmap
  • Integrate Lean UX into an Agile environment
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
  • Showcase your work through a portfolio and case studies
  • Design and manage your online presence

Débutez la carrière de vos rêves

À votre rythme

500 $US par mois

Vos avantages :
  • Un emploi garanti sous 6 mois

  • Un diplôme niveau 7 (Bac+5)

  • Une durée de formation flexible

  • Une session individuelle de mentorat hebdomadaire

  • 10 projets professionnalisants

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