Learn UI/UX Design
in a weekend

A UI/UX Design mini-course that cuts through the noise, simplifies Figma, strikes the perfect balance between theory and practice, & teaches the basics all in a weekend and for the price of dinner.

The course is amazing! I have learned so much! Jesse teaches things really well
- Brandon Haupt
Fantastic Course! Jesse has a great command for teaching in a fun and engaging way. I can't wait for more!
- Jimmy Fiore
I highly recommend this course to anyone who wants to improve their design skills & create awesome results in Figma!
-Curtis Morrow
I'm totally new to this field and for an intro course it was spot on. very informative and gives you an entire perspective about everything.
-Atalya Sagway
The course was engaging, practical and fun. I learned how to create user-friendly interfaces that look amazing and solve problems.
-Vivian Brooks
Great instructor, great visuals, easy to digest and most importantly, very engaging.
-Hector Madrino
Course Overview

What’s this course about?

UI/UX Course overview

This course is aimed at people new to design, new to User Interface and User Experience design. Even if you’re not totally sure what UI/UX really means, don’t worry. We’ll start right at the beginning and work our way through step by step.

You will walk through the UX & UI design process from start to finish as you complete your class project all the way through to the end.

Once finished with your course project you will learn some crucial insights about getting hired in the industry and use the results of your project to build your very own design portfolio.

We’ll be focusing on the software Figma but I’ll make sure to explain the techniques & terms commonly used in the UI/UX industry. By doing this you will develop a mature understanding of the industry and will be able to confidently build on these foundations until you get hired for your first design job.

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Main Takeaways

This Course Covers

The Basics

You will be able to define what the differences are between UI and UX design

User Centered Design

you’ll learn what user centered design is and what makes design “good”


You’ll learn about how to conduct some basic UX research


The you will learn how to design a series of wireframes for a mobile application

Color & Images

From there we’ll look at how to implement colors & images properly in your designs.


You’ll learn the do’s & don’ts around typography

UI Design Systems

You’ll learn how to create your own icons, buttons, UI Components, Constraints, and Variants in Figma.

Scaling your Designs

We’ll build a simple Style Guide and pattern library for our project in Figma


You’ll understand how to make both simple & advanced micro interactions, page transitions & animations

What you will learn

Course Curriculum

Design & Prototype
Color in UI Design
Design our app with UI Patterns
Capstone Project UI Design
Bring it to life with a Prototype
Section 3 Review
Career & Beyond
The UI and UX Career Landscape
Build your first portfolio shot
Final Tips & Goodluck
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Ready to get Started?

This Intro to UI&UX Design mini course cuts through the noise, simplifies Figma, strikes the perfect balance between theory and practice, teaches the basics, all for the price of dinner.

Intro to UI/UX Design

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What you get:
  • 4+ hours on-demand video
  • 8 downloadable resources
  • 5 Figma files and templates
  • Access to a community of learners
  • Curated list of design resources
  • A capstone project for your portfolio

Meet your instructor

Jesse Showalter

Hey there, I'm Jesse Showalter, and I'm thrilled to be your instructor for this exciting journey into the world of UI/UX design!

With over 16 years of experience as a digital product designer, I've had the privilege of working with some incredible companies like Nike, Apple, and Adobe. But let me tell you, my design journey didn't start at those big-name companies. It began with a burning passion for creating beautiful and user-friendly interfaces.

I've learned a lot along the way, and now I'm here to share my knowledge and experiences with you. My mission as your instructor is to make UI/UX design accessible, practical, and yes, even fun! I want to take those seemingly complex concepts and break them down into bite-sized pieces that you can easily grasp and apply.

I understand the challenges that aspiring designers face, especially when starting from scratch. That's why I'm dedicated to creating a learning environment that's friendly, supportive, and engaging. Expect a healthy dose of humor, interactive exercises, and a few surprises along the way to keep things lively!

Together, we'll explore the fascinating world of UI/UX design, unravel its mysteries, and unleash your creative potential. So, are you ready to dive in and embark on this thrilling adventure? Join me, Jesse Showalter, as your guide, and let's create something extraordinary together!

See you inside,

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Can I really complete this course in a weekend?

YES! This course is only 4-5 hours of video content, and could require you to do another 4-5 hours of work on your own. Set aside 4 hours on a Saturday and another 4 hours on a Sunday and you will not only have completed the course, but learned enough about to UI/UX design to start building serious projects and a serious portfolio.

Is this course going to help me become a Senior Level Designer?

No absolutely not! This is an "Introductory Course" and a "Mini Course". The goal of this course is to give you a basic understanding of UI and UX design in a single weekend. After you are done with the course there will still be plenty of work for you to do to level up in UI/UX design, but this course will give you the foundations to build on.

What is UI 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.

What is UX design?

User experience (UX) design helps inform development and ensure that a product satisfies users’ needs and helps them achieve their goals.

What does a UI/UX designer do?

UI/UX Designers are involved in every part of the product design process, from interviewing users to discover their needs and preferences to working with developers to implement their insights and improve the product’s design and function.

What kinds of jobs can a UI/UX designer get?

UI/UX design is a broad field, encompassing many roles. UI/UX Designers serve as generalists who can do it all, but there are also people who specialize in different parts of the process, like UX Researchers and UX Writers, along with roles that utilize a similar skill set, like Information Architects, Interaction Designers, and Usability Testers.

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