Change your career in Austin

Flatiron School is committed to creating opportunities for Austin’s passionate and dedicated workforce. We’re not just here to change your career, life, and salary – we’re also here to empower you to change the world.

Our Austin campus

Our Austin campus is the perfect place for anyone looking to become a software engineer or UX/UI designer. We’re currently building our brand new campus at WeWork’s SXSW Center, which opens in Fall 2019. Until then, we're hosting community events at our launch campus at WeWork Westview and other WeWorks around Austin.

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WeWork Community

Studying on our campuses, you’ll learn to code while becoming a part of the dynamic, bustling WeWork community of startups, entrepreneurs, students, and people who are changing things.

Proven Job Placements

Our proven job search framework features 1:1 sessions with a dedicated Career Coach and a robust employer pipeline. We’re committed to helping you secure a career — learn about our job placements here.

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Austin's Tech Scene

With a fast-growing tech scene and outposts of established tech giants like Facebook, Amazon, and Apple, Austin has established itself as a tech hub with a rapidly growing job market. This growth created 52,373 new tech jobs in 2018, up 76 percent from 2017.

Our Austin courses

Our full-time, in-person Career Change courses focus on those looking to learn to code or build a creative career as a UX/UI designer. Can’t quit your day job? Our immersive Online courses in software engineering, data science, or UX/UI design offer the same perks and benefits across all full-time, part-time, or self-paced options. Explore your options below.

    Software Engineering

    Our flagship program. Since 2012, we’ve been teaching students full stack JavaScript and Ruby and helping them launch careers as web developers at companies including Spotify, The New York Times, NASA, and hundreds more.

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      UX/UI Design

      Learn the user experience, client management, technical, and practical skills necessary to launch a successful career as a user experience (UX) or user interface (UI) designer in 24 weeks. This course combines the world’s leading digital design program with Flatiron School’s best-in-class Career Services team and Money-Back Guarantee (see details).

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      Companies that have hired our graduates

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      Meet the team

      Lauren Bauml
      Lauren Bauml
      Austin & Houston Campus Director

      As VP of Marketing & Strategic Communications, Lauren is a former defense acquisition policy manager and international strategic marketing executive. In her tenure with Airbus, she worked to identify mission critical and security needs for national first responders and military interests. Before Flatiron School, she led Skills Fund's brand, marketing, and communications.

      Vanessa Burroughs
      Software Engineering Lead Instructor

      Vanessa came to Flatiron School at the unique intersection of education and engineering. While teaching high school students, she decided to switch careers and move into engineering. With a passion for both, it's now several years later and she continues to move within both fields. She plans to never stop learning and challenging traditional education. 

      Caroline Summers
      Community Lead Marketing

      Originally from New Jersey, Caroline moved to Austin in July 2018 to fulfill her adventurous spirit. She started out at Amazon working on inside operations. When she came across Flatiron School, she immediately knew it was a perfect fit because of Flatiron School’s mission and passion for helping students throughout the entirety of their education.

      Our Austin events

      The single best way to see what it’s like to be a student at Flatiron School in Austin is to visit our campus. We host regular public meetups and events. Join our community today.

      Austin Meetup and Other Events

      Flatiron School Austin regularly holds happy hours and open houses. Hear from graduates at our alumni panels, or learn a bit about design or code during our introductory courses.

      Our Austin campus

      Located steps away from the Capitol Building downtown, our campus is an inspiring location to learn – and a perfect springboard for a career in tech. Working in WeWork’s dynamic Westview location, you’re surrounded by instructors and colleagues who support and challenge you.

      316 West 12th Street
      Austin, TX 78701
      (888) 958-0569

      Questions about our Austin programs?

      Contact our admissions team – they’re here to help. They’re reachable via email at admissions@flatironschool.com; by phone at (888) 958-0569; or just schedule a chat and we’ll contact you. You can also contact the campus directly at austin@flatironschool.com.

      Frequently asked questions

      Does Flatiron School offer any free coding classes or UX/UI design classes in Austin?

      Yes. We host a regular rotation of free workshops, info sessions, panels, and other events to give you a glimpse into what it’s like to be a web developer or UX/UI designer in Austin. Check out our upcoming events and stop by campus to get started coding or designing.

      Why consider Flatiron School’s coding or design bootcamp in Austin?

      Our coding and UX/UI design bootcamps help Austinites capitalize on the growing tech industry opportunities. Our full-time courses prepare people with little to no experience to land entry-level technical roles, and we strive to make tech accessible to everyone through our Income Share Agreement and Money-Back Guarantee (see details).

      Where can I go to meet the team and see Flatiron School’s Austin campus?

      We offer campus tours every week. When you arrive at our custom-built WeWork space, you’ll meet our community leads, instructors, and current students, and see what it's like to learn and work among software engineers, data scientists, and UX/UI designers-in-training. 

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