Why learn product design
at Flatiron School?
Learn UX/UI design
Our Product Design program covers both UX (user experience) and UI (user interface) design so you can handle end-to-end product design projects.
Develop a job-ready portfolio
The program simulates a work environment with portfolio projects, preparing you to jump head first into this in-demand career.
Learn an in-demand tech skill
According to LinkedIn, UX design is one of 10 in-demand tech skills. Our curriculum is designed to ensure we teach the most relevant skills and tools.
What you’ll learn:
In this free lesson, you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of design thinking by exploring real-world scenarios and common product design process used by UX/UI designers.
Research & empathy
Get familiar with the research methods product designers use to understand user problems, user needs, and user experience to address them with empathy.
Problem solving & ideation
Understand how framing problems around user needs can help lead to innovative solutions. Learn how to use your insights from the research phase to sketch wireframes.
Learn about the purpose of prototypes in the design thinking process and how to shape an idea into something testable.
Other free product design lessons at Flatiron School
Intro to HTML & CSS
HTML & CSS sit at the foundation of the internet. Learn how they work together to create websites and the overall web experience as we know it, and learn to code both for free with hands-on labs and tutorials.
More Free Courses
If you find this all fascinating, but you are not quite ready to commit to Product Design, take a peek at our other disciplines like Software Engineering, Data Science, and more.
Is Product Design a Good Career?
A product designer’s role is to analyze product goals from the conceptual phase and translate them into a functional design that appeals to customers.
What Does A Product Designer Do?
A product designer is responsible for the design and development of a product. Learn more about this exciting line of work here.
Product Design is the process of integrating form, function and usability to digital products. From apps to websites and software programs, product designers combine user experience research with intuitive design fundamentals to create digital products that are easy and fun to use.
Product designers combined user experience research with intuitive design fundamentals to design digital products that are fun and easy to use. Product Designers will follow a design thinking process that includes user research, customer journeys, user flows, wireframing and prototyping, and testing to ensure a quality product. This free course will teach you UX/UI fundamentals, including how to think like a designer.
Flatiron School has a free intro to product design course that you can take in order to learn how to think like a designer. In this free course you will learn research and empathy, problem solving and ideation, prototyping, and testing.
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