Think Like a Designer

Learn fundamentals of product design by starting with how to think like a designer. This free lesson will explore fundamentals of design thinking and intro to UX/UI design.

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.


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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.

Learn more about product design

Frequently asked questions about phishing

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.

You can also learn more about product design in these blog articles:

Yes, product design is a good career for anyone who has a keen sense of design and aesthetics. According to LinkedIn, entry-level product designers can make around $73,000 in June 2021.