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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 with Flatiron School?

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. 

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 walking through a common product design process used by UX/UI designers.

1. 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.

2. 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. 

3. Prototyping

Learn about the purpose of prototypes in the design thinking process and how to shape an idea into something testable. 

4. Testing

Find out how testing and user feedback can help refine an idea and lead to a better, more useful product.

Interested in a career in UX/UI design?
Learn more about our Product Design bootcamp.