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Learn Product Design for Free

Our free product design lessons will introduce you to this creative tech field that combines design thinking, user experience (UX), and intuitive design fundamentals to design user-friendly digital products. 

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.

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Think Like a Designer

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.

Perfect for: Beginners with no tech experience

Topics covered: Fundamentals of product design, product design research, empathy for user experience, how to create solutions that solve for user needs, purpose of prototyping, how to find and test user feedback

Learn How to Think Like a Designer

Learn 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.

Perfect for: Beginners with little tech experience

Topics covered: HTML Syntax, Boilerplate HTML, Common HTML Elements, Styling HTML Using CSS Selectors, Creating and Linking Stylesheets, Styling Text with CSS, CSS Box Models, Block, Inline, and Inline-Block Elements

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Career Prep Lite

Thinking about a career in tech, but not sure how to get there? No matter your background, Flatiron School career coaches can help craft your personal brand and get you interview ready. Flatiron School’s free lesson — Career Prep Lite — is a sneak peek into career coaching at Flatiron School.

Perfect for: Beginners interested in starting a bootcamp; beginners who want to know how to best think about the job search after a tech bootcamp; beginners who want to know more about the career services offered at Flatiron School 

Topics Covered: Career coaching at Flatiron School, how we support your job search, the importance of personal branding, how your career coach helps with mock job interviews, how to put together a resume to get into tech, and more.

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Learn more about product and UX/UI design courses

Product design and UX/UI are more important than ever for companies across every industry. Dive deeper into the different aspects of design and design courses, the future outlook for design careers, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions about Product Design

What is product design?

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. 

What does a product designer do?

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.

Where can I learn product design for free?

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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Is product design a good career? 

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.