Learn front-end development and interface design with an emphasis on user-centered principles. You’ll juggle code and design as you learn how the most innovative companies create great digital products.


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You will be tasked with taking a product and turning it into an experience. You’ll need to balance dynamic visuals and interactivity with optimal performance.

Built on the product development life cycle, the Startup Institute web design curriculum simulates real-life challenges to prepare you to successfully take a project from concept to launch.

Lesson delivery focuses on teaching relevant industry languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery. You’ll also get hands-on experience with local designers to learn about wireframing, low-fidelity mockups, and rapid prototyping to help you work quickly and take your designs to the next level.


Key Skills and Capabilities:

  • HTML, CSS, CSS3, JavaScript, and jQuery
  • Best practices and techniques for responsive design
  • Conducting user research and testing
  • Wireframing, low-fidelity mockups, and rapid prototyping
  • Effective portfolio presentation

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In This Course You'll Learn Things Like:

Product Cycle & Understanding Agile Methodologies

Gain insight into how agile methodologies, such as scrum and waterfall, can bolster team communication, collaboration, and organization.

Design Thinking & Tools

Understand the design process, and learn about tools and methodologies that can be leveraged at each stage of the design process.

UX, UI, & User-centered Design

Engage with the design process from start to finish, diving into concepts like affordance, manufacturing cues, and usability. Learn how to critique work constructively and why you need to test and iterate on your designs.

Wireframing & Rapid Prototyping

Gain insight into how agile methodologies, such as scrum and waterfall, can bolster team communication, collaboration, and organization.

Responsive Design & CSS Frameworks

Understand the basics of responsive design, setting breakpoints, and how responsive design can be made easier using CSS frameworks. Experiment with responsive design on your own deliverables and get expert feedback on your work.

Core Skills Training

Learn the Core Skills to be Successful in any Job

Startup Institute’s signature Core curriculum brings students together across tracks for career-planning workshops, motional intelligence (EQ) discussions, and cross-functional projects at local companies.

The Core is the heart of the Startup Institute experience, and it’s designed to cultivate the qualities that will take you from good to great. These qualities include: developing a growth mindset, excellence at cross-disciplinary collaboration, and cultivating a powerful network.

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Whether you take the leap into our immersive full-time program, or learn while you continue to work with our nights and weekends courses, we'll help you achieve your career goals.



Our part-time program offers working professionals all the benefits of our full-time program without having to quit their job.

Classes take place two nights per week and two Saturdays per month. 

Financing: Starts at $277 per month*
Total Program Cost: Starting at $9,100




Full-time courses at Startup Institute offer a transformative experience for those who want to gain new skills and re-enter the workforce quickly.

Classes take place five days per week

Financing: Starts at $277 per month*
Total Program Cost: Starting at $9,100

Both programs share the same curriculum, workload, and are simply built to cater to different schedules. For more information on our admissions process, click here.

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*Monthly totals based off traditional loan plans and rates provided by our financing partners, as listed on their websites. Rates listed above not guaranteed. To learn more about tuition and financing options click here.

Web Design Course Application

At Startup Institute we look forward to helping you leverage your passions and build the technical skills, culture skills, and network to launch you into the innovation industry.

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Positions Held By Web Design Alumni

UX Designer, UI Designer, Information Architect, Front-End Developer, Product Manager Associate, Product Manager, Designer, UX Researcher, Program Manager.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Happens After I Apply?

Our admissions team will be in touch to schedule a call. During the call, they'll work with you to determine whether this is the right program at the right time for you.

Can I Change My Track?

Of course! Our admissions team will help select the right track if you have any questions.