Our web design track will train you in 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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Our 8-week program will help you to build the technical skills, culture skills, and network that will launch you into the growing startup community. Check out our Web Design syllabus to learn more.

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As a web designer 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 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

Requirement: Students must bring a computer with a Unix environment (i.e. Mac OSX or Linux).

Ranked #1 Web Design Bootcamp in the USA by SwitchUp. Read the review

Core Curriculum

The Core Curriculum brings students together across tracks for career-planning workshops, emotional 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.

No matter which track you choose, all students receive the same Core Curriculum training.

Workshops and Cross-disciplinary Training:

  • Prepare to be a leader with exercises that challenge your weaknesses and strengthening your emotional intelligence (EQ)

  • Take part in personal branding, résumé building, interviewing technique, and salary negotiation workshops

  • Solve real problems on a cross-disciplinary team on-site, one day a week, at one of our partner companies

  • Receive individualized mentoring that will address your career goals, develop action plans, and conquer roadblocks

  • Experience the power of our network by attending events designed to build real relationships with industry experts and partners

To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master.

—Milton Glaser

Upcoming in

Full Time Program

January 30 to March 24, 2017

Deadline 1:Nov 21, 2016$9,100

Deadline 2:Dec 12, 2016$9,300

Deadline 3:Jan 02, 2017$9,500

Part Time Program

January 7 to April 1, 2017

Deadline 1:Nov 07, 2016$9,100

Deadline 2:Nov 28, 2016$9,300

Deadline 3:Dec 19, 2016$9,500

Fundamental Skills Classes

Full Time Program

January 30 to March 24, 2017

Deadline 1:Nov 21, 2016$9,100

Deadline 2:Dec 12, 2016$9,300

Deadline 3:Jan 02, 2017$9,500

Part Time Program

April 29 to July 22, 2017

Coming in April 2017

Fundamental Skills Classes