About The Web Design Course
at Startup Institute

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
  • Effective portfolio presentation
 

You'll Learn Things Like:

 

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.

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.

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.

 

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Startup Institute Course Application

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the next class start?

  • Intro classes start on Dec 13th.

  • Part time classes start on Jan 27th.

  • Full time classes start on Feb 26th.

Apply before Nov 27th to qualify for $400 off Full Time and Part Time programs!

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.