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Best Visual Design Bootcamps 2020

Best Visual Design Bootcamps 2020

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Kenzie Academy
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A great resource for any level of experience

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Good resources for anyone who needs some type of assistance (financial, educational, personal), good pacing, helpful staff, changes in ISA rate apply retroactively to anyone who has already started...
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Not self-paced (attendance is as important as traditional colleges), occasionally stressful curriculum
I came to Kenzie Academy already considering myself to be a junior software developer, since I had experience with some other programming languages, b ...arrow
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Courses:UI/UX Design, Web Development
Programs available:Online, Full-time
Financing options:ISA, Upfront Payments
Cities:Indianapolis
Description:Kenzie Academy offers a one-year full-time program in Software Engineering and UX Engineering in Indianapolis or online. Their software engineering program covers HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, React,...
General Assembly
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SEI Alumni

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Classrooms were always clean and organized and so was the campus. Instructors were supportive and really good at helping you understand, my classmates were amazing, amenities were decent and the...
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With any Bootcamp program, you wish you had a little more time to digest the materials and, that was sorta the feeling there too.
It was a great experience taking the SEI Bootcamp program at GA, I'd recommend to anyone looking. ...arrow
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Courses:Web development
Programs available:Online, Full-time
Financing options:Upfront Payments, Loan Financing
Cities:Seattle, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Denver, Dallas, Stamford, Philadelphia, San Diego, Washington, Sydney, London, Singapore, Hong Kong, Melbourne
Description:With 20 campuses all over the world, General Assembly offers a variety of programs in web and mobile development, data analytics and data science, digital marketing, product management, and more....
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Portfolio

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You get to meet like minded people, learn great skills and network.
Cons
Portfolios can look very similar because projects are all the same.
A designers portfolio is very important. It is what differentiates you over other graduates and designers. Portfolio work was not started until the la ...arrow
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Courses:UI/UX Design, Data Analytics, Web Development
Programs available:Full-time, Part-time
Financing options:ISA, Upfront Payments, Loan Financing
Cities:Miami, Lisbon, Madrid, Mexico City, Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris, Barcelona, São Paulo
Description:Ironhack offers nine-week full-time and 24-week part-time programs in web development, UX/UI design, and data analytics at their campuses in Miami, Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Mexico City, Lisbon,...
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I have had a great experience with Springboard!

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Everyone has been incredibly helpful and kind. I have really appreciated that in this intimidating career change into UX Design. The resources are digestible and in-depth projects have been really...
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When I was considering applying to Springboard, I felt that I was led to believe that it would be easily within my grasp to finish the course potentially early if I work at it full-time or nearly...
I have genuinely really enjoyed my experience with Springboard! The resources have all been very helpful in my learning and job search. The materials ...arrow
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Courses:UI/UX Design, Data Science, Data Analytics, Web Development, Full Stack Development
Programs available:Online, Self-paced
Financing options:Deferred Tuition, Upfront Payments, Month-to-month Installments, Loan Financing
Description:Springboard’s part-time bootcamps get you job-ready in 6-9 months, from the comfort of your home. Launch your new tech career in fields like data science, UX design, data analytics, machine learning...
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Found a job in the IT industry

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It is challenging.. I really enjoy doing the projects and all the tools and skills I learned were really helpful
Cons
It was quite stressful to be on track especially for those people who have a full-time job at the same time
I was introduced by a friend and she also landed a job after graduated. I really like my mentor; however, he had left the Bootcamp. Choosing a grea ...arrow
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Courses:Web development
Programs available:Online, Full-time
Financing options:Upfront Payments, Loan Financing
Description:Bloc is an online coding bootcamp that incorporates mentorship and a project-based curriculum to offer students a more accessible and effective alternative to traditional degrees. They offer full-...
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Great community to learn with

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- community of students and teachers - great, responsive and supportive teachers -well-structured courses - access to the course materials doesn't expire
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- some courses (for me it was Wordpress) seem not so well structured and explained. But there's just few of them like that. It seems that it could be because they're older and have not been updated....
Overall Skillcrush is a great platform to learn coding. They offer very wide range of courses and actually explain them quite well. They have amazingl ...arrow
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Courses:Web development
Programs available:Online, Full-time
Financing options:Upfront Payments, Loan Financing
Description:Skillcrush is an online bootcamp that offers web design and web development courses. Students can choose from their three-month specific skill courses or their Break Into Tech course package, which...
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Difficult but 100% Worth it!!

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- Free housing - Awesome campus and learning environment - Instructors and mentors are available - DevMountain staff is understanding and will work with you
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- Some topics are covered way too quickly - No job guarantee, however they do have a department to help graduates find jobs
If you truly want to jump into the tech industry and can handle the 8-12+ hour days of coding/instruction/studying, then immersive program is the way ...arrow
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Courses:UI/UX Design, Web Development, iOS Development
Programs available:Full-time, Part-time
Financing options:Upfront Payments, Loan Financing
Cities:Atlanta, Dallas, Phoenix, Lehi
Description:Devmountain is a coding bootcamp and design school that offers housing at no extra cost to immersive students who attend one of its three campuses: Lehi, Utah; Dallas, Texas; and Phoenix, Arizona. It...
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Great learning experience

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You work with real clients who require UX/UI work. Most other schools I researched at the time did not provide this.
Cons
There were a lot of students in my class for one instructor.
Red Academy was a great experience. The combination of a knowledgeable instructor, eager classmates and real-life projects allowed me to understand th ...arrow
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Courses:Web development
Programs available:Full-time
Financing options:Upfront Payments, Loan Financing
Cities:London, Toronto, Vancouver
Description:RED Academy is a full-time design and technology school with locations in Toronto, Vancouver, and London. They offer part- and full-time courses in digital marketing, UX & UI design, and web & app...
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DesignLab has Great Curriculum and Mentors

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Mentors, lots of great content to learn from, knowledgable staff, portfolio
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Weak career services, people often fall behind schedule
If you're thinking about DesignLab (DL) as a possible option to learn UX design you won't be disappointed. It is a rigorous course (UX Academy) that i ...arrow
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Courses:Web development
Programs available:Online, Full-time
Financing options:Upfront Payments, Loan Financing
Description:Designlab is a mentor-led, self-paced, online design education bootcamp that offers UX/UI design skills through four-week short courses and a 15 to 28-week UX Academy. In the UX Academy program,...
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Great intro to UX/UI Design

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The instructors were very knowledgeable about the topics and were able to answer most, if not all of our questions, regardless of your expertise level.
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It covers as much of the UX/UI umbrella as possible, so it doesn't allow for enough exploration on career-specific nuances. For instance, going into the nuts and bolts of what it means to be a UX...
I took the UX/UI Design Design Certification course. It consisted in 2 "Skills in a day" classes (Sketch, Adobe XD) as well as individual bootcamps fo ...arrow
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Courses:Web development
Programs available:Full-time
Financing options:Upfront Payments, Loan Financing
Cities:New York City
Description:Noble Desktop offers four- to eight-week programming and design programs. Their coding program covers CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, and more. As an Adobe-authorized training center, their...

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