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About Avocademy

Location: Online

Avocademy is a career education program that helps people transition to the UX/UI design field. Since we launched our UX/UI Foundations Program in 2020, we’ve mentored thousands of students, added new course offerings.

It’s our goal to create an affordable... Read More

Backed by a job guarantee, at Avocademy we believe there are 3 core steps to successfully transition careers:

Step 1: Learning a new skill
Step 2: Getting real-world experience
Step 3: Landing a job

Our UX/UI Foundations Program focuses on Step 1: Learn UX/UI Design. Our second program, Career Jumpstart, will help you do Step 2: Get real-world experience and build out your portfolio. Once you’ve done that we offer 12 months of job search support to ensure your success with Step 3: Landing a UX/UI Design job.

Our beginner-friendly program, UX/UI Foundations, has no prerequisites, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to succeed. In Career Jumpstart, you'll gain experience by completing real client projects, demonstrating your readiness to meet the needs of tech hiring managers. We will also coach you through the job search process, including applying, interviewing, and negotiating your new dream UX/UI Design role!

Avocademy offers a variety of financing options, including payment plans and deferred payments.

Courses

Career Jumpstart

Cost: $3,500 - $6,000
Duration: 14 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Our program is designed to help students gather additional real-world experience so they can connect with more job opportunities. This program supports students during their interview process and helps them start their UX/UI careers sooner.

Students gain access to real clients where they work on short-term projects from startups, non-profits, and small businesses to build out their portfolios and gain teamwork experience.

Students in the program also receive career guidance, including a tailored job search strategy, interview prep, portfolio feedback, salary negotiation strategies, and even direct job referrals. This structured support builds upon Avocademy graduates’ UX/UI knowledge and sets them up for long-term success.

The Career Jumpstart program is backed by a Job Guarantee. If you follow all program requirements and do not land a job offer by your graduation date you will not be responsible for paying or will receive a full refund.

UX/UI Foundations

Cost: $2,997
Duration: 8 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

The UX/UI Foundations lessons consist of video and reading material. After learning key concepts and best practices, students test their knowledge by completing activities rooted in real-world UX/UI deliverables.

Throughout the 8 - 16 week course, students complete an entire UX/UI project from research to high-fidelity prototyping and testing. Students receive unlimited one-on-one mentorship each week to gather feedback on their project work and to ensure they have a strong understanding of the course material. Upon completion, students have a built out portfolio with a complete case study and earn a certification. If they complete the course before 16 weeks they will receive $500 back.

Avocademy Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.94/5 (17 reviews)

Lidybel Aguila
UX Researcher | Graduated: 2024

4/4/2024

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"Hands-on experience to pivot into UX/UI"

What truly set this program apart was its emphasis on hands-on projects and real clients who were product owners, developers, and startup founders. I was able to develop my portfolio by solving real-world problems, and I also made connections with other... Read More

Kelsey Burt
UX Research and Design Specialist | Graduated: 2024

4/4/2024

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Career Jumpstart

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"My experience was challenging, but rewarding in the best way."

I had an excellent experience while enrolled in the Career Jumpstart course. The curriculum is rigorous and challenging, but the staff at Avocademy is highly engaged and supportive. I think the fast timelines throughout the course are the toughest challenge,... Read More

Jackie Guevara
Teacher | Graduated: 2023

4/4/2024

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UX/UI Foundations

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"A foundations course that is supportive all the way through."

The biggest pro to the program would be the accessibility to get help on your assignments. A con to the program would be if you turn in an assignment for a second review you will likely have a different mentor review it & the feedback may contradict.... Read More

Ana Baldinger
Product Designer | Graduated: 2024

4/2/2024

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Career Jumpstart

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"Career Jumpstart's UX/UI Bootcamp: An Intense & Equally Rewarding Catalyst for Breaking Into Design"

When I signed up for Foundations and Career Jumpstart, I had no idea how it would transform me and my life! Despite the ups and downs and many challenges throughout this process of changing careers, signing up with Avocademy was one of the best decisions... Read More

Rebeca
Product Designer | Graduated: 2024

3/25/2024

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Career Jumpstart

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"An investment worth making."

My journey with Avocademy started May 2023, I enrolled in foundations and then career jumpstart upon completion of foundations. And I am happy to say that (not even a year later) I have accepted a full time offer for a product designer role!! Avocademy... Read More

Konstantino (Nick) Plakas
UX/UI Designer | Graduated: 2024

3/20/2024

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UX/UI Foundations

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"My experience with Avocademy has been great; everyone that is involved is kind, patient, and very involved in the success of the student (me)."

When I first entered the course I was VERY leery as I had never done an online course before. Was I ready? Could I hold myself accountable to finish on time? These racing thoughts were quickly calmed as I got familiar with the program and those who teach... Read More

Taryn Kay
Graduated: 2024

3/20/2024

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UX/UI Foundations

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"Exceptional UX/UI Foundations Program at Avocademy"

I highly recommend the Avocademy UX/UI Foundations program to anyone looking to kickstart their career in UX/UI design. Avocademy's online learning platform is user-friendly and interactive, creating a conducive environment for learning and collaboration.... Read More

Breanna Bradley
UX/UI Designer | Graduated: 2024

3/19/2024

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Career Jumpstart

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"I wouldn't be where I am today without Avocademy...."

Avocademy changed my life! From uncertainty to landing my dream job, I conquered challenges and redefined my career. What sets Avocademy apart is its unwavering support system. Their resources, from weekly projects to invaluable advice, empowered me to... Read More

Anonymous
Product Designer | Graduated: 2022

3/15/2024

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Career Jumpstart

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"Fantastic! Great structure and support."

The market is saturated with so many bootcamps that promise a life changing experience, yet so many fall short. What sets Avocademy apart is its solid program and ongoing mentorship with outstanding results. I am thankful for my time there and for achieving... Read More

Lauren Meyer
Senior UX Designer | Graduated: 2023

3/15/2024

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UX/UI Foundations

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"Avocademy goes above and beyond to set up students for success in the field"

Avocademy was instrumental in my success, it was affordable and adaptable to my schedule as I worked full time. They teach you the basics with mentors along every step you can talk with. I would 100% recommend this to anyone searching for a bootcamp!

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