Tell Us About Your Goals

Appy to our School of Design program by telling us your background and goals for studying design. Our instructional team gets to know you as a unique individual, not a number.

Receive Hand-Picked Curriculum, Designed Just For You

Say good-bye to one-size-fits-all curriculum that other schools have. We hand select course content for you from our 9 core courses based on your level and goals to ensure you are getting what you really need.

Enroll and Graduate with Certificate

Enroll with a customized study guide with step-by-step study plans and checklists. Graduate in your own timeline – most of our students graduate between 6-12 months. Receive a graduation certificate when you meet completion requirements outlined in your personalized guide.

Build Your Portfolio

After you receive your School of Design certificate, continue to our Portfolio School program to build your unique portfolio projects, website and personal branding so that you are ready to launch your professional design career.

Curriculum

Receive hand-picked, customized learning paths from our School of Design program and receive a Certificate of Design.

Lessons Are Audible

Lessons Are Readable

Lessons Are Watchable

Color Theories

This is a beginner to advanced color theory course that covers a wide and in-depth topics about color that prepares designers with a solid foundation for advanced level design work in print and digital.

Typography

This is a beginner to advanced typography course that takes students from the history of typography, foundation of typography to more advanced topics such as customizing typography and using typography as design elements. It sets a solid foundation for any student who wish to pursue design as a career.

Design Layouts

This course goes into great details about one of the three modern visual design foundations – layouts. You will learn best practices in print and digital layouts as well as how the use of imagery affects the effectiveness of layouts. You will also be studying case studies to strengthen your understanding.

Design Systems

This course is designed for the modern collaborative design teams that want to streamline their workflows and create better designs more efficiently. Design system is a relatively new development in the digital design world, but it is becoming more important every day. We will show you how to establish a highly efficient design system for the type of team and work you do.

User Interface Design

This course is provides a comprehensive overview of the process of designing for user interface. We walk students through the tools, methodologies, best practices as well as the workflow between design and development.

UI Animation and Interaction

Animation is becoming an increasingly important part in design, especially in our highly interactive world. This course takes you through the process of designing animation from the standpoint of a designer and collaborating with developers to make those highly interactive design come to life.

Brand Design

As a designer, we must understand the brands we design for. If you plan to become a creative director, art director or a freelance designer, understanding branding is a crucial skill because clients rely on our expertise to help them shape the image of their company. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the branding process specifically for designers.

Art Direction

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the career of an art director. It is a great course for designers who want to graduate to a directorial or management role. It is also great for designers who want to develop art direction skills to better communicate with fellow designers as well as clients.

Designing for Accessibility

We live in a diverse world. Our design must be usable for people with a wide variety of needs and abilities. Designing with accessibility in mind is not an option or a good-to-have, but a must for any designer and design team. This course will take you through the process of designing for accessibility from the ground up.

Stats At A Glance

97

Total Units

287

Total Lessons

8

Total Quizzes

75

Assignments

9

Portfolio Projects

6

Minimum Courses To Graduate

0
Live Review Sessions

Learn with Instructors, Not "Mentors"

Learn with established instructors with actual classroom instructional experience, not just a working professional.

Book Any Instructors Any Time

Work with 1 instructor you love or get feedback from different instructors as you wish.

Receive Customized Study Plan

After you enroll, receive a customized step-by-step study plan, hand-crafted just for your learning goals and backgrounds.

Abundance of Portfolio Projects

Unlike “bootcamps” that mostly produce 3 projects, we provide our students with more opportunities to work on long-form projects at the end of each course. You may produce between 6-9 projects depending on your personalized course load.

Multimedia Lessons

Some people learn best reading; others prefer watching and some listening. We provide all of these options in our lessons so you can choose to learn however you learn best.

Flexible Completion Time

We will not limit your enrollment time to a certain time frame, which means you can learn at your own pace. Pause and restart any time without needing a request. Your access to the learning platform does not expire!

Upcoming Features

We are planning to introduce exciting new live features to our classes. These will be free and exclusive for School of Design Certificate students only and will be included in the tuition with no additional fees.

Interactive Group Live Classes

Live Guest Lectures

Conferences and Events

Features Exclusive to Certificate Students

Through years of research and first-hand instructional experience, our team has carefully crafted a learning experience that is different than most.

WHEN YOU ENROLLED

Receive Customized Step-By-Step Study Plan

When you enroll in School of Design, you will be provided with a customized study plan to keep you on track

Step by step study plan customized just for you to help you stay on track and adjust as your schedule needs

• You can pause and resume your learning any time. Flexibility is built into School of Design.

• We will send you email reminders to keep you on track. You may opt out if desired.

Learn with Established Instructors Not "Mentors"

From years of classroom instruction experience and research, we have learned that professionals who can do their job well don’t necessarily teach well. We make sure our students only learn from those who passed our rigorous teaching test before joining our instructional team.

• Unlike most schools, we only have established instructors who have demonstrated classroom teaching experience in various design topics while also being working industry professionals.

• Our instructors go through teaching training in order to meet our instructional standards.

Work with Any Instructors and Switch Any Time

Most schools assign a “mentor” for you. Some mentors may not click with you, which will impact your learning experience. We want to change that. We let you do your own research and make your own selection, and learn from multiple of them. Book sessions with any instructor available.

• You can book sessions with any instructor of your choice. Just browse their calendar availability and book.

• You can stick with one if you really like them or choose to hear feedback from different instructors every session to get the broadest perspectives possible,

• No need to request to switch instructor, but you can inform us if any instructor is not being helpful.

Our Star Instructors

Meet our growing team of star instructors with years of experience working in the industry as well as actual classroom teaching experience.

Silvia Script

Senior Experience Design Lead

Daniel Anguiano

Design Professor

Sydney Ligouri

Art Director, Designer, Design Educator

Stella Guan

Award-Winning Multidisciplinary Designer

Ethan Kaplan

Senior Designer

Nathan Pieratt

Design Professor

Elaine Chew

Digital Designer | Studio Owner

Torian Parker

Senior Product Designer