calendar Starts 23/01/2023 |
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8th edition

UX Design Bootcamp Vienna

Start your career as a UX Designer with a complete skill set, an excellent command of the most-used design tools, a competitive portfolio and CV prepared with Talent Garden’s advisors, and introductory meetings with top Austrian employers.

In this 13-week intensive UX Design Bootcamp, you will be immersed in the world of User Experience Design. Set entirely in person at the Talent Garden Campus in Vienna, the program will give you the knowledge needed to create the frictionless and user-friendly customer experiences that tech companies want.

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3 main reasons you should join us

20.000

Trained professionals

Trained professionals

Talent Garden + Hyper Island The largest player in digital education in Europe

99%

Placement Rate

Placement Rate

Together, we will plan the best strategy to achieve your professional goals

1.200+

Companies

Companies

that are constantly looking for new talents to add to their teams

Your future in the field

What is a UX Designer and what does a UX Designer do?

What is a UX Designer and what does a UX Designer do?

A UX Designer is a “user experience” expert who can research and solves users’ needs by analysing how people perceive a given experience, digital or otherwise. UX Professionals create effective solutions for design problems, ensuring smooth usability with a high conversion rate.

At the end of the Bootcamp, you will be able to:

  • Understand the definition of user experience and the competitive value of working on UX.
  • Understand and practice the design process, as well as the rules behind human perception and how to gain insights into cognition and psychology.
  • Make accessible designs by applying the principles of (graphic) design, colour and typography.
  • Understand the basic terminology of web development and know the parts that make up a website or app.
  • Analyse and specify the requirements of the users. Analyse personas and the customer journey, as well as define a product vision.
  • Apply different prototyping techniques and software tools to create a fully functional and interactive prototype.
  • Know visual design principles and their patterns. Plan, implement and evaluate usability tests.
  • Pitch and defend design decisions, as well as provide constructive feedback to others.
  • Understand the UX industry, culture, roles and latest market trends.

Our alumni currently work for:

Accenture
Bmw
Calzedonia
Dentsu
Sketchin
Publicis Sapient
Luxottica
Leroy Merlin
Nestlé
Reply Bitmama
Design Group Italia
EY
Sky
Whirlpool
Sisal
Eni
Huawei
Coca Cola
Pwc

Who is the Bootcamp for?

This Bootcamp is designed for participants who want to learn how to create outstanding user experiences to either start a career as a UX designer or integrate UX skills into their current profession. As we create a class of creative and innovative minds that want to challenge themselves, we are looking for applicants who show empathy, an analytical mindset, a rational approach to problem-solving and an innate aesthetic sensibility. Previous experience or knowledge in UX design is not needed.

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  • Please note that the Bootcamp is in English, so a proficient knowledge of the language is required.
  • During the first interview with our team, we will understand if the Bootcamp is the right choice for you.

Our selection process

Get Started

Get Started

Enter your data on our website and receive a welcome email with all the info. Please check your spam folder too, just in case!

Fill the Online Questionnaire

Fill the Online Questionnaire

You will receive the link to a questionnaire to share more about yourself!

Schedule Your Interview

Schedule Your Interview

After filling out the questionnaire, book your personal (online) interview with Olta, our Orientation & Admission Specialist. It’s an opportunity for you to ask any questions you might have and for us to know more about your background and motivation.

Done!

Done!

Did you get in? You will receive feedback within a few days after completing all steps of the application process.

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About us

Who better than those who have already experienced it to tell you what it means to attend a Bootcamp in Talent Garden? Contact our Ambassadors to find out their success stories, anecdotes and answers to your questions about the Bootcamp. Remember that you will also be able to access all the benefits of the Referral Program!

“The UX Design Full-Time Bootcamp opened a door for me, and I finally found a career path that I will walk throughout my lifetime! The whole experience was definitely challenging, but it was a great push to go beyond my own self – from personal challenges to all the new technical skills that I have learned in this Bootcamp, both from mentors and colleagues. Coming from a different industry, I can assure you that UX Design is everywhere AND doable, regardless of your professional and/or educational background. Like they say, every human is a designer!”

Jdhojarra Lainne Arcilla

UI/UX Designer @ W&H Group

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“First, I was afraid that I would not learn anything new, as I already worked as a graphic designer, but this fear quickly turned out to be unfounded. I have learned so many new tools, gained another design perspective and had hands-on experience in the field of User Experience Design – it is more than what you see!”

Wendy Kok

UX Design Intern @ A1 Telekom Austria Group

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“The UX Design Program was an incredible experience! You learn UX design theory from industry experts, participate in skill-building workshops and get to sharpen all of your new skills with real-world examples and projects. It was a lot of learning, a lot of work and a lot of fun!”

Rebecca Kiechl

UX/UI Designer @ BAWAG P.S.K.

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Noemi Mechurova

Junior UX/UI Designer @ Storebox

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What you’ll learn

In this 13-week UX Design Bootcamp, we will cover all topics to help you launch your career as a User Experience Designer. We will start at the basics We will start at the basics of the human-centric design process but then quickly proceed to user research & requirements, prototyping, UI and Interaction Design and usability testing.

1- Design Thinking, Figma & Agile UX + UX Basics

You will understand Design Thinking as a methodology, framework and mindset, as well as be able to implement Design Thinking and Design Sprints in UX projects to solve problems and build “The Right It”.

After the second part of module 1, you will know basic UX terminologies, principles, norms/ standards, design processes and approaches as well as understand the difference between UX job titles. You will learn about the importance of usability and UX within the development process and the importance of UX Design Portfolios.

This module teaches the mechanisms of human perception, which will give you insights into cognitive psychology and mental models that lead to more usable designs. You will also get an introduction to the important topic of accessibility in UX Design and learn what to consider to make your designs accessible for everyone.

After this module, you will understand the importance of requirements engineering within the human-centered design lifecycle. You will become familiar with various methods to specify and analyse user requirements and use them to de•ne the user-system interaction.

You will know different prototyping techniques and software tools to visualize ideas and thoughts step by step. You will also discover the principle of iteration to create a fully functional and interactive prototype.

This module teaches visual design principles and their patterns as well as typography, colour theory and composition which form the baseline for all visual design. You will learn about iconography and how to build icons in Figma as components and variants. You will be able to manage those design basics in a time-efficient manner. You will learn about the most common U design components, where to use them and how. You will understand the difference between web and mobile design, as well as touch and mouse and become familiar with interaction, motion and contextual design.

After this module you will be acquainted with various user testing methods for usability, user experience and technology/user acceptance. You will be able to conduct a user test in a professional manner from planning to suggesting design changes and you will gain experience as test facilitator yourself.

After this module, you will know how to use latest design software and how to document your creations. You will learn about methods for handoffs to development and how to make your life easier as a designer. You will understand basic web development terminology and get to know the parts on which a website or an app is made off and how to successfully test and track them so you can talk to programmers at eye level.

After this module, you will understand what UX Management, UX Strategy, UX Culture and other related terms mean. You will be able to measure UX with ROI, KPIs and metrics. You will be familiar with UX Maturity Levels and how to implement UX in a company. You will understand how UX can be integrated in agile software development and different UX roles/ job positions. You will also know different types of UX Design Challenges and how to create and pitch a project proposal for a client.

Faculty

Scientific coordinator
Rudolf Zwieselbauer
UX architect | rudi.rocks

Rudolf Zwieselbauer is a UX architect and an advocate of user experience from the very first minute. He breathes and advocates user-centred design. He has more than 12 years of experience in digital, web, and app design and is an expert in high-fidelity interactive prototyping. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Arts with a focus […]

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Faculty Member
Christiane Moser
Customer & User Experience Professional | CUXpro

Christiane Moser is a UX Research & Design Freelancer with more than 14 years of experience in the field of UX and tech. For the last 4 years, she has been working as a UX Freelancer for SMEs in Europe. She loves sharing her knowledge and experiences. She has mentored UX Researchers and Designers around […]

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Faculty Member
Benjamin Pazdernik
UX/UI Designer & Consultant | BIPA Parfümerien GmbH

Benjamin Pazdernik is a digital allrounder specializing in UX/UI design and building and maintaining design systems that scale and work across multiple departments. In 2020 he co-founded the startup boomerank.io, where he was responsible for product development. He also supports BIPA by building an internal design system and continuously improving the general CX of the […]

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Faculty Member
Marc Busch
Founder | Rapid User Feedback

Marc is a psychologist with more than 10 years of experience in applied user research and usability testing. His focus is on data-driven analysis and the measurement of user experience, usability and technology acceptance. In addition to conducting and publishing original research on user behaviour, he consults large and small companies on strategies, processes and […]

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Faculty Member
Wolfgang Fargel
Innovation Lead | MAM Baby

Wolfgang Fargel is a curious and empathic human-centred design expert with a tech background in aviation. After working for 3 years improving Airbus’ Innovation management, he proceeded with his career as an Innovation and Brand Consultant at Spirit Design in Vienna for 3.5 years. During Covid, he is focussing on his other passion: teaching new […]

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Live the Talent Garden experience

A unique method

We believe that the only real way to learn how to do things is to do them, and surround yourself with dynamic and creative people.

Continuous learning
You will be included in our Community on Slack with over 5,000 digital professionals, where you can build professional relationships, find business opportunities, share contacts and have daily updates.

Networking
You will be able to participate in dedicated workshops to stay up-to-date, as well as get up to 15% discount on our Masters or Bootcamps and Desks, in case you need a workstation.

Community
Every week you will receive job offers from companies in our network.

Partnership
Reserved community discounts (Dott, Qatar Airways), free tickets to international events, access to mentorship programs for startups (Google 4 startups, Vento Venture Originator), invitations to contests and hackathons.

Dedicated learning manager who will guide and support you throughout your journey in Talent Garden.

Join an International Community

You will immediately feel immersed in the dynamic world of digital. You’ll meet and get to know top digital professionals, and you’ll also grow through relationships with:

Faculty
The faculty are real experts in the field.

Students
They are selected to be able to bring Peer 2 Peer growth.

Taggers
They are part of realities of the growing digital world.

Alumni
They are now established digital professionals working in renowned companies.

Financial options

We believe in personal merit and reward it! Together with our partner companies, we offer one full scholarship* to help a young talent who wants to become a digital professional.

To apply for a scholarship, you must participate in the Scholarship Challenge. You will receive the project brief in the feedback email from the Orientation & Admission team member, and you have to submit it back within the given deadline.

The Scholarship Challenge is available until November 19th, 2022. Applications made after this date won’t be eligible for a scholarship. The scholarship winner will be announced on November 26th, 2022.

*The 900 EUR enrolment fee applies to the scholarship holder.

No one should miss out on great opportunities – especially when it is education! Bank Austria offers a free student account for students up to 30-years-old who are EU citizens residing in Austria, with a credit line option of up to EUR 3.000,- (subject to a feasibility check).

For applicants from Italy: We also have an agreement with Intesa Sanpaolo Prestito per Merito, to offer students enrolled in full-time and part-time programs a personal loan service with favourable conditions.*

This way, you don’t have to worry about finances during the course and can start paying back the loan afterwards!

*Up to €15,000 if you are a full-time Bootcamp student, up to €10,000 if you are a part-time Bootcamp student. Contact us for more details.

AMS customers have the option of receiving funding for our courses on an “individual cost basis”. We will provide you with a cost estimation for the desired course, then you can clarify with your AMS advisor whether funding can be provided in your individual case.

You don’t have to pay all at once. The Bootcamp tuition can be divided into three separate instalments and the sooner you sign up, the less you pay!

Terms of payment

  • Terms of payment*

    Super Early Bird (first 5 spots): 900€ (registration fee) in advance and 2 instalments of 1.990€ (4.880€).

    Early Bird (second 5 spots): 900€ (application fee) in advance and 2 instalments of 2.240€ (5.380 €).

    Full Rate: 900€ (registration fee) in advance and 2 instalments of 2.440€ each (5.780€).

    *Please note that the payment should be completed before the start of the Bootcamp. If you need support, please feel free to get in touch with your Orientation & Admission Specialist.

FAQ

Questions or doubts? Don't worry, we have the info you were looking for. Here are the most common questions:

I need a cost estimation because I would like to apply for an AMS sponsorship.

We have a mandatory application process for the UX Design Bootcamp. Before providing you with a cost estimation or timetable, we need to evaluate your profile and motivations. Steps to follow: Sign up here –> Fill in the questionnaire -> Book Interview. The Interview is the perfect time for you to ask your questions. Only after that can we proceed with the documents you need for AMS.

In order to be eligible for the scholarship, you need to work on a project within the given deadline in the scholarship section. We have a mandatory application process for the UX Design Bootcamp. Steps to follow: Sign up here –> Fill in the questionnaire -> Book Interview. The Interview is the perfect time for you to ask your questions. After that, we can provide you with the project brief. Everything that you need to do will be inside the brief (task, what will be evaluated, and how to submit it).

There are two projects in this Bootcamp. One group project and one personal project.

This is a project-based program. There will be no test at the end, but you will have to work on projects and present them.

There is no need to buy any licenses. Talent Garden will share an educational license with you for the course duration.

Don’t worry! The Learning Manager will contact you two weeks before the start of the course. We suggest you keep an eye on your spam/promotions folder for any lost communication.

There are 2 to 3 editions per year for this course. If you would like to know the next dates, please contact school.austria@talentgarden.com .

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