Career Paths

Learn more about the career options that are most popular after our programs
Career Path #1

Visual Designer

Visual designers are hybrid designers who are skilled in digital product design, user interface design, design systems, brand design and any other sub-disciplines that handles creating beautiful and enjoyable graphics. Every company that produces digital products needs visual designers.

Recommended Curriculum

Typography

Color Theories

Design Layouts

Design Systems

User Interface Design

UI Animation and Interaction

Brand Design

Designing for Accessibility

Sample Job Descriptions

Excerpts from real LinkedIn job posts

Career Outlook

$81,968

Median Salary in the US

3%

Jobs Growth Rate

43,322

Jobs Available

*Statistics from Zippia

Career Path #2

UI/UX Designer​

UI/UX designers are in-demand designers with hybrid skills. These designers need to know how to design interface that is beautiful but also easy to use for digital users. UI/UX designers primarily work in-house for technology companies but a growing number of creative agencies also hire UI/UX designers.

Recommended Curriculum

Typography

Color Theories

Design Layouts

Design Systems

User Interface Design

UI Animation and Interaction

Designing for Accessibility

Sample Job Descriptions

Excerpts from real LinkedIn job posts

Career Outlook

$90,000

Median Salary in the US

3%

Jobs Growth Rate

50,411

Jobs Available

*Statistics from Zippia

Career Path #3

Brand Designer​

Brand designers are especially in demand at creative agencies and in-house creative departments where branding is an ongoing initiative. Brand designers can also freelance as there is always a demand from small businesses that are establishing their brands for the first time.

Recommended Curriculum

Typography

Color Theories

Design Layouts

Design Systems

User Interface Design

UI Animation and Interaction

Designing for Accessibility

Brand Design

Sample Job Descriptions

Excerpts from real LinkedIn job posts

Career Outlook

$82,148

Median Salary in the US

N/A

Jobs Growth Rate

37,180

Jobs Available

*Statistics from Glassdoor and Indeed.

Career Path #4

Interaction Designer​

Interaction designers are designers with hybrid skillsets in UI animation and interaction design. They are well-verse in digital product design as well as competent in general visual design principles. They work together with UX designers to design aspects that directly influence the efficiency and enjoyment of user’s interaction with digital products. Interaction designers play crucial roles in ensuring the immediate experience of a product is seamless and enjoyable for users.

Recommended Curriculum

Typography

Color Theories

Design Layouts

Design Systems

User Interface Design

UI Animation and Interaction

Designing for Accessibility

Sample Job Descriptions

Excerpts from real LinkedIn job posts

Career Outlook

$82,000

Median Salary in the US

13%

Jobs Growth Rate

53,172

Jobs Available

*Statistics from Zippia

Career Path #5

Product Designer​

Digital product designers are hybrid designers who understand the entire life cycle of the development of digital products such as mobile applications and websites. They are well-verse in visual design, UX design, interaction design as well as the business side of product development. If you want to become a product designer, becoming skilled in multiple design disciplines as well as educating yourself with the business side of design will be crucial.

Recommended Curriculum

Typography

Color Theories

Design Layouts

Design Systems

User Interface Design

UI Animation and Interaction

Designing for Accessibility

Sample Job Descriptions

Excerpts from real LinkedIn job posts

Career Outlook

$100,849

Median Salary in the US

3%

Jobs Growth Rate

75,507

Jobs Available

*Statistics from Zippia

Career Path #6

Art Director​

Art directors used to work exclusively in advertising agencies, broadcast and film, but the relevancy of the role has expanded significantly, including to the technology sector. A quick search on job sites will generate results from top technology companies looking for art directors because they need their skillsets for creative marketing campaigns as well as focusing more in-house efforts on developing products with messaging that resonate with customers.

Recommended Curriculum

Typography

Color Theories

Design Layouts

Design Systems

User Interface Design

UI Animation and Interaction

Designing for Accessibility

Brand Design

Art Direction

Sample Job Descriptions

Excerpts from real LinkedIn job posts

Career Outlook

$74,511

Median Salary in the US

1%

Jobs Growth Rate

12,211

Jobs Available

*Statistics from Zippia

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