Building your first UX/UI Design Portfolio

Learn the secrets behind what goes into making an effective UX/UI Design Portfolio.

£ 99 

PAYMENT PLAN
Level: 
Beginner Friendly
Duration: 
Lessons: 
12
Lifetime Access
Access From Any Computer, Tablet or Mobile

About the course

This course gives designers a head-start in learning valuable techniques to create engaging content, compelling case studies, personal brands and how to house it all within their portfolio.

The course format is heavily video-based videos that explain techniques and approaches to solving the problem of understanding your unique value and how to market it. The course content is available to be learnt around a schedule of your choice. For best results – we advise following along with a notepad or note-taking application open for best results.

To supplement your learning, you'll join our UX/UI Design community with our bootcamp students and other designers who are learning with Love Circular. Please make the most of the networking, learning and job opportunities provided with being a part of our community for the best results.

Who this course is for

This is a beginner-friendly course for new UX/UI designers who are currently facing the following challenges:

  • Wants to pursuit UX/UI Design as a way to make a living.
  • Wants to meet others and grow to help grow their network as a UX/UI Designer.
  • Wants to build a portfolio to house UX/UI Design work but hasn't got an idea where to start.
  • Struggling to create effective case studies that people want to read.
  • Has applied to countless job vacancies only not to be invited to interviews.
  • Has interviewed once or twice but can't get over the nerves that come with presenting work.

Course topics

The structure

  • Portfolio fundamentals.
  • How to build a design vault.
  • Leveraging uniqueness.
  • Taking calculated risks.

🖼 Design work

You won't get very far without having some work to prove you're a fantastic designer 🙌. Don't worry if you haven't got any work you're happy with yet. We've got you covered  🤝.

🧠 Develop your brand

Recruiters, employers, clients all want to know about you, even if it's in a small snapshot. This course helps teach how to sell your brand as part of your package when looking for new work.

🖥 A website or portfolio platform

Your portfolio is no good if you can't send people a link to view it with ease. You get extra credibility when it's a website of your own; you'll learn an easy way to set one up in this course.

Student work

What our students say about us

“Love Circular is great for anybody who is sure they want to get into UX/UI design. The [Bootcamp] course itself is detailed and engaging, the support you receive from mentors and the love circular community is amazing. A team of genuine, lovely people.”

Natasha
Junior Product Designer at Financial Times

“Love Circular's platform provided me with the opportunity to make a career change and kickstart my transition into UX/UI design.

The delivery of the course and content was engaging. I learned some invaluable lessons and felt fully supported by the Love Circular community throughout my journey as a student. The course allowed me to gain an insight into the fundamentals of UX/UI methodologies and principles and gain a strong foundation in the field.

Within a short space of 13 weeks, I was able to apply my learnings to practical experience and achieved strong competency in multiple design tools and gained an in-depth knowledge of what is expected of a UX/UI Designer - this enabled me to build a robust framework to prepare me for the job market.”

Megan
Visual Designer Wunderkind

“I had a great time with Love Circular. Our tutors were comprised of industry experts who could give honest and accurate feedback on our projects. All areas of UX were covered and there was a heavy emphasis on getting us “job ready”. Coupled with ample practical resources, I feel the course was an excellent introduction into the field.”

“I thoroughly enjoyed being a part of the Love Circular experience. The course really helped get me in a position where I could finish and be in a position to get into a job despite my level of experience.
The support they offered to me was second to none and that was from the mentors, my peers and the guys who deal with recruitment.

I honestly couldn’t recommend this course enough, especially if you’re some who likes a sense of community and togetherness, it really makes the course that much more enjoyable!”

“If you are looking to dive into the UX/UI world then Love Circular is an amazing platform for this! They have a lot of patience, they provide knowledgable and practical advise and they are always willing to provide extra support. Thank you to Love Circular for everything; definitely an experience I’ll never forget!”

Chuks

“Got to start off just by saying thank you so much to Zaire and the Love Circular team. Since joining, the collaboration, the guidance, the sharing of knowledge, was exactly what I needed to focus all my prior learning about UX/UI”

“Love Circular managed to help me pivot to a new career during a global pandemic! They're building a great community where people can get a foothold in UX plus they are super kind, friendly people too! 🙌”

“If you are looking to dive into the UX/UI world then Love Circular is an amazing platform for this! They have a lot of patience, they provide knowledgable and practical advise and they are always willing to provide extra support. Thank you to Love Circular for everything; definitely an experience I’ll never forget!”

Chuks
UX/UI Designer

“Love Circular's platform provided me with the opportunity to make a career change and kickstart my transition into UX/UI design.

The delivery of the course and content was engaging. I learned some invaluable lessons and felt fully supported by the Love Circular community throughout my journey as a student. The course allowed me to gain an insight into the fundamentals of UX/UI methodologies and principles and gain a strong foundation in the field.

Within a short space of 13 weeks, I was able to apply my learnings to practical experience and achieved strong competency in multiple design tools and gained an in-depth knowledge of what is expected of a UX/UI Designer - this enabled me to build a robust framework to prepare me for the job market.”

Tese
Junior UX/UI Designer at And Digital

“I cannot emphasise how amazing the Love Circular team are and the amount of support they provide you with in the bootcamp. They push forward an amazing community base that makes you apart of a design family.”

“Love circular' flagship UX/UI course is a game changer for the underrepresented. I've enjoyed the whole course and feel well equipped to enter the tech market as a junior UX/UI designer. Thanks again to Ali, Kieran, Zaire and the rest of the team for the constant support!”

£ 99 
£ 199 
PAYMENT PLANS
Level: 
Beginner Friendly
Duration: 
Lessons: 
12
Lifetime Access
Access From Any Computer, Tablet or Mobile

Frequently Asked Questions

For the curious bunch. Find answers to our most commonly asked questions below.

Do you offer discounts for students?

Yes, we offer 10% discount across all courses and memberships to students.

To claim this discount, reach out to our team via someone@lovecircular.com or via our contact form with the details of your course, the education establishment, and course dates.

Do we get a certificate at the end of the Bootcamp?

Upon completion of our Bootcamp you will receive a Love Circular certification (non-accredited - employers and clients care more about your UX/UI work and skills over an accreditation).

Are there payment plan options available?

Yes, you can choose between paying in full, paying over a 2-6 month term via GoCardless, or paying over a 12-month period via PayPal. You can view all of our payment options here: https://lovecircular.com/flexible-payments.

Is the Bootcamp entirely remote/virtual?

Yes, all live Bootcamp sessions are virtual.

Is the Bootcamp accessible to those hard of hearing?

Yes, there is a Zoom plugin available for captions that can be set up for each session. Please notify us in advance to ensure this is provided.

Is the Bootcamp available worldwide?

Yes, our entire Bootcamp is fully remote/virtual and can be attended from any location.

Do I need a background in Design?

No, our UX/UI Bootcamp is designed for beginners and offers full support.

Can I transition into UX/UI Design from another career?

Of course! We specialise in taking people with little to no experience in design and help them enter the industry at a mid-weight level.

How are bootcamps delivered?

Our bootcamp is delivered online and consists of two 2-hour sessions per week, on Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday.

Your first lesson of the week will be theory-based, teaching you specific principles and concepts of design, allowing for live discussion and questions throughout the session. At the end of the session, you will be set a task to apply the taught theory.

The second session of the week will be presentations, in which you will be taking part in a group critique of your designs, simulating the practice used in design roles.

Your instructor will advise from a technical and business perspective, as your peers provide user insights and feedback.

What equipment or software will I need?

We have designed this bootcamp to be accessible to as many people as possible. All that you will need is a laptop or computer and access to the internet. From there, you can download the software(s) for free.