Product Design // Cohort 5 of 10kdesigners

An invite-only masterclass on becoming a UI/UX designer, finding new opportunities for growth and kickstarting your career. Visit 10kdesigners.com/ui-ux for the full details

By Abhinav Chhikara


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Who should join

For those transitioning to design
For designers curious to level up
For those curious about design

Topics to be covered

What is design? Learn the depths of the design process & how to apply it
Fundamentals of color, layout, design process, visual design & prototyping
The tools of the trade including Figma, Webflow, ProtoPie etc.
How to validate features, conduct competitive analysis & user research
How to interact with design managers, stakeholders and get feedback
Communication skills and articulation, even if you consider yourself an introvert
How to build a personal brand, get opportunities & make more money
How to write effective case studies & build a portfolio that converts
The fundamentals of freelancing, where to find projects & how to talk to clients
How to evaluate offers & increase the odds of getting into your top companies

Meet your Instructor

Abhinav Chhikara

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I had the good fortune of hiring designers, mentoring them and building the design team at Unacademy, an ed-tech startup that's now valued over $3.4 billion. The products designed by my team and I are used by millions of students and thousands of educators. It has helped Unacademy grow & raise investment from global investors like SoftBank, Sequoia Capital, Facebook, General Atlantic etc. However, something was still missing. In conversations with experienced designers in my network, we all agreed on a common problem: the state of design education in India was broken.

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Interested? Visit 10kdesigners.com/ui-ux to see all details and submit your application.

Comprehensive Curriculum

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Month 1: FOUNDATION

This stage is your orientation: meeting your cohort mates, understanding the history of design & getting your mindset and habits right. Learn the fundamentals of visual design & Figma & get thrown head-first into your first design project. Receive feedback & iterate.

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Month 2: PROCESS

Beyond fundamentals, it’s now time for frameworks. Understanding the design process, mental models, research, metrics and product. A mix of case studies & one in-depth assignment to apply theory to practice.

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Month 3: UPSKILL

Conceptualize your final capstone project to apply everything you've learnt. This stage also focusses on personal brand, preparing case studies with your projects so far and how to start finding opportunities – freelance, internships & full time roles.

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GRADUATION

Once a cohort member, always a cohort member. Our alumni is invited to return to future cohorts as designers in residence or as alumni mentors. With invitations to social events, dinners and more, you're now a part of 10kdesigners.

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Month 1: FOUNDATION
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Month 2: PROCESS
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Month 3: UPSKILL
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GRADUATION

Why choose a Cohort based course?

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Learn and grow with a tribe
Be part of an exclusive and private community filled with people who will support and grow together. Courses are designed to facilitate peer learning and interaction through breakout groups, community activities and group projects.
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Engaging Live Sessions
These are not like recorded online classes that you do in isolation. The sessions are designed to increase engagement. In this course, they won’t just deliver a lecture, they’ll engage the class, facilitate breakout discussions, and leave plenty of time for Q&A.
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Ensuring feedback and accountability
You will get regular feedback throughout the course. And since this course is going to have live classes and community, this should lead to more accountability to drive your likelihood of success with the course.
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Product Design // Cohort 5 of 10kdesigners

Join the waitlist to be notified when enrollments open for the next cohort.

Join the waitlist to be notified when enrollments open for the next cohort.

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