9 Reasons to Join Us
1. Because You Get 3 Months of Free Membership
2. Because We Get the Best Reviews
You should not take any risks with your design education when you want to learn and advance your career. Your course content should be evidence-based and valuable to your job. We’ve worked since 2002 on perfecting our courses, and industry experts have a lot to say about our results:
Our peer-reviewed, evidence-based educational materials are used by the following universities in their curricula:
Our mission to create top-quality design education has also been featured in these fine publications:
3. Because UX Design is a Booming Industry
Job opportunities for people with design skills are increasing like never before (an estimated 13% increase from 2010 to 2020). And UX designer salaries are soaring—upwards of $110K in cities like San Francisco and New York.
Here are some stories of designers we’ve helped find career success:
Maintaining a Work-Life Balance and Still Developing Continuously
Exceeding My Learning Expectations
Adding a UX String to My Development Bow
4. Because We Help Members Advance Their Careers
The course certificates I earned helped me prove my newly acquired UX design skills at my place of work. It’s an honor to be part of your organization, and I am looking forward to growing and contributing to the field, thanks to your amazing courses.
I’ve just published my first UX case study in 3 months of signing up and I’m so happy about it! It wouldn’t have been possible without the Interaction Design Foundation—thank you for providing such a great platform for young designers to learn and practice UI / UX design.
I originally joined to get a job in UX. Back then, I just graduated from university, and used your courses to get industry-relevant skills. The courses are very high quality, and when I put my certificates on LinkedIn and my resume it helped me land a job.
My membership has paid itself about 20 times after getting a pay raise based on my new skills. The education provided by the instructors, designers, and support staff is superb. I have learned so much in such a short time, and all of it has been applicable to my professional goals. Truly, a world class experience.
Thank you for providing such wonderful, university-level design education! I found that the courses are incredibly in-depth and specialized in UX design. It’s no wonder these course certificates are trusted by employers.
The courses I’ve taken have opened many doors for my career. I wanted to say thank you! The Interaction Design Foundation is just the best thing ever. Just ever! Simply awesome!
Your courses have been life-changing! I have embarked on a new career starting with the courses on your website. I’m grateful to have come across your foundation that will allow me to continue to build my career as a designer without having to spend a fortune and feel the stress on top of what comes with other family responsibilities.
I’m definitely enjoying the courses so far, and looking forward to learning more. The website is an incredible resource for learning UX design skills and industry best practices. Big thanks for creating such a treasure trove of courses.
I am recommending membership for the Interaction Design Foundation to everyone in this space—and everyone buys in because it’s so incredibly industry-relevant.
The Interaction Design Foundation is the right place for you if you’re in search for the perfect balance between academic rigor and practical relevance… Sometimes you need more than learning. You need someone to believe in you, because motivation is more important than knowledge. Motivation is what pushes you to learn. Interaction Design Foundation is all about that.
You are a great team of human, cognitive and pedagogy centered professionals. I’m really glad that I’ve become a member and have all of these tons of information for self-paced learning!
For a while I had been looking for online interaction design courses and I am really happy I found you guys. You’re doing a great job!
I became a member of the Foundation to learn specifically about dashboards and to improve my English language skills. But I had a great surprise when I found that I could learn so much more! I always thought that online courses had a very limited grasp in learning, but the way that all the content was structured showed me that it is possible to build really good stuff in this format!
Interaction Design Foundation offers a fantastic catalog of UX courses. Members can take unlimited courses for free!
What a great lesson by Frank Spillers on Mobile UX Design at Interaction Design Foundation!!
I will definitely refer my friends to join the Interaction Design Foundation. ‘Innovative’ and ‘Informative’ are the two terms that describe the Interaction Design Foundation.
My first impression of the site: brilliant design, almost perfect UX. I felt at home immediately!
5. Because Our Course Certificates Are Industry-Recognized
Our Course Certificates will improve your career because they’re trusted by industry. We’ve earned our recognition by working hard since 2002 to create the world’s best design education. Unlike other platforms, we specialize in teaching design and our grading is done by humans, not machines.
These industry leaders train their teams in UX design with our Company Membership.
You can easily add Course Certificates to your LinkedIn profile and résumé in order to showcase your skills:
6. Because We Cover the Full Spectrum of UX Design
The best part? You pay a flat membership fee—no matter how many courses you take!
7. Because We’re Good for Business
The return on investment in good UX is undeniably huge. Companies that invest in great design outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 228% between 2004 and 2014.2
That’s even before considering the internal cost savings that come with greater productivity, reduced
redundancy in workflows, lowered development and maintenance costs, and many more.
2Design Management Institute
Articles on the ROI of great design
8. Because Our Price and Quality Are Unbeatable
As a nonprofit design education movement, our mission is to increase the quality of design education while lowering the price. That’s how we offer industry-leading education at unbeatable prices.
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|Price per course||$6||$39||$99-299||$2,000||$11,500|
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|Optional meetings in your city|
|Beginner and advanced courses|
Number of available courses
Price per course
Credible course certificates
Online global community
Optional meetings in your city
Beginner and advanced courses
9. Because your membership pays for itself
Get exclusive discounts from the best UI/UX design tools when you join us. Save more than $680 on these tools—this way, your membership practically pays for itself.
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