Bootcamps, reimagined, to help aspiring designers
One-size-fits-all bootcamps are dead. Our Career Bootcamps focus on what you really care about: working 1-on-1 with a mentor to build a portfolio and get a job, fast.
All the results and world-class mentorship of a traditional bootcamp, for less than 5% the cost.
A new kind of design bootcamp, built just for you.
It’s not hard to find great design courses online. But most ignore your career goals in exchange for a cookie-cutter approach, leaving you all alone to build a portfolio and actually get a job.
We threw away the old bootcamp model and created our Career Bootcamps: affordable, 1-on-1 programs hyper-focused on helping you build the portfolio and skillset you need to land your dream job, fast.
For every stage of your design journey...
Hone Your Skills
The perfect starting point if you’ve started learning design but want 1-on-1 guidance as you start working on portfolio projects.
Your mentor will be there to support you and provide feedback so you can improve quickly as you begin to build your portfolio.
- Learn the design process
- Build your first projects
- Figure out your design focus
Build Your Portfolio
This program is for designers who are ready to build an amazing portfolio so you can start applying to jobs.
You’ll work with a mentor and design recruiter to create unique portfolio projects and then turn those projects into an amazing portfolio site that will get you a job.
- Build portfolio case studies
- Create your portfolio website
- Apply to jobs and start interviewing
Get A Job
If you’ve started building your portfolio and want to get a job fast, this program is for you.
You’ll work with a mentor to polish your portfolio, craft your resume, and have their support as you apply to jobs. Your design recruiter will help you improve your skills as you land interviews.
- Turn projects into case studies
- Build a job-ready portfolio site
- Find and apply to your dream job!
Design bootcamps, reimagined, to help you get a job fast.
Our Career Bootcamps focus on the best part of bootcamps (the 1-on-1 mentorship) and throw away the fluff so you can build a unique portfolio and get a job fast.
You’ll spend 100% of your program working 1-on-1 with a mentor to achieve your career goals, and yours alone. No repetitive assignments, no cookie-cutter projects.
Mentors are proven to help people get jobs faster, so we made them the heart of our programs. You’ll pick from a list of renowned design mentors, and work with them to make progress fast.
You’ll get lifetime access to our library of portfolio projects, job-prep guides, and portfolio-building resources, created with the help of design recruiters from top companies.
Trying to get a job by yourself is hard. You’ll have your own mentor, design recruiter, and student advisor to give feedback and keep you on track.
Our students graduate with incredible portfolios, unique case study projects, and more. The average student gets their first job within 3 months of graduating.
We’ve helped thousands of aspiring designers get a job
RookieUp students have launched their careers at…
Build an amazing portfolio (like these!)
Don't just take our word for it. Check out some of the amazing portfolios our students have created.