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Start a career doing something you're truly passionate about

There's a problem with the design industry.

There are thousands of unfilled digital design and UX jobs all across the country with no qualified people to fill them.

At the same time, there are talented and hungry aspiring designers dying for a chance to break into the industry, but without an efficient, cost-effective way of learning the skills they need to be competitive.

That's where DESIGNATION comes in. 94% of graduates who wanted new design jobs found one, and they reported an average salary increase of 62%.

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Our Promise


When you participate in DESIGNATION, you become part of the lifelong DESIGNATION network. For however long it takes for you to find a job, we will work with you to make it happen.

Company Connections


We bring two parties together that have everything to gain from one another. Companies get fresh talent, you get an exciting new job and everyone goes home happy.

Who We Work With


We partner with startups, agencies and established businesses to identify the skills they’re looking for in an incoming candidate. We will actively work with you to groom you to fit those roles.

Apply To The Next Class


Xenon Cohort

Available in:

Chicago, IL

Design Essentials -

Weeks 1-6 (virtual) -

Weeks 7-18 (in-person) -

Note, there will be no class 12/24 - 1/8.


Yucca Cohort

Available in:

Chicago, IL

Design Essentials -

Weeks 1-6 (virtual) -

Weeks 7-18 (in-person) -



Zinc Cohort

Available in:

Chicago, IL

Design Essentials -

Weeks 1-6 (virtual) -

Weeks 7-18 (in-person) -



Amethyst Cohort

Available in:

Chicago, IL

Design Essentials -

Weeks 1-6 (virtual) -

Weeks 7-18 (in-person) -



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Alumni salary after the program increased an average of 62%.


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94% of our graduates go on to great new design jobs.


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