Design Challenges Workbook
Build product design skills and a hire-worthy portfolio
Learn by doing – real briefs, immersive projects, expert tips!
Use Design Challenges Workbook to solve real-life problems you can use to fill your design portfolio or brush up on your UX/UI and product design problem-solving skills!
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Is this your portfolio?
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All 15 design challenges in the workbook are based on real…
Detailed descriptions on who the client is and what their expectations are, varying from startup founders to established businesses
Various product types (websites, mobile apps, etc.) and skills needed (research, UX, UI) allow you to build a portfolio relevant to the work you want to do
Comprehensive and realistic descriptions of the design problems and the goals your clients have, alongside the specific audience you need to design for
Real projects always have constraints and you need to balance time, budget, and technological constraints – all of these are included with each design challenge
What YOU’LL learn
Design Challenges Workbook contains everything you need to land a good design job and advance as a designer
If you’re like the most novice product designers
You most likely got the design industry wrong…
I studied design. I went to all the relevant classes, completed all my homework assignments, had good grades, and wrote all the papers. I graduated and never thought too much about the next steps. I had complete trust in the educational institutions.
Feeling proud of myself for reaching my education goals, I gave myself a short period to rest after graduating and then started applying to design jobs. I thought the companies were just waiting for young designers like me. After all, I kept hearing that designers are in demand.
I crafted my CV, included a couple of smallish projects from college studies into my portfolio, and started applying to jobs. I was in for a rude awakening... The visual skills I focused so hard on, and the skill of listening to college lectures did not qualify me for meaningful, high-salary UX/UI design work.
I was educated but unemployable. Rejection after rejection, I started noticing the pattern in what people were telling me behind those fancy-worded rejections I received.
I actually had no real problem-solving skills, or at least I didn’t showcase them in the right way. My portfolio was focused on theoretical knowledge and visuals. I had no idea how to apply that theoretical knowledge to real-life projects even though I thought I was doing everything right. If the rejections didn’t keep repeating, I wouldn’t even believe them.
You only learn this AFTER BEING HIRED
Myths about your design career that are quietly sabotaging you
The honest truth
You need a combination of meaningful insights, implementation resources, and real-life practice
Stop hiding from hard tasks your brain hates and refuses, and start taking action on the things you’ve learned. That means applying your design knowledge to different, realistic design projects!
Take charge, start making money, get the job you want or get that raise! 💰 It takes work, but it’s so worth it!
If you’re ready to change the narrative of your career and you’d love to get actual, tangible, measurable results and the money in the bank – we’ve got a resource-packed roadmap with your name on it! 🚀
Design Challenges Workbook
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This workbook contains…
When you join, you will instantly receive…
Access to all design challenges in this workbook
Here’s a short breakdown
Access to complementary videos and bonus resources
Bonus materials consist of
Access to a dedicated Slack channel
In our Slack channel, you can
Practice and enrich your portfolio
Learn how to solve complex design challenges with real product design task examples
real-life project briefs based on the client projects we worked on
insightful design tips and processes from expert designers
through thought-provoking questions while designing
specific research, UX, and UI challenges with realistic constraints
your portfolio with stellar case studies and brush up on your design skills
your solutions to the solutions of other UX/UI and product designers on Slack
Our alumni ❤️ this workbook
These are the people who struggled with the same things as you do now
I’ve never had a mentor. The design challenge I did was such a new experience for me! I am so grateful as the challenges connected the pieces together for me! Thank you!
I felt a bit insecure about taking on a project I was asked to do, but after rapidly going through two design challenges within just 10 days, I felt a lot more confident. I ended up building an amazing relationship with that client!
Can’t believe how interesting some of the design challenges were! The detailed briefs made such a difference. I’d recommend this to any beginner!
I’ve been following you for a while on Instagram! Decided to give this a chance, and I can’t say how happy I am for doing that! This is so value-packed! You’ll gain so much experience!
Really appreciate that I was able to choose from so many different project types! You get a real design problem and being new in this field, it helped me learn Figma alongside learning how to design.
This boosted my progress toward the intermediate level immensely! It’s a cliche, but all good things are hard, and I truly believe this was a perfect example of it! You have a huge recommendation from me! Thanks y’all.
I never had the confidence to say “I’m a designer” even though I have been teaching myself design for 9 months. After completing a few of these design challenges I can finally say that I feel like a designer!