Design is an in-demand career that you can do from virtually anywhere you have a laptop and an internet connection. It's fun, creative and rewarding, however you need the right skill set and in a field that's constantly changing, even a few months off can make you feel rusty.
The good news is with learn at your own pace, video classes, it's easy and inexpensive to jump-start your career in design — whether you're a newbie or just want to dust off your software skills. We've teamed up with Skillshare and Skillwise to provide video courses specifically geared towards creative moms interested in design.
Graphic Design Classes
Graphic Design Bootcamp
For moms interested in becoming a graphic designer, this class is a great first step designed for total beginners. Learn the basics of logos, business cards, brochures, web graphics, using Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. This includes project files to get you up and running quickly. See if design is the right career for you!
Typography From A to Z
One of the easiest ways to separate the pros from the amateurs is their use of typography. Proper typography is crucial to good graphic design. Whether you're designing a logo, poster or website, it's critical to know how to use typography to communicate with your audience. Includes print, logos, publishing and online applications.
The Ultimate Graphic Design Mastery Bundle
Great for moms that need to refresh their software skills or have dabbled in design and want to take the plunge. Includes classes on Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver and Affinity as well as typography and a class on becoming a Graphic Designer.
7 Courses Included in the Set
Web Design Classes
HTML & CSS for Beginners: Build 3 Projects
If you've been curious about building your own sites, this is a good class to get your toes wet. Includes hands-on case studies of a hotel, recipe and college website for you to work on.
WordPress for Beginners
WordPress powers over 20% of the internet so it's clearly a powerful tool to have in your freelance toolkit. This class is geared towards beginners and takes you from installing your site to publishing your content online.
Learn to Design Bundle
This bundle is a master course on web design. It includes 9 Courses & 57 Hours on everything from responsive design, rapid prototyping, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, mobile app and more. If you're looking to level up your web skills in a massive way, this is a great way to do it.
7 Courses Included in the Set
The Business of Design Courses
Running A Web Design Business
This course gives you a solid model to set up a web design business — either as a freelancer or agency. Covers finding clients, pricing, finances, and how to expand your business.
Double Your Productivity By Tomorrow Morning
Moms never have enough time to do all the things we want to squeeze into our days. This short class helps you organize your time so you're more productive and know what to work on.
MBA In a Box: Business Lessons from a CEO
Being a freelance designer means you're not only designing, but also running your own business. Learn about competitive advantage, SWOT, and growth strategies.