The ADMCi School for Digital Craftsmanship


A school dedicated entirely to the craft of user-centered design. 

Defining a new standard in digital craftsmanship for recent graduates and career-switching professionals. 

Businesses are trying to be more customer-focused (that's code for 'user-centered'). Products like Apple's are lauded for being beautiful and easy to use (also code for 'user-centered').

These are the skills and insights we teach every day. 

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Grow your career with these classes today...

Jim Jacoby provides an overview of the school and its value to professionals building new skills and businesses strengthening their customer focus.

Fall classes start October 13!

The Details...

We are a training and education program fully dedicated to the craft of user experience (UX) to build stronger businesses and more rewarding careers.

These rapidly growing professional skills combine the logic of business and technology with the artistry of design and human insight. Perfect candidates can enter from either end of the spectrum and build a skill set businesses need today.

> Public classes are available in person and online...

> Custom corporate programs are available anytime...

> Additional details on our live information sessions...

Marketplace on NPR

Kai Ryssdal sets up the story at American Public Media (APM)...

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Blog Highlights 

Twitter Stream...

Blog: Digital Craftsmanship
Practitioner: Christine Mortensen

How can you get started in a vibrant career in content marketing? Christine Mortensen has some pointers that will get you started now.

ADMCi Success Story: Matt Viane (Interaction Design)

After a life-threatening accident, Matt Viane explains how the incident gifted him with a silver lining that would change the course of his career and ultimately, the course of his life.

ADMCi Success Story: Christina Hoffmann (Content Strategy)

In this digital age, the quality of marketing can easily make or break a business or organization. Christina Hoffman explains how her final project with The ADMCi School for Digital Craftsmanship transformed one hospital’s website into a tool that would reflect its true, successful image.

ADMCi Success Story: Karen Abney (Customer Journey Design)

Change happens when we least expect it—but Karen Abney had her eyes wide open as she watched graphic design shift into a digital gear. Her experiences in her field, most recently at ADMCi, have brought her career into a full flourish.

Join the debate August 21st at LinkedIn headquarters, Chicago: Building a 'full-stack' skill set in order to differentiate yourself in a crowded market...

Content Marketing: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Although it may seem like everybody has one, creating and maintaining a succcessful blog is no easy task; however, with these helpful tips, blogging for business just may have gotten simpler.

Designing America

Coca Cola's controversial Super Bowl ad, "Big Game," provides an unintentional lesson on design: both on constraints and on transparency.

Even Steve Jobs Didn't Design Alone

When company leaders seek to recreate the success Apple has had, they look to the wisdom of Steve Jobs. Jim Jacoby explains why that's the wrong approach.

What's Your Story

There are many contributing factors that help shape how we see the world, but what about how the world sees us?  The effect of social media on human behavior harbors many pros and cons; however, with a little effort, we can design a social media experience to create positive change.

Alum: Emily Nill - Content Strategist

She acquired the tools, mastered the craft, and became professionally unstoppable. This piece retraces the steps that led Emily Nill to The ADMCi School for Digital Craftsmanship, which equipped her with the skills necessary to create a bright, successful long-term career plan.