Design Academy

Ready to tap into your creative potential and guide users on their journeys through UX/UI magic? Learn web and mobile design essentials from experienced mentors, who will provide invaluable guidance and support to your growth.

Design your future now!

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What’s in it for you?

Free Tuition

Learn how to build beautiful and interactive websites and mobile applications for free.

Portfolio Development

Create desktop and mobile designs, interpret data, conduct user testing, build a digital product, develop a portfolio, and present your work.

Expert Mentorship

Work side-by-side with experienced mentors and tap into international industry knowledge.

Job Opportunities

Get a chance for a paid internship and to become a full-fledged member of our team.

Professional Credentials

Receive a certificate of workshop attendance and showcase your qualification.

Are we a perfect match?

No prior experience is necessary, only a strong drive to learn and a passion for digital design. We're looking for candidates with a broad range of skills and talents including:
  • Enthusiasm for learning.
  • Creative and analytical approach.
  • Familiarity with design tools.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Your Quest

Meet our Instructors and Mentors

Simon Tratnik

Simon is a product designer and workshop facilitator. His passion lies in helping companies work better together and empowering individuals to make real change in their organizations by leveraging the power of design and workshops. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise from running design workshops for Silicon Valley startups to large corporations and has taught hundreds of people how to design better products, faster.

Veronicca Ditrih

Veronicca is a senior product designer with a diverse and enriching career path. Her journey has been an incredible learning experience, spanning across different areas of design, such as conceptual planning, usability testing, and creating sophisticated UI libraries powered by design systems. But what truly stands out about her approach is her dedication to creating a harmonious work environment. She strongly believes in empowering every individual in the team to identify their own unique strengths and excel in their roles, thereby fostering a culture of fulfillment and success.

Alumni Reviews

What former students have to say about the program‍

“Not only did I get valuable insights into the world of user interface (UI) design from experienced professionals, but the mentors were also extremely kind, friendly and open to discussion.”

Neža Sešel
Design Academy

"Applying to Povio Design Academy during my final year of studies was a fantastic decision, as it made the transition from being a design student to becoming a professional designer super easy, for which I'm truly grateful. The program was very well-structured, and the mentors were amazing, always ready to help and share their knowledge."

Tjaša Mužina
Design Academy

“Attending the Academy was an incredibly enriching experience, filling me with inspiration to keep learning and exploring. The knowledge and skills I gained have proven invaluable, both in my creative endeavors and professional growth."

Eva Oeser
Design Academy

"The academy was filled with hands-on work on a fun project that pushed me out of my comfort zone. I can confidently say that this intense experience equated to personal growth and provided unique learning opportunities that I wouldn't have encountered otherwise."

Anja Deronja
Design Academy

“The reason, I was delighted to get a spot in the Academy is the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with people with extensive knowledge in design.”

Tia Maria Tertinek
Design Academy

Design your future with Povio Academy

Level up and fast-forward your tech career. Forge amazing friendships, gain career-defining experience and immerse yourself in a culture that breathes creativity and innovation.

Apply now to unlock your creative potential.