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An award-winning designer and instructor with over 20 years of design experience, Chris has led or created design courses at Northwestern University, Columbia College Chicago, Bloc.io, and Thinkful.com. In 2019, Chris founded New Pragmatic to create an affordable alternative to expensive university and bootcamp options.
When you sign-up for New Pragmatic, all feedback and one-on-one mentorship sessions are conducted by Chris.
“Not only is Chris extraordinarily talented and a competent mentor/teacher, he goes above and beyond in ensuring his apprentices achieve success.”
UX Designer at mcgarrybowen
“My design skills flourished under Chris’s mentorship. With his help, I pushed beyond my comfort zone and developed a design process.”
Experience Design Lead at PNC
“Chris Courtney is exactly what you would expect of a dedicated, supportive and encouraging mentor, and then some.”
Zoë Chinonso Ene
Designer at Microsoft
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