Create pro-level UX Audits and reports

Learn how to run impressive UX and UI design audits for websites and applications. Build reports that stakeholders love to see with our easy-to-use audit report template.

Who is this for?

Designers that want to level up their design skills and impress their boss, clients, or project managers with awesome audit reports.

Solo Product Designers

Equip yourself with the tools to dissect user experiences, making your product designs functional and easy to use.

Website Designers

Expand your skill set by by integrating UX principles and skills into your creative process.

Senior Product Designers

Elevate your auditing expertise and improve the way you present your findings to stakeholders and lead your team.

Freelancers and Consultants

Add a competitive edge to your services by offering comprehensive and memorable UX audit reports.

What's Inside

What will you learn?

Preparing for Audits

Understand the mindset and tasks that are essential to conducting better audits every single time.

Step-by-Step Process

Stop stressing about how to do audits. Follow our proven process to speed up your workflow.

Building Polished Reports

Our audit report templates rock. Bosses, project managers, and clients love them. You will too.

Course Objectives
Understanding Audits
Preparing for a UX Audit
Conducting a UX Audit: Step-by-Step
Reporting and Presenting Findings
Tips and Common Pitfalls
Closing Thoughts
Why listen to us?

Credentials that speak for themselves

While we don't like to brag, we think it's important to share what makes our work stand out from the rest. We’ve contributed countless hours to design resources, mentorship, and education.


File Downloads in Figma Community

Our Figma community assets get a lot of attention, and for a good reason–they’re helpful! We share and teach because we care.


Hours of Dribbble and ADPList mentorship

Our design teachers have dedicated countless hours into mentorship and education. This video course will tap into this wealth of experience and expertise.


Clients helped refine our process since 2015

This UX audit process and reporting style was tested and improved in the real-world through our clients at Headway, a digital product agency.

We've seen it all

Learn from our collective experiences

Our UX audit course wasn't created in a silo. The design team at Headway is working together to share the best ways to discover design issues and define opportunities in any user experience.

Course Presenter
Melissa Gallagher

Senior Product Designer

Melissa helps lead the UX audit process at Headway, a digital product agency. She helped craft our UX audit templates for both conducting audits and reporting them to clients. You can hear her talk more on UX audits in a recent episode of the Beyond UX Design podcast.
Course Development Team
Sam Pecard

Senior Product Designer

Billy Sweetman

Head of Design

Breanna Clemens

Design Lead

Clint McManaman

Staff Designer

Riley Hennigh

Product Designer

Become a uX audit pro

Level Up Your UX AUditing Skills

Added Bonuses

UX Audit Process Template
UX Audit Report Template
UX Audit Process Template
How to Stop Skipping Audits Video

Try risk-free! If you don’t think this course delivered you value, you can get your investment back within 14 days.

Can your company to pay for it?


How long does it take to complete a this course?

These lessons are self paced, but you can watch the videos in under 2 hours. Applying what you learn may take a few weeks as you learn how to apply different aspects of the audit process to your work. Each time you do an audit with our process and templates, the more effecient you will become.

How can I get my company to pay for it?

We actually have a handy dandy email and message template to use to help you ask your company so you can expense it. Grab our "Can I expense this?" Template here.

Do you have any free design content?

Yes we do! Our YouTube channel has over 850k views and 10k subscribers full of videos on design systems, UX audits, and design leadership. We also have articles and resources at

Is this thing really worth it?

Fair question. Why trust us? Our team at Headway has done training for designers at companies like Ford. We also use them for onboarding new designers at Headway.

Will there be more videos added to this course?

The plan is to make this course and the Shipwright Academy a living, breathing educational resource. If our process and tooling has updates, we'll add new videos or update current ones to fill in the gaps.

We also have other courses available. Check out our courses on Design Systems. We have more courses for different parts of the design process coming soon as well.