There are FIVE levels of UI skill.

Only level 4+ gets you hired.

Michal Malewicz


UI Design Skill Levels for Dark Mode
UI Design skill levels

The context

I went through 500 junior UI designer portfolios in 2022 and almost 150 in 2023 already. Then I tried tracking their career — finding out who ended up employed and who didn’t.

The results were quite interesting.