Yes, you will need some design knowledge.
If you know what 80-90% of these terms mean, you’re probably familiar enough with UX to take one of our courses:
- Error message
- Push notification
- User testing
- Information architecture
- Frontend / Backend
- Form field
If you don’t feel confident about your design knowledge, you can do some research on Medium or take a short course in user experience design before jumping into the UX Writing Fundamentals course.