|Description:||Do you love art and drawing? Can you listen to others and turn their words into a visual reality? Take your passion and turn it into a career. Visual storytelling is a crucial part of today’s world, evoking emotion and helping others understand complex information. Learn to tell compelling stories in an impactful way. Grow your design skillset and bring products to life in this two-year diploma program. Get ready to learn the language of graphic design. Study composition and layout, typography, and digital painting and drawing software. Gain an understanding of programming fundamentals and video/audio skills to ensure you have the foundation for today’s world of multimedia communication. For even more of an edge, dip into marketing and branding, sharpen your project management skills, and focus in on an area of expertise in your final term. Become a digital Swiss army knife, ready to hit the ground running wherever your career takes you.
Working with others is a large part of what creatives do. This program will have you constantly collaborating and connecting with your peers, instructors and the community at large. Work at an in-house creative shop where you’ll design aesthetically pleasing and purposeful high-end graphical content that solves real-world client problems. Grow your listening and interpretation skills, and learn how to express and communicate the “why” of your designs. It’s not all Photoshop and Illustrator in this program. Get a flexible and comprehensive education that will prepare you to enter the workforce as a valuable member of a creative team or as a freelance specialist. Community projects are infused throughout the program, you’ll work in tandem with actual clients during your Capstone project, and finally, you’ll put everything you’ve learned into practice with an eight-week practicum.