Pacific Design Academy

Graphic Media Design

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Program Information

School:Pacific Design Academy
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Graphic Design
Description:Two years or six semesters in length, the Graphic Media Design program focuses on teaching design concepts, illustration, typography, copywriting and creative problem solving. Photography, image manipulation and classic manual illustration techniques are applied to projects using current industry design software programs: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign,Adobe Director, Flash, and Adobe GoLive.

Students complete a wide variety of projects throughout the program, including advertising for print media, posters, corporate identity, package design, and self-promotion. They continue to explore the language of design in the context of multi-media development with the use of current software programs. Upon graduation students develop an impressive interactive and print based portfolio to start their new careers. Eligible students will be offered summer internships with media or print publication companies.
URL:Graphic Media Design at Pacific Design Academy
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Graphic Designers and Illustrating ArtistsVideo Game Level DesignerVideo Game Designers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Grade 12 completion or mature student status is required. Copy of Valid ID or birth certificate.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Letter of intent.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on August 01, 2012