If you have thought about pursuing a career as a graphic designer, but not sure where to start, this class will give you both a career outlook and an overview of foundational concepts in the graphic design industry. In this two-hour course, we will cover both an overview of the profession, educational paths, tools and software, and cover a broad range of topics related to getting started in the design profession.
This class is suitable for high school, college students embarking on a new career, those interested in pursuing design as a part time or side career and adults interested in changing careers.
The prospect of starting a new career can be terrifying, so in this course I will walk you through need to know information that will help you feel confident about your career choice.
In part 1 of this course we will cover:
- Professional outlook
- Educational paths
- Career Paths
- What makes a great designer?
- Design areas and disciplines
- Design aptitude and creative thinking
- Technical skills and software
- Creating a Portfolio
- Gaining experience
In part 2 we will cover:
- Design aptitude
- Design influences
- Design history
- Design fundamentals
- A typical project
This video will give you an overview:
This class is provided as part of a grant through Fulton County Arts and Culture