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GRAPHIC DESIGN & WEB PROGRAMASSOCIATE IN SPECIALIZED BUSINESS DEGREE
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Advanced Graphic Design
Professional Skills Workshop
Layout and Type
THE PROGRAMPROGRAM COVERSDESIGN TECHNOLOGY ALUMNI SUCCESS
Every day, a tidal wave of web content, video, and print passes before our eyes. Everywhere you look, graphic design is there. The challenge is to get the world to pause for more than a second, to watch, or to read the information. This is what inspires graphic designers. They create idea-driven visual communications, coming up with fresh techniques to magnify images to best communicate messages.
You are a digital dreamer and see personality in typefaces. You love technology and the advances in the field. You are a visionary and an artist. Whether you are working on a Web site, logo or business card, it is up to you, as the problem-solver, to organize, interpret, and magnify the images to best communicate your message. This is your life. This is your dream. OWN IT.
- Web Design
- 2D Animation
- Advanced Computer Art
- Photo Manipulation
- Design and Composition
Combining the fundamentals of good design with proficiency in new computer and multimedia technologies, graphic design students at DEC have access to the schools’ facilities for large-format printing, projecting, scanning and photographing – anything they need to experience the potential of the digital world.
Students receive a Wacom Tablet and Mac Laptop loaded with all the necessary software they need to begin the journey of becoming a designer.
EMPLOYERS OF DEC ALUMNI INCLUDE:
- The INVENTSAI Network
- GA Communications
- Herald Standard
- Iziks Interactive
- Nokomis, Inc.
- Pure Red
- 84 Lumber
- Pittsburgh Conference & Exhibition
- Reliant Energy
- Solar Power
- World Kitchen, Inc.
- WYEP Radio
Brian Montecalvo // Coordinator of Graphic Design & Web Program
B.S. Indiana University of Indiana | A.S.T. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Rodney Boyce // Instructor
B.F.A. Edinboro University
PORFOLIO AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER
DEC recognizes the importance of students developing professional portfolios. The Portfolio and Career Development Center was created to give students in the art and entertainment disciplines a professional area for portfolio foundation. The Center is open to all students and they are encouraged to utilize it frequently so that their portfolios contain their absolute best work.
Services at The Center include Professional photographs of student work, information on how to light pieces for photography purposes, how to use social media, and assistance with layout and design to be able to create a comprehensive and compelling portfolio.