Certificate in Graphic & Web Design (CGWD)

Program Objective & Description

The Advanced Certificate in Graphics & Web design is designed to build knowledge and skills through an intensive series of subjects that cover a wide spectrum of the multiple media. Students gain knowledge based on experience through extensive lab time using multiple hardware platforms. A one-to-one (student-to machine) lab ratio allows students to individually explore the intricacies of a wide variety of graphics software. Students create a series of projects and assets throughout the program in addition to a final project especially developed to demonstrate their knowledge and abilities to potential employers. The Advanced Certificate in Graphics & Web design course would take the student through various facets of visual design, polishing his or her skills for the challenging media industry as wells as exposure in order to keep the student at par with the demands of the industry.


Most frequent questions and answers

Those who are looking forward for a career in Multimedia making can apply for this course.

10th Standard – Pass or Fail. Anyone over the age of 16 can apply.

15 months at 4 hours a day and 5 days a week

To study Graphics & Web design you don’t need to have any prior technical knowledge. You will be mentored on all required techniques and technologies as and when required. The passion and flair to excel and make a career is the driving force.

Aniframes College of Arts & Multimedia maintains a 100% track record of having all their successfully passed out students being employed. Thereby if you successfully complete the course, the placement cell will ensure that you find employment in companies relevant to your subject.Note: Employment opportunities will be provided for students who are above 18 years of age on completion of the course.

Typically, the Advance Certificate in Graphics and Web Design follows the course sequence outlined here, however, Aniframes College of Arts & Multimedia reserves the right to modify or change curriculum, class schedules and/or course sequence as it deems necessary to ensure that student and institutional goals are met.
  • Graphic Design
    • conveying a specific message to a targeted audience requires a professional with creative skills who is referred to as a graphic designer. Graphic design is the study and practice of communicating ideas and information through printed, environmental and digital presentationsThis subject provides the fundamental technical and creative skills required for a graphic designer. The subject is a mix of Typography and images we try to integrate messages that interest, inform, and persuade intended audiences. We also use research, critical thinking, creativity, and a range of problem – solving principles to solve complex visual communication problems within the constraints of time, space, budget, and technology. In this subject students learn how to produce digital images, illustrations, and layouts, addressing such foundational design theory topics as color, typography, and composition. Class assignments involve hands-on photo editing, logo design, poster design, magazine covers and layouts, and many other important practices. Students will gain proficiency in the following software in this subject. • Adobe Photoshop • Adobe Indesign • Adobe Illustrator • Corel Draw
  • Web Design
    • Web Design subject provides fundamental technical, creative, and critical thinking skills for a career in Web design. Students build proficiency in the technologies that Web design clients and employers demand. Students are taught the fundamentals of visual design techniques to make their work stand out. Students learn how to create digital images and interactive page elements, build Web sites compliant to the international web standards with HTML, CSS, and design sites that are functional and creatively appealing.Students will learn how to plan a website using a structured document, site navigation types, creating web illustrations like buttons, banners & bars, typography for the web, scribbling the layout, creating web templates, slicing the templates, recognizing good design vs. bad design, optimizing graphics and images for faster downloads. Students will also learn to create animated contents to be integrated into a website, creating e-greetings, animated banners and other web components, e-presentations, Advanced Action Script 3.0, Overview of Search engine optimization, Domain hosting, Site uploading & Maintenance. Students will gain proficiency in the following software in this subject.  • Adobe Photoshop • Adobe Dreamweaver • Adobe Flash with Action Script • HTML and CSS • FTP (File transfer protocol) and a host of other tools.
  • Portfolio
    • Students will create the presentation elements that surround the main demo reel. Students will learn how to make successful presentations that address the needs expressed in a variety of job descriptions. Presentation materials created in class will include visual branding, creating reel openers and closers, and the compilation of any traditional artwork. Students will also learn how to layout and implement an artist-friendly portfolio website. This class will culminate in a finished, professional demo reel on a DVD presented to a large audience for feedback and a modular portfolio website.The portfolio for graphic design will include Stationary Designs inclusive of the Business card, Letterhead & Envelope. Logos and Company Identities for a corporate communication. Advertising layouts & Web design template designs. Packaging Designs, Posters, Danglers, POPs, Leaflets, Menu cards, Invitation & Greetings, Newspaper & Newsletter layouts with typography presentations etc. The portfolio for web design will include a number of Web templates with an international look and feel, completely done website designs, Flash website mock-ups, animated e-presentations etc.

• Creative Visualizer • Graphic Designer • Web Designer • Web Animator • Photoshop Artist • Multimedia Designer • Logo Designer