Certificate in Graphic Design (CGD)

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Program Objective & Description

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 presentations This course 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 course students learn how to produce digital images, illustrations, and layouts, addressing such foundational design theory topics as colour, typography and composition. Class assignments involve hands-on photo editing, logo design, poster design, magazine covers and layouts, and many other important practices.

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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.

 5 months, 2 hours a day & 5 days a week.

To study Multimedia 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.

  • Students will gain proficiency in the following software in this subject.

    • Adobe Photoshop

    • Corel Draw

    • Adobe Illustrator

    • Adobe Indesign

     

Students will create the presentation elements that surround the main showreel. 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 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.

• Graphics Designer

• Creative Visualizer

• Content Designer

• Magazine Designer

• Visual Journalist

• Art Director

• Brand identity designer

• Icon Designer

• Broadcast Designers

• Logo Designer

• Package Designer

• Interface Designer

• Layout artist

• Photo*shop Artist