This course is a project-intensive remote course where students will build on their skills and knowledge in visual design principles and practices, as well as project development. All students will design and complete an individual capstone project and build a professional digital portfolio of their art and design work. In the process of creating digital portfolios, students will engage with Adobe Portfolio, a web-based portfolio builder, as well as the website builder WordPress.
In this course, we will focus on effective concept and project creation and development as well as professional and career advancement. Starting with their knowledge of design principles, students will gain new skills in user interface design. Students can expect to achieve beginning to intermediate technical competency in Adobe Portfolio, WordPress, and web design principles through online instruction modules, assignments, and instructor support. All students will be given remote access to an Adobe Creative Cloud license while enrolled.
In order to participate in this remote-learning course, students will need access to a laptop or desktop computer with multi-core processor and minimum 8GB RAM, digital camera (phone camera is fine), access to the internet, and a flat working surface.
We will use the course site Canvas and meet on Zoom. Synchronous participation in the four hours of class is required, and students can expect to spend an additional 6-8 hours per week completing assignments. Students successfully completing the requirements for this course will earn 4 credits in Graphic Design: User Interface Design and Portfolio Capstone Project.
Graphic Design I
Graphic Design II
This offering is connected to the Graphic Design Fundamentals Certificate at Evergreen. For more information visit: https://www.evergreen.edu/certificates/graphic-design-fundamentals
Independent artist/designer, publication design, textile design, web designer or administrator, publication or corporate design, social entrepreneur, arts fundraiser or agent, market researcher, design researcher or manager
Students can expect to spend $40 on textbooks and supplies.