“The best part of life is the constant demand for you to be better - breach barriers that have locked you into your own perception of self and the surprise of achievement when you rise to the occasion.” - S. Sanders
Graphic design is a foundation for a variety of creative professions. The tools and information you learn in this program marry photography, art, and words together in a seamless blend of creative innovation. In the ACCA Design Studio, you will be a junior designer that is gaining the skills necessary for college, career or self-employment. Each assignment is designed to bring you closer to your individual goal.
Here are a few programs you’ll learn in this pathway:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
Graphic designers create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers. They develop the overall layout and production design for marketing departments and some of those designs are advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports.
As a junior designer at the ACCA Design studio these are a few projects you’ll work on:
- Business Cards
- Social Media
- Web Design
- Newspapers / Newsletters
- Idea Development
- Marketing Campaigns
- Project Management
As a junior designer in the ACCA Design Studio, your role will be:
- Using creativity as one of your muscle groups
- Developing conscientious time management skills
- Nurturing your leadership skills
- Embracing a love of words
- Cultivating a love of art, photography and design
- Desiring to work on times as a valued member
- Working independently to your highest potential
As your graphic design instructor, my role is to foster and nurture academic success, professionalism and your personal growth while preparing all of my junior designers for a robust global marketplace.
Graphic Design focuses on procedures commonly used in the graphic communication and design industries. Students will gain more experience in creative problem solving and the practical implementation of those solutions across multiple areas of graphic design and graphic communications. The prerequisite for this course is Introduction to Graphics and Design.
Graphic Design Pathway Courses: