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Multimedia Graphic Design

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Duration: 5.5 semesters plus 8 week work term. Click here for specific start dates.
Faculty: Creative Studies
Certification: Diploma of Technology
Entrance Requirements: Please click here
Are you creative and detail-oriented?
Interested in graphics, web design and social media?
Do you enjoy creating projects that catch people’s interest?If so, Academy Canada’s Multimedia Graphic Design program is waiting for you!

Program Description

The Multimedia Graphic Design program prepares students to work with solid design concepts. Students take their ideas into full production using industry-standard software like the Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere). Multimedia is the next step for the graphic design industry. This program brings together “all media” into one format. Multimedia allows the student to create the interactive visuals essential in today’s digital advertising. Students create a wide range of materials, including webpages, social media graphics and video, that showcase their creativity and ability to communicate with impact. All graduates in the program complete a portfolio showcasing their talents and abilities to enhance student training and employability.

Program Courses

  • Advertising Copywriting Fundamentals
  • Business Development
  • Computer Applications I
  • Computer Applications II
  • Communication Skills
  • Database Management
  • Design and Publishing Media
  • Graphic Design Fundamentals
  • Graphic Pre-Press and Print Production
  • History of Design Art
  • Illustrator
  • Job Search Skills
  • Multimedia Applications I
  • Multimedia Applications II
  • Packaging Design
  • Photoshop I
  • Photoshop II
  • Portable Document Fundamentals
  • Portfolio Preparation
  • Principles of Web Design
  • Programming in HTML/XML
  • Programming in JavaScript
  • Psychology of Advertising
  • Three Dimensional Design
  • Two Dimensional -Three Dimensional After Effects
  • Typography
  • Video Production Fundamentals
  • Work Term

Employment Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Multimedia Graphic Design program, graduates may be eligible for employment with companies who provide services like branding, publication design, video editing/animation, social media graphics, signage, or website design.

The skills and knowledge acquired through the application of Multimedia Graphic Design allow graduates to perform to current industry standards. Employment opportunities will be appropriate in organizations whose main responsibility is production of Graphic Arts and Internet Advertising through computerized/or traditional means. Self-employment opportunities may also exist.

These excellent employers have supported our graduates:

  • Dc Design House
  • JAC
  • iDesign
  • Leaman Signs
  • Focus Bold

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