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Graphic Design for Print and Web

Graphic Design for Print and Web

Graphic Design for Print and Web (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code

10521

Credential

Program Length

22 weeks, beginning in September and March

School

Graphic Design for Print and Web

Contact Information

Mark-Anthony Karam
416.675.6622 ext. 4728
mark-anthony.karam@humber.ca
mediastudies.humber.ca

Fees/Scholarships

The 2016/2017 fee for 22 weeks is
– domestic $7,622.89
– international $7,997.89.
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for 22 weeks of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

ADDITIONAL COSTS:
Approximately $500 – supplies, including graphic art supplies, mounting boards, purchase of stock imagery for assignments, reference texts, hardware etc.

Campus/Availability

Start DatesAvailability
2016 MarchClosed
2016 SeptemberOpen
2017 MarchOpen

Admission Requirements

• Practical work experience or education in a design-related field such as fine arts, digital design, illustration, photography, web design/ development, marketing, prepress, etc.
• Interest in learning and pursuing a career in multimedia and/or design industry
• Computer literacy (Windows or Mac)
• Portfolio of four to six design pieces of traditional or digital media (samples may include graphic design, illustration, paintings/sculptures or web design)
• Applicants will be required to submit a current resumé
• Applicants will be required to submit a letter of intent
• English testing may be required

Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Selection Includes Secondary Admission Requirements: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated and the result of the evaluation of additional secondary requirements. Secondary requirements may include a portfolio, audition, letter of intent, references etc., and vary by program.

Our Program

Humber’s Graphic Design for Print and Web certificate program helps you develop a diverse and comprehensive skill set that will help you gain a competitive edge in this dynamic field. With training in industry standard graphic applications for both print and digital design, this hands-on curriculum features expert instruction using the latest Adobe Creative Suite applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Dreamweaver.

The courses, theory and principles of design are complemented by multiple practical assignments and real-world projects such as designing a magazine publication for tablet devices, developing an on-shelf box package and, ultimately, creating an online portfolio website using industry standard practices in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML/HTML5) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS and CSS3). The online portfolio project will showcase your print and digital design projects, in addition to your web design and development abilities. You will also learn the fundamentals of typography for both print and web, design fundamentals, and the latest web standards and best practices.

Your design education will also include in-depth preparation for pursuing employment. Your instructors will guide you on how to network effectively with employers, build and write an effective resumé, brand yourself as a designer for freelance work, and how to optimally present your portfolio for various types of positions.

This program is not Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) eligible. Class size is limited, so apply early.

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Your Career

Toronto is at the centre of Canada’s design sector and is North America’s third largest hotspot for design communities and startups. There are many new and exciting opportunities in Toronto for aspiring graphic and web designers. Humber’s Graphic Design for Print and Web certificate program will help you develop the skills and training you need to pursue your chosen career path.

Work as a graphic designer, web designer or junior art director in a variety of organizations, including multimedia houses, design studios, graphic design departments of major corporations, advertising and creative agencies. With your creative niche, knowledge of design software and keen awareness of current digital design trends, you’ll impress employers and make your mark in this innovative field.

If you’re drawn to the idea of being your own boss, you’ll be well-positioned to freelance for the many organizations and design agencies that outsource contract design work, allowing you to control your earnings, schedule and projects.

Our Industry Partnerships

Humber is an authorized Adobe Training Centre and member of Adobe Partners by Design, an alliance between Adobe Systems Incorporated and 27 of the top design schools in the world.

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