Conceive, design, layout, and manipulate digital/print graphics
Adobe Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Animate, and InDesign
Students will work with photography equipment to create, edit, and publish works to be posted on the web.
Students will learn portrait, landscape, and product lighting techniques
Dreamweaver Graphic Design
Utilize creative animations, graphics, audio, and visuals to develop, program, and launch websites
Best practices on utilizing social media for marketing and promotional needs.
Students learn to design, develop, and produce interactive media projects, web sites, and social media contexts. Students will demonstrate methods of creating professional quality media using commercial and open source software.
Students will apply principles of image creation, management procedures, and multimedia techniques as they create, revise, optimize, and export graphics for video, print, and web publishing. The course will address issues related to web based publishing, social media, and security. Students utilize Adobe CC and open source languages, programs, and applications.
Students will learn animation and storyboarding techniques to plan production of an animation project. Students will design from script and storyboard actions in the pre-production planning process. Students will use commercial and open source digital animation software to create finished animations, cartoons and other short movies.
Students will learn techniques for transforming photographic images, through use of digital cameras, computers, and mobile devices. To accomplish this, they will learn software photo editing techniques including layering, color correction, masking, and special effects using current commercial and open source programs and applications.
Exceptional students may be ready for employment at the end of two years. Most students require additional training at a two-year tech school or post-secondary education.
Digital Media Specialist
Adobe Certification Exams
Edison State Community College
University of Northwestern Ohio
Clark State Community College
CTAG credits available