A/E Career Enrichment >> Graphic Design

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Make your visual presentations look professional and communicate effectively. Get the latest most advanced techniques on graphic design principles, including page layout, typography and basic design considerations. Take away more skills to create an effective and beautiful visual presentation on any presentation software program that you choose. Agenda Unit 1 Design Principles Contrast Alignment Proximity Repetition Compare effective visual presentations vs. poorly executed visual presentations Unit 2 Design Principles Part 2 Color Balance / Unity Page Layout Analyzing the work of a professional designer to draw inspiration Unit 3 Branding Your company’s brand, visually, core messaging (Analyze how to incorporate that into the presentation) Inspiration Board Concept / Theme of Presentation Stock Images and Illustrations that communicate to target markets Unit 4 Execute Your Visual Presentation Getting Critiques for Improvement Getting Feedback from Professional in your Industry / Target Expanding presentation to different formats – web, info graphics, in-person

270144

Start date: 08/07/17

Online 24/7

Tuition: $195.00

Location : Online

Instructor : Jenna Soard 



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  This is a hands-on program. You will create a number of graphic design projects for print production including logos, newsletters, business cards, flyers, advertisements, and brochures. The print projects are designed to teach you the proper skills needed  to design great-looking projects and prepare them for print production. In web production, you will learn to create that perfect web page design – make your images “web ready,” learn the correct file formats and how to save your files, and create customized buttons for your web page. Finally, you will create a digital portfolio of these projects to show prospective clients/employers. Topics covered in this class are design, typography, use of color in design, how to create and use vector images, page layout design, image manipulation and photo retouching, color adjustments using levels, how to save your images for print and web, preparing your files for print production, and PDF portfolios. You will also learn Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite CC, Adobe InDesign CC, Adobe Illustrator CC and Adobe Acrobat 10. Completion of this Graphic Design program will help you prepare for the Adobe ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) exam. The class textbook and Certiport exam fee with re-take are included within the tuition. Macintosh computers are used exclusively for this class. A payment plan is available. Students will receive a certificate of completion after successfully completing this class. Prerequisites: Working knowledge of computers necessary.   Student testimonials  “The instructor was great. Not only knowledgeable in the course but an easy person to talk to. If I took [Photoshop or Graphic Design] I would hope he would be the instructor. “ - Frank, Parma  “I loved the class; I really don’t want it to end because there is always more to learn. But, I’m happy I know the basics and that was my goal.” - Lauren, Parma “The instructor is very enthusiastic and he really wants the students to succeed. He goes above and beyond to help students learn and understand.”  - Kaye, Brecksville “The instructor is great! He made the class fun and easy to learn. You know his passion is teaching- which is clearly demonstrated by his 1:1 time and willingness to always answer questions.” - Annette, Independence “Had a great time. The instructor was great at answering all my questions and letting us know where we can find additional info. Thanks!”  - Claudia, Independence

640011

Start date: 09/18/17

Available Discounts

53 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon, Wed .

Tuition: $2,285.00

Location : Cuyahoga Valley Career Center Location : 
  Cuyahoga Valley Career Center.

Instructor : TBA TBA 

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Attend this FREE Information Night: Meet the instructor, learn about the curriculum, Adobe certification and career options. Please register for this event.   

640012

Start date: 09/11/17

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Tuition: $0.00

Location : Cuyahoga Valley Career Center Location : 
  Cuyahoga Valley Career Center.

Instructor : TBA TBA 



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Attend this FREE Information Night: Meet the instructor, learn about the curriculum, Adobe certification and career options. Please register for this event.   

640014

Start date: 09/12/17

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Tuition: $0.00

Location : Cuyahoga Valley Career Center Location : 
  Cuyahoga Valley Career Center.

Instructor : TBA TBA 



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