With Humber’s Graphic Design for Print and Web program, you will develop a diverse and complete skill set that will help you gain a competitive edge in this dynamic field of graphic design. With training in industry standard graphic applications for both print and web design, our project-based learning environment features expert facilitation using the latest Adobe Creative Cloud applications, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Dreamweaver.
Our courses, theory and principles of design are complemented by multiple hands-on demonstrations and real-world projects such as designing editorial and outdoor advertising campaigns & magazine publications, responsive web design for mobile devices, prototyping sustainable box packaging concepts and, ultimately, creating an online portfolio website using industry standards and best practices in HTML / HTML5, CSS / CSS3 animations, jQuery, user interface design and usability testing. Your online portfolio website will showcase your print and web design skills, in addition to, your coding and development abilities. Students will also learn the fundamentals of typography for print and web, interactive prototyping, and project management.
Our Graphic Design for Print & Web program will also prepare you for pursuing employment during our Employment Skills courses. Your instructors will mentor you on how to network and interview with employers, build and write effective résumés & cover letters, draft contracts and proposals and develop pricing schemes for design related freelance projects. Finally, you will develop a clear personal branding package as a freelance design entrepreneur and optimally present your portfolio for various types of positions within the design industry using engaging presentation decks.
The flourishing creative industries of Toronto offer an ideal environment in which to build your graphic design career. Humber College's Graphic Design for Print and Web Advanced Certificate puts you on the right track for this inventive occupation.
Featuring the greatest concentration of graphic designers in the country, the city offers ample opportunities for you to put your print and web design skills to good use. Work as a graphic designer, web designer, project manager or junior art director in a variety of organizations, including multimedia houses, design studios, graphic design departments of major corporations, advertising agencies and publishing houses. With your creative flair, knowledge of design software, and keen awareness of current digital design trends, you'll impress employers and secure your future in this innovative field.
If you're drawn to the idea of being your own boss, you'll be well-situated to freelance for the many organizations that outsource design work, which will allow you to control your earnings, time and projects.
Humber is an authorized Adobe Training Centre and member of the Adobe Partners by Design, an alliance between Adobe Systems Incorporated and 27 of the top design schools in the world.
Once you have completed your application through Ontario College's website, you will receive an email confirmation from Humber College. The email will instruct you on how to complete an online assessment and prompt you to submit your portfolio and resume for consideration into the program. Your application will be reviewed and your status will be updated on MyHumber.ca within 72 business day hours. If you are having difficulties accessing your application status on SRS, please feel free to email the program coordinator for details.
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The current tuition fees are: $7,783.41 (Domestic) and $8,203.41 (International).
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for 22 weeks of the current academic year. Fees are subject to change. For more information, refer to Fees and Financial Assistance.
An estimated amount of $300 for supplies, including graphic art supplies, mounting boards, purchase of stock imagery for assignments, reference texts, software subscriptions etc....
Currently, our lab is equipped with Adobe Creative Cloud versions. Students may purchase their student subscriptions directly from Adobe's website.
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