Course Description

Applied Design Technologies Part II

Digital Skills Academy

This course builds on the knowledge gained in the Applied Design Technologies Part I course and addresses graphic design production for the web and mobile devices. Participants will learn advanced design techniques for graphics and imagery for such devices and understand how to devise layouts for responsive websites, social media and mobile applications.

Participants will gain in-depth knowledge regarding graphic formats, learn advanced features of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and work with wire framing applications used to design for the web and mobile devices. As in Applied Design Technologies Part I, this course covers ideation techniques to help participants generate new ideas and make informed and well-articulated design choices.

This course is for participants looking to gain in-depth technical skills in the field of digital graphic design. This delivers particular benefits for organisations that are looking to expand design skills and build an expert talent pool in this specialist field. While upskilling is a vital enabler of recognition and retention for critical staff, developing expert talent in the field of Digital Graphic Design enables firms to launch cost-effective digital projects with the necessary in-house expertise.

On completion of this course, participants will have covered:

  • How to create layouts and graphic collateral for responsive websites, social media and mobile applications
  • How to apply photo imagery manipulation and retouching
  • Branding guidelines and how to apply consistency across design elements
  • How to apply font foundries, colour schemes and other stock library resources in a practical design-driven way
  • How to work with key graphic outputs including JPG, PNG, SVC in the right context

Dublin City South, Dublin, Ireland
College Name Digital Skills Academy
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology), Graphic Design
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin City South, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Start Date 5th March 2018
Course End Date 20th April 2018
Course Duration 7 weeks plus final assessment
Entry Requirements Participants must have successfully completed the "Applied Design Technologies Part I" Online Short Course. As part of our application process, participants will take a simple, online suitability assessment for their chosen course. Based on their answers, this will confirm that participants have the skills and experience required for a successful outcome
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Digital Skills Academy
Crane St,, The Digital Hub,, Dublin, Ireland