Graphic Design and Digital Communications
Be a creator
Are you a visual creator? Do you want to transfer your flair for creativity to the realm of digital design? Then our Graphic Design and Digital Communications option just might be for you. As a student, you’ll learn the skills needed to work in a fast-paced, creative environment. Graphic Design and Digital Communications students will work with industry-standard software and hardware to create image manipulations and composites, illustrations, videos, and animations that give them an edge in the world of web, print, and multimedia production. Graphic Design and Digital Communications students spend a significant amount of time learning and applying theory and psychology of art design and photography to many future design projects.
What can I expect?
Businesses everywhere need media creators to develop the most eye-catching and influential graphics for product and service promotions, social media marketing material, and communication creations. At Lake Area Tech, expect a solid foundation in imaging and graphics, layout design, multimedia production, animation, visual FX, and web development. You will also take courses related to database design, networking, and hardware to add to your professional toolbox and be even more prepared for your dream career.
During this 18-month program, you will spend around 80% of your time working on projects and will gain real-world experience during your 240-hour internship. Job opportunities are waiting for you in design studios, advertising and marketing agencies, print and production companies as well as many big and small businesses in need of visual design content creators. Let us help you get there!