Digital Design Certificate Program

Take a mix of Graphic Design and Front End Web Development offerings 
Or Concentrate in Graphic Design or Front End Web Development

In today’s ever-growing digital industries, the line between graphic design and web development is becoming increasingly blurred. Designers and front end developers often find themselves working collaboratively, using the same mix of tools and terminology, in the creation and delivery of diverse digital projects. This Certificate Program is comprised of two required workshops and four electives. You have the option of earning a general Digital Design certificate, comprised of a mix of graphic design and web development topics, or a Digital Design certificate with a concentration in either Graphic Design or Front End Web Development.

In the Graphic Design concentration, you will dive deeper into the world of Adobe Creative Cloud, gaining hands-on experience and learning how to conceptualize, create and deliver design ideas from start to finish. In the Front End Web Development concentration, you will obtain a deep understanding of HTML and CSS, as well as how to utilize tools and frameworks such as Photoshop and WordPress to design webpages, templates and web graphics. Workshops are offered in Durham and Manchester

Two Required Workshops

  • Introduction to Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Introduction to Web Design

Electives (choose a total of four):

Graphic Design Electives

Several electives are offered in the topic areas of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Typography. Note: If you wish to concentrate on Graphic Design, then four electives from the Graphic Design options must be taken.

(The workshops marked with "GD" at the end of the description can be used for this concentration.)

Front End Web Development Electives

Several electives are offered that apply to the Digital Design-Front End Web Development Certificate program in the topic areas of web authoring using HTML and CSS, WordPress, user experience (UX), Typography, and Web Project Management. Note: If you wish to concentrate on Front End Web, then four electives from the Front End Web options must be taken.

(The workshops marked with "FE" at the end of the description can be used for this concentration.)

(Note: Workshops marked with "DD/GD/FE" indicate that they can apply to the general Digital Design certificate or the Graphic Design and/or Front End concentrations.)

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