SAE launches Graphic Design course
Dubai, April 3, 2008
SAE Institute Dubai has launched a Graphic Design Short Course.
SAE is the unparalleled creative media education provider in the fields of audio engineering, digital animation, multimedia, filmmaking and electronic music production and is based in Dubai Knowledge Village.
The new course is scheduled to start on May 3, 2008.
“The advertising industry is amongst the biggest in the UAE and continues to grow at a very healthy rate. We at SAE Institute acknowledge this growth and believe that the launch of the Graphic Design Short Course helps equip students for work in this industry,” said managing director, SAE Asia Pacific and Middle East, Marco Bettelli.
“This short course provides a preliminary introduction into the creative skills needed to succeed as a graphic designer in this industry. SAE Institute continues to grow within the region and constantly offers courses which are highly demanded and which enable students to successfully secure employment in the leading industries.”
The 12-week course is designed to offer students a comprehensive introduction in to the worlds of graphic design and visual communication and promises to equip graduates with the professional skills needed to create their own publications for print.
The course classes will take place on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 5pm.
SAE’s Graphic Design Short Course gives students an overview of the complete professional Graphic Design production process and includes the following essentials: development of visual concepts and communication strategies; project planning and pitching; design implementation in professional graphic software; pre-press; quality control and successful presentation of the final product.
As this course is focused on practical skills transfer, students will have the chance to develop their own graphic design portfolio which may be useful for future full-time design course applications or when seeking employment.
The three-month Graphic Design Short Course is intended for those who enjoy experimenting with visual editing tools for graphics, photographs or layouts and for those who want to start a career as a Graphic Designer or Art Director in the advertising world. The programme does not require prior experience nor is personal equipment needed for the course
Subjects covered in the Graphic Design Short Course include: design principles, typography, color theory, visual concepts, communication strategies, professional skills in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign, pre-press, design of symbols and logos, business cards, letterheads, advertisements, brochures, CD covers, posters and labels, project management.
Please call SAE Institute Dubai on 04 3616173 to book your spot. – TradeArabia News Service