“Digital Design Technology Tech Prep is centered around creative graphic design concepts within the media of Web, TV, and printed materials. Use your creativity and our technology to learn how to communicate visually to a diverse audience!”
- Mrs. Massing
- Learn to use digital design software such as, Dreamweaver, Flash, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
- Potential to earn college credits and a Tech Prep Scholarship from Sinclair Community College
- Study graphic design, photography, video production, audio production, multi-media production, web page design, and animation
The MVCTC Digital Design Technology Tech Prep program is all about using computer software and technology to create advertisements, websites, Flash animations, videos, and other means of visual communication. Students learn the principles and elements of graphic design and communicating a message through visual media. In addition, students learn photography, videography, and audio production. Three-dimensional animation is introduced on a basic level during the second year of the program. Web content management systems are also introduced through a client project developed during the senior year. This program is taught by an instructor who is a CIW Certified Web Design Specialist.
During the junior year, students are introduced to basic concept drawing, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, videography, Dreamweaver, Flash and much more. Senior students expand on the skills used during the junior year through many projects and the development of a senior portfolio.
The Digital Design field is very competitive and students should pursue post-secondary education to ensure the best opportunities for employment after graduating from the MVCTC Digital Design Technology Tech Prep program. The Digital Design Tech Prep program aligns with Sinclair Community College Visual Communications Associate Degree. Students who satisfactorily pass proficiency tests will earn college credit towards their Associate Degree through Sinclair Community College while still in high school.
For more information on this career field, check out the links below:Digital Design Technology 2011 Promo Video