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Visual Design Part Time

General Assembly
  • Awarded by
    General Assembly
  • Qualification
    Short Course
  • Study Mode
    Online
  • Course Cost
    $3,000
  • Duration
    8 weeks of 1 day a weekend sessions
  • Payment Option
    Payment planUpfront payment
  • Duration
    8 weeks of 1 day a weekend sessions
  • Start Date
    Enquire now for upcoming start dates.
  • Location
    Online
  • Career Outcomes
    Web Designer | Graphic Design Assistant | Digital Marketing and Communications Officer | View all

overviewCourse Overview

Build key skills for the modern workplace with this practical online Visual Design course from General Assembly.

In a competitive online world, the ability to communicate clearly and meaningfully is key. With this course, you’ll build in-demand graphic and visual design skills to help business and individuals cut through the noise and connect with their audiences.

In this course you’ll explore the elements of good design and apply design theories to your own practical work. You’ll gain proficiency in industry software, including Photoshop, and put your skills into practice with project mood board, mock-ups and presentations.

Online communication is key in a digital world, and the skills built in this flexible online course will enable you to rapidly grow your skillset and enhance your career opportunities. Taught by industry leaders, this course is a relevant and dynamic introduction to the fundamentals of visual design.

If you’re a creative thinker who likes solving problems, this course could help you grow your skillset and thrive in the digital world.

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What you'll learnWhat You'll Learn

In this web design course, the subjects you may study include:

Week 1: Photoshop for web design

  • Orientation & Photoshop for the web part 1
  • Photoshop for the web part 2

Week 2: The design discovery process

  • Research
  • Ideation

Week 3: Composition principles for the web

  • Contrast & similarity
  • Gestalt principles in web design

Week 4: Colour theory for web design

  • Colour theory
  • Colour for the web

Week 5: Web Typography

  • Fonts & typefaces
  • Composition with type

Week 6: Designing interfaces & interactions

  • UX fundamentals
  • Designing for interaction

Week 7: Responsive design

  • Responsive design
  • Flexible session

Week 8: Final presentations

  • Final presentations

Why study withWhy Study With General Assembly

Build your skills in some of today’s most in-demand industries with a course from General Assembly. They’ve got short courses in Digital Marketing, Data Analysis, Web Development, Programming and more, to give you the knowledge, confidence and competitive-edge to be ahead of your game and meet industry demands.

GA is equipped with a world-class team of subject matter experts, instructional designers and education product managers who continuously refresh content to ensure relevancy, so you know you’ll be at the top of your game with a General Assembly qualification!

General Assembly is all about equipping you with the right knowledge, tools and confidence to pursue a career you love.

General Assembly cares about your future and wants to help drive your career forward, which is why they developed an Immersive program to help you grow the right tools and strategies when it comes time to head into the workforce.

Where will it lead meWhere Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will obtain a certificate of completion of the Visual Design Part-Time course from General Assembly. 

This qualification will enable you to demonstrate skills, abilities and experience in the in-demand field of web design, and may enable you to pursue new employment in a role relating to web design, web development and digital media development.

After completing this course, you may choose to seek employment as a web designer or web developer, or take on additional responsibilities in your current role relating to digital strategy and decision-making or online content development.

  • Web Designer
  • Graphic Design Assistant
  • Digital Marketing and Communications Officer
  • Junior Web Designer
  • Graphic Artist
  • Web Design

How much will it costHow Much Will It Cost?

The fee for this course is $3,000.

General Assembly offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner:

  • Make repayments through Study Loans
  • Or, pay your course fees upfront via credit card
  • Make repayments through zipMoney

Pre-requisitesWhat You'll Need To Get In

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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