Introduction to Graphic Design and its Digital Tools
Specialization Courses | 0CGG9INI | Introduction to Graphic Design and its Digital Tools

This course is an introduction to the discipline and digital tools of graphic design. It offers a first approach for those who require basic training in the different stages of design in a graphic process and specific training in the different digital processing programs. 

With a practical approach, the basic principles of design will be introduced and projects will be carried out based on the different professional areas: editorial design, corporate image, advertising, multimedia design, packaging, etc. In addition, the main design programs (Adobe Photoshop©, Illustrator© and InDesign©) will be taught and also how to interact between them to optimize resources and generate and edit complex graphic elements. To conclude, a final project will be carried out to demonstrate the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the course.

  • Certification: Introduction to Graphic Design and its Digital Tools (Specialization Course).
  • Language: Spanish.
  • Program length: 60 hours.
  • Dates: February - June.
  • Schedule: Friday afternoon.
  • Coordinators: Anna Pallerols and Aleksei Pushkarskii

The student will obtain the necessary knowledge to carry out a graphic project and its planning in different fields of application. They will also discover all the possibilities offered by Adobe© design programs. He will be able to edit and compose images with Photoshop©, generate vector graphics (logos, illustrations, icons) with Illustrator©, and layout professional documents (posters, magazines, books) with InDesign©. The objectives of the program are:

- Being capable of dealing with a graphic design project in a coherent way.

- Knowing the different processes involved in a graphic design project.

- Knowing the different fields of application of the discipline and its main characteristics.

- Knowing how to work with the digital tools necessary to develop graphic design projects.

- Mastering the necessary resources for the creation of coherent and professional graphic elements. 

- Increasing the creative capacity.

- Acquiring the necessary knowledge to apply it in working environments.

Students and professionals, both in the field of design and in other fields, who are interested in receiving introductory training in the area of graphic design and its digital tools. 

A basic computer knowledge at user level (MAC) is required.

The students will be able to develop their work, depending on their profile, in the following areas:

  • Graphic design and visual communication
  • Digital design and interaction
  • Advertising
  • Audiovisual design
  • Space design
  • Product design
  • Fashion design
  • Multidisciplinary design teams
  • Other areas related to design

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