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Media Communications - MDIA


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Explain the differences between UI/UX design.
  • Study industry best practices and trends in mobile art & design.
  • Retina and xHDpi, what they mean and how to design for them.
  • Know iOS and Android screen resolutions to creates assets for.
  • Design mobile screens based on user flows to match and convey the UX.
  • Mood boards and product branding into mobile design.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of driving user flow using colour and design.
  • Define device fonts and localization of fonts with design.
  • Design scalable and responsive mobile artwork in Photoshop.
  • Iconography and how it drives user flow.
  • Building mobile art files from Photoshop to iOS and Android.
  • Build layered mobile screen examples in Photoshop.
  • Export assets for iOS and Android ready for a developer.
  • App icon and asset requirements for device online stores.
  • Demonstrate correct use of typography, placement and colour use.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

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