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MDIA 2310 - Portfolio Design

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This class focusses on creating a digital portfolio to showcase your work. Your designs should highlight your creative abilities, concepts and ideas that you have developed, and your personality. You will design and create a series of tightly-defined webpage layouts, phone app mockups, landing pages, icons, info-graphics, and digital print layouts for presentation to prospective employers. The instructor will provide input and guidance for the portfolio content as well as the proper methodologies and techniques on how to achieve effective results. Your portfolio is your gateway to reaching out to potential employers. This course is required to be the last course in the Graphic Design Associate Certificate.

Prerequisite(s)

MDIA 1040 and MDIA 1049 and MDIA 1105 and MDIA 1140 and MDIA 1180 and MDIA 2012 and MDIA 2049 and MDIA 2180

Credits

3.0

Cost

$608.03

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 44225

Tue Sep 11 - Tue Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 850

Instructor

Justin Baker

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$608.03

This course offering is full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Design and create digital projects that portray your own creativity, concepts, ideas, sketches, and personality.
  • Design and create webpage layouts, phone app mockups, and landing pages.
  • Create a series of digital advertisements with common elements and branding.
  • Create a master template for presenting portfolio work.
  • Design and produce a series of branding products.
  • Create and format marketing materials.
  • Create user interface elements such as icons, buttons, logos, forms, and infographics.
  • Design phone app wireframes and mockups based on current technology trends.
  • Conceptualize and design digital marketing items including interactive e-newsletters.
  • Create a professional resumé and cover letter using creative cloud software tools.
  • Provide constructive, growth-producing feedback to your fellow colleagues.
  • Prepare a professional online, evolving, and current portfolio.
  • Present your portfolio to an industry panel.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

MDIA 2310 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Graphic Design
    Full-time/Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Media Techniques for Business
    Part-time   Certificate

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