Career Information

What Kind of Work Will You Do?

  • Define goals and audience content and assets
  • Structure flowcharts and site maps
  • Design page comps and production storyboards
  • Build and test sites using Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Flash and Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Upload, launch and revise pages and sites
  • All coursework aligns to the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) for Students, as well as the Adobe Certified Associate Web Communication and Rich Media Communication objectives to prepare students for certification

What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?

  • Ability to learn new procedures and software technical skills quickly and independently
  • A thorough knowledge of basic computer OS skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Desire and discipline to spend whatever time it takes to complete complicated projects

What Else Should I Consider about this Specialist Certificate?

  • Working in interactive media requires a dedication to keeping current with standards and software that change every year. Continuing self-education is a must
  • Average starting salary for Graphic Design degree: $35,000 (U.S. Dept. of Labor)