During this course students will design and create a series of tightly defined documents for presentation to prospective employers. Students will prepare an effective medium to assist in furthering their careers by creating documents professionally while using the Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat. The instructor will provide guidance regarding the portfolio content. All students will produce a print portfolio as well as a pdf electronic portfolio. This course is recommended to be the last course in the certificate.
Course learning outcomes / competencies
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Display adverts with common elements and branding.
- A stationery package.
- A restaurant menu and wine list.
- A four-page marketing brochure.
- A series of posters.
- A realty flyer.
- A full-page newspaper advert.
- A print portfolio and a pdf portfolio.
In this course we were given precise project requests (develop a logo, search for images and then use provided text) to create a concise and cohesive finished result of: a series of display advertisements with common elements and branding, rack cards with common elements and branding, a stationery package, a restaurant menu and wine list, a four-page marketing brochure, a realty flyer, a full-page newspaper advertisement, a print portfolio and a PDF portfolio.