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Design Media Production Technology

Program Description:  Design Media Production Technology prepares students for employment in a variety of media production industries. This program of study emphasizes hands on production in specialized areas. Graduates of the program received a Design Media Production degree with specializations in Graphic Design and Prepress, Web Interface Design.

Job/Career Description:  Plan, analyze, and create visual solutions to communications problems; use color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and various print and layout techniques; develop the overall layout and production design of magazines, newspapers, journals, corporate reports, and other publications; develop material for Internet Web pages, interactive media, and multimedia projects; may produce the credits that appear before and after television programs and movies; use specialized computer software packages to help them create layouts and design elements and to program animated graphics.

Graphic Design & Prepress: Covers traditional print application as well as retail/advertising design. The student will learn to design logos, stationary, posters, billboards, signage, packaging, advertising, corporate identity and campaigns. Upon completion of this specialization the student will have created a professional portfolio.

Web Interface Design: This concentration is a web design based discipline specializing in multimedia applications for web presentation. The student will learn web design techniques as well as Web languages such as HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).

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