GRAPHIC AND MEDIA ARTS ACADEMY

GRAPHIC AND MEDIA ARTS ACADEMY

Students work closely with their teachers to explore their creativity in graphic design and digital marketing while learning how to design for print, web, interactive, and social media. Picking which courses best fit their creative style and college and career goals, students tackle hands-on projects for community businesses and organizations while building a strong portfolio for themselves. Students may design and screen print t-shirts, create augmented reality pieces, and sharpen their photography, video and audio production, and web design skills using the latest technology and equipment in the industry.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Use 4K camcorders, mirrorless and DSLR cameras, professional audio equipment and MacBooks, print presses to create visual pieces.

  • Become proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, and Adobe Animate.

  • Learn the traditional print process and digital workflows as you complete customer service projects.

  • Dive into production theory and application, while working with

    emerging trends in digital design.

  • Work on website designs.

  • Understand the marketing mix (The 4 Ps)

  • Learn more about social media marketing.

YOUR COURSES

Year One

  • Visual Design Primer

  • Multimedia and Image Management Techniques

Year Two 

Graphic Design and Printing Pathway

  • Digital Image Editing

  • Visual Distribution

  • Arts and Communication Capstone

Multimedia Marketing Pathway 

  • Animation 

  • Multimedia Capstone

YOUR PATHWAY TO SUCCESS

Whatever your pathway, whether it's employment, enrollment, or enlistment, the Graphic and Media Arts Academy will provide you the opportunities to reach your goals through valued industry certifications, exposure to our college partners, and taking advantage of our Work-Based Learning program. Several of our graduates go on to become graphic designers, producers, photographers, and business owners.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • 10-hour OSHA

  • PrintED

  • Adobe Illustrator CS6

  • Adobe InDesign CS6

  • Adobe Photoshop CC

  • Adobe Certified Associate Video Communication 

  • Adobe Certified Associate Visual Communication 

  • Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint

COLLEGE PARTNERS

  • Columbus State Community College

  • Clark State College

  • Rhodes State Community College

  • The Modern College of Design

  • Wright State University

INSTRUCTORS

Tom Carrig
tcarrig@ohiohipoint.com
937-599-3010 ext. 1320

Carrie Williams
cwilliams@ohiohipoint.com

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