Adobe InDesign Bootcamp
28

Saturday, 28 January

10 am – 4 pm EST

GA Boston

125 Summer Street 13th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
$180 USD
Regular Ticket
$180 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Adobe InDesign Bootcamp

Aaron Scott Photo


Principal + Creative Director , Symbolic Design

28

Saturday, 28 January

10 am – 4 pm EST

GA Boston

125 Summer Street 13th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
$180 USD
Regular Ticket
$180 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Bring your creative ideas to life with Adobe InDesign, the professional page layout standard, used by designers and production professionals to design, preflight, and publish a broad range of documents such as brochures, catalogs, magazines and books. InDesign allows you to lay out and design multiple page documents. This workshop is designed to get you up and running with Adobe InDesign in one day. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading students through the most important tools and concepts in InDesign.

Takeaways

  • Familiarize yourself with the interface
  • Learn how to properly set up a layout file
  • Learn to use master pages
  • Setting up and editing character styles and paragraph styles
  • Organizing your layers
  • Learn the fundamentals of good typography for print
  • Understand how to set up a grid that works for your content
  • When and how to use pantone ink colors vs. cmyk colors
  • Exporting your files for different types of print jobs
  • Learn to export PDFs with hypertext links for the web

Prereqs & Preparation

This is an introductory course designed for first time and beginning InDesign users. No prior experience with InDesign is required for this class. All students must be able to bring a laptop to the class (Mac preferred). You will need to have Adobe InDesign version CS4 or higher already downloaded on this laptop for the start of class.

About the Instructor

Aaron Scott Photo

Principal + Creative Director ,
Symbolic Design

Aaron is the Founder and Creative Director of Symbolic Design. Previously, he co-founded Leap, the award-winning, multi-disciplinary branding firm in downtown Boston. Over his career, Aaron has lead teams to produce a variety of thoughtful creative solutions on behalf of clientele ranging from large institutions to nimble start-ups.

Since graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design his work has been recognized by numerous regional, national, and international design awards including Graphis Design, Graphis Annual Reports, ReBrand, MITx, AIGA BoNE Show, The Ad Club Hatch Awards, The Facebook Creativity Awards, Behance Advertising Served, Behance Web Design Served, Behance Branding Served, and PSFK.

Aaron currently serves on the Advisory Council for the Boston Chapter of the Design Museum Foundation, a new national network of museums educating the world about the positive impact of good design. He also Co-Founded the Design Dinners, a quarterly, invitation-only event hosted on behalf of the Design Museum where designers and clients can share food and wine while discussing the impact of design on Boston businesses.

Aaron specializes in design for branding and identity, creative direction, art direction, graphic design, web design, and advertising. Entrepreneurial at heart, he is always looking for opportunities to make new friends who want to create great work.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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