Visual Design 101
1

Monday, 1 October

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

GA D.C., 1776

1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
$55 USD
Regular Ticket
$55 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Visual Design 101

David Kief Photo


Senior User Experience Designer, CHIEF

1

Monday, 1 October

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

GA D.C., 1776

1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
$55 USD
Regular Ticket
$55 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Step into the world of visual design with General Assembly.

During this workshop, you'll explore the tools and techniques you can use to bring websites, marketing materials, and more to life. The goal of visual design is to communicate a specific message to a targeted audience – because of that designers can influence, inspire, and leave their mark on the digital world. In this workshop, you'll learn how to use color theory, layout, and typography effectively. By the end of the workshop, you'll be able to execute a creative brief using your new skills.

Takeaways

  • A vocabulary for critiquing and communicating visual problems and solutions.
  • Understand the purpose of visual design and the value it brings to the overall experience
  • Provide a background of key visual design elements and components

Prereqs & Preparation

This workshop is designed for anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of visual design. No prior experience or knowledge is required.

What to bring to class: All students must bring their own laptops.

About the Instructor

David Kief Photo

Senior User Experience Designer,
CHIEF

Dave Kief is a Senior User Experience Designer at CHIEF helping companies and organizations large and small make their websites more user friendly. Born and raised in Baltimore, he studied art and design at Pratt Institute and has worked in the design field for almost 20 years. He’s been fortunate enough to have worked with some amazing people and companies such as Scholastic, Disney, Target, and Nickelodeon on various projects.

When not designing he enjoys spending time with his wife and two small children exploring his adopted city of D.C.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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