Visual Design Fundamentals (Online)

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

Visual Design Fundamentals (Online)

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

The goal of visual design is to communicate a specific message to a targeted audience. Through the intentional and aesthetic manipulation of elements, one is able to influence and inspire. Color theory, layout and typography are among the many areas covered in this course, as well as common practices, such as creative briefs and approval processes.

By mastering the basic principles of design, you can be confident that your creativity and effort is effective. And everyone is happy.

Takeaways

  • A vocabulary for critique and communicating visual problems and solutions.
  • A toolkit for exploration while starting new projects.
  • 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.
  • Start to identify aspects that make certain UI’s work (or not work).
  • Learn how to look at UI’s in a more critical lens.

Prereqs & Preparation

  • This class is for UX Designers looking to get more of a background on Visual Design or Digital Marketers interested in learning visual design essentials to create own ads and marketing collateral.
  • This class is taken completely online.
  • We will provide login information and a link to the platform on the day of each session.
  • You will need a computer, a strong internet connection, and an open mind to join.
  • If you cannot attend live, don’t fret! The recording will be sent out to everyone as well as the instructor’s slides.
  • This class is taking place in Eastern Time.

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