Visual Design Bootcamp: Bring Your Ideas to Life

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This workshop will be hosted online (Livestream) due to safety considerations, please check out the "Preparation" session on the bottom of this page.
Registered participants will be notified in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the workshop.
Are you visual thinker looking to understand more about the world of digital design? Have you been wanting to learn some of the fundamental programs and techniques that designers currently use to bring their ideas to life? The digital world is open for business, and this bootcamp will cover the essential aspects of visual design, leaving you with a deeper understanding of how effective designs are actually created, from research to final mockup. Good "design" is larger than any single platform, app or website. In this class, you'll come away with knowledge on how to creative beautiful, stand-out work that can live anywhere across the content spectrum, and drive results. Working through a series of guided demos, you'll:
  • Learn the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop, and InDesign, go-to tools for print and digital designers.
  • Touch on essential design principles including composition, color theory, and typography.
  • Explore the basic techniques and theory behind effective UX/UI design.
  • Learn the basic stages of the digital design process (research, moodboards, ideation and prototyping).
  • Learn to create powerful designs that can be applied to any form of content: magazines, websites, marketing materials, brochures and social media
Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set in our part-time Visual Design workshop. Or, learn more about the design world in our User Experience Design workshops, on campus or online. The well-being of our employees, students, clients, instructors, and guests is our number one priority here at General Assembly. We are monitoring COVID-19 very carefully and are adjusting delivery of our programs.

Due to the current health concerns, all GA short-form events, workshops & bootcamps will temporarily be held online - including this one.

Registered participants will be notified 24 hours in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the Zoom Meeting Room and other tools you’ll need for the session. Registration for this offering will close 2 hours prior to the session start in order to allow all students ample opportunity to have the technology enabled.