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Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Real Graphic Design Experience, Real Life.

That’s what you can expect when enrolling in the Graphic Design program here at Iowa Lakes. Develop the creative and technological skills needed to keep up with the new forms of design.

While preparing for a variety of careers available in the graphic design field, you’ll create a digital portfolio to increase your chances of job placement after graduation. Whether you choose to pursue print design, animation or multimedia authoring, our dual-track program will help get you started for a creative career path.

Acquire training in: 

  • Animation
  • Typography
  • Digital illustration
  • Drawing
  • Photography

Graphic Design A.A.S. Degree Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate communication skills through presentations, critiques, written content, and rapid visualization.
  2. Produce comprehensive layouts for client/project.
  3. Produce original design solutions.
  4. Interact with clients or directors in a professional manner.
  5. Create layouts, storyboards, sketches, and/or site architecture map. 
  6. Write proposals, design ideas, and presentations in a clear and precise manner.
  7. Demonstrate readiness for the workplace with the creation of a working digital portfolio.
  8. Apply principles of color theory, perspective, and design essentials to traditionally and digitally produced projects.

Graphic Design Diploma Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate communication skills through presentations, critiques, written content, and rapid visualization.
  2. Produce comprehensive layouts for client/project.
  3. Produce original design solutions.
  4. Interact with clients or directors in a professional manner.
  5. Create layouts, storyboards, sketches, and/or site architecture map. 
  6. Write proposals, design ideas, and presentations in a clear and precise manner.
  7. Demonstrate readiness for the workplace with the creation of a working digital portfolio.
  8. Apply principles of color theory, perspective, and design essentials to traditionally and digitally produced projects.

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