Graphic + Digital Design

Graphic + Digital Design

How to apply

Get step-by-step instructions on how to apply for the Graphic Design program.

Submit your portfolio

Create a portfolio with 10 to 15 pieces of your best creative work.

A creative career in design

Graphic Designers today are critical thinkers, collaborators and agents of change. They create value for businesses, bring empathy to social issues, and make the complex clear through smart visual solutions. Our Graphic Design programs reflect these skills through education that is purpose-driven and focused on being flexible and responsive in an increasingly complex world. Build a portfolio that reflects your values, leadership skills, and creative savvy gained through theoretical foundations, real-world projects, meaningful collaboration with classmates, other disciplines and the community. Our passionate faculty prepare you to engage with the creative industry and the greater business community in a profession that offers endless possibilities for a fulfilling career in visual communication.


Core Skills  // From art direction to execution, create compelling photography and beautiful typography. Get proficient in digital production with Adobe’s big 3 – Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.

Communication Design  // Turn ideas into action. Develop critical thinking skills that merge images with words for powerful visual communication.

Brand Identity  // Go beyond the logo. Design visual identities that connect people to places, products, services and cultures.

Interactive Design  // Design that moves with your medium. Design digital — websites, apps, UI and UX.

Dynamic Media  // Create motion graphics, kinetic visual communication, and brand narratives. Activate type, sound, image and storytelling for screens and mobile devices.

 

"I love being a graphic designer because I get to problem solve, have fun, make an impact, and work with visionaries. The graphic design program at UFV created a place for possibility to begin.”  — Alexandrah Pahl, UFV Grad 2018

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