ART & DESIGN CAREER CHOICES
Introduce students the career options of the art and design field.
Student Objectives: Orientation
Provided with multiple lectures, examples, study guides, guided practices and student resources, the students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the art and design careers, by producing various portfolio based projects the demonstrate the skills and knowledge established by the Program Of Study, to a task completion rate of 80% or higher after 2 years in the program.
Program Of Study Requirements:
Commercial Art: 100 - ORIENTATION
101 - Identify career paths within the vocational profession.
102- List occupational requirements.
103 - Demonstrate research and organizational skills.
What Graphic Designers Do
Graphic designers create designs either by hand or using computer software packages.
Graphic designers create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers. They develop the overall layout and production design for various applications such as for advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports.
What Web Developers Do
Some developers work on a website from the planning stages to completion.
Web developers design and create websites. They are responsible for the look of the site. They are also responsible for the site’s technical aspects, such as its performance and capacity, which are measures of a website’s speed and how much traffic the site can handle. In addition, web developers may create content for the site.
How Do I Become a Professional Illustrator or Artist?
Learn how to become a professional illustrator. Research the education, career requirements and experience required for starting a career as a professional illustrator.
Professional illustrators are fine artists who produce pictures found in books and publications. With the advancement in technology, illustrators can use computer software programs to create images through techniques like drawing and stenciling.
What Can a Person Do With a Photography Degree?
Like many other art professions, photography is very competitive. Armed with a degree, however, a photographer will often have a much better chance of landing good paying jobs.
Some companies only hire staff photographers with the proper training, for instance. A photographer often has the option of working at photography studios, newspapers, magazines, advertising agencies, and website design agencies.
What Film and Video Editors and Camera Operators Do
Film and video editors and camera operators manipulate images that entertain or inform an audience. Camera operators capture a wide range of material for TV shows, motion pictures, music videos, documentaries, or news and sporting events. Editors take footage shot by camera operators and organize it into a final product. They collaborate with producers and directors to create the final production.
Multimedia artists and animators create two- and three-dimensional models and animation.
Multimedia artists and animators create two- and three-dimensional models, animation, and visual effects for television, movies, video games, and other forms of media.