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Students must be prepared to make a major commitment. It is our assumption that students entering the program are here to lay a foundation for a career in a design field and will be required to meet rigorous and stringent standards. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required as is the ability to read and analyze. Serious students will find that the program will provide them with an excellent opportunity to develop the skills necessary to succeed in the job market or advance in education. _Most of the students graduating from the program _continue their education.
 

Steve Bross

Commercial Art Instructor

sbross@cmths.org

610-277-2301x332

Central Montco Technical High School

821 Plymouth Road

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

www.cmths.org

610-277-2301

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

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ORIENTATION:

Student Goals:
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:
101 - Identify career paths within the vocational profession.
102- List occupational requirements.
103 - Demonstrate research and organizational skills.

Career Standards:

009001   13.1.11  A.  Relate careers to individual interests, abilities, and aptitudes.

009002   13.1.11  B.  Analyze career options based on personal interests, abilities, aptitudes, achievements, and goals.

009003   13.1.11  C.  Analyze how the changing roles of individuals in the workplace relate to new opportunities within career.

 009024  13.3.11 D. Develop a personal budget based on career choice.

OVERVIEW:

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27-1024.00 - Graphic Designers - IN DEMAND

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
Sample of reported job titles: Graphic Designer, Graphic Artist, Designer, Creative Director, Artist, Design Director, Composing Room Supervisor, Creative Manager, Desktop Publisher, Graphic Designer/Production

27-1014.00 - Multi-Media Artists and Animators - IN DEMAND

Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
Sample of reported job titles: Animator, Artist, Creative Director, Illustrator, 3D Animator, Animation Director, Animation Producer, Digital Artist, Graphic Artist, Media Producer

27-1021.00 - Commercial and Industrial Designers - IN DEMAND

Develop and design manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and children's toys. Combine artistic talent with research on product use, marketing, and materials to create the most functional and appealing product design
Sample of reported job titles:

Designer, Industrial Designer, Product Designer, Design Engineer, Product Engineer, Creative Director, Electrical Designer, Mold Designer, Package Designer,

27-4021.00 - Photographers

Photograph persons, subjects, merchandise, or other commercial products. May develop negatives and produce finished prints.

Sample of reported job titles: Photographer, Photojournalist, Newspaper Photographer, Newspaper Photojournalist, Advertising Photographer, Photo Editor, Sports Photographer, Studio Photographer

27-4031.00 - Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to photograph images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures.
Sample of reported job titles: Camera Operator, Photojournalist, Television News Photographer, Production Assistant, Videographer, Master Control Operator (MCO), Cameraman, Production Technician,

27-1013.00 - Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of mediums and techniques, such as painting and sculpture.

Sample of reported job titles: Artist, Fine Artist, Sculptor, Painter, Artist Blacksmith, Illustrator, Portrait Artist, Sacred Art Artist, Stained Glass Artist, Automotive Artist

27-1022.00 - Fashion Designers
Design clothing and accessories. Create original garments or design garments that follow well established fashion trends. May develop the line of color and kinds of materials.
Sample of reported job titles: Designer, Fashion Designer, Design Director, Costume Designer, Product Developer, Apparel Fashion Designer, Clothing Designer, Dance Costume Designer, Historic Clothing and Costume Maker, Latex Fashions Designer

 

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