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COMD4900 D17125650, SP2022

COMD4900 D17125650, SP2022

Internship in Communication Design (Hybrid) Assignment to field work/study situations of approximately 15+ plus hours per week at a graphic arts-related internship site approved by the department internship director. Sites may be in areas such as advertising, printing, corporate communications or publishing. Students keep a log/journal to be shared in group seminars/discussions. Supervision is by faculty and by the job supervisor. Students will be required to keep a learning journal of their internship in the form of a blog using Open Lab.

COMD2451 Web Design I, SP2020

COMD2451 Web Design I, SP2020

Required for all associate level students, this capstone course is designed to showcase work done in previous courses. Focused on website design and development, topics include creative user interface design and best workflow practice. Students design a portfolio website using an HTML template, and learn web design, typography and web programming skills. HTML and CSS are taught.

COMD3412PackagingDesignFall2021MariaPaulaRennis

COMD3412PackagingDesignFall2021MariaPaulaRennis

Focusing on creative problem-solving. Learning package technology and development, structural packaging, materials, environmental responsibility, typography, brand development, marketing, and the business aspects of the package industry.

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory, OL01Fall 2020

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory, OL01Fall 2020

This course will offer an in-depth introduction to communication design theory, examining theoretical perspectives of design practice within the larger discourse of design and visual culture. Communication models, the nature of representation, the dimensions of context and semiotics will be explored through critical readings from key documents written between the early decades of the twentieth century and the present.

COMD 3532 OL84 (16083) Production for Designers

COMD 3532 OL84 (16083) Production for Designers

Course Description: Production for Designers focuses on current print and production procedures that can prepare designers and creative thinkers for real-world situations. Understanding print (offset and digital), and the process of production is an essential part of the design process that can assure a predictable outcome of deliverables. Emphasis is on the importance of project planning and management, personal communication skills to better interface with colleagues and to understand the three key components of modern print production. Topics include print media specifications, digital and offset prepress, page imposition, proofing, Paper and substrates, specialty printing, budget management, understanding of color management, and preparation of files. Applied discussion of reverse engineering, workflow, and project planning are critical to this course. This course will also explain the relationship between the world of Advertising, marketing and related digital and analog production techniques, Strategic use of Internet search engines, websites, and leveraging tools of technology is demonstrated to support student efforts.

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Art + Design Club

Art + Design Club

We are a design club at New York City College of Technology. We host Meet the Pros (facebook.com/meetthepros) speaker series and we release an annual design magazine, Command+J.

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