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A Graphic Design

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Transcript of A Graphic Design

What are
Graphic Designers?
They are experts in
visual communication
who are responsible for creating
design solutions
that have a
high visual impact
.
The role involves
listening
to clients and understanding their needs before making design decisions.
Related
Course Connection
Benefical high school courses:
Design and Technology
: build up your design techniques, hands-on experience, video editing skills.
Computer Science
: apply for your computer skills, get familiar with the applications of design.
Visual Art/Desgin
: learn about the art and design concepts, basis knowlege, drawing skills.
A interview with Cameron Haines
He is a Digital/Web designer who has been working in IBM less than one year. He gave me more insight in this profession and my own career development.
Findings from the interview
Working in IBM is not really stressful
Take times to reach the final career
One job requires more than one specific skills
Never stop running to your dream
Focus on your own interests
Keep developing myself in different kind of areas
A
Graphic Design
Coop-student
in

Examples of graphic design:
Posters
Magazines
Logos
Advertisements
Graphic Designer
Personalized Placement Learning Plan(PPLP)
career
placement
By:
Gary Yuen

Setting/Environment
Graphic designers work in the design departments of large compaines
Many of them work as indepentent freelancers
They spend many hours everyday working in front of computers or drawing tables in office
What Skills do you need?
Key Employability Skills
Skills in project coordination and management
Able to work on multiple projects
Able to listen, understand the needs of clients
Key Essential Skills
Creative
Imaginative
On time
Responsible
Communication
Design Concepts
Technical Skills
Familiar with design programs
Good at drawing
Computer using skills
Able to think original ideas
Prospects for this job
Employment Rate:
Unemployment Rate:
94.7%
5.3%
Age Distribution
15-24:11.5%
24-44:64.5%
45-64:23.6%
64 up:0.4%
Male/Female distribution
53.3%
46.7%
Earnings
Full time:
$20.000-$70.000 CAD
Future Outlook
As a graphic designer, your future out look will continue to be average (Fair to better)
It is very competitive
Might change working enviroment from large company to freenlancer
Rewards:
Stresses:
Stable income
Focus with designing
A lot of advancements
Continue learning
needs to satisfy client's requirements
Deadlines, long night
Practise and Practise
Preparation
Major in Graphic Design
Figure out your specialization
Take advantage of Career Services
Art/Design archievements
Take courses related
Intership
Certificate
Practise and practise
Educational Pathways
College
University
Private Training/Institution
Related Occupations
Animator
Informaton: An animator produces multiple images called frames, which when sequenced together rapidly create an illusion of movement know as animator.
Full-time Earnings: CAD $22,000-$47,000
Future Outlook: develop reputation through freelance work, into largest animation industry, company.
Education/Traning:
Learn on the job
Courses for traning skills in drawing
Formal traning from companies

Photographer
Information: Photographers create permanet visual images for an exceptionally wide range of creative, technical and documentart purposes.
Full-time Earnings: CAD $20,000-$40,000
Future Outlook: assistance to profession, marketing business
Education/Traning:
Self-employment
Academic courses
Development of creative skill set
Illustrator
Information: An illustratior uses creative ski in art and design to communicate a story, message or idea.
Full-time Earnings: CAD $26,000-$50,000
Future Outlook: well remain as freelance illustrator, enjoy a highly successful career.
Education/Traning:
Honours degree to postgraduate degree level
Courses in college or high school about design, art
Evening classes, competitions, workshops
Education & Traning
OCAD University
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Population: 3890 students
Program: 2D Design
Description: based on design process, typograpghy, image making, strategic thinking
Cost: Demestic CAD $5,650; CAD $17,190 International
Admission Requirements:
OSSD with six 4U/M courses
ENG 4U mini avg of 70%
Portfolio interview
Final min avg of 70%
Types of courses:
Communication and design
History of typography
Typography
Drawing
Photography
Seneca College
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Population: 90,000 students
Program: Graphic Design
Description: students will focus on the creative aspects of designing and producing effective graphic solutions.
Cost: Demestic CAD $5,229; CAD $13,875 International
Co-op/Intership opportunities: No
Co-op/Intership opportunities: to college/university
Admission Requirements:
OSSD with ENG4U/C
Pre-admission English test
Drawing test
Portfolio
Types of courses:
Graphic design
colour theory
Typography
Drawing
Photography
That's all for my presentaton
Thank you for listening!
The main entrance of IBM - Great building!
Environment of IBM - Relax!
Business card of my supervisor
A large welcome sign with
different languages
A 2D map of
my work office
six floor
Hallway toward my work office
My work office - Quiet, Pro
Gathering place with TV
Lunch time!
Co-worker - James
My supervisor - Paul Keeling
Manager - Rosy
Co-worker from MMHS - Yuki
Co-worker - Yvonne
Arrive time: 1pm
My work station - focus
I am working on my poster - fashion
Getting feedback from my supervisor
Giving opinions to co-worker
Cafeteria, Pizza Pizze, Tim Hortons
Starbucks, relaxing place
Coffee time!
Happy birthday to my supervisor!
Cute drawings on each co-worker's locker
My IBM badge
First task
three sets of business card, letterhead, envelop
Second task
two posters (Fashion and School Dance)
Third task
four magazine ads (Fashion, Travel, Car Racing, Computer
Dental Clinic
Designer
Pet store
Fashion
Travel
Car Racing
Computer
What do I do in IBM?
Design tutorial for studio SW ie. inDesign, Photoshop
Tasks Of Design:
Business Card, Letterhead,Envelop
Event Posters
Magazine Ads
28 pages Magazine
Research
design ideas
Create
design using inDesign
Seek
feedback
Observe
design techniques
Engage
by asking questions
DONE!
Thumbnail
design ideas
Processes
Welcome
to IBM!

The Building
The Office
My Co-Workers
My Work station
Bonus Shots
Relaxing Places
My Works
Graphic Design
Career

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Slide 56: What’s the plan image
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Slide 61: Graphic Designer image
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Slide 60: Colourful Tree image
http://sites.psu.edu/brittaneysard/wp-content/uploads/sites/12941/2014/06/graphic-design.jpg

Slide 60: What are Graphic Designers information
www.careercrusing.com

Slide 63: I want you to speak English image
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slide 64: Skill 1 image
http://blog.marketo.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/marketing-skills.jpg
Key Employability Skills information
www.academicinrest.com

slide 65: Skill 2 image
http://cdn2.business2community.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/customer-service-training-skills1.jpg
Key Essential Skills
www.academicinrest.com

slide 66: Skill 3 image
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Technical Skills
www.academicinrest.com

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slide 68: Employment Rate information
www.servicecanada.gcl.ca
slide 69: Age Distribution information
www.servicecanada.gcl.ca
grandma and baby image
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slide 70: Male/Female distribution
www.servicecanada.gcl.ca
female and male image
http://somethingyousaid.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/male-female-png.png.jpg

slide 71: Earnings information
www.servicecanada.gcl.ca
money image
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slide 72: Future Outlook information
www.servicecanada.gcl.ca
drawing image
https://popschau.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/adobe-visits-graphic-design-office-non-format1.jpg

slide 73: Rewards/Stresses information
www.graphicdesign.stackexchange.com
happy/unhappy face image
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slide 74: preparation image
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preparation information
www.youthdesigner.com/graphicdesign-tips/

slide 75: Pathway images
http://studentaffairscollective.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/prepared1.jpg

slide 77: Animator information
www.prospects.ac.uk
cartoon images
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slide 78: Photographer information
www.prospects.ac.uk
Photographer image
http://wedding-photo-graphers.yolasite.com/resources/Newborn%20Photography%20Adelaide4.jpg?timestamp=1425738210347

slide 79: Illustrator information
www.prospects.ac.uk
superman image
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slide 82: OCAD University information
http://www.ocadu.ca/
OCAD University image
http://filmschoolconsortium.com/wp-content/gallery/ocad-slideshow/ocadslide11.jpg

slide 83: Seneca College information
http://www.senecacollege.ca/?gclid=CjwKEAjwr6ipBRCM7oqrj6O30jUSJACff2WHVJb9ZujHt_HQyEjpDMWzomgvN7ioeWYjZ9JKBwyKnhoCZBjw_wcB
Seneca College image
http://www.realfacilities.com/img/x-logo-seneca-college.png

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