In a nutshell
Build key skills for the modern workplace with this practical online Visual Design course from General Assembly.
In a competitive online world, the ability to communicate clearly and meaningfully is key. With this course, you’ll build in-demand graphic and visual design skills to help business and individuals cut through the noise and connect with their audiences.
In this course, you’ll explore the elements of good design and apply design theories to your own practical work. You’ll gain proficiency in industry software, including Photoshop, and put your skills into practice with a project mood board, mock-ups and presentations.
Online communication is key in a digital world, and the skills built in this flexible online course will enable you to rapidly grow your skillset and enhance your career opportunities. Taught by industry leaders, this course is a relevant and dynamic introduction to the fundamentals of visual design.
If you’re a creative thinker who likes solving problems, this course could help you grow your skillset and thrive in the digital world.
What you’ll need
There are no prerequisites for this course.
In this web design course, the subjects you may study include:
Week 1: Photoshop for web design
- Orientation & Photoshop for the web part 1
- Photoshop for the web part 2
Week 2: The design discovery process
Week 3: Composition principles for the web
- Contrast & similarity
- Gestalt principles in web design
Week 4: Colour theory for web design
- Colour theory
- Colour for the web
Week 5: Web typography
- Fonts & typefaces
- Composition with type
Week 6: Designing interfaces & interactions
- UX fundamentals
- Designing for interaction
Week 7: Responsive design
- Responsive design
- Flexible session
Week 8: Final presentations
- Final presentations
Why General Assembly?
Grow and develop your skills in web development, user experience design, digital marketing, data science and more with the expert guidance of General Assembly.
With over 50,000 course graduates under their belt, General Assembly is a trusted quality education provider, offering students an innovative learning experience with courses specifically designed to meet employer needs and market demands.
Be part of a supportive community during every step of your learning journey and beyond!
General Assembly cares about your future and wants to help drive your career forward, which is why they developed an Immersive program to help you grow the right tools and strategies when it comes time to head into the workforce. You’ll also have access to GA’s huge network of over 50,000 alumni as well as the opportunity to attend exclusive events.