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What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
What is graphic design?
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  • 1. what isgraphic design?
  • 2. Sharon Hewitt
    Visual Communications Specialist
  • 3. it’s all
    around us
    how I started
    my day
  • 4.
  • 5.
  • 6.
  • 7.
  • 8.
  • 9.
  • 10. graphic design
    =
    visual
    communications
  • 11. a brief look in history
    how we communicate visually
  • 12. 16,000 years ago …
    when it all
    began
  • 13. pictographs pictures to convey a story
  • 14. over 3,000 years ago …
    just a short 15,000 years later
  • 15. Phoenician Alphabet symbols based on verbal sounds
  • 16. about 25 years
    ago …
    a dramatic
    change
  • 17. Macintosh computer art meets technology
  • 18. and then
    came …
    drum roll,
    please
  • 19. www
    World Wide Web a new form of media
  • 20. Graphic design is a creative process
    that combinesartandtechnologytocommunicate ideas.
    http://www.aiga.org/content.cfm/guide-whatisgraphicdesign
  • 21. visuals traditional or computer generated; photos, illustrations, diagrams
  • 22. typography selection of typeface, style, style, size, spacing
  • 23. message conveyed to a target audience to prompt a reaction
  • 24.
    • Michael Bierut, Pentagram
    vimeo.com/9084072
  • 25. considerations
    layout arrangement of elements and their relationship to each other
    experienceend-user interactivity; action, reaction or response
  • 26. forms of media
    printbrochures, posters, advertisements, magazine layouts, product packaging, signage
    digitalwebsites, software, blogs, social media, video presentations, flash animations
  • 27. tools
    traditionalpencil, paper
    computersoftware: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash
  • 28. skills
    • ability to communicate: visually, verbally, and in writing
    • 29. listen to needs of client/project
    • 30. problem solve independently and with team
    • 31. think visually/spatially – 2D and 3D
    • 32. specialized skills: illustration, photography, interactive design, animation
  • occupations
  • environments
  • requirements
    • All dependent on environment.
    • 41. clothing/personal attire: casual > business casual > professional
    • 42. work independently > work with teams
    • 43. highly supervised > full responsibility
    • 44. 40-60 hours/week
    • 45. salary or hourly
  • salary range
    factors: location, experience, training, industry, specialization
    Entry-level $32,000 - $41,000
    Experienced/Solo $38,000 - $75,000
    Director/Owner $70,000 - $145,000
  • 46. recent work
  • 47.
  • 48.
  • 49.
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  • 51.
  • 52.
  • 53. questions?
  • 54. thank you!

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