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MMDP Promo Presentation

  1. 1. Multimedia Design and Production Department
  2. 2. About LWTC • 2 year college located in Kirkland, WA • We recently began offering a 4-year degree in Design • Around 6,000 students • Full-time Equivalent of 3,373 students • Programs that we offer • Program List • Program Costs and Tuition Fees Source, LWTC Fall 2009 Factbook
  3. 3. MMDP: Who are we? • The Multimedia Design & Production (MMDP) degree is designed to prepare students to work in a variety of settings as graphic designers, Web designers, desktop publishers, and graphic art technicians. Graduates will able to plan, analyze, and create visual solutions to produce Web sites, printed materials, and interactive online experiences. • There are three main options for obtaining an Associates Degree within the Multimedia Design and Production Degree • Animation/Game Design • Video and Web Production • Print/Web
  4. 4. Animation/Game Design • Facutly: John Gabriel • Students in the Animation/Game Design track are prepared to create animated graphics applicable to: gaming, marketing, advertising, educational, and various other types of interactive media that use 3D animation. • Classes taught in the Animation/Game Design track include: • 3D animation with MAYA • UNREAL Editor • ZBrush • Character Rigging
  5. 5. Print/Web Design • Instructors: Caroline Kapp, Stacie Chappel and more • The Print/Web degree is designed to prepare students to work in a variety of settings as graphic designers, Web designers, desktop publishers, and graphic art technicians. • Classes • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) • Dreamweaver • Flash
  6. 6. Video and Web Production • Instructor: Rob Nyland • Graduates of the Video and Web Production Degree will be able begin jobs as video editors, camera operators, sound designers, motion graphics artists, and DVD creators. • Classes Taught • Video Production • Final Cut Pro 1 and 2 • After Effects • DVD Studio Pro • Digital Sound (Pro Tools and Soundtrack Pro) • Scriptwriting/Storytelling
  7. 7. MMDP Graduates • Graduates of the MMDP AAS have gone on to continue their education at: • Vancouver Film School • Digipen • University of Washington • Phoenix School of Art and Design • Students have also gone on to get jobs at: • Microsoft • Seattle Times • Paramount Pictures • Alaska Air • Nintendo • T-Mobile
  8. 8. Bachelors of Technology in Applied Design • In the Fall of 2009, LWTC began offering its first ever Bachelors degree in Applied Design • Created for students with Associate degrees in Design related fields who want to complete their bachelor’s degree • Classes provide theoretical concepts to back up technical skills. • With the introduction of the degree, Lake Washington Technical College now has a pathway to take students from High School all the way through a Bachelor’s Degree.
  9. 9. Any Questions?
  10. 10. Any Questions?