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Arts and Communications Career Field
Train for cutting-edge positions in electronic imaging and multimedia, using state-of-the-art computer software and equipment. 
t Ohio College Tech Prep

Year One - 4.0 elective
Year Two - 3.0 elective; 1.0 English 12 (required)
Certification: Students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications:
  • IC3 (Internet & Computing Core Certification)
  • Adobe Certified Associate - Visual Communication, Graphic Design & Illustration, Video Communcation, Print & Digital Media Publication  
Enter the exciting world of electronic imaging and multimedia. In this nationally recognized program, you'll study traditional art concepts and master computer graphics software to create advertising layouts, digital imagery, online social media, and more. Prepare for a career in computer animation, multimedia production, graphic design, advertising, social media, publications or other exciting possibilities. Other programs in career field: Graphic Imaging Technology and Media Arts
 What skills will I learn?What types of equipment are used?
  • Drawing
  • Digital photography
  • Multimedia
  • Computer graphics
  • Electronic pre-press/scanning
  • Layout design
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Web page design
  • Interactive media
  • Perspective drawing
  • Portfolio assessment
  • Desktop publishing
  • Image manipulation
  • Hand lettering
  • Art appreciation and critique
  • Digital output
  • Visual communications
  • Frame cutting/mounting
  • Electronic presentation
  • Motion graphics
  • Color theory and management
  • 2-D & 3-D animation
  • Video production and podcasting
  • Motion Graphics 
  • Nonlinear editing
  • Product packaging 
  • Social Media
  • Self-marketing and branding 
  • Macintosh computers
  • Digital cameras
  • Scanners
  • Portrait and studio lighting
  • Digitizing tablet
  • Color laser printer
  • Keyboard and audio workstation
  • Internet
  • Cintiq
  • Digital press
Students will be exposed to the following software programs:
  • InDesign
  • PowerPoint
  • Illustrator
  • Wix
  • Fireworks
  • GarageBand 
  • Final Cut Pro
  • iTunes
  • Twitter
  • Photoshop
  • AfterEffects
  • Logic
  • Keynote
  • Premiere
  • Character Animate 

Illustrator, Producer, Fashion Illustrator, Computer Animator, Art Educator, Graphic Designer, Package Designer, Artist, Production Artist, Multimedia Producer, Photographer/Videographer


Phone Number: 440-746-8347

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