Be a Game Changer with Interactive Design
Dive into the depths of the digital age by combining your creative thinking and design savviness in multimedia and motion design. Learn the ropes of industry-valued skills including motion graphics, animation, video, UX/UI, gaming concepts and interactive web and app design. By broadening your understanding of software applications and the underlying concepts associated with them, you will be better prepared to succeed in the Visual Communications industry.
Is this Program a Good Fit for You?
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See Yourself Succeed with a Degree In Visual Communication
You will enter competitions and showcases to display your skills and potentially win awards. Students have won national and international competitions and earned awards from Adobe Achievement Awards, The One Show, American Advertising Federation and Graphis, among others.
Our diverse and collaborative spaces offer multiple creative student outlets including state of the art computer labs, access to hi-end video equipment and alternative makers space equipment.
Senior Exit Show
Upon graduation, you will participate in the Senior Exit Show, where your work will be displayed for professionals and alumni to view. In the past, students have received multiple job offers during the event.
Distinguished faculty and design professionals guide your development to help you acquire expertise, versatility and the experience needed to thrive in a complex and rapidly changing world.
The New Media concentration sets you up for success in a rapidly evolving industry. Instruction pairs creative thinking and refined design skills with computer-based multimedia and motion design to create proficiency in time-based motion that you can feel confident with when you step into professional design positions in motion graphics, mobile application, web or video.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
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This course focuses on 3D modeling. Students will develop the skill sets involved in creating 3D artifacts for use in various media.
Exploration of linear animation. Students will learn the basics of how to composite multiple assets and apply special effects over a time sequence. Students learn authoring techniques to incorporate digital imagery, audio and video into their conceptual solutions.
Students learn the creation of complex animations using a cross section of software to produce conceptual solutions.
An introduction to video for the use of story telling to create conceptual solutions for various environments. This course explores video in the context of visual communication with attention paid to understanding scripts, storyboarding, casting, and location scouting.