ART DIRECTION - CAMPAIGNS
Oct
24
to Dec 12

ART DIRECTION - CAMPAIGNS

In this course you’ll learn about the job of the art director and how art directors work to deliver a single message in an expanded campaign. You'll create work across different types of media, learn how to effectively use a brief, and explore the business side of art direction including estimating, budgeting, and freelancing.

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VISUAL DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR WEB AND MOBILE
Jan
11
to Mar 1

VISUAL DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR WEB AND MOBILE

Using no coding, this course covers the best practices and graphic elements of successful web design. Emphasis is placed on understanding the basics of web design, anatomy of a web site, web design unity, elements of web design, web typography, adaptive and responsive design, mobile first and user experience. 

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TEAMS: ONE CLUB YOUNG ONES COMPETITION
Jan
12
to Feb 15

TEAMS: ONE CLUB YOUNG ONES COMPETITION

One of the most acclaimed advertising, interactive and design student competitions is the annual One Show Young Ones Competition, a tradition dating back to 1986. This course focuses on creating work to enter for the competition. The One Club provides client briefs to follow for the course.  Interactive, social media and digital strategy will be a part of this teams class where you will work on campaigns or design work for your portfolio.

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BRANDING: LOGO DESIGN
Jan
8
to Feb 26

BRANDING: LOGO DESIGN

In this course you’ll work on concept creation with company logos. The focus here is to create a logo that communicates what the company is about. New techniques will be shared in order to push your brainstorming abilities and help you understand what makes a great logo that is simple, symbolic, eye catching, memorable and smart.

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TEAMS: ART & COPY
Sep
6
to Oct 25

TEAMS: ART & COPY

Some of your best portfolio work will come from collaboration. In this teams class you join forces with a partner or small group on projects and campaigns. Here copywriters, art directors, designers and strategists come together to create work. There is a rigorous amount of work required in our teams classes and additional meeting time outside of class will be needed. Jessica Urgo, from MeringCarson, teaches this course at our Studio

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SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING AND STRATEGY
Aug
15
to Oct 3

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING AND STRATEGY

This course will teach you how to implement digital marketing concepts and theories by giving you hands on experience. After taking this course you will have the skills needed to manage and implement digital and social media campaigns for organizations. The course will cover how to manage brand pages, create cross-platform strategies, manage basic digital ad campaigns, and use analytics to monitor and optimize campaigns. 

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Jul
25
to Aug 30

ESSENTIAL COURSES FOR ADVERTISING AND DESIGN

Portfolio Studio is offering three, free, online self-directed courses that you take at your own pace. These courses get your familiar with the fundamental theories, practices, and techniques that you'll be using in the creative industries. Instructor feedback is given on assignments. Take Elements of an Ad 101Creative Briefs 101, and The Creative Process 101. 

These courses are offered exclusively online at PortfolioStudio.online

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ART DIRECTION: LAYOUT & DESIGN
Jun
2
to Jul 22

ART DIRECTION: LAYOUT & DESIGN

This core foundation class uses photography, illustration, and copywriting, to advance your creative vision and express the brand story. You’ll direct design, layout, composition, color, and typography for finished pieces. This course includes weekly training in Adobe Photoshop. Award-winning designer Mike Lynch teaches this class at our Studio

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