MOBILE EXPERIENCE DESIGN FOR APPS
Jun
5
Jul 24

MOBILE EXPERIENCE DESIGN FOR APPS

On Campus. Understand the basics of mobile interaction design, mobile first and app strategies, mobile layout, personas and UX.

COPYWRITING FOR CAMPAIGNS
Jun
7
Jul 26

COPYWRITING FOR CAMPAIGNS

8 Weeks. Online. Copywriting with the goal of a complete campaign. Short and long copy forms, the business of copywriting, and presentation are covered. 

COPYWRITING FOR DIVERSE MEDIA
Jun
7
Jul 26

COPYWRITING FOR DIVERSE MEDIA

8 Weeks. Online. Work with short and long form writing, brand positioning,  headline, taglines, writing for radio, television and integrated media. 

UX: USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN
Aug
14
Sep 20

UX: USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN

On Campus. UX principles for the creation of digital products. Uncover the psychology of interaction principles, prototype, plan, and implement design for diverse devices. 


DESIGN DISRUPTORS FILM SCREENING
Jan
24
6:00 pm18:00

DESIGN DISRUPTORS FILM SCREENING

  • Portfolio Studio

On Tuesday, January 24th, at 6pm, join us at Portfolio Studio for an exclusive screening of DESIGN DISRUPTORS, a new documentary created by InVision, about the rising importance of design as a competitive advantage in disruptive technologies. 

ADDY WORKSHOP - AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS
Jan
15
11:00 am11:00

ADDY WORKSHOP - AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS

  • Portfolio Studio

It's time to prep and enter your work for the upcoming American Advertising Awards Competition. This workshop will help you package your entry for the American Advertising Awards hosted by SDX. We're holding the workshop at Portfolio Studio! 

TEAMS: ONE CLUB YOUNG ONES COMPETITION
Jan
12
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.

BRANDING: LOGO DESIGN
Jan
8
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.

Q&A With Jessica Moon
Dec
6
6:30 pm18:30

Q&A With Jessica Moon

  • Portfolio Studio

Jessica Moon, Creative Director at Digital Telepathy will be teaching our January UX Design Class. She'll be in the Studio on December 6th to answer questions about the course and outcomes. Doors open at 6pm and light refreshments will be served. Join us. 

CONCEPTING 3 - FOR ADVERTISING AND DESIGN: MEDIA
Oct
26
Dec 18

CONCEPTING 3 - FOR ADVERTISING AND DESIGN: MEDIA

In this course you’ll work on concept creation for a variety of mediums. The focus here might be on design or advertising work - depending on the client needs as well as the needs of your portfolio. New techniques will be shared in order to push your brainstorming abilities further and help you understand what makes a great idea that can be rolled-out into a full campaign. 

COPYWRITING:  TONE AND TECHNIQUES
Oct
25
Dec 13

COPYWRITING: TONE AND TECHNIQUES

In this course you will learn how to solve communication problems with smart, compelling copy. You’ll also learn how to develop essential copy strategies, work through a variety of creative exercises, and express a brand's human truth via the written word. 

DIGITAL STRATEGY, CREATIVE AND SOCIAL MEDIA
Oct
24
Dec 12

DIGITAL STRATEGY, CREATIVE AND SOCIAL MEDIA

In this course you’ll execute concepts for interactive projects and expand traditional campaigns using social and emergent media. Research and analytics will guide your solutions. Plus, you’ll learn about the many facets of a digital strategist’s job. 

TEAMS: ART & COPY
Sep
6
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

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING AND STRATEGY
Aug
15
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. 

Jul
25
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

ART DIRECTION: LAYOUT & DESIGN
Jun
2
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