Online Micro Course

AI for Designers

The designers of tomorrow will be using AI tools to create the next generation of digital artwork and graphics, like Midjourney and DALL-E 2. Learning to harness their power today is the key to carving out your career in design and staying ahead of the competition – are you ready to master them?

Red & Yellow’s new AI for Designers microcourse is here to bridge your skills gap and let you master AI tools to future-proof your career. It’s perfect for designers, artists and other creatives looking to partner with AI in their design approach to take their uniquely human skills to the next level in socially responsible ways.

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What you’ll get from this course:

Empower your skillset

Get all the theory and practical tools you need to understand and harness AI to boost your career.

Learn from top creative minds

Our lecturers are industry leaders and bring wealth of experience to the classroom.

Unleash your creativity

This micro course is built to help you master AI tools to thrive in the next generation of work.

Get industry recognition

Gain a Red & Yellow certificate of completion, giving you a blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills.

Paid Subscription Requirements:

Paid Midjourney subscription at roughly R200 p.m. (cloud-based)

Future-proof, modern & practical skills your career will benefit from

This micro course will equip you with the design skills and criticality to evaluate and improve on AI generated design work in a way that showcases your uniquely human skills in partnership with generative AI programmes to make collective design magic. You will master basic and more advanced features of programmes such as Midjourney and DALL-E 2, whilst focusing on generating responsible visual design work that is free from bias and that resonates deeply in the African context.

What you’ll learn:

  • To apply an understanding of the principles and elements of design to the evaluation of AI generated design work.

  • To use basic and advanced features of generative AI programmes such as Midjourney and DALL-E 2.

  • To create a mini-portfolio of work featuring AI generated designs with evidence of prompts to improve design outputs aligned with the principles and elements of design.

  • To critically reflect on the societal impacts of AI in the design context and produce designs that are free from bias and that resonate with a pan-African audience.

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Course curriculum:

Module 01

AI Meets Graphic Design – Introduction

Module 02

Mastering AI for Design

How Red & Yellow micro courses are designed to future-proof your career

Our new micro courses are designed to accelerate opportunities and give a boost to your CV. You’ll be recognised by top businesses across industries as having the practical skills and the theoretical background to hit the ground running with confidence and creative flair.

Who you’ll meet

This course was created by, and benefits from, our full-time lecturers’ years of experience in the field – both in lecturing and in industry. They know how to nurture talent and bring out the best in students, resulting in many award-wins over the years.

Carmen Schaefer

Head of Academics

Carmen began her career as a graphic designer in the fast-paced world of advertising. Since then she has been lucky enough to have been involved in the education of South Africa’s most talented young creatives for the past 20 years. She currently leads the academic team at Red & Yellow and is committed to growing Red & Yellow into the most creative business school in the world. She also authors the annual employability report.

“Thank you Team Red & Yellow for the knowledge. It’s only been a few months and I can see a difference in the way I think regarding advertising and marketing in the digital realm.”

Nadine Botes

Ogilvy – Senior Creative Specialist in Retail Marketing and Advertising