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Graphic Design Intermediate with Adobe Photoshop

Advancing your graphic design career starts with building practical skills taught by experts. Red & Yellow’s Graphic Design Intermediate online short course is suited for people with a graphic design background who are looking to tailor their skills for online design. You’ll learn everything from design development for web, generating content (design & copy) and even create a beautifully designed & functional website. Photoshop Essentials with a 3 month license & eBook is included.

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Free Adobe Photoshop licence worth R721 included, accessible throughout your course

Free Adobe Creative Cloud licence worth R721 included, accessible throughout your course

Advance your career with new skills and a Certificate that’ll boost your CV

This 12-week course is packed with intermediate knowledge and skills to improve your graphic design skills for online. You’ll build on basic principles and use Adobe Photoshop to bring your lessons to life in a practical way, and create a functional and beautifully designed website.

Build more skills

Studying this course will improve your online design skills and build a strong portfolio of design work.

Learn from the best

Our lecturers nurture our students, resulting in them winning awards for their creative work.

Get more creative

This course is ideal for people wanting to let their talents shine using practical skills and to bring their vision to life.

Advance your career

Be recognised with an industry centric Red & Yellow certificate, giving you a blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills.

Red & Yellow courses are made to future-proof your career

Our courses are designed to accelerate opportunities and give a boost to your CV. Top businesses across industries recognise Red & Yellow graduates as having the practical skills and the theoretical background to hit the ground running with confidence and creative flair.

What you’ll learn:

  • Master the design development process for web design

  • Learn about UX and why user experience is so important in the design process

  • Learn about writing great copy that delivers the correct message in the perfect tone to your target market

  • Learn about image quality, resolution and optimisation of image for web use

  • Be able to put this knowledge into practice using Adobe Photoshop by designing animated logos, online adverts and posters, branding and other layouts.

  • To create a functioning website

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Course curriculum:

Module 01

Introduction to UX

Module 02

Understanding the User

Module 03

Information Architecture

Module 04

Web Design

Module 05

Building the interface

Module 06

UX is mobile

Module 07

UX Testing

Meet your team:

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.

Chantelle Arpesella

Graphic Design Tutor

Chantelle is an experienced lecturer with a demonstrated history of teaching graphic design, art direction, visual communication and more. Under her supervision her design students have won multiple awards from Gold, Silver and Bronze Loeries, to GoldPack packaging Golds as well as Sappi Ideas that Matter awards.

Whether it’s teaching face to face or online, her passion for design and problem solving creates an inspiring environment for learners. Chantelle’s biggest strength is time management and her strong work ethic.

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.

“Red & Yellow definitely stands out among all other creative schools. The Graphic Design online course content was above expectation. The learning platform is convenient and easy to use.”

Claudia Schoonhoven

Graphic Design student