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Diplomas can give graduates the chance to increase their skill set, to help bridge any educational gaps, and to prepare students for real-world career experiences. By earning a diploma, students can enter the workplace with the skills and knowledge needed to excel and enjoy their career. 

So what is a diploma in digital design? This diploma gives graduates the chance to work in the field of digital art, design, and animation, and it can be earned in as little as one year of full-time schooling. Courses are offered which cover computer animation software, digital design programs, web design and web-based layouts, and 3D and CGI-enhanced modeling, as well as digital marketing and design.

Students with a diploma in digital design are able to enter the workplace with hands-on experience, a wealth of subject knowledge, and professional skills such as color theory, typography, design and layout, aesthetics, and digital and illustration principles. All of these skills make a desirable employee that companies want to hire.

Diplomas in digital design cost differently depending on the school, the length of the program, and any additional fees that students may incur. It is best for students to contact any potential schools directly in order to receive current information about the cost of earning their diploma. 

Graduates with a digital design diploma are prepared to enter the workforce as web designers, multimedia specialists, software designers, commercial artists, or as computer animators with digital design studios or game development companies, designing 3D models and CGI-based animation. Individuals could also choose to work with special effects studios or even software producers.

If you are interested in a fulfilling career driven by art and creativity, then a diploma in digital design may be right for you. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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14 Results in Digital Design

The Open Design School

All communication, now 360, uses the image 2d / 3d. Not an advertisement on television or on the Internet that is not accompanied by special effects, animated graphics in ... [+]

OBJECTIVES

All communication, now 360, uses the image 2d / 3d. Not an advertisement on television or on the Internet that is not accompanied by special effects, animated graphics in 3D.

This new profession of expert designers digital tools provides opportunities with great potential in the fields of industrial design and architecture and interior design. The design of objects or vehicles, and architectural design using these creations made and put into 3d scene to prototype their concept or express innovation and potential of their product by presenting it from different angles, so sublime realistic detail, its contents, and the effects of light.

Strong demand is exercised today on these skills in still or moving digital modeling, which extends to the international market by many companies who have a vital need to use these new technologies to their communication or of their innovations.... [-]

France Paris
Open Enrollment
French
Part-time
24 months
Online & Campus Combined
Yoobee School of Design

The Diploma in Creative digital Design will teach you how to combine creative and digital skills to create work that is compelling, persuasive and powerful. You'll learn ... [+]

Overview

The Diploma in Creative digital Design will teach you how to combine creative and digital skills to create work that is compelling, persuasive and powerful. You'll learn all about typography and layout, as well as how to capture and manipulate images. You'll gain an understanding of the conventional design process and how to use it to create great work including digital packaging, posters, magazines, brochures, ads and more.

The graphic design industry is constantly changing and evolving but with Yoobee's industry-led approach and expert tutors, you get the practical software, creative and pre-press design skills employers are looking for.

Our graduates are highly prized for their technical abilities. They find employment in a diverse range of areas including design agencies, print and pre-press, packaging, finished art, typesetting, magazine and newspaper publications, advertising and image retouching.... [-]

New Zealand Auckland Wellington Christchurch
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Full-time
40 weeks
Campus
Yoobee School of Design

Ever thought about how everything you see on a screen is really just a bunch of zeroes and ones? Turning those into something beautiful and user-friendly is the craft of ... [+]

Overview

Ever thought about how everything you see on a screen is really just a bunch of zeroes and ones? Turning those into something beautiful and user-friendly is the craft of the designer. With this programme you’ll take your first steps towards becoming one, learning how to use graphic design to produce websites, software, and user interfaces.

The Diploma in Digital Design – Web and Graphic Design gives you a taste of all the major components of graphic design and web development. Plus, you’ll cut your teeth on some insanely cool projects that will not only build your skills but also begin your portfolio.

Successfully complete this course and you’ll receive the NZ Diploma in Digital Media and Design (Level 5). This little piece of paper tells the design world that you have the latest industry skills, some hands-on experience, and a headful of brilliant ideas. When it comes to launching your design career, there’s no better rocket platform.... [-]

New Zealand Auckland Wellington
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Full-time
41 weeks
Campus
Yoobee School of Design

Yoobee’s Diploma in Digital Design – Animation and Film Production is your ticket into the amazing world of film and animation. This trailblazing qualification is fun, pr ... [+]

Overview

You’ve got a vast imagination. You love film and TV. If you just had the tools and knowledge, who knows what incredible work you could do?

Yoobee’s Diploma in Digital Design – Animation and Film Production is your ticket into the amazing world of film and animation. This trailblazing qualification is fun, practical, and packed with skills that you’ll use for the rest of your professional life. You’ll gain the ultimate foundation for a career in animation and film, your door to higher-level study or an entry-level job. Go on. Open it!

Successfully complete this course and you’ll receive the NZ Diploma in Digital Media and Design (Level 5). You’ll be skilled. You’ll be inspired. Quite frankly, you’ll be unstoppable.... [-]

New Zealand Auckland Wellington Christchurch
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Full-time
40 weeks
Campus
Yoobee School of Design

Ever thought about how everything you see on a screen is really just a bunch of zeroes and ones? Turning those into something beautiful and user-friendly is the craft of ... [+]

Overview

Ever thought about how everything you see on a screen is really just a bunch of zeroes and ones? Turning those into something beautiful and user-friendly is the craft of the designer. With this programme you’ll take your first steps towards becoming one, learning how to use graphic design to produce websites, software, and user interfaces.

The Diploma in Digital Design – Web and Graphic Design gives you a taste of all the major components of graphic design and web development. Plus, you’ll cut your teeth on some insanely cool projects that will not only build your skills but also begin your portfolio.

Successfully complete this course and you’ll receive the NZ Diploma in Digital Media and Design (Level 5). This little piece of paper tells the design world that you have the latest industry skills, some hands-on experience, and a headful of brilliant ideas. When it comes to launching your design career, there’s no better rocket platform.... [-]

New Zealand Auckland Wellington Christchurch
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Full-time
40 weeks
Campus
ALISON

ALISON’s free online Diploma in Web Design is ideal for anyone interested in developing their own website but lacked the skills or knowledge to do so. Aimed at both the n ... [+]

About The Course

ALISON’s free online Diploma in Web Design is ideal for anyone interested in developing their own website but lacked the skills or knowledge to do so. Aimed at both the novice and intermediate web designer, this comprehensive, easy-to-understand course will enhance your understanding of web development tools and techniques. Topics covered include HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and Adobe Dreamweaver. It also examines the practical steps to building a website such as registering a domain name and choosing a hosting account.


Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will have a clear understanding of the following:

How to create an HTML page and add content, images, links, tables, and lists What is meant by inheritance, cascade, pseudo, classes, pseudo elements and selectors How to use fonts, background styles, and style sheets How to use Dreamweaver to create a webpage with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Flash Naming conventions, index files, welcome screens, graphical user interface (GUI) Course Format ... [-]
Ireland Galway
Part-time
10 - 12 hours
Online
Anibrain School Of Media Design

This program will teach students to digitally paint Scenes, Character, layouts hence increasing their aesthetic knowledge and skills needed to become a digital matte pain ... [+]

Diploma in Digital Art Overview

This program will teach students to digitally paint Scenes, Character, layouts hence increasing their aesthetic knowledge and skills needed to become a digital matte painter. The strong & rigorous assigned oriented skill development sessions will make you sought after in the industry.

Objective

The course will not just teach you the aesthetic sense of digital and matte painting but will also make you understand how to approach a digital or a matte paint assignment, by studying various challenging projects from the day to day studio working.You will learn not just the tool but also learn what goes in the making of a digital or a matte paint artist, their role and the brilliance they contribute in the making of any graphic art work or a feature film.... [-]

India Pune
July 2020
Full-time
6 months
Campus
Media Design School

Looking to get started in the creative industries but not sure where to begin? That's where our diploma comes in. During the year, you will get a taste of graphic and int ... [+]

Looking to get started in the creative industries but not sure where to begin? That's where our diploma comes in. During the year, you will get a taste of graphic and interactive design, motion graphics, and 3D modelling. Every journey has to start somewhere, and if you're not sure which degree suits you, then this is a great way to discover which creative path you want to venture down.

Careers & Industry

This course will give you a taste of what it will be like working in the fields of creative and digital technologies. You'll be working in a studio-like environment and will become accustomed to deadlines, managing and collaborating on projects, and presenting your ideas.

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New Zealand Auckland Thailand Bangkok USA San Diego Italy Milan Australia Adelaide  + 6 More
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Kingston College

This two year, full-time course in Interactive Media and Digital Design covers a wide range of media and creative disciplines. ... [+]

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Interactive Media and Digital Design

This two year, full-time course in Interactive Media and Digital Design covers a wide range of media and creative disciplines and includes video production, web authoring, art and design, photography, illustration, games design, information architecture, and animation. The course will also give students the opportunity to appreciate the work of other artists and designers and to learn about associated professional practice.

Course Content

The course will give you a wide knowledge and understanding of interactive media and digital production which introduces learners to a range of conceptual and production processes, materials and technology, animation, interaction and game development, web authoring software and editing applications and techniques. The course is unit based: each unit has a credit value and assessments are made throughout the course. Additional learning and pastoral support is provided through the tutorial system.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Shaw Academy

While we do everything we can to get the correct exposure, composition and subject in our photographs, sometimes we need to take our images a step further through image e ... [+]

While we do everything we can to get the correct exposure, composition and subject in our photographs, sometimes we need to take our images a step further through image editing. Whether it is for personal or professional reasons, on this course you will learn the skills you need to use Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom is a powerful editing program that will allow you to fulfil your creative vision and open up a whole new world of possibilities for your work. Developed by photographers for photographers Lightroom offers a range of features for managing your photographs and creating a fluid workflow. This course has everything you need to take your images from the camera to the finished product so register now and start learning.... [-]

Ireland Ireland Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
Sida Group Management Academy

The future is today! learn to design applications, to take care of graphics and functionality. Don't stop at ideas, find out how to implement them. ... [+]

The 1st Level Academic Diploma in Multimedia Design , through a course that closely links theory and technique, aims to train designers and creatives able to create complex interaction systems in the digital system and to be able to replicate them even in a type system analog. The figure that the course will form is that of the Multimedia Designer. Its design culture must be transversal, covering theoretical aspects and more specific technical skills in the digital field. The goal is to give the multimedia designer all the skills necessary to work in the world of work, to know how to manage and solve problems inherent to his subject, making him able to understand and anticipate market needs, mediate them with company intentions and translate them in a concrete and feasible project.... [-]

Italy Ancona Bologna Rome Naples Verona Milan  + 3 More
October 2019
Italian
Full-time
3 years
Campus
First Media Design School

This Specialist Diploma is designed to impart the skillsets covering digital design, graphic design and graphic illustration, videography, web and mobile app development. ... [+]

Specialist Diploma in Digital Design (UI/UX)

Course Schedule:

15 month duration

4 terms (13 weeks per term)

Every module will have its assessments after all the classes are completed

Modules Included:

Idea Generation Techniques, Conceptual Thinking Using Design, Thinking Methodologies, Graphics Illustrations, and Design Fundamentals (Packaging Design), Graphics Design Essentials (Adobe Photoshop), Design Studio Management, Publication Design (Adobe Indesign), Typography for Design, Integrated Marketing Communications, Art Direction & Videography, Mix Media, Prepare New Design (Final Major Project)

Career Opportunities:

Art Director Creative Director Brand Consultant Logo Designer Graphic Designer Multimedia Artist/Animator Photographer / Videographer Lay Out Artist Digital Illustrator Design Entrepreneur - Start Up Company ... [-]
Singapore
January 2020
Part-time
1 year
Campus
LaSalle College Vancouver

The Game Art & Design diploma program is designed to prepare graduates for careers as game designers and level designers in the video game industry. This goal is achi ... [+]

The Theory Behind Gaming

Students in the Game Art and Design Diploma program build rock-solid skills in design, level design, game scripting, written communication, as well as 2D and 3D art. Students learn to write professional design documentation, design games, game systems, game mechanics and level environments, as well as apply knowledge to create their own interactive experiences. Students also have the opportunity to develop professional quality production work to showcase in a portfolio project.

Course Objectives

Graduates will demonstrate:

the application of learned concepts from foundation level design courses: Game design principles and terminology, research, critical analysis, prototyping, gaming systems design, level design, user-interface design, design for business requirements, as well as scripting and art. Applied technical knowledge of scripting, design tools and software in accordance with current industry standards. practical understanding and application of the principles of game design, systems design, level design, user interface design, user experience design, platform-specific design, and free-to-play game design. professionalism through the process of conceptualizing, planning, executing, and delivering quality game design projects that will lead toward the capstone project and self-promotion package in accordance with current industry standards. knowledge of the managerial and developmental aspects of the game production pipeline and demonstrate knowledge of planning, budgeting, specifications, constraints, scope, teamwork, problem solving, and deadlines that go into making a market ready game. ability to work on team-based game development projects. Overview ... [-]
Canada Vancouver
January 2020
Full-time
Campus
VCAD Visual College of Art and Design

Are you passionate about 3D animation? Ready to turn this passion into a fun-filled creative career? In the 3D Modeling Animation Art and Design diploma program at VCAD y ... [+]

Are you passionate about 3D animation? Ready to turn this passion into a fun-filled creative career? In the 3D Modeling Animation Art and Design diploma program at VCAD you'll learn the tools and develop the skills to succeed in the computer-generated animation industry. In this program, you'll learn the techniques used in three-dimensional animation art and design. You'll focus on the game development process, including using storyboards, staging scenes and designing game environments and levels. More importantly, you'll design 3D characters and animate them using industry-standard software. By the end of the program, your portfolio will highlight your skill set and showcase your unique animation work.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2020
Full-time
Campus