Graphic design courses in Dubai by LIGDS

Over the years, websites have impressively grown focusing to serve the needs of its visitors. Graphic design courses here in Dubai major in enhancing the growth of visual platforms that recently have emerged to be the most used all over the world. Apps that have grown at a bigger percentage are instagram and flikr. Having obtained this data, it’s crystal clear that visual industry has got a very high demand. We are therefore here to make your dream possible by providing graphic design programs majoring on graphics and visuals.


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Methods of Training

Online Course

We provide the state of the art flexible online peer to peer interaction training which will make you the master in the game of maestros. We offer online programs that ensure you are flexible in learning your schedule.

Offline Course

Digital marketing course offline by DMI is conducted at the prestigious millennium plaza hotel at sheikh zayed road in the heart of Dubai.

1 On 1 Training

We provide the state of the art flexible peer to peer interaction training which will make you the master of the game of maestros. This is the training where you have your own trainer concentrating on one learner.

Corporate group training

We provide the state of art flexible peer to peer interaction training which will make you the master of the game of maestros. The goal is to assist corporate groups and individuals better their skills.

Who is eligible for training?


Anyone with a passion for visual communication and arts.

Entrepreneurs who would like to make visual contents like logos, brochures, business presentations, business cards newspaper advertisements for the corporate companies.

Individuals who need to create their personal portfolio for the graphic design program which they can use for job application rather than a resume.

Marketing professionals who can identify techniques and ways in which to attract more customers in a business and maximize firm’s profits.

Sales professional who can give effective selling methods and professional development for sales.

Business owners who need to establish their own graphic design company.

Entrepreneurs who have a passion of solving various problems to customers and coming up with solutions.

Students to get knowledge of various graphic design tools and apply them later after their completion of studies.

Digital marketing professionals who need to acquire digital skills for creating visual arts.


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Course outline

Module 1

Definition: briefly clarifies what is graphic design and the areas in which it majors as a field.
History: this encompasses the history of written communication till today and the visual arts that it involves.


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Module 2

Basics of design This module enables the learners to learn
the features of graphic design and
practice them. They can start using visual
language into their work and come up
with solutions .


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Module 3

Introduction to typography Typography is an essential tool needed
by a graphic designer. In this module,
learners will be briefly outlined what a
typography is typography history is
essential to a designer.


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Module 4

Color: Color is one of the basic elements used in
design work. As a graphic designer, one
needs to know the principles and
elements of various colors in order to
create an attractive design.


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Module 5

Advanced typography:
This is where learners
advance their typography
skills by using
graphic design
elements and principles.


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Module 6

Photography : Learners will learn about basic tools of
photography using adobe Photoshop.
Graphic designers need also to source
online stock photography in order to
work effectively with their clients.


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Module 7

Logo type design :
To create best logos, a designer
need to apply tools acquired
in topographic area. Learners
get to know how to create logos
based on a particular content.


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Module 8

Design system 1 :
In this module, learners use systems in
creating designs using illustration and
adobe illustrator. They can therefore
interpret a given content and analyze it
using the tools.


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Module 9

Layout design :
Learners will be introduced
to multipage layout program,
adobe InDesign.
They will learn the basic features of adobe
InDesign and create various layouts.


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Module 10

Design system 2 :
This module gives learners a chance to
create their own designs. Learners can
now decide solely in creating acceptable
work. Using adobe illustrator, Photoshop
and InDesign.


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Module 11

Preparing a portfolio
In this section, learners will learn how to
employ their skills in the marketing
industry and get clients easily. This is by
designing their own profiles and identifying themselves.


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Module 12

Learners are expected to design a resume and a cover letter with their
personal identity design.
They will be guided on various industrial work while being introduced into copyright InDesign and OHS assessments.


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Tools used in Graphic Design Work

Visual creativity
(2D design)


Visual creativity involves use of visual elements such as color, line, shape, value, tone, texture, volume or form to make visual arts. Visual principles are also used to arrange the visual elements. Learners will examine creative images in a two dimensional plane. The design principles enable one to design images in a more creative manner.

Visual principles include;

lines that help to direct the eye and to create emphasis.

Scale that creates attention to various elements.

Color that improves the visual arts.

Repetition that creates consistency.

Negative space that is used to design logos.

CorelDraw


CorelDraw was developed to design two dimensional images like logos. CorelDraw features depend on the type of version and windows capability.

Corel photo paint is used for bitmap editing.

Corel show is used for creating presentation that are onscreen.

Corel chart is used to design graphic charts like bar graphs Learners will be introduced to various supported windows by Corel draw that include windows XP, Vista, windows 7, windows 8 and windows 10.they will also be introduce to CDR file formats that are used for vector drawings. This tool will help the designers to create vector based illustration programs.

Illustrator


It is a vector based tool that is used by designers to edit and design various images like logos. It is best used with adobe InDesign and Photoshop to obtain better and quality design.

Adobe illustrator teaches learners on how to make use of various layers, tracing particular work, and designing best info graphics. Adobe illustrator appear to be the best vector editing program in design work. Adobe illustrator enables designers to;

Create graphs

Edit work lively in a preview mode

Correct spelling

find or replace text function

Filter some Photoshop pixel

Enhance transparency in gradient

Adobe Photoshop


It is a graphic editor developed to be used in windows and macOS.

In this course learners will get to know how to stimulate create an image in relation to a given content. They will be able to manipulate images into a more advanced way by using illustration stools. Designers can therefore create images for advertisements, brochures and many more to acquire a desired objective and make them eye appealing to viewers and clients. Various tools used in adobe Photoshop include;

Pen tool

Shape tool

Clone stamp tool

Selection tool.

Photoshop has a PSD storage file that stores images. This tool enables a graphic designer to develop images that already communicate to viewers.

Adobe dream weaver


Adobe Dreamweaver enables learners to understand both visual design and code editor. Learners learn how to highlight syntax, complete codes and syntax checking. This tool enables learners to create websites easily without using codes. One can easily visualize content and design while coding. Learners will learn how to upload files using FTP, SFTP and SVN version. Learners will also learn syntax highlighting using the following languages;

Java

JavaScript

Active server pages(ASP)

Cascading style sheets(CSS)

Visual basic (VB)

Adobe InDesign


Learners will be educated on the best desktop publishing app that will enable them to create products such as magazines, posters, brochures and various presentations to corporate. They will be also be equipped with best knowledge of publishing content using adobe publishing software. They will be able to export various documents into portable document format. This tool enables graphic designers to come up with creative designs that are eye appealing and marketable.

Adobe premiere pro


Adobe premiere pro is a software tool that will make your dream come true as a video editor. In this software, learners learn how to edit videos and import video content. It supports a high resolution in editing. As a designer it will enable you to import and export formats using windows and macOS. It enables eye adjustments and provides 3D editing of materials. Learners will be able to employ the following skills as video editors.

Select color grading

Perform audio cleaning

Create motion graphic templates

Apply audio effects on track

Edit keyboard shortcuts

Graphic designer


Graphic design involves development and creation of visual arts aimed at solving particular problems and coming up with solutions. It is use of technical knowledge to create desirable materials. As a graphic design learner, one combines the knowledge of visual elements learnt in various fields such as medicine, science, and engineering and information technology to create impressive visual arts.

The learner gets knowledge of designing various products packaging, illustration, and information design among others. With the knowledge acquired during training, learners can apply their skills and competences to provide intellect solutions. Learners design better communication systems to service the community and its surroundings.

CERTIFICATION


After full completion of the course, learners will get KHDA which is a government of education Dubai certificate for the course studied throughout the program. This is the adobe certified export certification that will highlight the skills learnt.

However, as a graphic designer, we offer you a great chance to advance your career and skills in web design at our school, LIGDS located in Dubai. This course will enable learners to create websites that are appealing and that maximize their sales.

During the course program, we will major on the following;

Jam sessions- learners will choose between being taught weekday and weekends. There will be an instructor during the week on various sessions.

Projects- learners will be assigned various projects on the learnt tools in order to evaluate their practical work.

Reading materials –learners will be given contents in form of videos, blogs in order to enhance their understanding. Weekly tasks- learners will receive weekly tasks to apply tools learnt in the classroom in real examples.


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Frequently asked questions


A great number of learners have multiple questions every day. That is why we have highlighted for you the frequently asked questions below.

1Why join Graphic Design Courses by LIGDS?
Unlike other institutes, we don't concentrate on theory sessions rather we focus on intense practical approach will keep you market ready for the tough and fast-paced Dubai market. We have trained more than 250+ students in advanced graphic designing, and detailed modules to enhance and specialize in the field of graphic design.
2Why I should learn Graphic Design ?
According to the data released by the Dubai labour development department, there has been 43.22% increase in the requirement of graphic design professionals in the last 3 years in UAE. Ranging an average salary of 8000 AED for a starter.
3What job positions can I search job after completing this course?
Graphic Designer Graphics Designing expert Social media content generator Facebook page manager Photoshop expert Illustrator expert Indesign expert InDesign expert Adobe Premier expert Social media manager
4What would be the salary range for the above positions?
Graphic Designer - 8,000 AED - 15,000 AED Graphics Designing expert 9,000 AED - 19,000 AED Social media content generator 8,000 AED - 10,000 AED Facebook page manager 6000 AED - 9,000 AED Photoshop expert 8000 AED - 10,000 AED Illustrator expert 6000 AED - 8,000 AED Indesign expert 6000 AED - 8,000 AED InDesign expert 8000 AED - 10,000 AED Adobe Premier expert 10,000 AED - 15000 AED Social media manager 7000 AED - 18000 AED
5Can I start a new company or do freelance projects after this course ?
Yes, Definity. 20% of the students who finish our course generally tend to do freelance or create a company because it gives you high income by serving minimal clients and helps you achieve your dream.

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Module 1

Definition; briefly clarifies what is graphic design and the areas in which it majors as a field.
History; this encompasses the history of written communication till today and the visual arts that it involves.
Specialty; outline of various specialties in graphic design course and its role in future applications.
Social networks; overview of social marketing tools like affiliates and organizations.

Course goals of module 1

Define the term graphic design.
Introduce pivotal movements and designer work.
The learner should be able to give an overview of graphic design specialties.
Give an outline of graphic design tools and resources that enhance better designing and apply them in future.

Basics of design

This module enables the learners to learn the features of graphic design and practice them. They can start using visual language into their work and come up with solutions to various problems. Adobe illustrator software will be clarified here.

Content of module 2

Entails use of vocabularies design elements and principles.
Studies will be made involving visual arts using the adobe illustrator software tool.
A brief clarification of vector based adobe illustrator software.

Course goals of module 2

The learner should understand the design elements and apply them in real life work.
Better understanding of design rules and how they are applied.
Understand design visual arts and come up with solutions to various problems.
Creating good design while stating specific objectives.

Introduction to typography

Typography is an essential tool needed by a graphic designer. In this module, learners will be briefly outlined what a typography is .typography history is essential to a designer and the students will learn this. They will later get into practice after studying the theory part of it.

Content of module 3

Giving an overview of the history of letter form and alphabet design.
New vocabulary that include, type anatomy, families and principles.
Get the best knowledge of applying tools to basic type families’ vocabulary.
Get detailed knowledge on tools of typography used in adobe illustrator software.

Course goals of module 3

Better understanding of the history of letter form and alphabets.
Learners understand how typography was discovered.
As a designer, one gets to know how the typographic vocabularies are used during designing.
The knowledge enables the designer to group various types of typography thus using the necessary ones in the work.

Color

Color is one of the basic elements used in design work. As a graphic designer, one needs to know the principles and elements of various colors in order to create an attractive design.

Content of module 4

Understanding the vocabulary used in color creation.
Learners will design various templates to show their knowledge using various colors.
Learners will get knowledge of tools used in adobe illustrator software and how to apply them to solve various problems.

Course goals of module 4

Learners will understand various types of colors
Ability to use color vocabulary in order to communicate effectively.
Brief overview of color theories
Employ color in adobe illustrator software.

Advanced typography

This is where learners advance their typography skills by using graphic design elements and principles.

Content of module 5

Teaching learners on advanced typographic and vocabulary
Learners will design various templates using typographic knowledge to show the level of their understanding.
Educate learners on advanced typographic tools used in adobe illustrator software.

Course goals of module 5

Learners get advanced knowledge on vocabulary and software tools.
Knowledge of elements and principled of advanced typography
Able to apply adobe illustrator software tools and create impressive visual arts.

Advanced typography

Learners will learn about basic tools of photography using adobe Photoshop. Graphic designers need also to source online stock photography in order to work effectively with their clients.

Contents of module 6

In this section, learners are required to get knowledge on vocabularies that are used by designers when doing photographic work.
After learning on how to use Photoshop, they will be given an assignment to display their knowledge on that topic
Learners will acquire great understanding on how to use tools in adobe Photoshop and their application in graphic design work to create best visual arts out of a given content.

Course goals of module 6

Knowledge of tools used in creating photographs using adobe Photoshop software and apply them as a graphic designer.
Great understanding of the camera resolutions, pixels, and formatting of various files.
Knowledge of creating photographs based on a given content.
One acquires knowledge of cropping, filtering a certain photograph in order to make them more appealing to the visitors.
One gets to know how to use various layouts on photography

Logotype design

To create best logos, a designer need to apply tools acquired in topographic area. Learners get to know how to create logos based on a particular content. Changing letterforms to create desirable logos and come up with logic word marks.

Contents of module 7

Learners will get to know how to use tools in creating realistic design.
Learners understand how to use illustration and adobe illustrator software’s tools when creating visual arts.
In order to show their understanding, students complete various assignments on typographic design

Course goals of module 7

Knowledge of logotype development.
Capability of using logo to analyze concepts given.
Acquire of creative roles and u them in their work.

Design system 1

In this module, learners use systems in creating designs using illustration and adobe illustrator. They can therefore interpret a given content and analyze it using the tools. As a graphic designer, research process is one of the activities you need to embrace in order to develop best design work.

Contents of module 8

Given a certain project, learners can apply their creativity and come up with solutions.
Learners will display their understanding by completing an assignment project in creating an iconic system
Learners will design various projects using adobe illustrator and solve various problems.

Course goals of module 8

Use of adobe illustrator tools to create desirable designs.
Knowledge of designing visuals from various systems.
One gets to know how to refine projects and decide on the graphic system in order to communicate in an effective way.
Understanding on use of various icons in graphic system and hoe to develop them.

Layout design

Learners will be introduced to multipage layout program, adobe InDesign. They will learn the basic features of adobe InDesign and create various layouts.

Contents of module 9

Learners will use vocabularies used in other modules to create layouts.
Learners will get a detailed knowledge of adobe InDesign.
They will design various projects using typographic system and create layouts.

Course goals of module 9

Learners are able to use typographic tools in designing layouts.
Learners get great knowledge of multipage layout program in creating layouts.
One can create images from elements that are totally different.
Learners get to know how to use software’s and design elements.
Learners know how to apply proportions when designing various project layouts.

Design system 2

This module gives learners a chance to create their own designs. Learners can now decide solely in creating acceptable work. Using adobe illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign they can now come up with best presentations while designing using the available tools. This will enable them to communicate effectively to clients and using the tools they can also solve various problems and come up with solutions.

Contents of module 10

Learners to apply their knowledge learnt previously on various tasks given including designing a package project and a campaign.
By using adobe Photoshop and illustration, learners will be able to use various programs on tasks given.

Course goal of module 10

One is able to develop quality design using adobe Photoshop, illustration and InDesign tools.
Given a certain project a learner can state the goals of a project and come up with meaningful design.
One gains the knowledge of designing campaigns and packaging.

Preparing a portfolio

In this section, learners will learn how to employ their skills in the marketing industry and get clients easily. This is by designing their own profiles and identifying themselves as graphic designers while highlighting their skills and competences. They will also learn how they can further their studies as graphic designers and emerge to be better designers in the industry.

Content of module 11

Introduce learners to various resources used in designing job.
Learners understanding how to make their own portfolio and profile in order to market themselves as graphic designers.
Learners employing various tools in designing tasks given.

Course goals of module 11

One is able to identify jobs available in the market and attend to them.
The learner can now develop their own portfolio that is impressive to clients and marketable.
Learners can now design their profile while identifying themselves clearly to the clients.
Learners can employ their professionalism as graphic designers.

Content of module 12

Learners are expected to design a resume and a cover letter with their personal identity design.
They will be guided on various industrial workswhile being introduced into copyright InDesign and OHS assessments.

Course goals of module 12

One is able to edit work professionally.
Knowledge of OHS and copyright
One can make changes on a given design and create new design work.

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