A graduate of this program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:
Desktop Publisher: produces professional publications using electronic publishing software, scans graphic images, places text and graphics files onto the page, and operates output devices.
Graphic Designer: develops advertising concepts and prepares art for the final presentations.
Advertising Assistant: works with the ad director or store manager to plan and prepare advertising for print, radio, and TV use.
Commercial Art Worker: prepares artwork and copy to be used in label production, package design, printed materials; prepares process separations; preflights electronic files; manages color control; and manages fonts.
Digital Print Technician: prepares computer files for variable data printing or produce print on demand applications.
Layout Designer: designs basic plans for print advertising, passes on work to a commercial artist or copywriter, and is responsible for final electronic files.
Printing Support Worker/Customer Service Representative: handles electronic and pre-press operations, making color separations, electronic scanning, image editing, and color proofing.
Public Relations Assistant: assists in public relations activities helping to produce brochures, press releases, displays, and newsletters; organizes and prepares materials for use in presentations.
Pre-Press Technician: prepares computer documents for printing; trapping, font usage, picture usage, color management, clipping paths, and placing high and low resolution graphics into document.
Website Designer: builds graphic elements for functional websites.
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find other opportunities for employment.
• Account Executive
• Art Director
• Design Supervisor
• Media Buyer