Digital Media Design

Learn what every brand needs to create visual appeal
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become a digital DESIGNer

Have a hand in shaping the way the modern world works, learns, communicates, and plays by earning a Certificate in Digital Media Design. Social networks, animation, marketing and instructional content all rely on the expertise of digital media designers to engage users and guide their experience. The Digital Media Design program provides hands-on experience using the very latest tools, technologies, and trends that make up the current media arts workspace.

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APPROXIMATE TUITION & FEES

$5,747

PROGRAM LENGTH

78 WEEKS

PLACEMENT RATE

99%

What You Will Learn In The digital media Program

Graphic Design

Working with both print and digital mediums, students will learn design principles and skills like branding, printing, layout, and much more using a range of Adobe computer programs.

 

Social Media & Marketing

Because marketing is so intertwined with social media, this focuses on not only general marketing but how to use these skills to tap into the rich market that is social media.

Photography & Videography

With a wide variety of professional equipment at their fingertips, students will learn to capture industry-standard photos and videos. They will then take their photos/footage into Adobe computer programs to further edit/perfect.

Web Development

Students will learn how to read and write HTML and CSS, as well as many popular CMS applications to help build multiple websites quickly and with ease.

VFX & Animation

From 2D animations to character rigging, these classes dive into the principles of animation and real-world examples and demonstrations to teach a large span of techniques. Students will be working with the same professional programs used in the animation industry today.

From Our digital media Students

Is Digital media design Right For You?

This Program Is for Students Who:

  • Are creative and want to use technologies and modern tools to produce engaging content.
  • Can communicate ideas articulately and want a wide variety of digital skills.
  • Want to work in a fast-paced environment in an industry that is constantly evolving.
 
 

Students Love This Program Because:

  • It prepares them to work with a wide variety of trends, tools, and technologies related to the media arts.
  • The specialization track helps them prepare an extensive portfolio to impress potential employers upon graduation.
  • It fosters collaboration and teamwork by offering numerous hands-on opportunities and projects with classmates.
 

About Your digital media Instructors

KEVIN PFUNDER

Kevin Pfunder, best known in Dixie Tech circles as ‘Pfunder’, has two bachelor’s degrees and a Masters in Educational Technology with an emphasis in online gaming development. With over 20+ years of industry experience, Pfunder also taught middle school for 16 years before joining the faculty at Dixie Tech.
 
“The whole reason I do this is for the students…watching students grow throughout the program and the ultimate satisfaction for me is helping them get a job doing something they love. Sometimes it’s something they never even realized could be a job. That’s the payday!”
 

MALLORY MADSEN

Mallory (Mal) Madsen has worked in the digital design industry since 2010. She joined the faculty as Dixie Tech in 2019 and has found great joy being in the classroom teaching design.

JOSH BERTRAND

 Josh attended school for digital media design and joined the faculty at Dixie Tech in 2020.He is thoroughly enjoying his position as an instructor.
 

ASHLYNN MURPHY

Ashlynn Murphy has been in the digital media world since she was 13-years-old when she dove into photography and graphic design to promote her online businesses. She joined the faculty at Dixie Tech in 2019, and her passion for computer arts and marketing has only grown since then.
 

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