In order to continue with your application for Graphic Design for Print and Web, you must complete this step in the application process. Applicant selection is based on the results of these secondary requirements. This document contains all the information you need to prepare and submit secondary requirements for consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions.
Applicants will present a portfolio that includes 4 – 6 examples of original work, a resume, and a personal statement which summarizes academic, personal and career objectives. You should also include a written description outlining any notable details of your portfolio pieces (i.e. software used, design techniques applied and project purpose).
Applicants must submit the portfolio through SlideRoom. SlideRoom is a secure site where secondary requirements are collected, scored and stored. Log-in to https://humber.slideroom.com and create your free account. There will be additional instructions once your account has been created.
Applicants must meet secondary requirements in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility does not guarantee an offer of admission.
All secondary requirements will be evaluated and a score will be calculated by the academic school.
Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.
With Humber’s Graphic Design for Print and Web certificate program, you will develop a diverse and complete skill set that will help you gain a competitive edge in this dynamic field. With training in industry-standard graphic applications for both print and web design, our project-based learning environment features expert facilitation using the latest Adobe Creative Cloud applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Dreamweaver.
Our courses, theory and principles of design are complemented by multiple hands-on demonstrations and real-world projects such as designing editorial and outdoor advertising campaigns & magazine publications, responsive web design for mobile devices, prototyping sustainable box packaging concepts and, ultimately, creating an online portfolio website using industry standards and best practices in HTML / HTML5, CSS / CSS3 animations, jQuery, user interface design and usability testing. Your online portfolio website will showcase your print and web design skills, in addition to your coding and development abilities. Students will also learn the fundamentals of typography for print and web, interactive prototyping, and project management.
Our program will also prepare you for pursuing employment during our Employment Skills courses. Your instructors will mentor you on how to network and interview with employers, build and write effective resumés and cover letters, draft contracts and proposals, and develop pricing schemes for design related freelance projects. Finally, you will develop a clear personal branding package as a freelance design entrepreneur and optimally present your portfolio for various types of positions within the design industry using engaging presentation decks.Courses
Toronto is at the centre of Canada’s design sector and is North America’s third largest hotspot for design communities and startups. There are many new and exciting opportunities in Toronto for aspiring graphic and web designers. Humber’s program will help you develop the skills and training you need to pursue your chosen career path.
Work as a graphic designer, web designer or junior art director in a variety of organizations including multimedia houses, design studios, graphic design departments of major corporations, advertising and creative agencies. With your creative niche, knowledge of design software and keen awareness of current digital design trends, you’ll impress employers and make your mark in this innovative field.
If you’re drawn to the idea of being your own boss, you’ll be well-positioned to freelance for the many organizations and design agencies that outsource contract design work, allowing you to control your earnings, schedule and projects.
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