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Graphic Design Jobs in Northern Colorado

Graphic Design Jobs in Northern Colorado Prepare for the Best Graphic Design Jobs in Northern Colorado The Digital Workshop Center focuses on teaching you the skills you need to land jobs in high-demand fields such as web design, graphic design, digital marketing, business administration, or video editing and production. We aim to give students the skills, not degrees, you need to be able to be competitive with other candidates and successfully perform in tech-based jobs. Our goal is to always help our students graduate with the...

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Skills You Need to Be a Successful Designer: Web + Graphic

Skills You Need to Be a Successful Designer: Web + Graphic Ever asked what ‘Skills You Need to Be a Successful Designer’? Combine graphic & web design to set yourself apart More and more applicants are finding that there are two important skills you need to be a successful designer: both web development and graphic design! That’s right, in this job market, it’s no longer enough to be a good graphic designer or a great web developer – you really need to be both to land some of the best jobs in 2019. Employers are looking for a broad...

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5 Things They Don’t Teach You in Graphic Design School

5 Things They Don’t Teach You in Graphic Design School Graphic design school is a great place to start your creative career, but in the constantly changing landscape of design, it’s important to recognize design school isn’t the end-all be-all place to become the best creator you can be. Trends are constantly changing and real world experience is invaluable. Graphic and web design has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the fastest changing industries in the world. It’s always on the move and styles never stay the same. Design school...

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Vector Items Are Clean, Smooth

Vector Items Are Clean, Smooth [Originally published in The Coloradoan on 3/23/12] Last week, I began discussing the differences between raster and vector graphics in digital images. This week is part two of the discussion and focuses on vector graphics – what they are, and how they can benefit you and your business. Whereas raster graphics, discussed last week, are made up of a grid of pixel information, vector images are not. Rather, vector images are mathematically created images made up of lines, curves, anchor...

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Choose Graphics Program Based on Type of Images Handled

Choose Graphics Program Based on Type of Images Handled [Originally published in The Coloradoan on 3/16/12] Many of my students ask me whether Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator is the correct program for their graphic design, print media or image editing needs. And it’s always a tough question to answer. To understand what choice makes sense for you or your business, you must first understand the definition of the two major types of digital images used in graphic design: raster and vector graphics. A raster graphic is a graphic made up of...

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