December 4, 2018

What Is Graphic Design?

Have you ever stated, “graphic design is my passion”? Have you been thinking about becoming a graphic designer or wanting to learn what graphic design involves? If so, you’ve come to the right article and the right website. After years of teaching graphic design, we know a thing or two about it and we’re passionate about graphic design too.

With graphic design, there’s actually several graphic design types you have a chance to learn. Our graphic design program teaches you everything you need to know about graphic design and web development. It’s a great opportunity for you to land a graphic design internships too.

A graphic design career path can open the doors of opportunity for you and it’s an industry that shows no signs of slowing down. Since F.I.R.S.T. is often considered to be a top graphic design school, it’s a great place to learn and began your career in graphic design. It’s also a great place to spend the next year since our school is located in beautiful Orlando, Florida. (Just saying)

What Is Graphic Design?

What is graphic design? Sure thing, that’s a fair question. If you’re not familiar with what graphic design is, it refers to creating graphics for clients.

While most graphic design is centered around creating graphics online, graphic design can go beyond the borders of the internet. Since the majority of graphic design taught is for online projects, our program also includes web development. In today’s online world, it’s paramount to learn web development and graphic design together.

Furthermore, it gives you the essential skills you need to have a powerful graphic design resume.

There’s actually several types of graphic design you could choose to learn.

  • Image Based Graphic Design
  • Type Based Graphic Design
  • Image And Type Based Graphic Design
  • Logos And Symbols

Graphic Design Is A Great Career Choice

As we said earlier, the graphic design industry is still growing and graphic design jobs are everywhere. Honestly, there’s not enough graphic designers around to fulfill them all. When you include the fact that you’ll also learn web development in our graphic design program, the opportunities you’re going to have are limitless. Between companies hiring graphic designers and all the freelance graphic design jobs out there, you shouldn’t have a problem finding work when you graduate.

Our graphic design course will help you build a powerful graphic design portfolio that you can use for all the graphic design jobs you apply for. Your graphic designer resume will be complete and our network is powerful. We give our students every additional opportunity we can to help them become a success.

You’ll learn how to use graphic design software. You’ll learn how to use graphic design tools, techniques and strategies. You’ll learn how to create graphic design business cards first for yourself and then for clients.

A graphic designer salary can earn you up to $100,000 a year and more. A graphic design degree can give you the path needed to make it happen.

Choosing The Right College For Graphic Design

Look, there’s proof everywhere if you know how to find it. It doesn’t have to be difficult to choose the right college for graphic design.

For example, if would be helpful if you could hear from other graphic design students, right? Thanks to our awesome students, we have dozens of student testimonials we share with students considering F.I.R.S.T. Institute. Check out the students that have graduated our graphic design program.

Another way you can choose the right graphic design school is by looking at the school’s track record and experience. As another example, we’ll use ourselves. We’ve been teaching since 2004 and we’re an accredited school. You better make sure you choose an accredited school and one that has a track record of successfully teaching students.

What about career opportunities? F.I.R.S.T. has connections with some of the biggest companies and artist in the world. What about location? As we said earlier, we’re located in Orlando, Florida. All of these are factors that will determine the graphic design college you choose to go to.

Building A Graphic Design Resume

Going to a graphic designer school like first is going to allow you to build a powerful graphic designer resume and that’s more important than you may realize.

As a graphic designer, your portfolio is vital. Potential clients are going to want to see your past work, so building your portfolio from day one is important.

As you go through our graphic designer program, you’ll begin to add to this portfolio. With your time in between learning and school, you may want to choose going after your first clients. We’ve had several graphic design students that have found their first clients before graduating.

This resume will be play a big role from day one in your graphic design career.

Ready To Get Started Now?

Now that you know what graphic design is and more about our program, the next step would be submitting an application.

We know choosing to go to a graphic design school is a big deal. We also know you may need time to think about it and that’s perfectly fine. We also know some men and women are in the position where they need to act now. Which ever you are, know that we’re here to help you in any way that we can.

If you’re ready, fill out our online application.

If you have additional questions, give us a call, we’d be glad to answer them all. You can reach us at 1-407-316-8310.