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Graphic Design

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How to transform ideas into visions

Trains Design professionals able to produce visual communication projects for brands, products and services.

Provides specialised skills in image editing tools, typography treatment and vectorial drawing.

Develops creative skills and techniques for the elaboration of visual identity projects for brands, publicity campaigns and editorial design.

Create and accompany projects with and for real clients.

By concluding this training, you will have the possibility of participating in our European Mobility Project ERASMUS+.

ETIC_Algarve provides the possibility of attending a 320h Internship, for the trainees that fulfill the requirements of JUMP – Support to Professional Integration.
Course Plan
1 Year
320 hours
Classes from October to July

Participant Limit

Mínimum:8
Maximum:16
12 x 246,67€
+100€ Application fee

Recipients

Interested, curious and self taught people, with a particular taste for design, demonstrating an entrepreneurial, creative and dynamic profile.

Professional Opportunities

  • Design Ateliers and publicity agencies.
  • Design and/or Communication departments of companies and institutions. 
  • Create and manage their own business or freelancing.

Course Content

CREATIVE PROCESS AND STRATEGIC THINKING

  • Generate and develop design ideas
  • Develop a creative process
  • Contextualize design contents in space and time
  • Strategic design as a projectual methodology

COLOR AND TYPOGRAPHY

  • Psychology of color. It’s applicability in the creation of a visual message
  • Type anatomy, families and their typography applicability

VECTOR DESIGN

  • Learning about Adobe Illustrator
  • From the simples creation techniques to the most advanced

IMAGE COMPOSITION

  • Learning about Adobe Photoshop
  • Masks. Image correction and retouch
  • Using effects and distortions 

BRANDING 

  • Creation of a logo, symbol and their application on a corporate identity 
  • Developing an identity of a brand
  • Graphic standards manual 

ADVERTISEMENT

  • Advertisement: above the line / below the line
  • Campaign for press and outdoor publicity 
  • Creation of a publicity campaign

GRAPHIC PRODUCTION

  • Pre-print, print and finishing systems

EDITORIAL PROJECT

  • Learning about Adobe InDesign
  • Content implementation for editorial supports
  • Editorial communication exercise: newspaper, magazine, etc

FINAL PROJECT

  • Development of a communication project of a brand or a product in a publicity environment. 

PORTFOLIO, PITCHING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Communication Strategies and orality
  • Tools and Strategies for business creation
  • Creation and development of an individual portfolio

INTERNSHIP

  • Possibility to apply for a 320h Internship for the trainees who fulfill the requirements for JUMP – Professional Integration Support

Teachers

Teachers

Facilities and Equipment

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  • Classrooms with individual workstations in an Apple environment;
  • Wacom Digital Tables;
  • Softwares: Adobe Creative Cloud Pack : Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.

Facilities and Equipment

AnteriorSeguinte
  • Classrooms with individual workstations in an Apple environment;
  • Wacom Digital Tables;
  • Softwares: Adobe Creative Cloud Pack : Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.

Portfolios

Portfolios

Pricing ​​

Monthly Fees:
9 x 328,89€
+100€ Application fee
12 x 246,67€
+180€ Application fee
Special Discounts (not combinable):
-10%
save 296€
Application until 31/08
-12,5%
save 370€
Full payment until 31/08;
Former Trainees - Instalments;
(+100€ Application fee)
-7,5%
save 222€
Full Payment
after 01/09
(+ 100€ Application fee)
-15%
save 444€
Full Payment - Former Trainees
(+ 100€ Application fee)

Application Process

Schedule a personal interview at:

  • info@eticalgarve.com
  • 289 823 359 / 960 309 550

Optional - send an email answering the following questions: 

  • Why am I applying for this course? 
  • What are my motivations? 
  • What are my professionals aspirations? 

Attend the interview previously scheduled by the Pedagogical Director:

  • Present your portfolio
  • Await for the results of your application.

The applications take place between the months of June and October, until the beginning of the school year and classes, as long as there are vacancies in the courses. 

These can be done after the verification of the admission conditions, upon the payment of the registration and submitting the following documents: 

  • Curriculum vitae / Biography
  • 1 passport photo (digital or printed)
  • Certificate of habilitations 
  • Documents from the Candidate and the Responsible for the payment (National Identification Card + Taxpayer Identification Number + Proof of Address: water, electricity or telephone bills or driving license) 
  • Completing and Signing the application form and the training contract.

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