Key Information
Graphic Design Certificate
Visual Design Certificate
Digital Design Certificate
$2,995 72 Hours
$3,495 84 Hours
$3,995 102 Hours
Overview
Become a graphic designer. Learn about design, typography, photo retouching, vector graphics, and much more as you study Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Explore design concepts in a project-based Graphic Design Bootcamp, where you’ll work on designs for your portfolio to show prospective employers or clients.
Design mobile & web interfaces, learn graphic design fundamentals, and create a portfolio. Our Visual Design Certificate includes classes in Adobe XD, Photoshop, Illustrator, Graphic Design & Visual Design.
Become a well-rounded Digital Designer: Graphic Design and Visual (UI) Design. Conquer the essential Adobe applications; learn design concepts and theory; and develop portfolio projects to showcase employers and clients
Prerequisite
Open to Beginners
Open to Beginners
Open to Beginners
Location
185 Madison Ave, NYC or Live Online
185 Madison Ave, NYC or Live Online
185 Madison Ave, NYC or Live Online
Schedule
Next start date: Nov 1–Dec 17, Weekdays
Other scheduling options: Weekdays, weeknights, or weekends
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Next start date: Jan 13–Feb 25, Weekdays
Other scheduling options: Weekdays only
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Next start date: Jan 10–Feb 25, Weekdays
Other scheduling options: Weekdays or weeknights
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Certification
New York-licensed Certificate Program
New York-licensed Certificate Program
New York-licensed Certificate Program
Free Retake Within 1 Year See our class policies for more details
Workbook Included
Courses Included (Certificates & packages only)
  • 18 HoursAdobe InDesign Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursAdobe Photoshop Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursAdobe Illustrator Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursGraphic Design Portfolio Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursAdobe Photoshop Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursAdobe Illustrator Bootcamp
  • 12 HoursAdobe XD Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursGraphic Design Portfolio Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursVisual Design Portfolio Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursAdobe InDesign Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursAdobe Photoshop Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursAdobe Illustrator Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursGraphic Design Portfolio Bootcamp
  • 12 HoursAdobe XD Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursVisual Design Portfolio Bootcamp
Discounts See our discounts policies for more details
  • This is a discounted package of classes that is 15–25% off the individual class prices. Other discounts do not apply.
  • This is a discounted package of classes that is 15–25% off the individual class prices. Other discounts do not apply.
  • This is a discounted package of classes that is 15–25% off the individual class prices. Other discounts do not apply.
Payment Plan See our payment plan FAQ for more details
This program is eligible for our “pay-as-you-go” payment plan.
This program is eligible for our “pay-as-you-go” payment plan.
This program is eligible for our “pay-as-you-go” payment plan.
12-Month Financing See our Climb Credit FAQ for more details
This program is eligible for financing through Climb Credit.
This program is eligible for financing through Climb Credit.
This program is eligible for financing through Climb Credit.
Target Audience

This certificate program is for anyone who wants to learn design apps (such as InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator), develop graphic design skills (learn about color, composition, etc), and start building their design portfolio. It’s a good fit for:

  • Those who want get started as a graphic designer.
  • Anyone who needs to create graphics or marketing materials for businesses. Business owners, people in marketing, or anyone in a company that works with the creation of marketing materials can benefit from design skills. Better looking design can lead to more sales. Not having to hire outside design firms can speed up projects and give you more control.
  • Beginning designers who want to round out their technical skills (by getting better with the design apps) and improve their graphic design skills to be a better designer.
  • Designers who have been away from the design field for a while and want to get back to being hands-on with the design apps, update their skills, and create an updated portfolio of design work.

The Visual Design Certificate is for those seeking to learn industry-standard tools and skills for designing website interfaces. This program is best suited for:

  • Those who want get started as a UI (visual) designer.
  • Designers who are looking to gain digital design skills for designing websites and apps.
  • Designers who have been away from the design field for a while and want to get back to being hands-on with today’s modern design apps, update their skills, and create an updated portfolio of design work.
Anyone
What You’ll Learn
  • Adobe Photoshop to retouch photos & create graphics
  • Adobe InDesign to create page layouts with text & images
  • Adobe Illustrator to create vector graphics such as logos, icons, & more
  • Understand graphic design concepts & processes
  • Learn about the elements of design
  • Develop & expand your graphic design portfolio
  • Learn how to speak about your work and how to incorporate and evaluate critiques
  • Broaden your understanding of graphic design concepts and processes, both formal and conceptual
  • Upload your work to Adobe Portfolio (included with your Creative Cloud membership) to create your portfolio website.
  • Learn to retouch photos in Photoshop
  • Use Illustrator’s drawing tools to create graphics and logos
  • Learn to design websites for mobile, and desktop
  • Learn Adobe XD for designing and prototyping the UI (user interface) of websites, apps, etc.
  • Create hi-res images to look great on 2x (Retina) displays
  • Understand graphic design concepts and processes
  • Create projects to add to your portfolio
  • Adobe Photoshop: Retouch photos & create graphics
  • Adobe InDesign: Create page layouts with text & images
  • Adobe Illustrator: Create vector graphics such as logos, icons, & more
  • Adobe XD: Design user interfaces of websites and apps
  • Graphic & Print Design: Learn graphic design concepts & processes as you create portfolio-worthy projects to show potential clients or apply for a job
  • Visual & Web Design: Learn web design concepts, workflows, and best practices as you create portfolio-worthy projects to show potential clients or apply for a job