2017 Graphic Design Training

COURSE DETAILS

This training is designed to upgrade knowledge and skills of professional graphic-designers. The training will tackle skills training in the Adobe – Programmes Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign, how to set up a document well, to make working with it efficient and easy. It will also deal with the Corporate Design for a small project and the Design process in the Designer – Client relationship. Furthermore, the training will explore the rules and fine details of good typography and Orthography. Information Graphics will be a theme: discussing and highlighting good visualizations of Facts. We will also discuss and work on existing Logos. Find the course Modules in this attachment.

WHO IS THE PROGRAM FOR?

The Modules are designed to upgrade knowledge and skills of professional graphic-designers. All Modules require knowledge and Skills in the Adobe-Programs.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS?

It is compulsory for participant to have a laptop with Adobe Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat Pro. Participants are required to attend full day session of the registered Module(s)

DURATION

The training will take place from the 14th -22nd September 2017 (9.00 am- 5.00 pm) (With the exception of Sunday. Please note participants are required to attend the full day session of their selected Module to attain full value of the modules.

VENUE

The training will be held at the Bayimba Office in Kampala Uganda

TRAINERS

The training will be facilitated by a professional graphic designer Christine Voigts. Christine Voigts is an accomplished graphic-designer, living and working in Berlin, Germany with a focus in Corporate Design and business creativity for big companies.

FEE

Selected participants are required to pay a course fee of (25,000 UGX) per selected Module prior to course beginning. Kindly note that Module 1 is a 2 day session which will be charged at a fee 50,000) UGX. We accept payments through Cash or Mobile money.

HOW TO APPLY?

You are required to apply for participation by completing and submitting the application form with a profile/short biography (max. 800 words) with recent picture(s) that will be used for publicity, a motivation for your participation in the training (max. 500 words), Samples of your work. (max 5 Images) to rosette@bayimba.org by 25th August 2017

Alternatively fill out below online Entry Form.

Bayimba Graphic-Design Training in 6 Modules / (2017)

Day 1 (Module 1)
09:00 hrsIndesign/Photoshop/Illustrator - how do they work together
Indesign and how to set up a document (brochure) professionally
Lunch break
13:00 hrsIndesign and how to set up a document (brochure) professionally
Evaluation of the Day
Day 2 (Module 1)
09:00 hrsIndesign - Continuation of day1, how to set up a document
Lunch break
13:00 hrsConvert from Indesign into pdf for a presentation/publication/print.
Interactive pdf. Time for individual questions
Evaluation of the Day
Day 3 (Module 2)
09:00 hrsIllustrator and how to set up a document professionally
Lunch break
13:00 hrsAdobeAcrobatPro, Tips and Tricks - what is possible with a pdf
Evaluation of the Day
Day 4 (Module 3)
09:00 hrsInformation Graphics discussing and looking at good visualizations of Facts
Lunch break
13:00 hrsDesigning Facts in an Infografics in Illustrator, different approaches
(we will also do other visualizations than circle and bar charts)
Evaluation of the Day
Day 5 (Module 4)
09:00 hrsWhat is Corporate Design, key cornerstones, CD-Manual
Lunch break
13:00 hrsContinuation: Corporate-Design The Design Process / Project Planning/ Client - Designer Relationship
Evaluation of the Day
Day 6 (Module 5)
09:00 hrsTypography: Understand Fonts, use different Fonts in Logos, Characteristics of Fonts, Spacing, Kerning, Orthography
Lunch break
13:00 hrsTypografic tools in Indesign and Illustrator.
Evaluation of the Day
Day 7 (Module 6)
09:00 hrsWhat can I do better / Good Logo design. Take existing projects, Logos (from participants if possible) and discuss and improve them.
Lunch break
13:00 hrsWhat can I do better (this will also build on the week, what I see, needs to be worked on) to be continued. Time for individual questions
Evaluation of the Day