What can you learn at The Art Institute of Dallas and The Art Institute of Fort Worth? Your education should be as creative as you are. With that in mind, the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Web Design & Interactive Media at The Art Institute of Dallas and The Art Institute of Fort Worth provides hands-on, real-world education for people who think big and have even bigger plans for their creative futures.
You will start with the basics in design, drawing, color theory, and computer-based classes, then move into digital imaging, typography, basic digital illustration, sound design, information architecture, and scripting languages. You will receive instruction from faculty with solid academic credentials in design-related disciplines and experience in the interactive media industry, and will have the opportunity to gain proficiency in web animation, web design, user-centered design, multimedia system design, and exploration of information delivery to the many emerging handheld technology devices. As graduation nears, you have the opportunity to develop a professional-level digital portfolio of work - the most important tool you have to showcase your talents to prospective employers
The purpose of the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Web Design & Interactive Media is to prepare students to work in the field of Web Design & Interactive Media through focused instruction and application of skills and knowledge. Students will have the opportunity to solve Web Design & Interactive Media problems using current industry standards and processes. Students will have the opportunity to develop expertise through study and the use of skill sets that include information architecture, graphical interface design, and application of motion and sound, including video and interactive construction.
Using this framework, our goal is to instill a sense of self-reliance, confidence, interpersonal team skills, and quality work produced with strict adherence to deadlines. The use of good, solid design procedures will always be emphasized from detailed research to determine the clients? needs to the final on-time, high quality finished product. After achieving these educational goals, students should be prepared to seek entry-level employment in the Web Design & Interactive Media industry with the essential tools for a rewarding career.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Web Design & Interactive Media may seek employment in the rapidly growing and ever-expanding interactive media industry in such entry-level positions as Web site designer, multimedia designer, Web developer, interactive training specialist, information architecture designer, or audio/visual designer.