Certificate in Adobe Web Design

Certificate in Adobe Web Design

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The core of this program will cover Adobe Creative Cloud software tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Acrobat PDF. Students will learn proper Adobe workflow processes and best practices to design, create, build dynamic websites and learn how to export content for print and digital outputs. Students will learn the concepts, tools and techniques to create responsive designs for the web and digital devices such as iPads, tablets and smart phones.

This comprehensive, hands-on course delivers 85 hours of instructor led classroom time by Adobe Certified Instructors. The class is supplemented with outside class assignments and finishes with real world, leading edge projects created by students. The learning objectives of our programs are to develop technology skills and soft skills of student learners to enable them to plan, design, build and maintain digital content for the web.

Course Details
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Date: September 15, 2014 - February 4, 2015

Days: 35 Sessions
M/W eves - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Fee: $2,950.00

Location: 1 Martine Ave, Suite 424 White Plains, NY 10606

CRN: 90374

Date: September 16, 2014 - February 3, 2015

Days: 35 Sessions
T/Th eves - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Fee: $2,950.00

Location: 551 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor, New York, NY

CRN: 90379

Date: September 20, 2014 - February 7, 2015

Days: 17 Sessions:
Saturday(s) - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Fee: $2,950.00

Location:1 Martine Avenue,
White Plains, NY 10606

CRN: 90049

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Course Description

This hands-on course delivers 85 hours of classroom instruction supplemented with outside class assignments. The learning objectives of the class are: to develop technology skills and soft skills of student learners to enable them to plan, design, build, promote and maintain a fully functional website. Each student will be required to build a complete website by the end of the course as a class project.

The course encompasses 4 major (overlapping) learning areas:

1. Software tools
Photoshop Creative Cloud for retouching and optimizing photos and other raster (pixel)-based graphic files
Illustrator Creative Cloud for creating vector graphics, including logos, posters and menus
Dreamweaver Creative Cloud for creating an HTML-CSS Website:
Adobe Bridge Creative Cloud for managing offline assets
Edge Animate for creating animations across all digital devices
Edge Reflow for creating responsive design and fluid grid layouts

2. Technologies
“Alphabet Soup” (HTML, CSS, JS, SWF, AS2,AS3, AJAX, PDF, XML, HTML5, CSS3)

3. Soft Skills
Interview a client, assess client’s needs and develop a custom Website plan
Plan and schedule the processes involved in developing a website from initial planning to final delivery, on your own or in a team environment
Identify web design best practices and intelligently discuss the pros and cons of various Web design and development options
Attract traffic to a website using leading web marketing resources, including Search Engines

4. Web Design and Functionality
Design and modify spot graphics of various kinds, including logos, banners, posters, post cards, thumbnails, etc.
Qualify for the advanced Adobe Web Design or Web Application Development certificate program (optional) in order to take your skills to the next level
Create a Website with the following functionality: animations, social media integration, Google maps, video, photo gallery, contact form and more

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You Will Learn To

Using several Adobe Software tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Adobe Edge Animate and Edge Reflow, students will learn how to PLAN - DESIGN - BUILD + MAINTAIN a fully functional website. Students will also learn how to FTP their website and content to a web hosting service: including how to add / host mulitple websites under a single domain name (folder).

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Who Should Enroll

Students who are literate in PC or MAC based software and / or operating systems who want to learn how to build and manage websites. Anyone with a print background, graphic designers, photographers, developers, marketing and communications professionals looking to acquire a strong foundation of skills and knowledge in digital design or applying these skills to the web. Web entreprenuers, small business owners, freelancers and others looking to learn how to build and maintain websites and other digital content for the web will find this course to be invaluable! Must have knowledge of at least one Adobe tool. If you do not have experience, we offer the Adobe Workflow Essentials class to get started.

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Course Format

The Certificate in Adobe Web Design class meets twice per week on Monday and Wednesday evenings in White Plains (Westchester Campus) OR Tuesday and Thursday evenings at our Midtown Campus (New York, NY ). This is an instructor-led course taught by Adobe Certified Expert instructors. Pace CPE (Pace Continuing Professional Education) is an Adobe Authorized Training Center.

Evening classes: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm (2.5 hours) Five hours per week for 17 weeks. Total Adobe Web Design classroom hours - 85 hours.

We have a Saturday section available in White Plains for fall / winter 2015 session. Saturday Classes: 9:00 am to 3:00pm (5 hours - with lunch break) Five hours per week for 17 weeks. Total Adobe Web Design classroom hours - 85 hours.

COST: $2950

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Questions?

Please contact us at (888) 561-7223 or continuinged@pace.edu

Outline

Class 1
Digital Asset Management
Workflow for Digital Desktop Publishing
Bridge and metadata
Output
Color management
Fonts management

Class 2
Photoshop
Camera raw
Adjustments in Camera Raw plugin
Retouching with Camera Raw plugin tools
Develop Techniques in Camera Raw for different looks

Class 3
Photoshop
Color correction
The correct way to use the Histogram
The correct way to use Photoshop Adjustments
Levels v/s Curves
Vibrance v/s Saturation
Color Balance for color cast
Color Correction with Selective color

Class 4
Photoshop
Retouching objects, hair, skin, clothes
Matching skin color, Makeup
Removing Moire
Retouching tools
Retouching using layers and mask
Tips & Tricks
Retouching photos with different looks
Sharpen images
Retouching perspectives

Class 5
Photoshop
Extract object from the background
Extract hair from the background
Creating hair

Class 6
Photoshop
Vanishing point & 3D
Creating textures and Lights
Creating Reflection and Shadows
Photomontage Coherence and techniques

Class 7
Photoshop
Special effects
Video editing in Photoshop

Class 8
Illustrator
Working with Illustrator
Creating graphics styles
Text Styles, text effects and Open type techniques
Creating Libraries for infographics

Class 9
Illustrator
Bristle Brushes
Brushes effects
Creative brushes

Class 10
Illustrator
Perspective drawing
Creating custom caricatures

Class 11
Illustrator
3D effects
Gradient mesh

Class 12
Illustrator
Designing Web pages
with Illustrator

Class 13
InDesign
Working with InDesign
Setting Preferences for projects
Creating Layouts

Class 14
InDesign
Creating text styles
Text frame options
Creating objects styles

Class 15
InDesign
Templates and Snippet for newspapers and magazines
Photoshop and Illustrator integration
Fitting options

Class 16
InDesign
Importing Microsoft Excel tables and word documents
Advanced Paragraph styles and Character Styles
Numbering & Sections options

Class 17
InDesign
InDesign Interactive
Buttons
Hyperlinks
Table of Contents
Bookmarks
Animations
Media and Timing
Object States
Preview
PDF interactive publications

Class 18
InDesign
Table of contents
Data merge, Data variables

Class 19
InDesign
Acrobat PDF and Preflight
Preflight in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Edit Colors and Fonts
Flattener Preview
Separations Preview
Printing

Class 20
Dreamweaver CS5
- Web Planning Q&A
- Creating a site
- Looking at HTML screen
- Defining template

Class 21
Dreamweaver
- Working with Tables
- Adding pages
- Creating link

Class 22
FTP setup
Dreamweaver
- Web Planning Q&A
- Creating a site
- Looking at HTML screens
- Graphics

Class 23
Dreamweaver
- Defining a template
- Editable regions
- Creating Reusable content
- Anchored links
- Library items

Class 24
Dreamweaver
- Cascading Style Sheets
- Types of CSS
- Modifying CSS
- CSS lists

Class 25
Dreamweaver
- Class based CSS
- Attaching CSS to HTML pages
- Compound Tag CSS
- FTP to host server

Class 26
Dreamweaver
- CSS Templates
- Dividing a page into sections
- Creating a CSS layout from scratch

Class 27
Dreamweaver
- Compound Type (Hybrid) CSS
- Floats (no tables)
- CSS Enable / Disable
- AJAX / Spry Widget Drop-Down Menu
- Transfer local CSS to externally linked page

Class 28
Project Phase begins:
Adobe Edge Reflow

Class 29
PROJECT 2
Adobe Edge Reflow

Class 30
PROJECT 3
Adobe Edge Animate

Class 31
Adobe Edge Animate

Class 32
Adobe Edge Animate

Class 33
Adobe Edge Reflow / Animate

Class 34
Final Project(s) Due
Project Presentations -
Wrap up & Project review

Location: 1 Martine Ave, Suite 424 White Plains, NY 10606

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