NCEA Level 2 Design

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Malcolm

Recommended Prior Learning

Previous experience with Adobe Photoshop is recommended but is not essential. Knowledge of Adobe illustrator is  also useful for this course. Entry for students with no experience of the Adobe suite, will be in consultation with the Teacher in Charge (Mrs Malcolm)

This  course is great for those students who are creative and who are interested in the professions of graphic design, industrial design, spatial design, and animation. During this course, students will design their own task to create digital outcomes for a number of design briefs including poster design, logo design, and design for a magazine cover. Students use the latest Adobe industry software, so this course suite those who enjoy working with computers in a creative way.  

Interested in gaming illustration? In this course you can choose to work on art design that could be used in a gaming context. Design environments, and characters using the latest WACOM tablet technology and the Adobe create suite. 




NCEA Level 3 Design, NCEA Level 3 Photography

Career Pathways

Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Game Developer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Purchase of an art pack is strongly recommended (price to be confirmed)

Pathway Tags

Graphic designer, Creative Director, Print Production Artist, Art Director, Web Designer, Desktop Publisher, Web Programmer, Web Developer, Marketing Designer, Marketing Director, Illustrator, Communications Manager, Visual Artist, Film Producer, Video Maker

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