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Graphic Design students

Graphic Design student

Contact Information:
Steve Dudek
Instructor & Advisor
dudeks@bartonccc.edu
(620) 792-9260

or
Dr. Rick Abel
Dean of Academics
abelr@bartonccc.edu
(620) 792-9333

 

Graphic Design


What do Graphic Designers Do?

  • Create special effects, animation, game design, video or other electronic media.
  • Prepare graphics and design layouts for magazines, packaging and advertising.
  • Weave text and graphics for internet ready formats, upload websites and manage electronic publishing technologies.

Why Barton?

  • Dynamic curriculum
    • Focused on industry needs
    • Innovative - responsive to changing technology
  • Skills learned are easily transferred in the Art Department among multiple forms of media and toward other design disciplines.
  • Instructors inspire students through creative and forward thinking.
  • Transfer program option
  • Faculty has recent industry internship experience

About the program:

  • Encourages your creativity
  • Promotes your ability to generate fresh ideas.
  • Provides you the opportunity to use software to generate eye-catching media concepts and products
  • Offers you the chance to blend art and technology skills that will take you far into the future.

What kinds of careers are Barton graduates performing?

  • In house design work for training simulations on behalf of major corporations, ad composition for advertising agencies, page layout for a major sports team, web page design for local businesses, event design, quick print shops, sign shops, newspapers, full service commercial print shops, and in house graphics management.

Occupational Outlook:

  • Graphic Designers can expect to earn between $30,600 and $53,310 annually Source: Kansas Career Pipeline
  • Growth potential:
    • Expected to grow approximately 10 percent due to the expansion of the video entertainment market, including television, movies, video, and made-for-Internet outlets
    • Demand for graphic design continues to increase from advertisers, publishers, and computer design firms
      Source: US Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook, 08/09
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