Mar
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

Intro to Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop is the industry standard photo image editing software for print and digital output. 

In this hands-on introductory workshop, we will walk through Photoshop's basic capabilities and use tools and techniques to edit images and create visual design mock-ups - no design experience required!

We'll help you visualise products and designs using Photoshop and learn some basic visual design tips.

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Mar
21
6:00pm 6:00pm

Visual Design Fundamentals

The goal of Visual Design is to communicate a specific message to a targeted audience. This workshop will teach you the purpose of visual design, the theory behind design and also how it relates to UX design.

You'll learn the basic elements of Visual Design, including typography, colour, contrast, gestalt principles of perception, etc. You'll leave with an understanding of the fundamentals of Visual Design, and the knowledge to go on and create work of your own, building on your learnings in the workshop.

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Mar
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

Web Design for Non-Designers

A class for those who can't seem to get their site looking just right.

Today, getting a website up and running quickly is easier than ever before. But how do you make sure it's not an eyesore? For those without prior design experience, a brief primer on the basic principles and tools of web design can go a long way, whether you want to design your own sites or simply better communicate with more design-minded colleagues.

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Mar
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

Get the Picture: Introduction to Infographics

Displaying information in a clear and compelling way is a valuable asset for any marketing manager, PR professional, entrepreneur, or anyone needing to give context to numbers. 

In this class, you’ll learn the essential elements of a successful infographic and how to turn raw data into a clear visual story. We’ll also look at out how infographics relate to data visualisation and go over examples that demonstrate techniques that work and pitfalls to avoid. 

By the end of the class, you’ll understand the foundational steps you need to go through to create effective infographics on your own.

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Sep
28
to Sep 29

Coding for Designers

Are you a print designer, and you need to start designing for web? Are you a graphic designer who is finding the engineers keep saying things that don't make any sense? Are you keen to get ahead with best practice web design but feel like you can't really even keep up? It's probably time you beefed up your understanding of coding to integrate it into your design practice.

In this class, you'll learn first-hand that coding and web principles can be challenging but also really empowering. You'll learn how to use tools you already have - your thinking, your browser, free tools online and your teammates' brains - to help you be a better designer for web and digital. You'll also learn about common pitfalls that designers make that make a development team scratch their heads.

Stop fighting with your engineers, and stop making designs that can't be built. Start working better with your team and start building beautiful, usable website designs. Start your journey in becoming a digital design unicorn!

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Sep
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Intro to Photoshop

Photoshop is the industry standard photo image editing software for print and digital output.

In this hands-on introductory workshop, we will walk through Photoshop's basic capabilities and use tools and techniques to edit images and create visual design mock-ups - no design experience required!

We'll help you visualise products and designs using Photoshop and learn some basic visual design tips.

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Aug
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

Careers for Creative in Digital

Creatives can find work in many industries – and the digital sector is no exception. Whether you’re an artist, writer, designer, animator, writer or other creative, there’s a strong chance a successful career in digital could be just around the corner .

GA has partnered up with Hartas & Craig and Workible to give you the low-down on how you can take the leap to an exciting career in digital.

Our panel of top practitioners representing a range of perspectives across creative, UX design, technology, digital marketing and business will share their stories, tips and advice on landing a job and forging a successful career in digital as a creative, in a conversation led by our panel moderator.

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