Students learn the basics of visual design within the digital realm. Software tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are utilized.
This course explores methods to develop design concepts on demand. Topics to be considered include recognizing one’s imaginative potential, expanding fanciful memory, and maintaining a creative ecology of mind.
This is a three-course sequence. Requires a project that demonstrates the integration of the academic and practical knowledge the student has acquired in the overall field as well as in one or more specializations.
This course introduces students to the process of managing online content as well as how to define the presentation styles and interaction modes for the user through the use of a content management system.
This course explores all aspects of web development including the foundations of web technologies, formulation of web standards and how the user's wants and needs have changed over time. Also discussed will be ground-breaking websites and the evolution of interface design for the web.
This course covers the design, prototyping, and evaluation of graphical user interfaces by exploring topics like human capabilities, input technologies, heuristic evaluation, and design methods, principles and rules. We will learn how to design aesthetically pleasing user interfaces, covering important design principles.
This course builds upon the topics covered in User Interface Design I by exploring advanced topics of graphical user interface design for desktop, mobile, and touch screen devices.
In this course, students learn to identify and implement the elements required to create incredible digital experiences. Through the application of user-centered design practices, students will develop predictive and enjoyable designs based on a holistic consideration of users’ experience. Topics covered in this course include research methods, brand personality, content strategy, information architecture, and usability.
This course is a comprehensive overview of the design, creation, delivery and maintenance of functional, standards-based content on the Internet. Students will learn the aesthetics of web design alongside the underlying markup languages. They will critically evaluate web design quality, learn how to create and maintain quality web sites, and learn about accessibility and web design standards, and why they are important.
This course builds upon the topics covered in Web Design I by exploring advanced web development topics and current industry best practices.
This course explores modern client-side scripting languages that interact with the user, control the browser, communicate asynchronously, and alter document content and functionality.
This course explores modern server-side technologies for Internet based delivery of dynamic content that connect to and manipulate database content. Students learn how to build interactive, data-driven products.
Students set up a content management system, then design and develop a custom theme from scratch. Includes project planning, organizing and maintaining a quality code base through version control repositories.
This course explores the developing or redesigning a successful interactive digital experience. Students work in team environments to analyze project requirements, develop a strategy for development, and utilize their design skills to present their findings to the client.
This course builds upon the topics covered in Interactive Digital Media Workshop II by continuing to work in a team environment to building a high-fidelity interactive digital media prototype with a focus on usability testing.
Video game concept developed in DIGM-100
Video game concept developed in DIGM-100
Design and coded static portfolio website.
IOS and Android app focused on 6-12 year old visitors of the Academy of Natural Sciences
Conceptual visualization of a possible rebranding of the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art's website.
Conceptual visualization of a possible rebranding of the Pennsbury Manor website.
eCard for Visit NYC
promotional eCard for Coeur D'Alene
Flash based shark app based on zodiac algorithm.
eCard to promote San Francisco tourism.
LOST television show themed Flash based zodiac app.
Beatles themed Flash based zodiac app.
Rebranding of Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame website
Restaurant app prototype created using Axure.