Visual communication and art and design are continuously changing to meet the demands of commerce and society. Therefore, highly competent, creative, and original visual artists and designers will always be in demand
Vancouver, BC (Vocus) September 14, 2009
With more and more companies looking for unique ways to create brand identity and visual messaging, the demand for graphic designers within Canada, and around the world, continues to rise. Now, those looking to enter this lucrative industry can get the training they need at an affordable price.
With a solid education from a visual arts school such as the Vancouver College of Art and Design (VCAD) - which offers its diploma programs at a fraction of the cost of other art schools in Vancouver - and practical knowledge of the business world, designers can collaborate with professionals in marketing, advertising, communications, photography, and computer design. These career streams are available in a variety of business markets including the dynamic and technologically accelerated areas of entertainment and interactive media.
"Visual communication and art and design are continuously changing to meet the demands of commerce and society. Therefore, highly competent, creative, and original visual artists and designers will always be in demand," says Bohdan Bilan, VCAD VP of Academics. "VCAD's Graphic Design program offers students an opportunity to engage in a focused, industry-driven art and design curriculum that will lead to employment in both traditional and non-traditional industries."
Completing VCAD's Graphic Design (http://vancouver.vcad.ca/Programs/Graphic_Design) program allows graduates to learn from professional instructors, gain advanced design skill sets, build relationships with industry insiders, and develop an expansive portfolio for the future. Armed with a post-secondary education and artistic talent and drive, graduates are sure to find the perfect job.
VCAD is currently accepting applications for its Graphic Design program, with the next start date happening on October 5, 2009. For more information, visit http://vancouver.vcad.ca.
About Vancouver College of Art and Design
Vancouver College of Art and Design (VCAD) is a centre for creativity, where instructors share the commitment, desire and passion for art and design. Diploma programs have quarterly start dates to maximize flexibility for our students. VCAD is also a passionate supporter of the arts within the community, offering bursaries and awards to local organizations each year.
For more information:
Manager of Communications
604.915.7288 ext. 2130
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