DSGN08073 2019 Portfolio (Professional Designer)
In this module students will create an advanced professional digital C.V and portfolio where they will use design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Audacity, Dreamweaver and Wix to produce a digital portfolio and a web presences. The students will be introduced to the technology and software required to create a web presences for the end of year design showcase.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Create an personal professional logo and brand for a digital and print portfolio.
Use professional digital software to produce an online digital portfolio.
Create an professional digital CV & porfolio which will be use in conjunction with Professional Practice module for interviews which are organise with employers and to gain future employment as a designer when they graduate.
Have the knowledge to produce a digital presence for the end of year Design Showcase through the use of web and social media.
Module Assessment Strategies
The subject will be evaluated by a combination of tutorials, assignments and project work.
The student will receive instruction in a specific area in the form of a lecture or tutorial. This will be followed by assignments where the student applies the knowledge gained. The semester will conclude with a project.
Digital CV & Portfolio: Use software to produce an engaging digital user experience that showcases the student's work to date and also demonstrates their competences as a professional designer.
The students will be exposed to the software for the creation of a web presence for the final year Design Showcase.
Understand the key elements required to create a high-quality portfolio.
Professional update of their design course project work for a portfolio to industry standard.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Digital Media Skills||Continuous Assessment||Assessment||10 %||Week 3||2|
|2||Digital logo & Brand||Continuous Assessment||Assessment||30 %||Week 7||1,2|
|3||Project Digital CV & Portfolio||Continuous Assessment||Assessment||50 %||Week 13||1,2,3|
|4||Continuous Assessment Web & Social Media Presence||Continuous Assessment||Assessment||10 %||Week 13||4|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Tutorial||Computer Laboratory||Digital Media||2||Weekly||2.00|
|Independent Learning||Not Specified||Digital Portfolio||2||Weekly||2.00|
Required & Recommended Book List
2014-05-01 Breaking In(r)
ISBN 0983664315 ISBN-13 9780983664314
"Get specific advice from the exact people you want to work for; learn what creative directors are looking for in your portfolio; avoid the common traps that most portfolios fall into"--Page  of cover.
Access to Multimedia computer lab and video and sound recording hardware and editing software for independent learning.
Timetabled for a high end multimedia computer lab and access to video and sound recording hardware and editing software.