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Certificate in Web Design

Summary

This Introductory Certificate Program is designed to give you the working knowledge of Photoshop and apply it to your own images and designs. Learn how to use HTML5 and CSS3 markup language for structuring, animating, and presenting content for the World Wide Web. Get up-to-speed with the latest version of HTML language which supports the latest multimedia while keeping it easily readable by website visitors and consistently understood by computers and devices. Finally, put all the elements together in Dreamweaver. Learn the secrets behind the code that physically creates your own outstanding presence on the World Wide Web.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn how to create and modify graphics using Photoshop.
  • Learn how to structure and animate using HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Put all the elements together in Dreamweaver.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone interested in learning how to create website, graphics or HTML coding.

Testimonials From Previous Participants:

    "Very good instructor and class." - EC

    "Professor took time to make sure everyone was caught up." - R

    "Coming to the class with zero knowledge of Photoshop, I was surprised by how confident I felt walking out of the class to tackle Photoshop." - Y

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Instructors

Mr. Ivan Silva, Photoshop

 Mr. Silva is an educator with a background as a creative director who provides instruction for Adobe Photoshop and related media through the Office of Continuing Education. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with an emphasis in Advertising and Public Relations, and a Master of Arts in Communication Studies from UT-Pan American. At the present time Ivan serves as an educator for the La Joya I.S.D. and as Creative Director and Communication Consultant at Iconic Deity D.H. Iván provides services to businesses in the South Texas region in social media strategy, online communication, creative brand design and functional user interface design. Ivan holds over twelve years of experience of working and professional experience in management, sales and marketing.

His portfolio of work extends into print media, online advertisement, publishing, website design and graphic design. Ivan’s repertoire of working software knowledge includes:
•       Adobe Creative Suite (2-6): Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator & GoLive
•       Quark Xpress
•       SPSS
•       Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•       Access, Info-Path, Visio & Publisher

Mr. Alex Garrido, HTML

Alex Garrido graduated from UTPA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with emphasis in Marketing. After graduation he received a web application development certification from the University of Houston-Downtown and started working with one of the largest and most respected web design firms in Houston, 21 Century SEO. He became an independent contractor and started his own web design company. His client base includes a major hotel chain in California, the largest luxury real estate agency in Austin, and the biggest fuel buyers’ conference in the US, along with small businesses in over 30 different fields. He co-founded Red Ant Digital, the first exclusively-digital marketing agency in the Rio Grande Valley. Alex’s main area of interest is search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM) and the writes a weekly blog about SEO experiments and optimization tactics. He is certified in Google Adwords and Google Analytics. Alex has been an instructor for Office of Continuing Education since June 2013.

Ms. Josie de la Tejera, MFA Candidate, Dreamweaver

UTPA

Josefina De La Tejera is an instructional developer for the Center for Online Learning, Teaching and Technology at the University of Texas-Pan American. She has 10 years of experience in the instructional design and development field. She is responsible for faculty support, design and development of online, augmented and hybrid courses. Ms. De La Tejera holds a B.S. degree from UTPA and is currently a Master's in Fine Arts - 2D design candidate.

Program Details

Location

UTPA McAllen Teaching Site. Map!

Schedule

The Certificate Program is composed of 3 stand alone courses that are 8 hours of instruction each. The certificate program is a total of 24 hours of instruction. Registration is available for the certificate program as a whole or for individual courses.

Last offered on

Photoshop - Oct 9th(6:00pm-9:00pm) & Oct 11th(12:00pm-5:00pm).

HTML5/CSS3 - Oct 16th (6:00pm-9:00pm) & Oct 18th (12:00pm-5:00pm).

Dreamweaver - Oct 23rd (6:00pm-9:00pm) & Oct 25th(12:00pm-5:00pm).

Notes

Participants will have individually assigned laptops during class.

Registration

$450 for the Certificate Program.

$159 for each individual course.

Prerequisites

Computer proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows.

 

 

Web Design Course Intro

 

 


Certificate in Web Design
Oct 9 - 25th, 2014

Photoshop
Oct 9 - 11th, 2014

HTML
Oct 16 - 18th, 2014

Dreamweaver
Oct 23 -25th, 2014

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