Digital Design Theory for Graphic Designers: Social Media, Web & Beyond | Lindsay Marsh | Skillshare

Digital Design Theory for Graphic Designers: Social Media, Web & Beyond

Lindsay Marsh, Teacher & Freelance Designer 14+ Years ✅

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7 Lessons (40m)
    • 1. Class Intro

    • 2. Introduction to Digital Design

    • 3. Design for Social Media

    • 4. Design for Web

    • 5. Design for Accessibility

    • 6. Effective Digital Layout

    • 7. What's Next? The Full Digital Design Masterclass now on Skillshare

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About This Class

This short theory based course will guide you through digital design theory including best practices for social media, website, icon design and static digital display design. 

I will introduce you to digital design, and what makes digital design different from print design or any other traditional design mediums.

We will first talk about strong social media design and how to grab the viewers attention and keep them engaged through contrast, color, photos and a powerful emotional grab.

Next we will cover web and mobile design and talk about the importance of type hierarchy and understand what role a graphic designer plays in web design projects. We will review several examples of layouts that work and convert well and talk about the reasons why

We will also cover accessibility in digital design and how to think of others with physical limitations when creating your digital experiences.

Lastly, we will talk about strong layout principles in static digital design like ebook covers, email campaigns, digital billboards and more. 

This course covers all topics in digital design and not only will it get you ready to stay up to date with design in the modern world but will give you the basic foundations needed to start tackling new exciting digital focused projects.