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SHERIDAN

COLLEGE, WEB
DESIGN
Thomas Hatsios
February 18th, 2015

Program Eligibility
Postsecondary diploma or degree in design, visual or fine arts.
and/or

Demonstrated competence through related work and/or educational experience.

-Applicants must be competent in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator or equivalent


software.

-Applicants will be expected to have these competencies prior to the start of the
first
Course

Required High School Courses:


-English
-Tech Design
-Communications Technology
-Math (optional)
-Science (optional)

Applicant Selection
Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of:

Demonstrated competence through related work and/or educational


experience
and
Response to a questionnaire
Portfolio
Your portfolio of 15-20 pieces should consist of digital work and/or
traditional work (scanned or photographed) submitted on CDs or as URLs.
The questionnaire assesses suitability for a professional career in web
design and outlines business/work experience and personal/professional
goals.
There is a portfolio review fee.
Postsecondary transcripts, indicating courses completed to date, must be
submitted to ontario colleges
*Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program
will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other,

Description of the course:


The Sheridan Web Design program is built around professional skills that
translate directly to the marketing, advertising, e-commerce and web design
industries. During two semesters of intensive, project-based web design
training, you'll:

Design and launch up to seven websites.
Design additional interactive and online materials including motion graphics,
banner ads, newsletters and content for mobile delivery.
Learn the current versions of Dreamweaver, Edge and other industrystandard web design and rich media software.
Gain coding skills in HTML and CSS.
Learn about responsive web design.
Learn about online marketing.
Learn about interaction design and usability.
Make connections with web design professionals, including Sheridan faculty
and alumni.

What's unique about Sheridan


college
Web design trends and technologies are constantly evolving, and
so is Sheridans curriculum. Youll learn the most up-to-themoment practices but youll also develop core principles that
never change, so you can adapt to whatever new Web design
trends come along next month, next year, or next decade.

As Canadas only two-semester postgraduate web design diploma


program, Sheridan offers the shortest path to a web design career:
you can be working in less than a year. We draw students from a
wide range of design-related fields, including graphic design,
illustration, architecture, industrial design and fine arts. These
varied backgrounds, combined with small class sizes and
collaborative assignments, produce a creative environment that
mirrors the workplace at a marketing firm or ad agency.

-Length of
course
overall is 1
year.
(PNMED)

Tuition fees (for 2 terms):


1

Domestic Fees:
$9,152.97

International Fees:
21,231.97

Materials and other


costs: 535.000

Career Opportunities
Initially,
graduates usually
work as web
designers. Over
time they often
move into careers
as art directors,
creative directors
or studio
principals.

Sheridan Web Design program


has a sterling reputation, so
our graduates are always in
high demand. Employers with
an ongoing need for web
design talent include:

Advertising agencies
Skills required: communication
skills, marketing skills, Media skills,
creativity skills, project
management skills

Corporate creative
services departments
Skills Required: time
management skills,
organization skills,
computer and writing
skills

Marketing firms
Skills Required: sale
skills, account
management skills,
project
management skills,
graphic design and
web programming
skills, analytical
skills, content
creation skills

Design firms
Skills Required:
passion, curiosity,
imagination, objective
and self awareness,
crisp communication,
effective story telling,
flawless execution,
business acumen,
global awareness,
context, and talent.

Web Designer Salary: