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Learn UX and Interface Design

October 16, 2021

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User experience, or UX for short, refers to how a person interacts with a company or brand. This includes interactions with websites, mobile apps, social media, as well as actual face-to-face interaction.
In DMD, we teach the key principles of designing a great user experience. We also teach about responsive web design, or designing for an equally great user experience across a wide range of devices (mobile, tablets, desktops, etc).

Learn Motion Graphic Design

September 20, 2021

The Digital Media Design program teaches motion graphic design, which nicely complements many of the other skill sets taught in the program: graphic design, 3D animation, videography, photography, and web design. Below some examples of motion graphic design assignments, which tasked the students to illustrate and animate a simple fact.

Here is another student motion graphic sample. The assignment was to create a 10 second motion graphic that starts and ends with a square. What they did in the middle was up to them. Students were told to focus on using simple shapes, great design, and audio/video synergy to create a compelling motion graphic.

Grad Show 2021

May 5, 2021

Join us

On Thursday of this week, our graduating Graphic Design and Communication Design classes are hosting Industry Day as a virtual event.

This is a chance to celebrate all of their hard work, meet some new people, catch up with friends, and more.

They’ve been working hard on this and are looking forward to connecting with you. Please consider joining us for part of your day on Thursday!

 

OUR VOICE / SHIFT – INDUSTRY DAY

Thursday, May 6 from 12pm-9pm
To see the schedule or join the event, click here.

Scheduled at various times throughout the event:

  • Group sessions
  • One-on-one chats
  • Exhibition of student work

Please follow the updates on Instagram @rrcdesign21 and @shiftdesignshow for instructions and complete schedule of activities.

Grad Show website: https://2021.rrcdesignshow.ca/graphic-design/
Grad Show store: https://2021.rrcdesignshow.ca/shop/

Hope to see you there! Thank you for your support of our programs.

Learn Digital Design

September 25, 2020

The core of the Digital Media Design program is rooted in design, and there are several design classes every week for the entire two years. Students also study traditional and digital illustration. Below are examples of a second year design/illustration assignment where students had to make a poster of their favourite movie, TV show, band, or video game.

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Learn Web Design and Development

September 12, 2020

Web design and development is one of the most sought after skill sets right now. In DMD, you’ll learn how to design and build a website from scratch using Photoshop and Sketch (to design) and HTML and CSS (to build). You’ll also learn how build websites using WordPress, the world’s most popular content management system. There is a shortage of people in the industry with great design skills AND great technical skills. Our goal in DMD is to teach you both.

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2020 Grad Show

May 1, 2020

It’s been a strange few weeks for us all. As many of you have heard, the 2020 Red River College Design Show, our annual event at the Roblin Centre was cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus.

The students have been working hard to find new ways to showcase their work. You can check out our student work via our Instagram and portfolio websites.

There is also a special virtual event planned online for May 7. Read all about it in this RRC article.

 

Pop Up Print Sale

October 30, 2019

Save the dates!

The Pop Up Print Sale is back! This year we will be at both campuses.

Made by RRC Winter Market at the Notre Dame campus
Thursday, November 28 from 10am to1:30pm

Exchange District campus atrium
Friday, November 29 from 10 am to 2 pm

We are selling a collection of student illustrated posters created over the past few years. We’ll have posters from the Iconic Winnipeg series, Quotables series and a collection of illustrated letters.

Prices are $10/poster or 3 for $25. There will also be a limited number of framed prints available for $30. Cash only please.

 

Learn Motion Tracking and Cinematography

September 19, 2019

In DMD, we teach DSLR cinematography: you’ll learn camera settings, composition, lighting and audio. Here are some samples of students integrating motion graphics into their video production. The goal here was to focus on composition, movement, natural light, colour correction, and designing motion tracked graphics. Once students have mastered basic camera and lighting, we move on to advanced digital filmmaking techniques with a focus on storytelling.

Graphic Design Information Evening

September 15, 2019

A Program Information Evening will be held on:
Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 7 to 8:30 pm
Exchange District Campus, 160 Princess St.
Main Floor Lecture Theatre A104

This information evening for students, parents and high school staff who would like more information about admission to our program. No need to register. The evening will begin with a presentation in the lecture theatre at 7 pm.
After the presentation we invite you to:
• tour our design studios,
• meet with instructors, and current students,
• ask questions about the entrance portfolio
• view samples of work.

A pdf invitation is available for download here.

For more information contact: Diane Livingston, Program Coordinator at dlivingston@rrc.ca.  

 


 

Sample DMD Demo Reels

August 12, 2019

Here are two terrific demo reels from two Digital Media Design students. The first one is from a 3D major, and the second is from a Video and Motion Graphics major. Which one appeals to you?