Web Designer

Program Type: Face-to-Face, Fully Online
Program Level: Online, Certificates
Department: Computer Science, Technology & Business
Institute: Creative & Communication Arts
College: NVC
Do I Have to be a Wiz?

The Digital Media program is designed for individuals wanting to obtain, entry level positions or further existing skills. Students entering the program must have the following skills:

 Basic Computer Skills

 Basic Web browsing skills

 Basic Software skills (open and close programs, saving files, etc...)

What Can I Learn?
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Flash
  • Captivate
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Camtasia
  • HTML, CSS, XML
  • JQuery, Widgets
  • And More!!
What is Digital Media?

Digital Media is a blend of: Art, Music, Design, Video and Scripting all wrapped up in one while using technical and communication skills to deliver the content in a digital format.

What Kind of Job Can I Get?

This program prepares students for a creative career in areas such as:

  •  Graphic Design
  •  Web Design
  •  Instructional Design
  •  Interactive Media
  •  Mobile Application Design
  •  Social Media Design
  •  Digital Media Video Editing

Job Outlook

The Digital Media program is designed for individuals wanting to obtain, entry level, continuing education, and advanced skills in the following areas: web & graphic and interface design best practices, HTML, CSS, JavaScripting, 508 compliance, JQuery, Mobile technology, Content Management systems, Adobe Creative Suite, social media applications, and much more. 

The Associate of Applied Science degree is recommended for students who wish to eventually pursue a bachelor’s degree or a management position in the industry. The academic courses included in the AAS degree will transfer to four-year institutions and provide a broad training for today’s workforce.

Occupational profiles indicate 25.70% growth for Web Developers by the year 2022 in the Alamo Region. Estimated average hourly wage is *$29.16 in the Alamo Region. (Source: SOCRATES-Occupational Profiles-Alamo Region) *Note: Variations should be expected.


Careers Available:

 The following titles are examples of careers associated with this program but not limited to:

  • Front End Web Developer
  • eLearning Specialist
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Social Media Designer
  • Web Application Designer
  • Marketing Specialist

 

Available Courses:

Course Descriptions

IMED 1316 - Web Design I

IMED 1401 - Introduction to Digital Media

IMED 1359 - Writing for Digital Media

IMED 1345 - Interactive Digital Media I

IMED 2315 - Web Design II

IMED 1341 - Interface Design

IMED 2315 - Digital Media Programming

IMED 2401 - Instructional Design

IMED 2311 - Portfolio Development

IMED 2166 - Practicum

IKNEW 2434 - Advanced Web Programming

MRKG 2312 - e-Commerce Marketing

IMED2309 - Internet Commerce

RTVB 1301 - Introduction to Mass Communication

 

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Susan Escobar
sescobar@alamo.edu 

Viviane Marioneaux
vmarioneaux@alamo.edu 

Alison Spangler
aspangler4@alamo.edu 

Melissa Monroe-Young
mmonroe-young@alamo.edu 

Nenad Manoilov
nmanoilov@alamo.edu 

Rudy Macias
rmacias31@alamo.edu 

Staff

Alan Garner
agarner11@alamo.edu 


Contact Us

Emily Coppin
Admin. Specialist

Location:
MLH-201

Phone:
210-486-4352

Marisa Ramirez
Admin. Associate

Location:
MLH-201

Phone:
210-486-4354

John Grillo
Academic Chair

Location:
MLH-201A

Phone:
210-486-4054

Susan Escobar
Program Coordinator

Location:
MLH-201B

Phone:
210-549-6235