Web Design Professional

University of the District of Columbia Community College

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Career Training Program
Program Code: GES517
Hours: 330
Fees: $2995.00 USD


Are you a creative person? Do you envision an idea and then wish you could bring it to life? Web design may be the perfect field for you.

Every good business needs to present the best image to an audience. In the fast-paced world of web design, you can help companies and organizations present their best images using a mix of modern technology and the proper design principles. Using these tools, you may be the one to convey your client’s or employer’s message to the public.

In this course, you will learn the technology, philosophy, and proper rules to bring web creativity to life. You will also gain practical skills in the art of planning and managing the development of a web project.


In this program, learn the following:

  • Basic Web development
  • The difference between HTML and XHTML
  • CSS syntax
  • JavaScript syntax
  • Differences between HTML5 and HTML 4
  • HTML5: new elements and attributes
  • Basic color theory principles
  • Considerations for print and web
  • Rules of typography and when how professionals break the rules
  • Photoshop workspace and work images
  • Section 508 compliance considerations
  • Phases of the design process
  • Browser support for CSS

You will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Organize CSS code
  • Create stunning visual effects with dynamic HTML
  • Define project scope
  • Modify content on the fly
  • Work with audio and video in HTML5
  • Position elements dynamically
  • Create mockups and work with data
  • Make type flow
  • Create a color palette for your project
  • Define a site in Dreamweaver
  • Load and control Flash Content
  • Work with Sound and Video in Flash CS6
  • Build a style guide for your project
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