Intro To Design

Intro To Design

When you have to pay an outsider to design a graphic for your company, you’re losing time and money! Let us tell you a secret… You can learn to make those graphics for yourself. Seriously.

Everyone knows the best way to pick up a new skill is with the guidance of a professional; We’ve got one who’s been producing dazzling graphics and getting stunning results for over 10 years.

Jacqueline has taught me more this semester than any of my graphic design professors in the last 4 years

Hannah (Awesome Inc Intern / College Senior)

Maybe you own a business and you’re sick of paying a premium for freelance work, or maybe you’re a marketer ready to prove that you deserve that raise. Whoever you are, or whatever you do, this course can help you add that special arrow to your quiver, and get ahead in your workspace.

So what are you waiting for? Space is limited, and this class will fill up! Sign up today, and bring a friend for a discount!


This course takes place two nights per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays), 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, for 8 weeks. No prior design knowledge or experience is required, but basic computer skills (typing, using a web browser, etc.) are suggested. The Intro to Design course is created to focus on helping professionals in the marketing and events workplace. In addition to in-class hours, our instructor is available for Q&A throughout the week via Slack.


  1. Contrast, Repetition, Alignment, and Proximity Principles
  2. Using Colors Effectively
  3. Typography Guidelines
  4. Staying On-Brand
  5. Design Tools, Apps, and Resources
  6. Preparing for Print
  7. User Experience and Storytelling
  8. Layouts and Content
  9. Creating Templates
  10. Final Project

Course Outcomes

  • Learn basic design principles to implement into marketing materials.
  • Setup design accounts and templates for use beyond this course.
  • Create a complete marketing campaign suite of materials for digital and print.


Yes. Each student will need to provide his/her own laptop for the course. Microsoft Windows-based PC's or Apple macOS computers will work. We recommend a laptop made within the past 3-4 years. Computers should be free from viruses/malware. We have a very limited number of rental laptops available for $25/day, which can be reserved online.

No prior design experience is required, but students should be comfortable typing, navigating a file / folder structure, and using a web browser.

This course is capped at 16 students.

The Intro To Design is designed for adult learners.