Learn the print production process from the pre-press stage of computer generated art

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Ron Schalk

Print Media Department Head

rschalk@lssd.ca    Webpage

The Print Media program exposes students to an exciting and creative industry that is constantly evolving in technology. From concept and computer art to a completed product, this program is for students who are creative and/or mechanically inclined. The Print Media program provides students with the skills and knowledge to design and produce attractive colourful artwork such as CD covers, web graphics, posters, greeting cards, magazine ads, t-shirts, decals, and much more.

Student will use industry standard Macintosh computers with software such as Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator and Acrobat. As well as acquiring graphics software skills, students will also train on an assortment of printing equipment both offset and digital as well as plotting and binding equipment. Students will have the opportunity to learn the latest software and technologies used in industry and experience the entire print production process from the design and pre-press stages right through to production and finishing. Career opportunities in Print Media include graphic designers, electronic publishers, offset and digital press operators and bindery operators. Employment can be found with commercial printing companies, advertising agencies, in house print establishments, packaging companies, as well as numerous other agencies.

 

  • For more information about the Print Media program please contact the Print Media Department at 482-6926 ext. 3201.