Develop your skills by learning to use digital tools important to graphic communication. Learn about industry-standard computer hardware, software and essential digital design principles needed to execute projects in this technical course. Software includes Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
Sean is a professor, passionate designer and obsessive typophile who teaches a wide range of classes at San Diego City College. He also helps direct and manage the graphic design program and its administrative responsibilities. His courses have included portfolio, advanced typography, portfolio building, and basic graphic design. He brings his wealth of experiences and insight to help produce many of the award winning portfolios from City. He has worked for The Daily Aztec, Jonathan Segal Architecture, Parallax Visual Communication and Silent Partner. He attended San Diego City College, San Diego State and completed his masters at Savannah College of Art and Design.
Min Choi is a passionate designer & educator. Leveraging over 13 years of brand identity, corporate communications, design for entertaining, environmental, infographics, packaging to interactive design, she has won numerous design awards, and owns Min Choi Design. Min imparts her knowledge and love of design to the next generation of designers by teaching at City, SDSU and abroad. She has served AIGA SD as an Education Director, Vice President, and a current faculty advisor for City College student group.
Alana Hawkins is a graphic designer, strategist, educator, and obsessive design archivist. She has worked in a variety of companies from publication, research facilitation, and non-profit, developing and sharpening her skills as a business leader now as Principal and Creative Director of Hawks Eye Design. Inspired by both absurdly colorful and striking black and white design, her design sensibility sits somewhere between the works of Lisa Frank and Michael Bierut. Outside of the office, she enjoys digging through old record bins and watching true crime documentaries. Alana has served on the AIGA San Diego Board of Directors, Y Conference Committee, Design Forward Alliance Committee, and PUSD Graphic Design Program. She is an alumni of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.