|Faculty:||Faculty of Society and Design|
Digital Media Design explores the diverse nature of digital interactive media by further developing the fundamental skills and knowledge taught in MMDE11-100 Design Communications. The subject unifies the diverse nature of interactive media by combining advanced design thinking and digital media design skills with industry standard software such as Adobe InDesign. Topics covered will help prepare students for the diverse digital expectations of a 21st Century global marketplace and include interface design, icon design and responsive media design.
- At the completion of this subject students should have a solid comprehension of fundamental design principles combined with a theoretical understanding of art and design influences, tools and techniques, and be able to apply these to design requirements in a professional context.
- At the completion of this subject students should have a solid comprehension of design principles including professional design, sketch/illustration, interface design, animation and interactivity and be able to apply these to the completion of practical tasks and projects.
- At the completion of this subject students should be able to demonstrate competent use of industry standard software such as Adobe InDesign and Adobe After Effects to design, create and manipulate digital designs and media for an intended purpose.
- At the completion of this subject students should be able to apply the key concepts and strategies for the effective use of the theory and practical skills taught in this subject to a variety of digital media applications.
- At the completion of this subject students should be able to communicate ideas, concepts and knowledge in a global context through the use of digital media.
- At the completion of this subject students should be able to understand design terminology and processes, communicate with industry professionals, and competently work within a digital media team.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):