The constant evolution of digital design leads employers within the industry to continually seek out only the best-trained candidates for the job. The Applied Arts curriculum at the Visual College of Art and Design has been developed to ensure that our graduates are successful in meeting the employment requirements of these industries. As such, VCAD maintains close ties with the fashion, graphic design and video gaming industries to gain insight about industry needs and to continually adapt our curriculum to keep our art and design grads on the cutting edge of these creative fields.
All VCAD art and design programs focus on training students to develop the most up-to-date technical skills. They receive focused and specialized training on the tools, techniques and technology used in the graphic design, fashion, interior design and effects and gaming industries. In addition, students work on intense deadline-driven projects that will prepare them for the challenges they'll face on the job. By the end of their studies, VCAD graduates will have developed the expertise needed to create a professional portfolio that showcases their creativity and talent while displaying the skill set that employers look for.