The digital design diploma program from The Art Institute online provides students with concentrated studies to improve their knowledge and skills and prepare them for a career in digital design. Digital design students receive training and develop skills in electronic production and imaging, typography and lettering, computer graphics, design fundamentals, composition, and graphic design. Students create renderings and color composites, and use software and computer applications as tools to produce designs and layouts. In the digital design program, some of the course studies include digital image manipulation and digital illustration.
Graduates with a diploma in digital design have many career options available to them in the multimedia, web, and graphics design fields. Some digital designers accept positions at television stations, advertising agencies, and newspaper offices as computer or production artists. Advanced design programs include information technology, medical illustrators, graphic design animation, and industrial and commercial design.