Design Projects 5A: Design Directions 1

Description

This course enables students to choose from a variety of experimental or professionally oriented project offerings, or initiate their own project/s, to develop a more focused or diverse design expertise. Project offerings may encompass but are not limited to: environmental graphics; moving image design; interactive design; immersive design; games design; web design; experience design; brand development; museum and exhibition design; design competitions; pro-bono community group design; and work integrated learning design placements. This course will examine relevant and current issues of professional practice for emerging designers.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate through their completed design projects a clear sense of their future professional design direction;

2. Demonstrate and apply a well developed creative understanding of the interplay between content and image, type and graphic elements in their chosen design media or medias;

3. Generate content for professional and / or experimental design applications of their choosing;

4. Conceive, design and execute their chosen design project/s in an ethical and professional manner;

5. Complete design projects to production ready standards through project driven self-tuition of relevant production skills.

6. Consider difference in digital platform and how this effects design.

Content

Topics will include:

  1. Client / stakeholder / user engagement;
  2. Costing and scheduling;
  3. Agency, freelance and self directed work environments;
  4. Career opportunities for professional and experimental design

Assumed Knowledge

Must have successfully completed all of the following DESN2031 Design Projects 3 DESN2041 Design Projects 4 DESN1111 Design Imaging 1 DESN1112 Design Imaging 2 DESN1101 Typography 1 DESN1102 Typography 2

Assessment Items

Project: Projects

Presentation: Presentations - Individual

Journal: Journal

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 4 Weeks

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 1 hour(s) per Week for 6 Weeks

Studio

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 6 Weeks