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Tom Bugzavich
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Email: tom.bugzavich@gcccd.edu
Office Hours: T Th • 12-1p • Room E222
Phone: 619-948-9444

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Graphic Design

Choosing a career in graphic design means earning a living for being creative. The Graphic Design program at Cuyamaca College leads students to explore their creativity and embark on careers at design firms, government agencies and nonprofits across the region. We are known for our state-of-the-art Mac computer labs and modern facilities, which are recognized as being among the best in San Diego County. Equipment and software are updated regularly, ensuring students are current when entering the professional environment.

 From developing and maintaining websites to producing layouts, advertisements and public service announcements, graphic designers are playing a key role in today’s mass media society. Companies are looking for people with artistic talent and solid design techniques, and the Graphic Design program at Cuyamaca College can help you find a successful future in the business or even prepare you to build your own.

 Graphic Design

Instructor and student

Career Opportunities Include:

  • Art/Advertising Director
  • Cartoonist
  • Creative Director
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Display Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Digital or Technical Illustrator
  • Marketing Director
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Office Administrator
  • Package Designer
  • Real Estate Marketing Assistant
  • UX (User Experience) Designer
  • Web Page Designer

 Degrees and Certificates Offered:

  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • Digital Photography

 

What can you expect to earn with a degree or certificate from the Graphic Design department at Cuyamaca College? Graphic designers in San Diego County were earning an average salary of more than $50,000 annually in 2016 and nearly $60,000 in greater Los Angeles. More than 1 in 5 graphic designers are working in the field of specialized design services, and the demand for graphic designers will continue to grow thanks to the expanding market for web-based information and the video entertainment market. In addition, a background in graphic design increases employment prospects and advancement opportunities for students seeking jobs in marketing, public relations, social media and more.

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Last Updated: 05/12/2018

Contact

Tom Bugzavich
Program Coordinator
Email: tom.bugzavich@gcccd.edu
Office Hours: T Th • 12-1p • Room E222
Phone: 619-948-9444

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