Graphic design can be a fascinating career as the opportunities are endless, with most companies and corporations having design needs. Graphic designers and their skills will add value to the workplace as they are considered important marketing tools for the company.
Graphic Designers have skills that can be transferrable, which could lead them to transition into related professions, such as UX/UI design or web development.
The demand for graphic designers will continuously increase as more companies will want to increase their digital presence. With the demand for graphic designers increasing, universities and colleges have added graphic design courses to their syllabus.
Here are the colleges in South Africa that offer graphic design courses:
- College of Cape Town
- IIE Vega School
- Academy of Digital Arts
- Cape Town Creative Academy
- Red & Yellow
- CTU Training Solutions
- Oakfields College
- Prestige Academy
Some of these programmes offered by these colleges are in the form of short courses, online courses, diplomas and degrees. Obtaining a qualification in graphic design can lead to careers such as an art director, creative director, film and video editor or user interface designer.