School of Web Design & New Media

At the Academy’s web design school, you’ll gain a comprehensive skillset in contemporary digital art and design that will prepare you for careers in the tech industry—one of the most vibrant, multifaceted, and expansive industries in the world. Our graduates from the School of Web Design & New Media are strategic thinkers, producers, and technologists poised to lead innovation in experiential design and digital media.

We teach an integrated approach based on four fundamentals: design thinking, visual communication, technology, and user experience. If you’re ready to create the future of digital media, our unparalleled training environment in the epicenter of digital innovation is for you. Our students and alumni are literally building tomorrow.

 

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What We Teach

Our Web Design & New Media courses teach the skills you’ll need to help you pursue a career as an art director, front-end developer, or web designer. You’ll design it. You’ll build it. You’ll have the eye and the skills you need for a fantastic career.

Learn Online

Our revolutionary online courses provide the same rigorous education that we offer on campus with greater flexibility. Our online programs are purpose-built to deliver art and design courses. Study on your own time, at your own pace. Combine online and on-site classes.

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Pioneering Design and Innovation

The School of Web Design & New Media prepares students for cutting-edge careers in experiential design and digital media. We teach an integrated approach based on four fundamentals: design thinking, visual communication, technology, and user experience. Our graduates are strategic thinkers, producers, and technologists poised to lead innovation on a global level.

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Facilities & Technology

The latest in software and equipment is essential to preparing you to enter the web design studio and new media work force, which is why we keep up with current advancements in technology and industry practices. Whatever the pros are doing and whatever the pros are using is what you will find in our classrooms and studios.

IDEATE

In the professional world, it can often be tough to get your work in front of people who will give valuable feedback or have the decision-making power to offer employment opportunities. Ideate is a place for all of that. WNM faculty bring professionals from major and boutique companies across all stretches of the industry. Facebook, Google, Lyft, Ancestry.com, PayPal, Robert Half, ROI DNA and Home Depot were among a few of the names at the Fall 2017 Ideate Conference.

At heart, the Ideate Conference exists to provide students with the invaluable resources intended to support them breaking into the creative industry.

Faculty

Our instructors work in creative businesses, providing you with invaluable knowledge that comes from their personal expertise, as well as networking opportunities that can lead to internships and rewarding careers.

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Partnership

Industry Collaboration and Internships

Students from The School of Web Design & New Media enjoy many opportunities to work with top technology companies based on our connections to industry and network of successful alumni. Students intern at top tech companies, including Google, Facebook, EventBrite, GoPro, LinkedIn, and PayPal.

Careers in Web Design & New Media

As one of the top art and design schools in the country, Academy of Art University web design and new media graduates have a range of opportunities to choose from. Our web design school facilities, faculty, and hands-on learning approach are designed to provide you with the tools you need to succeed as a working professional in the field

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