Web and Graphic Design Formerly (NMCD)

Develop your skills and express your creativity

If you want to work as a creative professional in a career you love, then CNC's Web & Graphic Design Program is for you. Learn visual and online communication strategies, digital art and interactive media, web design, typography, project management and creative problem solving while you prepare promotional materials to promote yourself and other businesses. Our one and two-year program offers a creative learning environment that spans multiple disciplines yet still gives you the opportunity to specialize in a chosen field. Use programs like Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Premiere Pro along with other Adobe Creative Cloud Software. Strategically position yourself for careers in communication design, web, digital media production, illustration and many other creative fields.

Where can this take me?

Potential careers in Web and Graphic design include:

  • Front-end web developer (user experience, user interface)
  • Motion graphic designer
  • Digital artist
  • Graphic novel artist
  • Character designer
  • Game designer
  • Interactive digital media designer
  • Industrial or product designer (3D product design: jewelry, toys etc.)
  • Advertising specialist (visual identity, branding, logo, interface, layout)
  • Print designer (books, product packaging, catalogs, magazines, advertisements, promotional and informational materials, educational materials, corporate print materials)
  • 3D or 2D animator
  • 3D modeller
  • Illustrator

With these careers, there is a variety of places you might work. You could end up working at a web design studio, graphic design agency, marketing agency, television station, copy and print centre, sign and graphic company, newspaper or publishing company (including online), video production company, the film and television industry, or anywhere that requires an in-house web/graphic designer.

Here are some of the places our previous graduates have/are working at:
  • ABC Communications Ltd.
  • AllMobile Signs and Graphics
  • Angler’s Atlas
  • Business2Mobile
  • CBC
  • CKPG TV
  • College of New Caledonia
  • Concept Design Ltd.
  • CTV - Vancouver
  • Indigo Ink Graphic Design
  • Info Pages Directory
  • Integris Credit Union
  • IRL Signs
  • Livework Communications
  • PG Web Designs
  • The Prince George Citizen
  • The Prince George Free Press
  • Printwerx.ca
  • SpeeDee Your Office Experts Ltd.
  • Splash Media Group Inc.
  • Trim-Line Sign Crafters
  • Up the Creek Garment Co.
  • Moko Productions
  • Northern Health
  • On-reel Video Production (currently VideoNexus)
  • Opinion 250 News Inc.
  • The Quesnel Cariboo Observer
Here are some Educational Institutions students attended after the program:
  • The Art Institute of Vancouver
  • Athabasca University
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Capilano University
  • Emily Carr University of Art + Design
  • Mount Royal College
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • VanArts - Vancouver Institute of Media Arts
  • Vancouver Film School
  • Vancouver Island University

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Web and Graphic Design
(Formerly New Media Communications and Design)

  • Credential: Citation, Certificate, Diploma
  • Type: Part-time, Full-time
  • Length: 1 - 2 years
  • Campus: Prince George
  • Fees:
  • Citation: $2829
  • Certificate: $4987
  • Diploma: $10,324
These fees are an estimate.