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Future Skills Short Course

Digital Graphic Design

Create aesthetic and meaningful assets by acquiring in-demand skills in digital graphic design. Learn design principles such as colour, typography, and layout to distinguish yourself in the market.

Time commitment
8 weeks, 8-10 hours per week
Time commitment
8 weeks, 8-10 hours per week

Level up your skills and qualifications as a digital native

Teaming up with the best in industry, our courses lean into the future of work to deliver the best in structured, mentor-supported, 100% online education.

Digital graphic design has been forecast by seek to grow 12.9% in the next 5 years. It is a unique and valuable skillset that allows you to tackle complex design challenges and create aesthetic, meaningful solutions that are both responsive and useful. Strong visual communication is vital to any digital role, whether it be creating a seamless website, receiving sign off from a presentation, or producing a high conversion ad campaign online.

Beyond creating perfect pixels, our Digital Graphic Design course will focus on the digital applications of graphic design skills, teaching you colour, layout, style, and typography principles through a digital lens on the Adobe platform. In the last 12 months, more than 8,500 jobs have sought skills in Adobe Photoshop, including roles in graphic design.

Career outlook

Take a closer look at what opportunities in the Digital Graphic Design field.

Job satisfaction

Digital Graphic Designers have a job satisfaction of 3.9/5

Industry growth

21.7% Projected job growth in the next 5 years

Salary expectations

The average Digital Graphic Designer salary is $85k

Job opportunities

The global graphic design market is worth $45.8b

Course overview

Learn more about our Digital Graphic Design course in the video below.

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After completing an RMIT Future Skills course, you will earn an RMIT credential which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms.

Course structure

  • Understand digital graphic design including communicating information, hierarchy, and emotion 
  • Comprehend the role of a graphic designer, applications, and platforms of digital graphic design 
  • Differentiate the types of graphic design including animation, infographics, logos and more 
  • Choose the appropriate tool for a digital asset 

Learn with industry experts

Sarah Bürvenich
Sarah BürvenichSubject matter expert

Sarah has over 15 years experience as a multidisciplinary senior designer and art director. Previously Design Lead at Bellroy, Sarah now works independently, developing clear design solutions for clients and agencies. Sarah has worked across Germany, New Zealand, Fiji and Australia, and her areas of expertise range from fin-tech, health,

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Why choose RMIT Online

Get a world-class education and transform your career.

Real world skills

Develop skills that have been validated by industry, while getting credentialed by a world-leading university.

Industry connected

You'll gain knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Flexible delivery

Advance your career while you study. RMIT Online courses let you balance work, study and life commitments.

Supported community

Be guided by a network of industry experts and peers, and supported by our dedicated success team.

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