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Interactive Digital Design creative arts course Course Overview We are offering an innovative and exciting Interactive Digital Design course that will allow students to explore a range of new technologies and practices in design that are relevant to the pace of technological change. The Interactive Digital Design course introduces students to the design and study of computer games, web and graphic design, motion graphics and 2D and 3D animation. Student Experience What Qualities do I need? So that you can get the most up to date experience on this course, there are three fully equipped iMac design studios with the latest design software including the full Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk Maya. Plus you get to use hardware such as Wacom graphics tablets, iPads, DSLR cameras and a mobile green screen. The Interactive Digital Design course promotes and exploits technology, mobile devices and social media within the teaching and learning environment. You should be a young designer who is interested in technology and the creative opportunities it presents. We want students who have ideas, who are interested in design and who are strong at working both independently and collaboratively. You have to be self motivated and have an enthusiasm to learn. You will have ideally come from a media, ICT, art or design and technology background. The course promotes and encourages visits from professional designers, animators, games developers and VFX Specialists. We have had talks and workshops from companies such as Apple, Google, Aardman Animation and Escape Studios. We ensure our students are kept up to date with current design initiatives by attending exhibitions, entering competitions and exhibiting student work in our Interactive Digital Design exhibition. 14 Typical Careers Animator - 2D or 3D Visual Effects Compositor Games Designer Digital Illustrator Web/Graphic Designer For more details on this course visit www.brit.croydon.sch.uk/IDD