Design and Visual Communications

Associated Teachers/Faculty

Ms. Gina Williams and Ms. Tessa Amoroso

Career Program Description

Artistic and technical skills are developed through the creation and presentation of graphic and multimedia projects. Students will become versed in principles of design such as color theory, composition, and illustration. Students will learn the basics of page layout and design, typography, digital photography, video production, storyboarding, web design and communication with a client. They will learn to take an idea from concept through the design process, to pre-light and understand the principles of prepress and outsourcing.

Career Paths

  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Motion Graphic Artist
  • Photographer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Game Designer
  • Advertiser
  • Video Producer
  • Film Designer
  • Interior Designer


  • OSHA 10 Hour General Industry
  • Adobe Certification

Industry Partnerships

  • Danvers Community Access TV
  • Lightstream
  • Essex County Sheriff’s Department
  • SkillsUSA

Articulation Agreements

  • Central Maine Community College
  • Southern Maine Community College
  • North Shore Community College

Meeting Documents