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Web Design, Dev & UX Classes


These classes will build your skills at user experience design, including user research, usability, prototyping, and information architecture. Other classes cover UI/visual design for the web, as well as how to code websites with HTML/CSS.

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Design & Art Direction Classes


Start building your portfolio through weekly assignments in graphic design, typography, color for design, visual communications, and infographics. Other classes cover the essential foundational skills that lead to great design.

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Letterpress


Take classes and workshops in the centuries-old craft of letterpress printing in Seattle’s most complete letterpress teaching shop. Learn how to hand-set lead and wood type, carve wood blocks and linocuts, and print on SVC's vintage platen and flat-bed presses.

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Content & Ad Copywriting Classes


Build your writing portfolio through weekly assignments in writing for the web, digital display advertising, social media, and user experience. Other classes will teach you how to brainstorm and develop “big ideas” for marketing campaigns.

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Software Classes


Master the basics and beyond of Adobe Creative Cloud programs, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects. Other classes cover Axure and Sketch for UX design, as well as HTML and CSS for website development.

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Business Practices Workshops


Learn the best practices for leading and running a marketing team, agency, or freelance design business. Topics include how to manage creative teams, improving your presentation skills, digital project management and more.

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Creativity Classes


Be inspired and take your creativity up a notch with classes and workshops that help you develop brainstorming skills, learn hand-lettering, dabble in letterpress printing, bring powerful storytelling techniques into your work, and more.

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Marketing & Strategy Workshops


Get a strong foundation in branding, marketing communications, and strategy development in workshops that cover how to write better creative briefs, basics of brand strategy, digital marketing, data-driven design, and other timely topics.

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Daytime Workshops


Convenient half- or full-day workshops taught by industry experts give you ideas and techniques you can use immediately in digital marketing, business practices, strategy, branding, project management, and methods for inspiring creativity.

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Evening Classes


SVC’s evening classes meet one night a week to help you build a competitive portfolio if you're seeking a promotion or a new job in user experience design, user interface/visual design for digital, content writing, graphic design, and more.

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