Wilkes University

Department of Integrative Media, Art and Design

Students from Wilkes University work on an integrative media project with help from their professor.
IMAD

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This is where art, graphic design, web design, video editing and production, animation and 3-D modeling come together.

The integrative media program prepares you for a career in creative fields such as graphic design, digital marketing or video production, all while learning how to solve problems in a deadline-oriented, high-end studio environment.  A Unique, Design-Based College Major. 

  • Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications
  • Social Media Director
  • Web Designer
  • Graphic Artist
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Greeting Card Designer
  • Package Designer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Photographer
  •  Studio 20 – This student run design club, serves the campus, and real clients within the community

  • Team work - IM 302 Interactive Design Students work in teams to create websites for real clients in the community.
     
  • We get out there – Our students visit art galleries, printers, ad agencies, marketing departments, photo shoots, video shoots and design conferences.
     
  • Involved Alumni – Our alumni serve on portfolio review committees, and call upon our students for real world collaborations.

 


As an interdisciplinary major IMAD blends a solid design and technology core curriculum with your choice of one or more required minors in Art, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Computer Science, English, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Theatre Arts (Acting and Directing), or Theatre Arts (Theatre Design).

Students of all levels work, learn and collaborate together. Students have 24/7 card swipe access to the IMAD design labs. The design labs are stocked with high tech equipment like Macs, HD video cameras, light kits, wacom tablets and DSLR photography cameras for student use.

With great student to professor ratios, the major emphasizes individual attention and collaboration. IMAD students want each other to succeed and they push each other’s creative limits. Classes are challenging and teach creative problem solving in a way that is unique to individual skill sets.”

5 Reasons

The 5 Most In-Demand Creative Jobs

"The Most in-demand creative jobs are seeking: The ability to employ design principles to reach a targeted audience through HTML5, CSS3 (and) the ability to design for multiple user platforms, including mobile." 

- Susan Ricker, CareerBuilder Writer

 


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