professional practice

junior level course
kansas city art institute

3 credit hour studio course
6 contact hours per week

The purpose of this course is to prepare each student for entry into the professional design community and set them on the career direction of their choice. We will focus on portfolio building, resumes, and appropriate self-promotional material. Information regarding current design practice and opportunities will be a valuable resource for each student.

key skills

  • identity
  • interactive design
  • information architecture
  • design systems
  • narrative
  • social media integration

course objectives

  • demonstrate a high quality of writing through project statements, cover letters, career goals,
    blog statements, etc.
  • develop an engaging, highly crafted and smart portfolio system (print + digital*).
  • present a professional analysis of your interview experiences.

student websites