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Jill Fennimore

Realizing that the best thing about my job in the communications field was creating layouts, promotional materials, and advertisements, I jumped at the chance to study graphic design when given the opportunity to go back to school. At MATC, my skills were updated and upgraded. I learned about package design, typography, concepting, digital media, and the latest in Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. I discovered just how much I enjoy all of it, especially the creativity of design and the challenge to do it well. I’m eager to use my newly expanded skillset in the workplace.
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You will be introduced to the range of opportunities in this field: design of print-generated and computer-generated graphics for books, newspapers, magazines, web applications and marketing materials; and additional design applications for point-of-purchase, packaging and outdoor advertising.

Today’s digital world reduces the geographic limits for finding clients. Employers include advertising agencies, corporations and nonprofit groups.

You can earn the Production Artist technical diploma on the way to completing the Graphic Design associate degree.


  • Art Director
  • Digital Media Specialist
  • Graphic Artist/Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Imaging Specialist
  • Layout Artist
  • Prepress Technician
  • Production Artist