Laguna College of Art + Design

Graphic Design + Digital Media w/ Action Sports Emphasis

ACTION SPORTS DESIGN

 LCAD’s action sports design emphasis is one of very few action sports programs in the world.

 

As a student of LCAD’s Action Sports Emphasis, you will take collaborative classes led by senior executives and creative directors at brand giants like GoPro, Hurley, NIKE, Patagonia, STANCE, and VANS, all companies with whom LCAD enjoys exclusive educational partnerships.

OUR GRADUATES ARE CREATIVE LEADERS

Our graduates dominate the action sports and youth culture industries and hold major positions as art directors and creative leaders with the world’s most prominent companies. 

Course Requirements

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of action sport business, brands and culture.
  • Use research skills in the development of action sport design project solutions.
  • Develop creative concepts and effective visual solutions for a broad range of action sport product, marketing, media and event graphic needs.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of graphic apparel development principles and their application.
  • Apply graphic footwear development principles and techniques.
  • Demonstrate effective collaboration techniques as evidenced through the completion of real-world projects with corporate partners.

 

 

 

Gainful Employment Information for Undergraduate Certificate in Graphic Design + Digital Media w/ Action Sports Emphasis

 

 

Chair of Graphic Design + Digital Media, Dean of Innovation

I was born in Washington D.C. and lived in Europe and the United States. After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Graphic Design, I headed to New York to create work for clients including CBS, Revlon, Avon, Gucci, and CBS International.

Adjunct Faculty

Brett Anderson is the Design Manager at KWALL, a full-service interactive agency. KWALL has worked with companies and organizations such as USC, CSULB, ASU and Qualcomm.

Assistant Chair of Graphic Design + Digital Media

Dana Herkelrath earned a B.F.A. with honors in Graphic Design and Packaging from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California and an M.F.A. in Graphic Design from California State University Long Beach. Ms. Herkelrath has been teaching graphic design courses for over fifteen years.