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Visual Design 3.01

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Adobe InDesign
Adobe InDesignPage layout software, commonly used for print layout work such as brochures, posters, flyers, newsletters, etc. 3.01
Budget
The amount of money needed or available for a project 3.01
Cloud Storage
Technology that allows a working document or project to be stored electronically and accessed by different parties 3.01
Color Scheme
An arrangement or combination of colors that are carefully selected to capture the attention and/or set a mood for the user when viewing a project 3.01
Copyright
The exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, sell or distribute the expression of an intellectual property (literature, design, audio, video, etc.) 3.01
Collaboration
The action of working with someone to produce or create something 3.01
Creative Commons
Free, easy-to-use copyright licenses provide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work on conditions of your choice 3.01
Deadlines
The latest time or date by which something should be completed 3.01
Deliverables
Completed products requested by client (design, website, app, video, etc.) 3.01
Design Comps
Multiple renditions of the design to show clients, provides a visualization of a product before it is professionally completed 3.01
Fair Use
A legal allowance of using a copyrighted material without permission from the owner, provided the circumstances are reasonable and do not make the material less profitable 3.01
Feedback
Verbal or written responses containing information about a client's reaction to a designer's performance of a task 3.01
File Name Convention
Agreed upon by designers, project managers and client, refers to the protocols that will be used when saving files 3.01
Goals
An aim or desired result 3.01
Intellectual Property
Original creations of the mind that can be protected by law; literary and artistic works, designs, symbols, images, names, etc. 3.01
Optimization
The act or process of making a design as fully perfect, functional, or effective as possible based on client feedback 3.01
Page Layout Software
Commonly used for print layout work such as brochures, posters, flyers, newsletters, etc. (example: Adobe InDesign). 3.01
Project Management
The application of processes, methods, knowledge, skills and experience to achieve the project objectives 3.01
Project Plan
Helps move a project successfully to completion, includes deciding project scope, client criteria, project deliverables, and distribution of responsibilities 3.01
Project Scope
Identifying audience, goals, and objectives 3.01
Proof Preview
A tool in Photoshop that allows you to preview what the published version of your work will look on a particular output device 3.01
Redesign
Uses the provided feedback to make changes to the original project with the ultimate goal of meeting the client's needs, could occur several times throughout the time span of a particular project 3.01
Research
View a collection of similar projects for ideas and inspiration, research possible copyright or trademark issues associated with the nature of the project, find assets (pictures, audio, video, etc.) needed to create the project 3.01
Schedule
Setting deadlines for each project phase and task 3.01
Scope Creep
Incremental expansion of the project scope, introducing features not originally planned 3.01
Target Audience
A particular group at which a film, book, advertising campaign, etc., is aimed 3.01
Trademark
A mark (logo, symbol, word, phrase, etc.) legally registered or established by a company to represent a service or product; cannot be used without the permission of the owner 3.01
Typography
The style and appearance of printed materials, specific identifiers include style, font, typeface, etc. 3.01