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Commercial artists need skills inmany areas such as illustration,graphic design and art directingbecause many of the skills neededtoday overlap.Commercial Art andDesign forecastsand facts….By 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statisticspredicts that the number of graphic design jobswill increase 13 percent—as fast as the averagegrowth for all occupations.About 25 percent of graphic designers areself-employed, and many of these designerswork on a freelance or contract basis.Graphic designers with Web site design andanimation experience will especially be neededas demand increases for design projects forinteractive media—Web sites, mobile phones,and other technology.Growth in Internet advertising, in particular, isexpected to increase the number of designers.Graphic designers with a broad liberal artseducation and experience in marketing andbusiness management will be best suited forthese positions.District School Board of Pasco CountyHeather Fiorentino, SuperintendentThis innovative opportunityis made possibleby the collaborative partnershipof the following organizations:Agency for Workforce InnovationDistrict School Board of Pasco CountyPasco Economic Development CouncilPasco-Hernando Workforce BoardPasco-Hernando Community CollegeTo apply or to receive moreinformation about this opportunity,please visithttp://careers.pasco.k12.fl.us/academies/EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIESThe District School Board of Pasco County does not discriminate onthe basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status,disability, or age in its programs, services, activities or in its hiringand employment practices.For additional information about this policy please contact,Employee Relations at (813) 794-25037227 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., Land O’ Lakes, FL 34638.Commercial and advertising artmajors learn how to connect the dotsbetween art and business by usingtheir artistic talents to create ads andother sales tools.Anclote High School1540 Sweetbriar Drive • Holiday, FL 34691(727) 246-3000


Mission:The mission of the Academy ofCommercial Art and Design is toprovide a learning-centered programin an environment where studentswho actively participate canmaximize their artistic creativity,technical skills and acquiremarketable skills and knowledgeto pursue a either a post-secondarydegree path or enter the workforcewith industry recognized credentials.CurriculumThe Commercial Art and Design Academyprepares students to enter the field ofillustration, package design, and layout, exhibitdesign, and computer imaging in an entry-levelcapacity. Students can earn IndustryCertifications, which prepares them foremployment or entry into post-secondaryprograms in such areas as graphic design,photography, and computer art.Career Academies…The Right Choice!!!Career Academies prepare studentsto meet the demands of a changingworkforce while providing theopportunity for successful high schoolgraduation, gainful employment,postsecondary education, and industryrecognized certification.Commercial and graphic artists areused in every sector of business.Commercial Art andDesign, Are You Ready To...?• Get Certified in Adobe Photoshop and Flash• Edit Digital Photography for print and the web• Create Movie Posters and Magazine Covers• Design Art for T-Shirts magazine andposter design• Work in many mediums, from lithographyto collage to computer graphics• Learn commercial art fundamentals fromconcept to composition• Practice combining images and lettering• Create everything from book covers to logos• Build your business sense• Show your work• Put together a portfolioCommercial Art andDesign Careersand Opportunities• Illustrators• Cartoonists• Sketch artists• Multimedia artists and animators• Graphic designers - or graphic artists• Advertising, public relations• Newspaper, periodical, book,and directory publishers• Photo Editing• Digital Design• Matte Painting• Multi-Media Design for the Music,Animation, and Movie IndustryThe field of commercial art is so vastand employment opportunities so goodthat anyone entering it has a variety ofpositions from which to choose.

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