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Digital Design Course & Internship

Learn to bring any brand or product to life through graphics, visuals, photography, and videography.

Do this program in Berlin only.
No experience required.

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A breakthrough curriculum.

iX classes blend intense learning with real-world experience. That way, you get a wide breadth of knowledge, and the practical skills you need to excel as a professional.

Foundation Theory

Design Fundamentals
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The psychology of colors, lines, shapes, textures, fonts. The power of space, rhythm, composition, structure.

The Design Life-cycle
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Research, ideation, prototyping, testing, iterating.

Multiple Medium Design
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Design for print, web, and mobile using Adobe CC, including Illustrator, InDesign, and XD.

Multimedia & Social
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Imagery, voice, consistency, and engagement for social media brand-building.

Practical Skills + Tools

Adobe Software
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Create graphics, logos, sketches, icons, and other visuals using Adobe Software.

Mock Websites
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Build basic websites using Wix, Squarespace, or similar.

Photo Editing
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Take, edit, and process impactful photos using Adobe Photoshop, and incorporate them into your designs.

Visual Identity
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Build the visual identity from scratch, taking into account the story, personality, and core values.


Digital Design is about telling a story, beautifully.

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"Working with so many talented and driven students made for an incredible learning experience. iXperience inspired me and sparked my passion for design."

Sarah Schachman, iX '14, now Senior Designer at Shopify

Apply your skills with a hands-on internship

Our internships are different from the usual: instead of leaving you on your own, we provide you with daily support and occasional classes to cover additional material. That means you'll be able to create huge value in a short time — all of which you can add to your resume to show future employers.

Click below to explore some of our international Digital Design intern partners and the work students have done:

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Hear it straight
from our alumni.

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"I loved the class because I have been challenged in ways I haven't experienced before. While knowing the software, Michelle has done a good job of pushing me in a creative way towards doing more and achieving more than I thought I could. The biggest take away I had from the class is just how real life it felt. The time constraints and situations we were put in were incredibly realistic, which is an environment I’ve never been in before."

Diana Matei, University of Miami '20

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"Digital Design taught me an immense amount about design on a practical level, while giving me an idea as to what pursuing a career in design may be like. I learned how important design is in our everyday lives and the amount of consideration involved in the development of everything around us."

Kate Clawson, Tufts University '21

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"All of the things that we learned in Design are completely relevant to so many fields today! It was definitely fast-paced and out of my comfort zone slightly, but felt so current. We learned about brand communication and development, as well as the software that comes with it!"

Camelia Betancourt, Iowa State '20

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"Design is very multi-faceted and all of its branches/fields take a lot of work; for the most part, you get back what you put into it. Michelle, our teacher, has been one of the most supportive and constructive teachers I've ever had, creatively and otherwise."

Noelle Betkowski, Metropolitan State '21

Ready for the journey of a lifetime?

Our courses fill up fast—don't take your chances.

The next admissions deadline is September 30, 2018
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