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Graphic design

Accelerator course - 3 months

Learn everything you need to know about interpreting ideas into concepts and creating identities from ground up.

Over 150 students trained

Over 150 students trained

Become a world class graphic designer

This course uses a project-based learning model, ensuring that you gain hands-on experience creating real design projects and also gaining softskils that will help you land your first design job. All it takes is 12 weeks!

Unit 1

Fundamentals of Design

Understand: Principles of design

Get introduced to the characteristics of basic design elements such as line, shape, volume, space, texture, colour, scale, unity, contrast, repetition, rhythm etc.

Explore: The History of design

Explore the history of design dating back to 38,000 BC, the evolution of design, design trends and impact of design in modern society.

Discover: Industry tools

Learn about the different industry-standard tools used by graphic designers, the different functions and how they are being used.

Workshop

Test your knowledge with Interactive excercises, Workshop, QnA sessions, and prcatical tasks according to the completed unit.

Key skills: Design principles, Design History, Design tools

Unit 2

Vector-based design

Discover: Key Illustrator concepts

Explore Adobe illustrator, a standard software for graphics design; Understand the interface, tools and how to use them to create any kind of vector art or illustration your mind is capable of thinking.

Understand: Brand Identity design / Branding

Learn brand Positioning with logo designs, and explore what components should be considered for a cohesive Visual System ( Colors, Typography, design styles, logo usage, etc)

Perform: Iconography for Web and Software

Learn how to design icons for web, app and software inside Adobe Illustrator using basic shapes and outlines.

Workshop: Create a brand logo & guidelines

Create an identity system for a brand of your choice, detailing the brand guidelines and a few icons for their website.

Key skills: Illustration, Logo Design, Branding, Iconography

Unit 3

Pixel Based Design

Discover: Photoshop for graphic designs

Understand the Photoshop interface, and learn everything from working with layers and selections in Photoshop.

Perform: Poster design with Photoshop

Create designs for full digital marketing campaigns, Understand how to work with digital and print design projects

Understand: Compositing & Retouching

Create complex edits and manipulations of photographs and images, improve lighting and colour, add special effects, remove blemishes and more.

Workshop: Create designs for socials and digital marketing

Create a series of marketing creatives for a brand of your choice for outdoor and social media use with attention to cohesive brand and clear communication.

Key skills: Poster design, photo manipulation, retouching

Unit 4

Introduction to Animation

Discover: Principles of animation

Explore the principles of animation based on the work of Disney animators from the 1930s onwards, in their quest to produce more realistic animations.

Understand: After effects environment

Learn after effects basics, understand the AE interface, how to use the different tools, effects, expressions and presets.

Perform: Object and Scene animation

Learn basic animations involving scenes, objects, typography, etc.

Workshop: Animate a simple Logo

Create a simple logo animation for a brand of your choice.

Key skills: Animation, Motion graphics

Unit 5

Projects and Demo prep

100% Virtual live classes, 2 Physical workshops.

We hold 100% virtual live classes enabling you to learn from wherever alongside other budding designers, After your program, you’ll get the chance to showcase your work to industry experts and potential employers on our demo day.

Taught by industry experts

Usman Samuel

Creative Designer

Manny Ezeh

Brand Designer

Lasisi Samuel

Product Designer, Founder, Verdac

Master your software skills

Learn important tools!

Enhance your creativity with industry-standard tools 

Adobe Photoshop

Raster graphic editor for creaing amazing designs, digital art and edidint photos.

CorelDraw

Professional design toolkit for delivering breathtaking vector illustrations, etc.

Adobe Illustrator

Vector-based editing software popular for designing logos, illustrations & vector graphics.

Google Workspace

Online collaboration tool for creating documents used for communication and presentations.

After Effect

Digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application.

Figma & Figjam

Prototyping tool best used for creating amazing UI designs, great for collaboration.

Adobe photoshop

Raster graphic editor for creaing amazing designs, digital art and edidint photos.

CorelDraw

Professional design toolkit for delivering breathtaking vector illustrations, etc.

Adobe Illustrator

Vector-based editing software popular for designing logos, illustrations & vector graphics.

After effects

Digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application.

Figma & Figjam

Prototyping tool best used for creating amazing UI designs, great for collaboration.

Google docs

Online collaboration tool for creating documents used for communication and presentations.

Study and be industry ready.

Learn and build a portfolio in the process. urney into self development, lack of a clear structured learning process and quality learning system, landing a first job. The opportunities in the field and how learning a skill will solve a small part of Nigeria’s problem

Our system is designed to make impact in today’s economy by equipping creative minds with easy and convienient access to quality design education, propelling them to excel in their career and changing the future of design not just for their immediate community but globally.

Our instrustors are proven leaders in their field with many years of teaching/mentoring young designers and positively impacting the design ecosystem with their knowledge.

Of course. A certificate will be awarded to all participants at the completion of their course.

Our courses are designed to last for a period of 8 weeks per cohort.

While our classes are majorly remote, we offer 2 physical classes within each cohort allowing all participants fully engage and interact with one another and the Stack Leads/ Mentors.

It costs N40,000 ($93) to participate in a course. This payment covers the entire 8 weeks learning cycle and can be paid in 2 installments.

You would typically need enthusiasm to learn, genuine interest in problem solving, a laptop and access to data to get started.

Always a step ahead!

What makes us different

Accessible Learning

Regardless of your finances or location, we make design learning accessible to all. All you need is enthusiasm and commitment.

Practical Curriculum

Our curriculum ensures easy understanding of design concepts and propels you to becoming an intermediate designer in a short time.

Experienced Tutors

Our tutors have a vast background in the Design field, building products and mentoring. You are sure to learn from the creme de la creme.

Alumni support

We keep a close network with all our students - current and past, providing support to connect them with design opportunities around the globe.

Amazing Track Record

We have taught over 400 Designers who are employed by top companies across the nation and internationally.

Beginner Friendly

We teach using simplified methods to achieve quick assimilation helping you become an amazing designer with zero prior knowledge

"I remember how much I wanted to be a designer but I had no idea where to start. All that changed when I started learning here. It was the beginning of a dream come true"

Ayomiposi Olagunju

UI/UX | Creative designer

What our students say

Take a dive into the reviews of amazing designers who have passed through our training

I started my design journey with versatile, their teaching skill and detail is second to none. I will absolutely recommend to anyone looking to start or improve their design skill.

Ezekiel Ariyo

Graphic & UI designer

I remember how much I wanted to be a designer but I had no idea where to start. All that changed when I started learning here. It was the beginning of a dream come true

Oluolagunju Ayo

UI/UX designer

Working with other people via the Internet was a highlight for me, I enjoyed the communication approach of the instructors and the valuable course materials provided 

Daniel Oluwatomilayo

Graphic designer

It was great to have an expert guiding me through tips and techniques. I also appreciate the exercises given to us to absorb skills before moving on to the next course outline.

Peter Taiwo

web developer & UI designer

I partook in the versatile design class in 2019 and It was a great start for me. The assignments were eye-opening and the class gave me the opportunity to dig deeper into design fundamentals.

Folaju Olumide

Graphic designer

Going  through your lessons is eye opening for me as an upcoming designer. I started using new software after enrolling for the course and designing was made really easy for me.

Omotola Temitope

Graphic designer

I personally enjoyed working with the resources shared with us and I like the fact that the facilitators are always eager to answer questions whenever I’m stuck on any project.

Gabriel Aborisade

Digital Marketer

I attended the classes in 2020 and learning with versatile was the beginning of an interesting journey, it helped me kick off my design career and I’m eager to learn even more

Olawoyin Olayinka

Graphic & UI designer

A career in design is waiting for you. Join the league of versatile designers today!

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Start your design journey!

We cant wait to congratulate you!

Our mission is to make design education accessible for everyone and equip the continent with a league of versatile designers, starting with you!

Enjoy 12% discount - Only 30 slots available​

*By clicking the payment buttons, you agree to our payment policy. You will be redirected to a secure payment page after selection.

Start your design journey!

We cant wait to congratulate you!

Our mission is to make design education accessible for everyone and equip the continent with a league of versatile designers, starting with you!🚀

Enjoy 12% discount - Only 30 slots available​

*By clicking the payment buttons, you agree to our payment policy. You will be redirected to a secure payment page after selection.

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