Plan Your Path with the Print & Digital Design Training Smart Track!

Who is this for?

Those working in graphic design, marketing, publishing, and related creative fields need training in software like Acrobat DC, Canva, Illustrator, and InDesign to create professional print and digital designs. 

Why choose this?

It’s the most efficient method to acquire skills and best practices with live, expert-led, hands-on exercises, on the latest tools available for creating visual communication assets. 

How does this work?

Just log in to our VOLT™ (Virtual Online Live Training) class computers with pre-installed software, and get immediate learning support through live screen view – no installs or downloads needed!

Enhanced Job Prospects in Creative Fields
Produce Visually Appealing Professional Designs
Efficient, Consistent Design Across Platforms

Print & Digital Design Smart Track

Acrobat DC - Intro

Acrobat DC - Advanced

Acrobat DC - BootCamp

In this four-day, hands-on Adobe Acrobat Pro BootCamp (2-Day Introduction & 2-Day Advanced) training course, you will start with the basics of Adobe Acrobat, and move into the advanced tools and techniques.

Canva for Graphic Design

In this hands-on, two-day Canva for Graphic Design training course, you will learn how to create beautiful designs in Canva.

ePUB - Digital Publications for Web & Mobile Devices

This InDesign to ePUB, Kindle, and iPad training course, shows publishers, designers, and production staff how to use familiar software to create print books using InDesign for the emerging ebook market.

Illustrator - Intro

ThinkB!G’s hands-on, two-day Illustrator Introduction Training is for creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CC, the industry standard Vector Graphics application.

Illustrator - Advanced

ThinkB!G’s hands-on, two-day Illustrator Advanced Training is for creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator, the industry standard Vector Graphics application.

Illustrator - BootCamp

 Illustrator training will introduce the student to the industry-standard illustration application for print, multimedia, and online graphics, providing hands-on real world exercises.

Illustrator ACP Training & Certification Pack

Illustrator training will introduce the student to the industry-standard illustration application for print, multimedia, and online graphics, providing hands-on real world exercises.

InDesign - Intro

InDesign is a powerful design and production application that offers precision, control, and seamless integration with other Adobe professional graphics software like Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

InDesign - Advanced

In ThinkBIG’s two-day, hands-on Advanced Adobe InDesign training class, students will learn advanced tips, tricks, and techniques for publishing with InDesign.

InDesign - BootCamp

 InDesign is a powerful design and production application that offers precision, control, and seamless integration with other Adobe professional graphics software such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

InDesign ACP Training & Certification Pack

InDesign is a powerful design and production application that offers precision, control, and seamless integration with other Adobe professional graphics software such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

InDesign Long Documents

This Working Efficiently with InDesign Long Documents training course shows designers how to create book-length documents using InDesign.

InDesign Accessibility Creating 508 Compliant PDFs

In this hands-on, two-day Adobe InDesign Accessibility – Creating 508 Compliant PDFs training course, you will learn how to use InDesign for creating PDF documents for use by people with disabilities. 

Infographics Using Adobe Illustrator

In this hands-on, two-day Infographics Using Adobe Illustrator training course, you will learn how to create infographics by gaining the skills and techniques allowing you to analyze data and trends.

Infographics Using PowerPoint & Excel

In this hands-on, two-day Infographics Using PowerPoint & Excel training course, you will learn skills and techniques to analyze data and trends for designing and building compelling Infographics.

LiveCycle Designer - Intro (AEM Forms)

ThinkB!G’s Adobe LiveCycle Designer training course introduces and describes various techniques to creating electronic forms that can complement or supersede other means of collecting and presenting enterprise data.

LiveCycle Designer - Advanced (AEM Forms)

This Advanced Adobe LiveCycle Designer training class will dive into advanced techniques to create electronic forms that can complement or supersede other means of collecting and presenting enterprise data.

Photoshop - Intro

Adobe Photoshop is the industry-standard image editing software used worldwide by professional or amateur photographers, and designers, who want to perfect their digital images.

Photoshop - Advanced

Adobe Photoshop is used not only by photographers, but by graphic designers, web designers, videographers, and 3D artists.

Photoshop - BootCamp

Adobe Photoshop is the industry-standard image editing software, used worldwide by professional photographers, amateur photographers, and designers who want to perfect their digital images to correct exposure, color balance, and to straighten and crop photos.

Photoshop ACP Training & Certification Pack

Adobe Photoshop is the industry-standard image editing software, used worldwide by professional photographers, amateur photographers, and designers who want to perfect their digital images to correct exposure, color balance, and to straighten and crop photos.

Photoshop Lightroom

Our Adobe Photoshop Lightroom training class provides you with hands-on practice using the round trip workflow for editing images.

Power BI - Intro

In this hands-on, two-day Microsoft Power BI Introduction class, you will work to become familiar with Power BI and be introduced to basic relational data concepts and work with relationships between tables in your data.

Typography Using Adobe Illustrator & InDesign

In this two-day, hands-on Typography class, you will learn the fundamentals of typography and font design, including the anatomy, psychology, and elements of type.

Great and informative class. The Instructor was excellent. Lots of new knowledge was gained during these four days
David

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC BootCamp

It was simply amazing. This is the first online course were I actually got to practice on the go.
Maria

Canva For Graphic Design

I liked the ability to take the class from home, with software pushed to computers. Content was good for a beginner's class
Heather

Adobe Illustrator Introduction With AI

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Print & Digital Design Frequently Asked Questions

What's the difference between vector and raster graphics?

Vector graphics use mathematical equations to render shapes and lines, allowing for infinite scalability. Raster graphics use pixel-based images that can become blurry when scaled up.

How do I export my design for print?

Use the proper settings to export your design as a print-ready PDF with crop marks, bleeds, and the correct color profile.

Can I edit text in a PDF with Acrobat DC?

Yes, Acrobat DC allows you to edit text, images, and other elements in existing PDF documents.

What file formats work best for sharing on the web?

For online use, export your designs as JPG, PNG, GIF, or SVG files to ensure compatibility across different platforms and browsers.

How do I create a multi-page layout in InDesign?

Use the Pages panel to add, rearrange, and manage pages within your InDesign document.

Can I collaborate with others on a design project?

Many of these applications support sharing files, leaving comments, and making collaborative edits in real-time or asynchronously.

What Job Roles Benefit From Print & Digital Design Skills?

The demand for training in various Print & Digital Design tools often arises from the need to create professional-looking and visually appealing designs for various print and digital media formats, as well as to streamline workflows and ensure consistent branding across multiple platforms. There are several groups of people who may benefit from taking training courses in Adobe Acrobat DC, Canva, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and other similar print and digital design software:

 

Graphic Designers

Professional graphic designers need to be proficient in these tools to create high-quality designs for print materials (e.g., brochures, flyers, magazines, books) and digital media (e.g., websites, social media graphics, user interfaces).

Marketing and Advertising Professionals

Those working in marketing, advertising, and communications roles often need to create visually appealing materials, presentations, and digital content to promote products, services, or brands.

Publishers and Print Professionals

Individuals working in publishing houses, printing companies, or pre-press operations need to be skilled in these software applications to prepare and manage print-ready files.

Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

With the rise of online businesses and the importance of visual branding, entrepreneurs and small business owners may benefit from learning these tools to create their own marketing materials, logos, and digital content.

 

Students and Educators

Students pursuing degrees or careers in graphic design, visual communication, marketing, or related fields, as well as educators teaching these subjects, may need to learn these software applications.

 

Creatives and Hobbyists

Artists, photographers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating high-quality graphics, layouts, or digital designs for personal or commercial use may find these training courses valuable.

 

Why Print & Digital Design Matters

Learning design software like Adobe Acrobat DC, Canva, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign matters for several reasons:

  • Professional Relevance: These tools are industry standards in graphic design, marketing, publishing, and other creative fields. Proficiency in them is often a requirement for many jobs and essential for career advancement.
  • Visual Communication: In today’s highly visual world, the ability to create compelling and professional-looking designs is crucial for effective communication, whether it’s for branding, advertising, educational materials, or any other purpose.
  • Efficiency and Productivity: These software applications offer powerful features and streamlined workflows that can significantly increase efficiency and productivity when creating designs for print or digital media.
  • Versatility: From simple social media graphics to complex multi-page layouts, these tools provide versatility to handle a wide range of design projects and mediums.
  • Personal and Professional Branding: Well-designed visuals can greatly enhance personal or professional branding, helping individuals and businesses stand out and make a lasting impression.
  • Cost-effectiveness: While professional graphic designers are valuable, learning these tools can enable individuals and small businesses to create high-quality designs in-house, saving costs on outsourcing design work.

In summary, mastering these design software applications is essential for professional growth, effective visual communication, increased productivity, and creating a strong visual presence in today’s highly competitive and visually-driven environment.