Bianca Woods

ARCHIVE: This session was presented at CreativePro Week 2019 in Seattle.

Presentation Design and eLearning

Thursday, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Presentation and eLearning design may seem like distinctly different careers at first glance, but the core skills that go into them have a surprising amount of overlap with each other—and also the world of graphic design. Because of that, both these areas can prove to be intriguing alternative career paths for a person with strong visual design skills. But what other skills do you need to build to work successfully in these fields and what different challenges might you face in them?

In this session you’ll get a behind the scenes look at what careers in presentation and eLearning design entail. You’ll find out what defines these fields and the variety of ways one can work within them. You’ll discover what graphic, presentation, and eLearning design have in common and where they differ. You’ll also get a preview of some of the most frequent roadblocks designers face when working in these fields and what strategies can help you overcome them. Whether you’re new to presentation and eLearning design or have already started working in those fields, you’ll walk away with a better understanding of how to use your design skills in both of these worlds and position them to help you to stand out from the crowd.

In this session you will learn:

  • What gaps in the presentation and eLearning design fields graphic designers have the unique skills to fill
  • What additional skills graphics designers may want to build to better succeed in these fields
  • How the ways people learn may shift your eLearning and presentation design decisions
  • What resources can help you go even deeper into the worlds of presentation and eLearning design