Multimedia Graphics & Printing Production

Get the skills and certification needed to land entry-level jobs right out of high school. Become certified and work toward college credits through the Multimedia Graphics and Printing Production program at the NEWTECH Skill Center.

This is the only PrintED Industry accredited program in the state of Washington and has been continuously since 1993. Students can earn industry certificates in up to 9 different certification areas.


In this program, students will have the opportunity to work towards becoming PrintEd certified in:

  • Introduction to the Printing Industry
  • Digital Imaging Input
  • Digital Imaging Output
  • Advanced Digital Imaging
  • Finishing and Binding
  • Basic Press Operations

Learn about designing and printing for the following forms of media:

  • Letterhead
  • Envelopes
  • Brochures
  • Business Cards
  • Flyers
  • Posters
  • Invitations
  • Programs
  • Booklets

As part of the Graphic Communication curriculum, students will study:

  • Commercial art and graphic design skills
  • Desktop publishing skills
  • 2D and 3D imaging and animation techniques
  • Character development
  • Photography- digital and analog
  • Multimedia development
  • Technical illustration

Students will acquire the skills to design their own artwork or use digital photographs to put on T-shirts, coffee mugs, mouse pads, badges… or just about anything you can think of!

In this program, students will work with entire up-to-date Adobe Creative Suite, which includes:

  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Acrobat
  • Dreamweaver
  • Flash
  • Cinema 4D
  • Animation Master

Students will also recieve a comprehensive introduction to Graphic Communications:

  • Digital File Preparation
  • Digital  Production Printing
  • Digital File Output
  • Screen Printing
  • Advertising Design
  • Offset Press operations
  • Advanced Offset Press Operations
  • Binding and Finishing