This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create visual designs for interactive media components that can be integrated into a range of media products.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - explore and experiment with design techniques and visual design and communication principles to produce ideas and concepts for visual design components; - use design techniques to create visual design components that respond effectively to a project brief; - present and discuss ideas, concepts and designs with relevant personnel, and; - save and archive files using standard industry or enterprise naming conventions. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - describe differences between traditional and digital methods in creating visual images, and advantages and disadvantages of each; - describe visual design, typographic and communication principles used to construct visual design components; - explain safe work practices in relation to working on computers for periods of time, and; - explain the procedure for checking copyright clearance.

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