Digital Design & Development

Confidently design and code beautiful and highly functional digital products, from websites to mobile apps. Whether you’re starting a new career or growing your existing skillset, you will graduate with the design and development knowledge, experience and portfolio that employers want.

Design Stream

Immerse yourself in communciation design as you explore branding, typography, graphic design, user interface design and front-end web development.

Development Stream

Learn industry-standard programming languages and tools for developing effective websites, browser-based applications, and mobile apps for Android and Apple devices.

The NIC Advantage

  • Learn full-spectrum skills across the entire digital project landscape, from UX to iOS development
  • Study cutting edge curriculum driven by an advisory committee of industry professionals
  • Graduate employment-ready with a professional portfolio
  • Transfer to VIU Bachelor of Arts, Graphic Design or to Royal Roads University, Bachelor of Arts, Professional Communication

Faculty Profiles

Ashley Blaquiere, Faculty
DIGITAL Design + Development

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Transfer Agreements

Start at NIC, complete your degree at VIU or Royal Roads University.

  

 

Dual Credit

Earn university transfer credit while still in high school.

 

Meet the students and see their work

Take a look at current student projects, the 2020 DIGITAL grad show. See grad exhibits from 2019 and 2018.

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Career Opportunities

Digital Design and Development grads go on to work in a variety of high demand jobs. Learn more about career paths and earning potential of:

Financial Support Available:
WorkBC Workforce Training Grant

If you are an employer operating in BC, or self-employed you may be eligible to receive 80 percent of eligible training costs, up to a maximum of $10,000 per participant. Employers must have a job for the participant at their company once training is completed. Earn university transfer credit while still in high school.

Department News

From refugee to scholarship winner
NIC alumnus Jack Basha is preparing to study computer science and persue a bright future in programming.

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Studying in the Mobile App Development program was a great opportunity for me. I already had experience as a software developer and the program gave me the foundational skills to get started in the industry and open my eyes to the many possibilities and opportunities I could have programming for smartphones. I absolutely love mobile development and today am employed by one of the biggest tech companies in Canada.

Lucas Storti
Mobile Application Development certificate graduate