Online Certification Course

Design Mastery

This certification is perfect for those who are working in-house, in an agency, or in a design studio setting. In this 8-week intensive course, we guide you through fine tuning your design process and ideation skills, help you develop concepts that are better targeted, and realize solutions that connect more to audiences and subjects.

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Online Community

1:1 Consultations

Live Training Sessions

Next Kick-Off

February 3, 2022

8 Thursdays, 9:00am – 12:15pm

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Giles truly has such an incredible insight into the design process. I highly recommend this course to any person looking to elevate their design thinking. You will come away feeling empowered and inspired to tackle your next challenge.

Hannah Wheeler

Owner & Brand Strategist, Zap Creative

Develop concepts that are better targeted, and realize solutions that connect more to audiences and subjects

Why Take This Course

Refine and reinvigorate your skills.


Online workshops, consultation, and workbook


A greatly improved design process and understanding, which increases productivity and profitability

Who will benefit?

Graphic Designers with 1-5 years of experience, or anyone who wants to refine and reinvigorate their skills.

What will you learn in Design Mastery?


Successful Graphic Design and Process


Graphic Design History and Style


Graphic Design Concepts


Graphic Design Research


Generating Ideas


Elements and Principles of Form


Type and Typography


Visual Coding: Loading Form with Meaning

What will Design Mastery do for my business and career?


Mature as a graphic design, thinker and maker while feeling empowered to make a difference in your current workplace and your future career


Work more effectively and efficiently in-house by assisting your company to better differentiate their products and or services


Develop greater diversity of ideas and improved methods for using them as the building blocks of strong design and marketing solutions


Help develop and build more competitive brands in-house and in your future career

Taught by Experienced Industry Experts

Learn from industry-leading branding agency owners to help position your business for growth. Teaching practical and relevant marketing that they experience daily.

Giles Woodward

Art Director & Trainer

Giles’ passion for design and his natural charisma enables him to create strong relationships with clients in order to achieve their vision. His experience as a designer and as an educator provides him with a dynamic skillset that allows him to thrive. Giles excels at creative problem solving and always surpasses expectations through the unique designs and strong brands that he creates. His accomplishments set him apart and exhibit his dedication to bringing concepts and ideas to life.

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Earn a Zap Academy Design Mastery Certificate

Upon completing this course, each participant will receive a professional certificate to share with their network and showcase all that they’ve learned.

Upcoming course dates

First class   Last Class # of Classes Class Times Enroll Availability
February 3 March 24 8 Weeks 9:00am - 12:15pm CST Enroll Now Only 5 spots left!
April 28 June 16 8 Weeks 9:00am - 12:15pm CST Enroll Now
July 21 September 8 8 Weeks 9:00am - 12:15pm CST Enroll Now
October 13 December 1 8 Weeks 9:00am - 12:15pm CST Enroll Now
Class Dates
Thursdays - 8 weeks
9:00am - 12:15pm
February 3

March 24
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June 16
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July 21

Seprember 8
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October 13

December 1
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Are you ready to master your design thinking and processes?

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