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$25/h
First lesson is free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Stephen Ziggy
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Design
Levels
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • Adult Education

I am designer and a design educator. I am based in Birmingham UK, with over 20 years of professional experience. My tuition is about reaching out, championing dialog, grasping the visual language, how

Methodology

I believe in teaching that fans the flames of self discovery. Giving students ready answers to how things work and connect is fine, but I believe that teaching you how to independently figure out solutions is the greatest gift that a teacher could bestow - learning through conversation, hands-on activities, learning the art of asking probing questions, and indeed where to look for possible solutions.

PROGRAMMES I TOUGHT ON
Level 3
• Access to HE (Graphic Design)
• BTEC ND (Graphic Design, Photography, Media)

Level 4 - 5
• HND Graphic Design

Level 6
• BA (Hons) Graphic Design, Fine Art


ACADEMIC TUITION THAT I OFFER:

• Learning methodology
• Creative & Production processes
• Understanding the brief and Assessment Criteria
• Research skills
• Contextual studies / Art History / Theory
• Essay Writing
• Typography
• Page composition
• Image editing
• User Experience (UX) / User Interface UI
• Front-end web development
• University Applications, Personal Statements & Interview prep
• Art folio construction


 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS TRAINING 

• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe InDesign
• Microsoft Office
• Mac OS X
• Apple iWork (Pages, Keynote, Numbers)
• And more ...

Background

MY PROFESSIONAL TEACHING WORK:
I taught Art & Design for over 20 years at Solihull College & University Centre, a major further & higher education provider in the West Midlands.

MY DESIGN WORK:
In parallel to my teaching I also acted as an Art director /head designer at Websurgeons.co.uk, a dynamic Birmingham based design studio, where I worked on a number of front-end web development, UX / UI projects, prototyping, user testing, corporate identity, typography, image editing and design for print.


MY VALUES
As a designer, educator and, above all, a human being:

• Depth, excellence, innovation in everything I commit to.
• My focus is always on people.
• Partnership, fairness & professional integrity.
• Relationships can be tricky > be patient and stay positive.
• Always tend to others carefully, civilly, sensitively, respectfully.​

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $25/h
Lessons offered by Stephen Ziggy
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Design
Levels
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • Adult Education

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $25/h

Stephen Ziggy's resume

MY ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
• Masters in Visual Communication from BCU, specialism in UX / UI design
• CertEd - Teching Postgrad from Wolverhampton University
• BA in Visual Arts from University of Pristina.

WORK TO DATE:
Lecturer in Art & Design at Solihull College & University Centre
Creative Director at WebSurgeons, Birmingham UK

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