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Ernest Roszkowski

Senior Lecturer

Department of Visual Communications Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

585-475-6862
Office Location
Office Mailing Address
70 Lomb Memorial Drive 7B #2234 Rochester, NY 146

Ernest Roszkowski

Senior Lecturer

Department of Visual Communications Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Education

BFA, MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology

585-475-6862

Select Scholarship

Dissertation/Thesis
Roszkowski, Ernest. "AudialText." Diss. Rochester Institute of Technology, 2017. Print.
Manufactured Product
Roszkowski, Ernest and Audra Mikaliukas. NTID Diversity Group. T-shirt. Route 66. (2017).
Shows/Exhibits/Installations
Roszkowski, Ernest. Visual Designer. By Carolina Salaverria. 7 May 2016. Imagine RIT 2016. 1 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14624, Rochester. Exhibit.

Currently Teaching

NAIS-292
3 Credits
This course will give students from all areas of study in the Arts and Imaging Studies Department an opportunity to prepare and submit portfolios of their work for final review by a jury composed of department faculty members and professionals. The course will emphasize professional procedures, work habits, and demonstration of creative and technical skills, depending on the students' areas of expertise, as well as appropriate communication with clients, presentation techniques, and ability to work as a fully contributing member of a team.
NGRP-250
3 Credits
This course builds on topics presented in Page Layout I. Students will define and apply techniques and procedures for optimizing document design and production efficiency. Topics include defining paragraph, character, and object styles; making and using templates; saving and accessing object snippets and libraries; accessing and using database information to create documents, recognizing and applying proofreaders marks and notations; defining and applying advanced typographic techniques, advanced page layout procedures, object transparency and other image effects; building and editing tables; and, defining and applying color specifications and effects; and using document output procedures. Students will continue to develop knowledge and skills in the industry leading page layout software applications.
NAIS-140
3 Credits
Students will learn how to work through steps of the graphic design process, starting with the identification and research of design problems, and the intended message and the target audience, to development of basic graphic design solutions presented visually through clear, well-executed layouts created by both traditional and electronic means. Fundamental graphic design and typographic principles, elements, techniques and vocabulary used in design problem solving will be introduced. Students in this course will also learn about areas/categories of graphic design, creating examples such as posters, book/CD covers and logos. Topics covering selecting appropriate printing papers, professional practices, psychology of color, and critique methods will also be introduced.
NGRD-240
3 Credits
Students will practice working through steps of the graphic design process learned in Graphic Design and Typography I to develop more complex design solutions presented visually through clear, well executed layouts created by both traditional and electronic means. More advanced design and typography principles will be discussed. Students in this course will learn about and will create examples of various areas/categories of graphic design, including corporate graphic design, information design, advertising design, editorial design and packaging design. Topics such as using creative briefs, folding/finishing/binding methods, professional graphic design business practices and self-promotion will also be covered.