About Digital Illustration

Our Digital Illustration program combines the study of illustration, art, and design with digital tools and techniques to create figurative imagery used in all forms of digital media. 

The certificate sequence prepares you for freelance illustration positions in print and interactive media, publishing, advertising, animation, and gaming.

Explore Potential Careers

Studying Digital Illustration can lead to a variety of different jobs or career paths. Below are just some of the many options you will have!

  • Freelance Illustrator
  • Children’s Book Publishing
  •  Concept Artist
  • Character Design

Program Options 

Click on the degree or certificate you're interested in earning to see a sample map of courses to take to complete your goal from start to finish. 

Please note that the course maps provided are just an example to help you get started. Please meet with a counselor to personalize the plan to you and your Academic goals. 

View Requirements in College Catalog

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View Requirements in College Catalog

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Transfer Options

The program coursework you complete at City College will satisfy lower-division requirements for related majors at several colleges and universities. Start planning your transfer by exploring Digital Illustration programs at the following institutions: 

  • San Jose State University
  • California College of the Arts
  • Cal State Fullerton

Have questions about transfer? Visit the Transfer Center for help, transfer information, and/or to speak with college representatives.