Design Services

Design Services

April 17, 2013

Graphic and web design, technical illustration and graphics consulting — we offer complete designer development solutions.

Our UCLA Graphic Designers supply a variety of support services for campuswide publications, including projects for university and college-specific programs. When your project requires expertise, we are happy to provide graphic design and production consultation to ensure that your goals are met. We specialize in:

  • Binders
  • Flyers
  • Stationary
  • Business Cards
  • Posters
  • Brochures
  • Catalogs
  • Reports

The Graphic Design Department accepts Mac and PC files. We can accept your files via E-mail, CD, Flash Drive or Zip. We use the latest software versions of PageMaker, Photoshop, Illustrator, Word, InDesign and QuarkXPress. 

Before You Get Started 

  • Figure out what kind of publication you want (a flyer, annual report, etc.) and why. 
  • Determine your audience. What tone, medium, look and feel are most appropriate? 
  • Collect and study similar documents. Determine what appeals to you and works well. 
  • Gather available photos and graphics. 
  • Determine the quantity needed, how it will be distributed, and when it is needed. 
  • Determine your budget and source of funding.

While Working with Design Services

  • Schedule an appointment by calling (310) 825-0374 or visit https://www.print.ucla.edu and click on the "Start Order" button under the “Start a Creative Design Request” option. 
  • Consult Creative Services staff about project concept and scope. 
  • You will be required to provide: 
  1. contact information for the point person (a single contact for the project) 
  2. the final copy 
  3. any related materials that may be requested later (e.g. banners, signage, maps, etc.)
  • The designer will obtain cost estimates if needed and advise on timeline and procedures. 
  • Our designers offer the following services to University clients: 
  1. consultation to ensure publication effectiveness and cost-efficiency 
  2. creative direction and design
  3. preparation of mechanicals 
  4. production scheduling