Digital Design Graphics Technology

At the entrance to the world renowned Napa Valley lies Napa Valley College (NVC).  The department of Digital Design and Graphics Technology (DDGT) provides courses in CAD, Architecture, computer aided graphics, computer aided graphic design, solid modeling, animation, 3D printing, and 3D scanning using programs like AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit Architecture, 3ds max, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Premiere, and After Effects.  Courses are designed to parallel technical design office environments to allow students to easily enter the workforce upon completion of their studies.

As an Autodesk Training Center (ATC), Autodesk certified courses are offered in CAD design software made by Autodesk.  In these concentrated industry modeled classes, students receive high quality training for certificates of completion from Autodesk for the various levels of training, as well as college credits.  All Autodesk courses are taught by instructors who work in the industry using Autodesk software so you are assured of receiving current, real world applicable training.

The program is designed to provide cutting-edge technical skills to those who complete the program successfully.  DDGT is proud of our record in vocational placement of our graduates.  Students are employed in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, Multi-Media and many other digital graphic technology professions.  Many DDGT students have used the training received at NVC to launch a 4-year program of study in related fields.

Please join us to enhance your technical and computer graphics skills.

Career Opportunities

Architectural Drafters, Mechanical Drafters, CAD Drafters, CAD Technicians, Designers / Drafters, Technical Multi-Media Graphical Designer, and more…

Contact Information


Career Education and Workforce Development
Building 3300
Phone: (707) 256-7258


Dr. Douglas Marriott
Senior Dean, Career Education and Workforce Development
2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway, 94558, Napa, CA

Program Coordinator

Gary Strommen
Professor, Digital Design Graphics Technology 
2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway, 94558, Napa, CA
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Phone: (707) 256-7526