9A0-144 : Illustrator CS5

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This course is intended for graphic designers and textile/fashion designers, or people transitioning into a design job or taking on design responsibilities, who need to use Illustrator to create illustrations, logos, clothing design, advertisements, or other graphic documents. Delegates may have little or no experience with Illustrator.
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Illustrator CS5

Here's what you will get

The Adobe Illustrator CS5 certification exam is a standalone certification from Adobe with the exam code 9A0-144.

The 9A0-144 exam is known as Adobe Illustrator CS5 Exam. Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphic illustrator developed by Adobe Systems. CS5 version features a variety of improvements to old tools along with the introduction of a few brand new tools. The ability to create multiple art boards is one of CS5's main additions, although still not equal to the true multiple page capability of Freehand. 9A0-144 exam is for the CS5 version of Adobe Illustrator.

Adobe Illustrator CS5 Exam validates your proficiency with Adobe Illustrator CS5. 9A0-144 exam recognizes a candidate's ability to use the features and functions of the software to create attractive illustrations, alter images and other artworks, retouch images, apply special effects on images, and introduce text and logos in an image.

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What is the exam registration fee? USD 180
Where do I take the exam? The 9A0-144 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam? The exam questions are Liner, Fact based, Multiple Choice, adaptive and simulation.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam? While there are no official prerequisites to take the Illustrator CS5 exam, we recommend that the candidate have good familiarity using a PC or a Mac.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 70 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 105 minutes
What is the passing score? 72%

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy? If you fail in 9A0-144 exam, you will have to purchase a new exam voucher to retake the exam. There is no wait time fixed between the two attempts.
What is the validity of the certification? The Adobe Illustrator CS5 ACE certification has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 9A0-144, click here.
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What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Fashion Designer

Here's what you will learn

  • Create a document with multiple artboards, defining its options with a New Document Profile.
  • Create a new artboard in a document (options include the Artboard tool and Artboard Options).
  • Given a scenario, manage objects on a single art...ude views, rulers, select, and pasting objects).
  • Given a scenario, modify and use multiple artboa...number, resize, reorient, and rename artboards).
  • Manage multiple open documents (including arrang...ows, using tabbed windows, and using n-up view).
  • Control the working environment with Application..., Application Bar, workspace, and Panels states.
  • Given a scenario, choose a preview mode to visualize the document.
  • Given a scenario, choose the proper settings in the Preferences dialog box.
  • Customize keyboard shortcuts with the Keyboard Shortcuts dialog box.
  • Given a scenario, create Guides, Grids, and use Smart Guides.
  • Build a document structure based on layers (options include moving and copying objects to layers).
  • View and modify document metadata information.
  • Given a scenario, save a document with the best ... commands, choosing artboards and file formats).
  • Control object size and other options using the Control bar.
  • Create and modify a vector object using the Pen tool and Bezier controls.
  • Given a scenario, customize the visual appearanc...ns include the Stroke panel and the Width tool).
  • Given a scenario, modify vector paths and anchor points using the appropriate tool.
  • Use Isolation Mode to edit objects, groups, symbols, or layers.
  • Given a scenario, create either a clipping mask ...yer-level clipping set to hide parts of objects.
  • Given a scenario, use a mix of open/closed paths... shapes (options include Pathfinder operations).
  • Align or distribute objects precisely on an artboard.
  • Select and control the stacking order of two or more objects.
  • Modify an object with one or more transformation tools.
  • Create and apply a pattern swatch.
  • Record steps as a reusable Action.
  • Given a scenario, set up Color Management settings and proof color on screen.
  • Given a scenario, create or load swatches, organize them, and apply them to objects.
  • Apply transparency options to objects (options include opacity, color mode, and opacity masks).
  • Given a scenario, recolor and fine-tune artwork in a document.
  • Explore color combinations using the Color Guide panel.
  • Given a scenario, use the appropriate tools to c...ons include Blend, Gradient, and Gradient Mesh).
  • Given a scenario, create the appropriate text ob...lude point type, area text, and text on a path).
  • Format type using character and paragraph attributes.
  • Create and apply character and paragraph styles to text.
  • Use the Glyph and OpenType panels to obtain special characters.
  • Format a story (options include threading text frames and text wrap).
  • Locate or replace fonts inside a document.
  • Given a scenario, customize language dictionaries.
  • Given a scenario, adjust and apply hyphenation.
  • Manage fills, strokes, transparency, or effects ... (options include adding, editing, and viewing).
  • Given a scenario, apply the appropriate Live Effect to an object.
  • Given a scenario, save and apply graphic styles to objects.
  • Use the Eyedropper tool to copy attributes between elements.
  • Create and format a graph (options include entering data, controlling type options, and design).
  • Given a scenario, create and use the appropriate brush options.
  • Create and use a symbol (options include placing...g it, and manipulating it with Symbolism tools).
  • Build a complex shape (options include Live Paint, Shape Builder, and Pathfinder).
  • Apply and edit an object distortion envelope.
  • Given a scenario, use the Eraser tool, Blob Brus...stle Brush (including editing the tool options).
  • Given a scenario, define and use a perspective grid.
  • Given a scenario, draw and move one or more objects in perspective.
  • Import images into your document.
  • Manage assets with the Links panel.
  • Convert an image into a vector object using Live Trace.
  • Given a scenario, choose the appropriate setting...e illustrator artwork for web or mobile devices.
  • Prepare your document for Flash authoring (options include Symbols, Flash Text, SWF format).
  • Given a scenario, prepare web graphics choosing ...include pixel alignment, slices, anti-aliasing).
  • Given a scenario, save document to either SWF or FGX format.
  • Analyze the content of a document with the Document Info panel.
  • Use the Flattener Preview to preview and create ... to control the transparency flattening process.
  • Preview and analyze onscreen color separations.
  • Given a scenario, choose the right PDF presets or customize options.
  • Given a scenario, choose the correct print options and create custom print presets.