About Us

About First Media 

First Media Design School (FMDS) is Singapore’s only private design school owned and managed by veteran design practitioner, Mark Phooi, who has mastered the skill of Designpreneurship through 30 years of local and overseas experience. 

Under his stewardship, FMDS strives to cultivate and nurture tomorrow’s designpreneurs with  the ‘test and tried’ relevant industry-standard and designpreneurship competencies.

Through its overseas partners, FMDS programmes are delivered in Indonesia, Philippines, Mauritius and Ghana, the latter 2 countries pending CPE’s approval.

FMDS is registered with Committee for Private Education (CPE) and is also an authorised training partner with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

First Media Academy (FMA) was established in 2011 as a subsidiary of First Media Design School. It focuses on providing lifelong learning in the disciplines of graphic design, digital design and technology design to enhance employability in the creative industries. As an authorised training institution with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), FMA aims to upskill and reskill the workforce competencies readying them for seamless career integration as design and marketing practitioners.