• #3 NIRF Innovation
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  • 2 Days Campus
  • 100% Live Interactive
  • 6 Months Certificate Program
  • Classes
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"Design is not just what it looks like and
feels like. Design is how it works." - Steve Jobs

3 Reasons Why This Programme is Unique

High Impact Format
  • Experiential Learning
  • Campus Immersion
  • Mentor Support
  • Project Showcase Event
IIT Hyderabad Edge
  • Top-ranked engineering institution
  • Master Faculty
  • Global Recognised Certification
Design Innovation Centre (DIC)
  • Draw Inspiration and guidance in the area of education and design for sustainability

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Build User-Centric Digital Experiences

Visual Design and UX has gone mainstream with companies investing heavily to build design centers, hire design teams and run programs that inculcate design appreciation amongst employees. Organizations are rapidly hiring designers to build next-gen digital interfaces.

The PG Level Advanced Certificate Program in Visual Design and User Experience, designed by the Department of Design at IIT Hyderabad, equips professionals to create user-centric digital experiences. The Department nurtures a vibrant environment for exploring several facets of design. It houses the Design Innovation Centre (DIC), funded by MHRD, the Government of India, that acts as a bridge between academia and industry to solve real-world problems using design.

The 6-month program is best suited for designers, researchers, animators, and UI and UX professionals keen to build expertise in visual design and UX. Delivered in association with TalentSprint, the program offers experiential learning through interactive online sessions by IITH faculty, Case Studies, Capstone Projects, Hands-on Online Labs, Mentor Support and Campus Visit with Project Showcase Event.

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Academia and Industry Leaders

IIT Hyderabad Department of Design consists faculty bearing academic accreditation from premier institutions around the world

  • Program Dean
    Prof. Prasad S Onkar Product Design, Computer-Aided Conceptual Design, 3D Sketching, Virtual reality, Haptics, Collaborative Design, Interaction Design, Mechanisms, Kinematics More
  • Prof. Deepak John Mathew Information Design, Photography, Elements of design, Aesthetics, VR, AR More
  • Prof. Ankita Roy Experiential & Multi-sensory Design, UX-UI Design, Graphic Design, Ancient Scripts, Tessellations, Kufic Calligraphy, Innovation Design More
  • Prof. Delwyn Jude Remedios Animation, Film-making, Illustration, Visual Storyboarding, Graffiti, Cartooning, Character Design, Mascot Design, Projection Mapping, Mural Art More
  • Prof. Mohammad Shahid Typography, Visual Culture, Visual Branding, Design Research, Motion Graphics, Textile Design More
  • Prof. Neelkantan P K Architectural Design, Early-stage Design Process, Aesthetics, Experiential Installations, Urban planning More
  • Prof. Seema Krishna kumar Animation, Film-making, Illustration, Visual Storyboarding, Graffiti, Cartooning, Character Design, Mascot Design, Projection Mapping, Mural Art More
  • Prof. Shiva Ji Design for Sustainability, Sustainability Assessment, LCA (Life-cycle Analysis), New Age Products/Services, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Architectural Heritage Reconstruction More
  • Prof. Srikar A V R Product Design, Furniture Design, System Design, Social Impact, Advanced Materials, Workplace Design, Ethnography More

Real-World Curriculum

Practitioner’s curriculum designed by IIT Hyderabad Department of Design with Use Cases,Projects, and Capstones for effective learning

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  • Design, processes and Methodologies
  • Design Creativity, and Innovation
  • Elements - I
  • Elements - II
  • Principles - I
  • Principles - II
  • Design Thinking
  • Design Case Studies

  • Introduction to Interaction Design
  • Introduction to UX-UI
  • UX Research, UI Foundations & Ideation Process
  • Interaction & narratives

  • A practical look at User Research - 1
  • A practical look at User Research - 2
  • Getting up and close to the user & Translating all the knowledge to design - 1
  • Translating all the knowledge to design - 2

  • Translating all the knowledge to design - 3 ( Tools )
  • Advanced Interactive Interfaces / AR VR MR
  • Design Systems
  • AI/ ML in UI-UX

  • Filmmaking
  • Photography
  • Animation

  • Introduction to Graphic Design and its Applications
  • Typography
  • Visual Branding
  • Publication
  • Data Visualization

  • Temporarility of Cultural Patterns (warm-up)
  • Presentation from students
  • Talks by faculty
  • Difference and Repetition (Quick in-class Presentations from students)
  • Design exercise
Capstone Projects
  • Social Innovation
  • IoT and Product Design
  • Livable Cities
  • Design for Web
  • AR/VR and Education
  • Option to Bring Your Own Project

Participant Profile

From Diverse Job Roles

UX Designer
UX Design Consultant
Textile Designer
Technology Lead
Software Engineer
Senior 3D Analyst & Graphic Designer
Senior UI Designer
Senior Creative Associate
Proprietor Landscape Architect
Lead User Experience
Graphic Designer
Designer Lead
Creative Manager
Creative Consultant
Creative Associative
Creative Associate
Design & Content Strategist
Associate Director
Art Director

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Who is eligible?

  • Education: Graduation (four years or equivalent)
  • Experience: Working professionals with a minimum of 1 year experience.

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Fee with Flexible Payment Options

Details Amount
Program fee ₹3,00,000
With Scholarship ₹2,25,000

18% GST applicable

12-Month 0% EMI available Nominate your Employee to Avail Special Benefits

Application Fee : ₹2,000

Campus visit fee to be borne by participants. Will be based on actuals.
Fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferable.

About IIT Hyderabad

IIT Hyderabad has been consistently ranked among the top ten engineering institutions of India. It has created a holistic educational ecosystem that offers cutting-edge research, industry collaboration, and entrepreneurship.

The Department of Design, in particular, has facilitated innovation in Collaborative Design, Sustainability, Product Systems and Services, Design and Education, and Crowdsourced Design and more.

IIT Hyderabad also hosts the i-TIC Foundation, a Technology Business Incubator that provides a supportive environment for entrepreneurs. For more information, visit https://www.iith.ac.in/

IIT Hyderabad‘s Design Innovation Centre

IIT Hyderabad’s state-of-art Design Innovation Centre works towards building an ecosystem where Designers and Engineers in academia interact with real world problems and stakeholders to give shape to creative entrepreneurial cooperation and collaboration.

Participants can draw inspiration and guidance from DIC in the area of education and design for sustainability.

About TalentSprint

Frequently Asked Questions

The number of digital devices and interfaces in the world is growing manifold. As the time spent on these digital interfaces is increasing, so is the need for digital design, an umbrella term that encompasses different disciplines - UI, UX, animation, and graphic design, among others.

For instance, Google’s new Page Experience Signal, for instance, will count UX in its overall ranking factors starting in 2021. Elsewhere, Nielsen Norman Group predicts that the UX profession is expected to grow to about 100 million people in 2050.

Studies indicate that there is a competitive advantage for companies with better UX than their competitors. A Forrester research shows that, on average, every dollar invested in UX brings 100 in return.

Today, organizations are looking for designers who can build the next generation of websites, mobile apps, and IoT interfaces and enhance the experience of the product.

The PG Certificate Program in Visual Design and User Experience, designed by the Department of Design at IIT Hyderabad, equips professionals to create user-centric digital experiences.

According to LinkedIn, some of the top career opportunities professionals can explore are as follows.

  • UX Researcher - 416+ openings
  • Sr. Interaction Designer - 1000+ openings
  • Lead Graphic Designer - 1000+ openings
  • Lead Animator - 712+ openings
  • 2D Animator - Motion Graphics - 1000+ openings
  • 3D Visualizer - 389+ openings
  • 3D Animator - 601+ openings
  • Director of Design - 1,000+ openings
  • Head Of Product Design - 3,000+ openings
  • Senior Visual Designer - 2,000+ openings
  • Director Of UX - 161+ openings
  • Sr.UX Designer - 976+ openings
  • UX Researcher - 381 + opening
  • Sr. UI Designer - 1000+ openings

The IITH Advantage

  • Learn from Master Faculty, Experts and Mentors at the prestigious Department of Design at IITH, one of India’s top-ranked Institutions.

Hands-On Learning Experience

  • Effective learning with a practitioner’s curriculum including Use Cases, Capstone Projects and Hands-on Online Labs.

The TalentSprint Advantage

  • Learn on TalentSprint’s patent-pending Digital Platform. Network with 3000+ TalentSprint Deep Tech Alumni. Access Career Accelerator.

Design as an expertise appeals and applies to a wide range of professionals across roles and sectors. This program is ideal for

  • Aspiring and practicing designers, researchers, entrepreneurs, animators, and UI and UX professionals.
  • Professionals working in the following sectors will find this program useful: Technology, Communication, Entertainment, Education, E-Commerce, Banking and Finance, Retail, FMCG, HealthCare, Hospitality and Tourism.
  • Select fresh Graduates aspiring to start their career in design. There will be a selection test for such applicants as part of the enrollment process.

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