School of Communication

About School

The school offers various programs in the field of Visual Communication such as a four year under graduate program in Graphic Communication Design, Animation and Game Design, Film and Video and two year post graduate program in Graphic Communication Design. The school also offers a one-year diploma program Graphic and Web Design and a one-year diploma in Photography. All the programs are designed with the vision to inculcate a deep understanding of Design and technology in the field of design with specific emphasis towards graphic communication, animation, and web & game design.

All the courses aim at developing the students’ thought process towards understanding the requirements of the people in consideration, identifying opportunities for innovation, developing ideas and ultimately realizing solutions as a holistic process of consciously evolving as a thinker and a developer of ideas that could make a difference as well as effectively communicate the solutions in the most appropriate manner.

The detailed classroom sessions impart core visual, creative, technical and analytical skills, along with definitive knowledge about visual materials technologies, manufacturing processes, trends and sustainability concepts in Visual Communication. The experience of workshops, internships and industry projects at the end of each semester adds the much-needed industry exposure and makes the students aware of the latest technologies, developing skills for industry preparedness and enhancement of learning.

Courses Available

Graphic Communication Design

4-Year B.Des and 2-Year M.Des

The program prepares a sound theoretical and conceptual understanding of Graphic Communication....

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Animation & Game Design

4-Year B.Des

Animation & Games Industry in India is acquiring a global identity providing many employment opportunities....

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Film & Video

4-Year B.Des

The course has been designed keeping in mind the socio-technical change brought about by the advent of...

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Graphic & Web Design

1-Year Diploma

Today's graphic designers must know current technologies and be aware of the rapidly changing image market...

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PEOPLE

Anjan is a graduate of the National Institute of Design (NID, Ahmedabad) in Visual Communication (with specialization in Graphic Design). He has over 25+ years professional experience having worked for design agencies, publication and newspapers groups and as independent consultant.

He has rich and diverse experience in areas such as Brand Identity Strategy and Promotion, Packaging, Exhibitions, NGO communication, Publications, Newspapers and Design Education.

Anjan has been associated with a number of Institutions as visiting/guest faculty, external guide and jury like the National Institute of Fashion Technology, School of Planning and Architecture, National Institute of Advertising, Pearl Academy, The Design Village and NID (Delhi Cell).

A topper from Delhi University in the Arts and a gold medalist from Pune University in IT Systems Management, Aparna Gwande has held various positions of strategic importance in varied disciplines. A Textiles graduate, she was the Head designer at Vichitra Sarees for nearly a decade. She has been associated with the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India as a designer for development of the Handloom sector. Later making her foray into graphics, she worked extensively with prominent publishing houses such as Orient Paperbacks and UBSPD and has more than 50 Book covers of eminent authors to her credit. Before joining WUD she was the creative director at an IT MNC. She is also the author and designer of a series of books on Indian Textile designs.She is passionate about achieving excellence in every task she undertakes and believes in team spirit rather than working in isolation. Besides being committed to art and design, she is an avid gardener and loves to play badminton.

Dr .Preeti Yadav teaches undergraduate and Postgraduate students in School of Communication and Visual Art Department at WUD. She has done Ph. D. in visual communication from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT),M.Phil & Masters in visual communication from Dr.B.R.Ambedekar University, and Bachelor’s in Applied Arts from the Rajasthan School Of Art. Her Ph.D. research focuses on young consumer's perception on design characteristics of mascot as a form of communication in advertisement. During her Ph.D. she was visiting researcher at Politecnico di Milano, Italy, School of Design. Attended two courses in University Art of London 1-Communication for PR and Advertising at London College of Communication in UK 2-Typography at Central Saint Martin in the UK. Her other research interests are in the field of Advertising, Brand identity, Typography, Packaging, Design Semantics, Publication Design, Visual Ethnography, Information Graphics, Visual communication, Visual interface design and fine arts. Her publications that have published in international Journals and international conferences. She was awarded "The Best Paper Award" at ICCVAD 2018 International Conference on Communication, Visual Arts & Design, Held on 2018 at London, United Kingdom and most "DISTINGUISED PAPER" Award from International Conference of Research into Design ICORD'17. One of her paper had been short listed for "YOUNG RESEARCH AWARD" at HWWE15. She previously taught at Amity School of Fine Arts, Amity University, Noida. She has 14years’ teaching and research experience in her relevant field.

Achint Jain is an alumnus of National Institute of Design (Ahmedabad) and after finishing his post-graduation in Film and Video communication Design he has been practicing as an independent film maker, photographer, video editor and sound designer and has executed a range of projects across different genres. He has also worked in collaboration with reputed NGO’s, media houses, TV channels and advertising agencies executing some key projects in different capacities over the last ten years.

His deep interest in world cinema and studying film form led him into academics and teaching for more than six years, taking cinema and media related courses as visiting faculty in reputed universities and institutes.

A Masters in Design (Communication Design) from National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and B.Sc. Mass Communication. from Punjab Technical University, Nagesh has worked with advertising agencies and undertaken branding Projects in Delhi and Chandigarh. He has worked as consultant Product Graphics Designer for TI Cycles of India and was until recently working with Decathlon India as a Communication Designer. He has been Awarded for Kathi Roll (Packaging Design - Student group project) from The National Awards for Excellence in Packaging, INDIASTAR 2015 organized by INDIAN INSTITUTE OF PACKAGING, Mumbai. The experience has given him an edge to approach a problem logically in a methodical manner. Interested in user experience design, information design, branding, packaging, research and photojournalism.

Aditi Dutta is an alumnus of the Faculty of Fine Arts Maharaja Sayyajirao University of Baroda, with masters in visualization and Bachelors in BFA – Applied Art from Amity University, Noida. She is a passionate, highly enthusiastic graphic designer and visualizer. She has worked with advertising and design companies like Soho Square – Ogilvy, Gurgaon and Treefrogs Design Communications. She has worked for major brands likes Luminous, Honda, Milo, Adani, Lava, PVR, Times Card etc. Her research interests are in the fields of Advertising, Brand identity, Illustration, Typography, Packaging, Campaign Planning, and Concept Building.

Akshay Raghuvanshi is technophile and a hardcore gamer, who realized his only passion is art and creating games early in life. He got his BFA in Animation from Amity University Noida and his MFA in Game Development form Academy of Art University USA. He was the topper of the Academy of Art University and was awarded with a Valedictorian honor for his excellent performance. Having more than 7 years of experience in the Games industry he has worked with a lot of international clients starting from Indie Game studios all the way up to AAA Studios. He is still working as a Senior Environment artist with a Seattle based studio called Novaby and at the same time also teaches students how to develop 3D Art, Shader tech for games, Digital Materials, Game Engines for both animation and games industry. When he is not glued to his work and computers, he likes to play badminton go out for cycling and play his guitar.

Manu Narain is a BFA in Animation from Amity University Noida and MFA in Game Development from Academy of Art University, San Francisco. Having more than 5 years of experience in the game industry, he was with EX2 Solution as Senior lighting, texturing and UE4 artist, besides being a freelance artist for Indie games studios in US and Bangkok. Manu is a tech geek and his passion is well gaming.

During weekends, Manu teaches underprivileged kids at S.H.E (NGO) and has won an award for “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” abhiyaan.

Manu is a passionate foodie and likes to cook dishes based on world cuisines. He is also a good mimic.

Harsh Mehta is a graduate in Applied Arts from College of Art, New Delhi. He has done his Masters in Visual Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (Gujarat). Harsh has had experience working in the advertising and marketing field.

He was Assistant Professor at Lovely Professional University (Punjab), where he helped organize numerous art camps.

Harsh has published research paper on Bauhaus and its influence on design sphere. He is interested in advertising, brand development and social media.

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