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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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).

Naveen has been a National Creative Director in various MNCs for the better part of his 25+ year career. He was NCD at Rediff.Com, Quasar (WPP), Group M (WPP) and Appster (Australia) and ECD (Executive Creative Director) at Interactive Avenues and his areas of specialization are Brand based Digital Design & Communication, Creative Direction, Experiential Design, Solution-oriented Innovation & Knowledge Sharing. He has helmed online ad campaigns for over two hundred global fortune 500 brands like Coke, Sony, Samsung, Dominos, Pepsi, Honda, Hewlett Packard, Glaxo Smith Kline, Reckitt Benckiser and more. His vast industry experience brings practical and marketable value to the subjects he teaches.

He dived into pedagogy as the Director Communications & H.O.D Design Communication at Arch College, Rajasthan University and taught Communication Design, Design Thinking, Design Principles, Design Methodology, Visual Arts, Advertising and Branding, UI UX Design, Portfolio & Presentation at Amity University and Poornima University, Jaipur. He is an alumnus of College of Art New Delhi [BFA Applied Arts] and Poornima University Jaipur [M.DES Product Design]. He has also done Management Development Program [MDP] Leadership Skills program from XLRI Jamshedpur and Senior Executive Leadership [MDP] program at Faculty of Management, New Delhi.

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.

A Visual Artist working with a multidisciplinary approach, Suresh has worked areas in many Universities in India as an art educator. He graduated from Rajasthan School of Arts, Jaipur and did his masters from M.S. University, Vadodara. Suresh Kumar is a Prolific Painter, having 20 years of experience in multidisciplinary Art. He has won the National Scholarship (HRD); Mohammedi Nasreen Merit Scholarship from M.S. University; State award & State Student Award, L.K.A Rajasthan; Best Student & Merit Award from Raj. School of Arts, Jaipur; Young Artist Award, Jawahar Kala Kendra; and has participated in many art camps & art residency, galleries and organisation.

A technology enthusiast and avid gamer, Akshay obtained his BFA in Animation from Amity University Noida followed by an MFA in Game Development from the Academy of Art University, USA. achieving top honors and receiving the Valedictorian award for exceptional performance. With over seven years of experience in the games industry, Akshay has worked with a wide range of international clients, including indie game studios, AAA studios and Novaby - the Seattle-based studio. When not engrossed in his work, Akshay enjoys playing badminton, cycling, and playing guitar.

Sonali is a graduate in Communication Design (specialization- Graphic Design) from Symbiosis Institute of Design in Pune and Masters in Graphic Design from Nottingham Trent university, UK. She has over 10 years of professional experience, wherein she has worked with INFOSYS besides interning with Onio Design (Pune). Sonali has handled corporate branding and communication related projects for clients such as Anglo American, Triumph International, SSP Group, Mondelez International. Besides corporate experience, Sonali has been teaching as a visiting faculty at prestigious design institutions.

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.

An alumnus of the College of Art, New Delhi and the Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU Baroda, Harsh is pursuing his PhD from World University of Design, Sonipat. He has worked with marketing companies like Creative Marketing Fix, and with numerous brands like Nourish Organics, Rangriti, Brewhouse, and Cooke & Kelvey as social media influencer. He has also taught at Lovely Professional University, Punjab as an Assistant Professor. and has helped organize numerous art camps.

A game designer and art enthusiast. My technical background in Computer Science and artist background combined , aids me in understanding the entire process Of design,art , technical aspects, and philosophical facets of gaming. Having 5 years of experince as 2d artist with various studios and compaines, plus working as a character & creature artist from past 6 years has widen my vision and prespective beyond the boundary.
I like to get myself into books involving history and comics in my extra time. I also keep my interest in the latest technology, quantum physics, metaphysics and AI as well.

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