Why Choose Visual Communication Design UMN?
The Visual Communication Design study program at Universitas Multimedia Nusantara upholds the values of archipelago and prioritizes leanings based on the development of information technology (ICT) that is suited to the needs of the industry in the future.
To support this, the UMN’s DKV study program applies an up-to-date curriculum facilitating students with complete facilities and infrastructure, as well as professional teaching staff. Furthermore, students will be equipped with the development of an entrepreneurial mindset that prepares them to be ready to face real industrial work later on. In addition to this, this study program has also been recognized by industry and design professional associations both nationally and internationally.
To pursue on becoming a leading Bachelor of Visual Communication Design Study Program that produces creative, innovative, competent, and international-oriented graduates with orientation to the development of new visual media based on Information and Communication Technology (ICT), entrepreneurial spirit and virtuous character.
- Organizing a learning process that is supported by qualified teaching staff with an relevant curriculum that links and matches with the industrial world.
- Carry out research programs that contribute to the development of new visual media to advance the science of ICT and ICT-based Visual Communication Design.
- Utilizing the science of Art and Visual Communication Design in order to carry out community service.
UMN’s Visual Communication Design study program has two specializations that can be chosen by students known as Visual Brand Design and Interaction Design.
Through Visual Brand Design, students will review more deeply about the application of art and design in displaying a brand visually in various forms and media and therefore students are expected to be able to design a brand identity and understand how it can be visually communicated in public by continually looking at the development of industries
Whereas through Interaction Design, students will pick up more about interaction design which includes designing an interactivity through visual design such as designing games, websites, board games or even interactive books. Students are expected to be able to design interactivity through various 2D and 3D media both digitally and conventionally. That way they not only design the visuals but also think about the technical planning of interactivity that will be carried out.
UMN graduates of this study program can work in the creative field, ranging from designers, writers to consultants. Some job profiles that can be taken as follows.
Visual Brand Design career prospects
- Graphic Designer
- Art Director
- Senior Designer
- Graphic Designer
- Junior Designer
- Packaging Designer
- Web Designer
- Type Designer
- Motion Graphic Designer
- Digital Photographer
- Creative Brand Visual & Consultant
- Media Designer
- Environmental Graphic Designer
- Comic Artist
Interaction Design career prospects
- Creative Director
- Game Designer
- Interaction Designer
- Cinematic Director
- Game Art Director
- Game Producer
- Art Designer
- User Interface (UI) Designer
- User Experience (UX) Designer
- Game Designer
- Multimedia Designer
- Game Analyst
- Texture Artist
- Animator for Interactive Media
- 3D Game Modeller
- Concept Artist
Graduates of the UMN Visual Communication Design study program can take a Master’s Degree in art and design.
Prepare students to become designing graduates who are able to construct a work or product based on their deep understanding of designing in the form of visual communication with an entrepreneurial mindset and international vision. Students are expected to be able to provide solutions to solving visual communication problems by upholding their professional work ethics and other noble values.
UMN’s architecture students will learn about the theory, practices and methods of designing during the their learning process in DKV courses. In general, the UMN’s DKV’s curriculum can be explained as follows:
Students will learn about the basic understanding of Visual Communication Design related to theory, history, and basic principles of design, as well as an introduction to creativity. In addition, students will also be introduced to visual related literacy.
Students will learn about design methods and techniques for media production as well as an introduction to creative business. Throughout this year students will also begin to determine what specialization will be taken to be studied in more depth between visual brand design or interactive design.
This year, students will review project designs, research designs, and sound designs. Despite this, students will also be introduced to an understanding of Intellectual Property Rights.
Students will carry out apprenticeship work in service bureaus or architectural consultants and also a year of preparation to work on the final project.
- High school graduate majoring in Natural Sciences / Social Sciences / Language
- SMK graduates with drawing, multimedia, visual communication design, graphic, and animation competencies
UMN’s DKV has worked closely with the Ministry of Education and Culture (Kemendikbud) in making learning modules for childcare. In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Culture, UMN’s DKV involved seventeen students in the process of designing and designing the educational module.
Once they have accomplished this, they collaborate with PT Samafitro through a consent visit to the company to provide direct experience to students about the development of the printing world in our postmodern society. In addition to this, UMN’s DKV has also been involved as a member of the Association of Visual Communication Design Study Programs (Asprodi DKV) to participate in advancing education in the field of visual communication design.
DKV graduates are expected to become designing graduates who have the ability to create a result in both traditional and digital ways based on a deep understanding of design in the form of visual communication that is entrepreneurial and has an international outlook that can contribute to solving visual communication problems in society.
“There are a lot of things I gained ever since I enrolled at UMN. The most significant thing I got is to think out-of-the-box and get a feel, taste and how communication through design. Being active in organizations in campus has made me also active in obtaining knowledge and relation with the world.”
Joanika JuandaCommunication Leader at Decathlon Indonesia
Studio & Lab. Visual Communication Design
DKV Studio consists of 4 classrooms that are focused to be used by students in studio courses. They can also eligibly use this room to discuss academic things and learn collaboratively.