Visual Communication Design

What is Visual Communication Design?

Visual Communication Design is the study of the application of art and design in communicating a portrayed message. Through this study program students get acknowledge how the application of art and design conceives solutions to problems in society enabling students to design a communication phenomenon through a visual element in a variety of media to create a change for the world. The DKV study program becomes a place for students to develop their creativity and innovation as well as their skills in the arts and design department to suit global competencies and future industrial needs.

Why Choose
UMN’s Visual Communication Design?

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.

Accreditation Table

National Accreditation

International Accreditation

ECTS Points Table

ECTS Points 144 SKS
Education TypeBachelor Program
Duration4 years
LanguageBahasa Indonesia
Bachelor's DegreeBachelor of Art (BAs) / (S.Ds.)

Vision & Mission

Vision

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.

Mission

  1. Organizing a learning process that is supported by qualified teaching staff with an relevant curriculum that links and matches with the industrial world.
  2. 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.
  3. Utilizing the science of Art and Visual Communication Design in order to carry out community service.

Specialization / Focusing / Concentration

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.

Career Prospect

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

Career Opportunities

  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Copywriter
  • Senior Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Junior Designer

Professional

  • Packaging Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Type Designer
  • Motion Graphic Designer
  • Digital Photographer
  • Creative Brand Visual & Consultant
  • Media Designer
  • Environmental Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Comic Artist

Interaction Design career prospects

Career Opportunities

  • Creative Director
  • Game Designer
  • Interaction Designer
  • Cinematic Director
  • Game Art Director
  • Game Producer
  • Art Designer

Professional

  • 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

Further Study

Graduates of the UMN Visual Communication Design study program can take a Master’s Degree in art and design.

Learning Attainment

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.

Graduate Profile

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.

Curriculum

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:

1st year

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.

2nd year

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.

3rd year

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.

4th year

Students will carry out apprenticeship work in service bureaus or architectural consultants and also a year of preparation to work on the final project.

Entry Requirement

  • High school graduate majoring in Natural Sciences / Social Sciences / Language
  • SMK graduates with drawing, multimedia, visual communication design, graphic, and animation competencies

Admission Click Here

Partnership & Collaborations

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.

Why Choose
UMN’s Visual Communication Design?

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.

ECTS Points Table

ECTS Points 144 SKS
Education TypeBachelor Program
Duration4 years
LanguageBahasa Indonesia
Bachelor's DegreeBachelor of Art (BAs) / (S.Ds.)

Career Prospect

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

Career Opportunities

  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Copywriter
  • Senior Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Junior Designer

Professional

  • Packaging Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Type Designer
  • Motion Graphic Designer
  • Digital Photographer
  • Creative Brand Visual & Consultant
  • Media Designer
  • Environmental Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Comic Artist

Interaction Design career prospects

Career Opportunities

  • Creative Director
  • Game Designer
  • Interaction Designer
  • Cinematic Director
  • Game Art Director
  • Game Producer
  • Art Designer

Professional

  • 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

Further Study

Graduates of the UMN Visual Communication Design study program can take a Master’s Degree in art and design.

Student Scholarship

UMN scholarship program is offered to high school students in 12th grade who have academic, sports, and artistic achievements while in 11th grade. In addition, UMN also offers the program to high school/vocational school students who won medals in the National and International Science Olympics. As a form of appreciation for the dedication of teachers and employees/ staff in educating the nation's children, UMN provides scholarships in the form of a 50% reduction in fees for teachers/principals and a 30% reduction in fees for children of the employees/staff in high schools/vocational schools (both public and private) who want to continue their education at UMN.

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Entry Requirement

  • High school graduate majoring in Natural Sciences / Social Sciences / Language
  • SMK graduates with drawing, multimedia, visual communication design, graphic, and animation competencies

Admission Click Here

Academic Guidance Meetings

Students are required to attend academic guidance meetings at least 3 times per semester. The schedule of the meetings will be provided by the respective academic supervisors. Students have to bring the academic guidance book for the meeting and they need to make sure that the academic supervisor signs it.

Buku Akademik

Continuing Education Department

Continuing Education Department (CED) adalah program pengembangan pendidikan di Universitas Multimedia Nusantara (UMN) yang merupakan bagian dari Grup Kompas Gramedia. Kami memiliki berbagai program dalam kursus bahasa, pengembangan manusia, Pusat Pengujian untuk sertifikasi nasional dan internasional, dan program pelatihan. CED UMN dirancang untuk memenuhi kebutuhan siswa sekolah menengah dan perguruan tinggi, serta masyarakat dan profesional.

Information about CED

Internship Information

Students are encouraged to find their own companies / agencies for their internships that align with the focus of Visual Communication Design the Study Program i.e. Industrial Automation. Information about available internships can be obtained from other students, social media, job fairs, advertisements in print or electronic media or even through the UMN Career Development Center (CDC).

Panduan Magang

Thesis Information

To complete the Undergraduate Program (S-1) at Multimedia Nusantara University, students must prepare, present, and defend the thesis in front of the thesis examination board, in accordance with the provisions of the study program. The preparation of the thesis is done individually and the students can choose the supervisor directly provided that the selected supervisor agrees.

Panduan Skripsi

Important Information

In connection with the New Normal regulations, UMN implements its teaching system in accordance with the Press Release of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia Number 137/sipers/A6/VI/2020 concerning Guidelines for The Implementation of Learning in the School Year and New Academic Year during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Chapter of the Learning System in the Higher Education Environment.

Panduan Pengajaran

Fransisca Retno Setyowati Rahardjo, S.Ds., M.Sn.
Zamzami Almakki, S.Pd., M.Ds.
Aditya Satyagraha, S.Sn., M.Ds.
Nadia Mahatmi, M.Ds.
Dr. Yusup Sigit Martyastiadi, S.T., M.Inf.Tech.
Fonita Theresia Yoliando, S.Ds.
Joni Nur Budi Kawulur, S.Sn., M.Ds.
Clemens Felix Setiyawan, S.Sn., M.Hum.
Prima Murti Rane Singgih, S.Sn., M.Ds.
Erwin Alfian, S.Sn., M.Ds.

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Extracurricular Student Activities

In order to help students explore and develop their non-academic potentials, UMN also provides a variety of extra-curricular activities for students which is locally called UKM, Student Activity Unit.

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Information Literacy

Information literacy is an ability that individuals have in determining, searching, managing and evaluating information effectively and efficiently. This training is open to UMN active students. For further information, please contact: library.umn.ac.id

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 Juanda (alumni DKV)

Communication Leader At Decathlon Indonesia

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Communication Design

“Visual Communication Design program focuses on generating innovation based problem solving and bring the future of new media creative content through reliable curriculum, dynamic academic activities, advance supporting facilities, and world wide academic networking.” Mohammad Rizaldi, S.T, M.Ds. – Ketua Program Studi DKV

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