IITH Certification | 6 Months | Interactive Live Online Program |

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The Program that sets you Apart

  • iith-advantageThe IITH Advantage Learn from Master Faculty, Experts and Mentors at the prestigious Department of Design at IITH, one of India’s top-ranked Institutions.
  • hand-on-experienceHands-On Learning Experience Effective learning with a practitioner’s curriculum including Use Cases, Capstone Projects and Hands-on Online Labs.
  • talentsprint-advantageThe TalentSprint Advantage Learn on TalentSprint’s patent-pending Digital Platform. Network with 3000+ TalentSprint Deep Tech Alumni. Get Career Support.

“Top Job Opportunities in Visual Design and User Experience for 2021”

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Build User-Centric Digital Experiences

  • roi-iconRoIUX Investment Yields
    100 Times Returns
  • demandDemandAmong Top 15 In-demand
    Jobs for 2021 (LinkedIn)
  • growthGrowthUX Designers Transform into
    Product and Business Leaders

User Experience 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 UX Designers to build the next-gen digital interfaces.

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. The Department nurtures a vibrant environment for exploring several facets of design. It houses the Design Innovation Centre (DIC), funded by MHRD, 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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Learn from Accomplished Academia and Industry Leaders

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

  • deepak-john

    Prof. Deepak
    John Mathew


    Program Dean
    Information Design, Photography, Elements of design, Aesthetics, VR, AR

  • ankita-roy

    Prof. Ankita Roy


    Experiential & Multi-sensory Design, UX-UI Design, Graphic Design, Ancient Scripts, Tessellations, Kufic Calligraphy, Innovation Design

  • delwyn-jude

    Prof. Delwyn Jude Remedios


    Animation, Film-making, Illustration, Visual Storyboarding, Graffiti, Cartooning, Character Design, Mascot Design, Projection Mapping, Mural Art

  • mohammad-shahid

    Prof. Mohammad


    Typography, Visual Culture, Visual Branding, Design Research, Motion Graphics, Textile Design

  • neelkantan

    Prof. Neelkantan P K


    Architectural Design, Early-stage Design Process, Aesthetics, Experiential Installations, Urban planning

  • prasad-onkar

    Prof. Prasad S Onkar


    Product Design, Computer-Aided Conceptual Design, 3D Sketching, Virtual reality, Haptics, Collaborative Design, Interaction Design, Mechanisms, Kinematics

  • seema-krishnakumar

    Prof. Seema


    Information Design, Data Visualisation, Storytelling, Interaction Design, Photojournalism

  • shivaji

    Prof. Shiva Ji


    Design for Sustainability, Sustainability Assessment, LCA (Life-cycle Analysis), New Age Products/Services, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Architectural Heritage Reconstruction

  • srikar

    Prof. Srikar A V R


    Product Design, Furniture Design, System Design, Social Impact, Advanced Materials, Workplace Design, Ethnography

Real-World Curriculum

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

  • design-essentialsDesign Essentials &
    Design Thinking
  • visual-thinkingVisual
  • digital-storytellingDigital
  • visual-brandingGraphic Design and
    Visual Branding
  • ui-foundationUser Experience and
    User Interface
  • capstone-projectsCapstone
  • black-arrowSocial Innovation
  • black-arrowIoT and Product Design
  • black-arrowLivable Cities
  • black-arrowDesign for Web
  • black-arrowAR/VR and Education
  • black-arrowOption to Bring Your Own Project

Detailed Curriculum

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Applicant Profile

  • 35+Top

  • 50% 5+ Years
    of Experience

  • 30%From UI and
    UX Roles

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

From Top Organizations

Kult Cosmetics
Kashaya Fabs
JECRC University
Deluxe Entertainment
Celestial Systems
Arterra Design Studio

From Across Indian Cities


Find out why professionals want to join the program

  • I am curious to learn new design trends and techniques that will help me stay updated in my career. Ajay Kumar
    Toy Design
  • The IITH Certification program will give an edge to my resume. Simran Kumari
    Industrial / Product Design
  • I wish to hone my design capabilities and help SMBs grow their online presence. Ashutosh Mitter
  • With hands-on knowledge in Visual Design and UX, I can break into the job role I am looking for. Sanaa Syed
  • I find this program's curriculum unique and perfect for strengthening my conceptual knowledge of UX. Akta Paneri
    UX Design
  • I want to work in a high-end technology company that builds design-centric solutions to solve complex issues. Bijoy P
  • This program will help me achieve both: learn UX at IITH and explore opportunities in the design industry. Aftab Hasan
  • I am looking forward to switching my career from illustration to designing, and this program would be of absolute help. Himani
    Self Employed Illustrator
  • I want to build an in-depth understanding of UI/UX knowledge to enhance my technical knowledge of design. Devendra
    Graphic Design / Animation

Who is eligible?

  • education-icon Education Any Graduation/Post-Graduation degree
  • professional-exp-icon Professional ExperienceWorking professionals with a minimum of 1 year experience.
    Fresh Graduates with exceptional potential may also apply.

Your Learning Journey

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Fee with Flexible Payment Options

  • Domestic Participants ₹ 3,00,000
  • International Participants $ 4,500

*Upon successful enrolment, the application fee of ₹1000 ($15) will be adjusted with the program fee.
Campus visit fee to be borne by participants. Will be based on actuals.
Fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferable.


Career Accelerator

TalentSprint's Career Accelerator offers real, tangible, and far-reaching career advancement and transformation solutions to program participants. At TalentSprint, we are committed to helping participants connect, explore, and empower their future.

  • profile-showcaseCompelling ProfileGet priority access to
    career opportunities
  • priority-career-accessPriority Career AccessBuild a demonstrable profile
    that showcases capabilities
  • deeptech-expertsElite CommunityBecome a member of an exclusive
    community of DeepTech experts
  • startup-ideasStartup MentorshipBoost your startup ideas with
    professional mentorship

About IIT Hyderabad

  • nirf-rankingRanked #8 (Engineering Institutions)
    by NIRF (2019 - 2020)
  • research-projects500 sponsored research projects and
    3400+ Scopus indexed publications
  • global-coeCollaborations with Global CoE for
    industry-specific projects
  • innovation-centreIITH is one amongst the 20 new
    Design Innovation Centres in India

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

IITH 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.

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About TalentSprint

  • hybrd-platformBest in Class
    Hybrid Platform
  • industry-partneshipsIndustry
  • academic-partnershipAcademic

TalentSprint, a National Stock Exchange (NSE) Group Company, brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to emerging and experienced professionals in partnership with top academic institutions and global corporations. Its patent-pending, AI-powered, digital learning platform enables a perfect blend of high-end academics and industry-leading practitioner experience. Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. For more information, visit www.talentsprint.com

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Frequently Asked Questions

The number of digital devices and interfaces in the world are growing manifold. As the time spent on these digital interfaces is increasing, so is the need for User Experience (UX) design that will meet the ever-impatient digital customer. Google’s new Page Experience Signal, for instance, will count UX in its overall ranking factors starting in 2021.

UX, in simple words, is the process of designing products that are useful, easy to use, and delightful to interact with.

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.

LinkedIn data reveals that UX is one of the Top 15 in-demand jobs for 2021. Hiring for UX professionals grew by 20% between 2019 and 2020. UX Designers also have a promising career path. A PayScale study indicates that many UX designers become Product Leaders.

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

According to LinkedIn, here are some of the top career opportunities in Visual Design and User Experience for 2021

  • Director of Design (838 + openings)
  • Head of Product Design (321+ openings)
  • Sr. Visual Designer (634+ openings)
  • Director of UX (84+ openings)
  • Sr. UX Designer (454+ openings)
  • UX Researcher (334+ openings)
  • Sr. UI Designer (1000+ openings)
  • UI Researcher (218+ openings)
  • Sr. Interaction Designer (773+ openings)
  • Lead Graphic Designer (1000+ openings)
  • Lead Animator (230+ openings)
  • 2D Animator - Motion Graphics (228+ openings)
  • 3D Visualizer (77+ openings)
  • 3D Animator (268+ openings)
  • Video Game Designer (311+ openings)
  • And more…

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, Projects, and Capstones.
  • Demonstrate your expertise through projects during Campus Visit

The TalentSprint Advantage

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

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.