Bachelor’s program, Master’s program
Majors: Graphic Design in Advertising; Graphic Design in Art Space; Digital Media Design
Institute of Graphic Design
Alina Sukhareva, Director
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Accreditation. State accreditation (2018).
Awards and achievements. The above-mentioned majors of the program entered the First League of the Subject National Aggregate Ranking in 2021 and were listed many times among the best educational programs of innovative Russia.
Students are authors of the Universiade–2023 mascots, the FIFA World Cup 2018 mascot, designers of the emblem of the Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg, authors of the logo of the Youth Media Center at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia,
winners of various all-Russian and international contests.
Teaching staff. Training is provided by highly qualified teachers, including Doctors and Candidates of Sciences. Most of them hold academic degrees and titles, are members of the Union of Artists of Russia, the Union of Designers of Russia, the Union of Architects
of Russia, the Union of Journalists of Russia, laureates and diploma winners of creative contests and festivals. Current designers working for large advertising agencies, Russian and foreign companies, editors and journalists, employees of TV channels and animation studios are also engaged in the teaching process.
Research. Students study the trends and technological characteristics of modern advertising design, interactive digital products and communications, motion design in the interactive digital environment, artistic and project approaches to creation of the digital
game environment, identity and brand design, artistic and expressive devices of digital narrative media, the principles of design of the interactive media space for representation of cultural heritage sites, multimedia and transmedia storytelling, design and engineering
of educational web projects using virtual and augmented reality, engineering and design of user interfaces of web- and mobile applications, using a narrative technique.
Competitive advantages. A unique combination of the traditional drawing, painting, graphics school with state-of-the-art digital and multimedia technologies. Graduates are valuable human resources of any modern company as by the time of graduation students have both comprehensive portfolios and work experience in graphic packages, with raster and vector computer graphics and web design technologies, know techniques of graphics, drawing, painting and sculpture, photographics, font and typographics, types of graphic compositions in classical and state-of-the-art technologies, develop decorative art objects, art objects for decorating mass events, packaging for products for various purposes.
Employers and employment. As part of internships, work placements and creative projects, the institute closely cooperates with the Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg, cultural, creative and social institutions and organizations. Students undertake work placements with possible subsequent employment at cultural education institutions, museums, publishing houses, various advertising agencies, animation and design studios in Saint Petersburg.
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