Nurturing professionals that possess both the skills for design and theoretical knowledge
The Design Innovation major focuses on practical education for creative visual communication/product design, in accordance with changes in the information and media arena. To this end, this major analyzes trends in the digital media and rigorously teaches software in addition to basic modelling education. In this process, the user experience (UX) applied to smart products in the digital environment and related interfaces are explored together. Design Innovation aims to produce experts who can predict the development direction of advanced technology-based products and visual media and create aesthetic value through design.
Teach students theories and technical skills by which they can creatively develop and apply cutting-edge technology in this rapidly changing software-intensive society.
Cultivate students through the academic integration of IT and design, providing insight that can actively cope with diversified user environments as well as leading innovative technology development.
Foster experts with practical skills who can creatively plan and execute technology/design convergence projects bringing visual media and products together.
Career Path after Graduation
Graduates from Design and Innovation who have taken visual design-oriented classes can work in a variety of fields: advertising/PR designers of advertising and industrial companies, graphic interface designers of virtual reality/IoT- based products, graphic and package designers, editing designers, and digital image designers are some examples. They can also work freelance as computer game designers and illustrators.
Graduates who have taken industrial design oriented courses can use their skills in product and transportation equipment design, work as electronics and IT device designers, become automobile and transportation device designers, houseware designers, or sporting goods designers. Recently, students who have received interdisciplinary education are working as UX designers and new social service planners. In addition, there are opportunities to work for design institutes owned by companies after majoring in the design field in graduate schools.