IITH Certification | 6 Months | Interactive Live Online Program |

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The Program that sets you Apart

  • 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, Capstone Projects and Hands-on Online Labs.
  • The 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

  • PriorityDesign is a
    strategic priority
  • DemandAmong Top 15 In-demand
    Jobs for 2021 (LinkedIn)
  • GrowthVisual and UX Designers Transform into Product and Business Leaders

Visual Design and UX have 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 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

  • Prof. Deepak
    John Mathew


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

  • Prof. Ankita Roy


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

  • Prof. Delwyn Jude Remedios


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

  • Prof. Mohammad


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

  • Prof. Neelkantan P K


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

  • Prof. Prasad S Onkar


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

  • Prof. Seema


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

  • Prof. Shiva Ji


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

  • 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 Essentials &
    Design Thinking
  • Design
  • Digital
  • Graphic Design and
    Visual Branding
  • User Experience and
    User Interface
  • Capstone
  • 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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Participant Profile

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
Reliance Retail
Larsen & Toubro
Infopro Learning
BoAt lifestyle

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
  • 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 Any Graduation/Post-Graduation degree
  • Professional ExperienceWorking professionals with a minimum of 1 year experience.

Your Learning Journey

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Fee with Flexible Payment Options

  • Domestic Participants ₹ 3,00,000
    ₹ 2,40,000
    Scholarship Fee
  • International Participants $ 4,500
    $ 3,300
    Scholarship Fee

12-Month 0% EMI availableNominate your Employee to Avail Special Benefits18% GST applicable

Campus visit fee to be borne by participants. Will be based on actuals.
Fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferable.

About IIT Hyderabad

  • Ranked #8 (Engineering Institutions)
    by NIRF (2019 - 2020)
  • 500 sponsored research projects and
    3400+ Scopus indexed publications
  • Collaborations with Global CoE for
    industry-specific projects
  • IITH 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

  • 10 Years of
  • 200K Empowered
  • 95% Completion
  • 85 Net Promoter

Established in 2010, TalentSprint is a part of NSE group and a global edtech company that brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to young and experienced professionals. The company’s digital learning platform ipearl.ai offers a hybrid onsite/online experience to seekers of deep technology expertise. TalentSprint partners with top academic institutions and global corporations to create and deliver world class programs, certifications, and outcomes.Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. It is a leading Innovation Partner for the National Skill Development Corporation, an arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. A recipient of various prestigious accolades, TalentSprint was recently honored with the Indian Achievers Award 2022, for its excellence in building deeptech talent in India. For more information about TalentSprint, visit TalentSprint website

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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.