Online Master's Degree in Digital Design in Barcelona in Spain

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Digital Design

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Digital design professionals make use of programs, algorithms and data as well as traditional design skills to tool tailored objects and processes for a wide variety of applications. The corporate sector, educational institutions, governmental bodies and charity organizations call upon their talents to visualize and create unique products and concepts.

Since all classes are online, students will not have to appear at classes. Schedules may not be as stringent when taking lessons online. Students can work on and carry out assignments when they are ready and at their personal pace. In several online degree courses, students are not expected to take elective classes unless needed by their major. This allows students to zero in on and study particularly what they need to learn for their business. For many students who have a passion for to learn information relevant to their major, online degree programs work excellent as this approach will save time and aid students gain their degree faster.

Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state and a member state of the European Union. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Spanish universities regulate access to their own degrees and they fix the academic fees. They can also offer unofficial postgraduate degrees. The capital city Madrid has possibly the largest number of bars per capita of any European city and a very active nightlife.

Being the 2nd largest city in Spain, Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia province. It has over 4 million inhabitants. It is a vibrant city that hosts thousands of tourists annually. It is home to university of Barcelona among others.

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Masters In Web Design And Programming Multidevice

Esdesign - Escuela Internacional de Diseño de Barcelona
Online Full time 12 months November 2016 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Web Design and Programming Multidevice covers all aspects necessary for the student to acquire the skills and knowledge to enable it to undertake, manage, design and implement projects, services and Internet applications. [+]

Online Masters in Digital Design in Barcelona in Spain. Have you thought about the amount of visual impacts that you receive daily from the web environment through their multiple devices? Permanently we seek, we learn, share, relate, interact, analyze, discard information provided on the Internet. And as important as the adequacy and reliability of the information they are the way we are introduced. It is therefore indispensable professionals able to understand the constantly changing mediumAnd understand the user to send you with guarantees of social and economic penetration of information and the message of each of the information providers in the network. He Master in Web Design and Programming Multidevice It covers all aspects necessary for the student to acquire the skills and knowledge to enable it to undertake, manage, design and implement projects, services and Internet applications. Throughout the program, students will be able to better understand and address the needs, technology and the real possibilities of each client or project to respond effectively to its objectives, as well as being able to provide the creative contributions made graphics the site of a unique and innovative piece. In this context they will be as important keys digital design and development of skills and guidelines for monitoring a project from capturing customer requirements to the presentation of the final product. With this training the student will have a detailed overview of all the process of creating an interactive project where the vision of business, user experience (UX) technology and interface design are at the center. GOALS The main objectives of this program are: Knowing the philosophy, mechanisms and dynamics of Internet to understand this space of creation and technology as a language. Acquiring a work process assimilating each of its phases: from the briefing, concept and strategic definition based on customer requirements, to design development and production of mock-ups for delivery to production. Being able to manage, design and implement a project for Internet autonomously and be able to participate in a specialized team. Develop site design under the premises of the UX (User Experience), develop To acquire the knowledge necessary to develop projects to create websites and web apps functional user-centric and needs. Understanding the importance of the user experience as a discipline that gives meaning to all technology and interaction design work. Understanding the characteristics of Internet technology to implement interactive prototypes to undertake presentations to customers characteristics, applying all of that on different media (web and webApp) in a multiplatform environment (screen, tablet and smartphone). Acquiring the ability to define web client strategy, plan the project on which to work, position both organically and through the web payment (SEO and SEM). Introduce new business models, promoting the entrepreneurial spirit of the environment and establish new professional opportunities. Recipients Graduates in Design Graduates in Communication Sciences Graduates in Telecommunications Engineering and / or Computer Graduates in Audiovisual Communication Professionals: In cases where the student proves a previous higher education accreditation process of university degree, the Academic Committee will evaluate the candidate's CV and portfolio and completed the curriculum, which must maintain a reasonable equivalence with existing studies degree from the same area. Degree People who pass the program evaluation will obtain Double Degree: Course at ESdesign - Superior Design Barcelona Course at the International University of Valencia, who credited them as professionals in the specialty studied School. Career prospects Students taking this course can develop their careers in the following areas: Graphic studios Departments web advertising agencies Marketing, communication and design of large companies Free-lance professionals, entrepreneurs, startups, startup company ... Faculty Teachers specializing in each of the thematic areas of the program, through case study and the realization of practical projects, students get a multidisciplinary but absolutely related training. We committed to an international faculty that brings different views on the world of communication, each from their professional perspective. Therefore we have professionals who master the complexity of the process from a global perspective, with strong fundamentals in global campaigns across multiple channels / media communication. Program / Content The Master in Web Design and Programming Multidevice is structured around the following areas that are integrated into a cross-project developed along the length of the course: Digital media strategy and project management In this module, the student faces the understanding of new ways of seeing the present and the future in an online environment. To do this you must assimilate new concepts (interface design, usability, interaction or positioning) and bring others already known from graphic design to this environment. Learning methods and processes for developing a suitable product strategy, defining objectives and success metrics, analyzing the current business reality in the middle, as well as planning and strategy development. GUI design The purpose of this module is to synthesize architecture, usability and strategy of a multimedia project by designing your GUI. It affects fundamental aspects of interactive visual communication and the student is introduced to the inclusion of elements of interaction and navigation in multiple media (eg web interfaces for mobile and desktop). It will work from conceptualization through sketching visual to performing mockups and the definition of a library of design patterns. User Experience (UX) The student must master the key concepts that ensure a rich user experience. Explores factors such as interaction design, information architecture, accessibility, navigation flows, usability. We will work on all tasks applied in the development of specific outcomes (for example wireframes or prototypes) that advance product development and validation of these results. Programming languages ​​(I and II) The purpose of this module is to learn communication protocols own web projects and deepen the HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery and PHP languages. Special attention to most used development frameworks (laravel, Yii, ..) will be allocated. Responsive Design This module aims to raise awareness and experience in responsive web design projects: How do they adapt to different devices? How and what contents are displayed in each? For this purpose are defined all the new options, both the potential and requirements such as graphics software tools. At the end of the module will be designed, developed and implemented (a mock up level) output web solutions platform. Focus on issues of code (bootstrap) affecting development for multiple devices (responsive) will be used. Design in new digital environments and mobile devices WebApp, native application and hybrid application, adaptive design. In this block we will learn and we will implement all aspects of creating projects for new digital environments: from conceptualization, functional definition and design of wireframes, to visual design and prototyping of the App's, WebApps's and see the adaptive design. We deepen in a special way in the graphics and usability decisions and discover new professional tools (Sketch, Framer, Origami), new work processes and methods that will get our digital projects have the necessary quality and finishes for travel and market success. CMS S and Servers A set of tools for content management (CMS), each specialized in a certain purpose (social, commercial, communication) will be. It will deepen the use of Wordpress and Drupal, trying detailed installation, configuration, using extension modules and plugins One aim of the module is that students understand the dynamics of development in client / server environments. Learn issues domains, hostings, server, ftp, .. Metrics, positioning, Social Networks The module introduces students to the methodologies and measurement tools, analysis of the operation of an online presence, such as a web. It will work on obtaining different types of metrics and data to optimize results using tools available on the market. APIs popular web services (YouTube, Yahoo, Google, etc) and creating mashups, ending with the most used social networks (like Facebook, Twitter, etc) will be discussed. Project management and business The design process and communication with the companies will be approached from the standpoint of management, a conceptual and practical level. Des contact with the company until the output of the product to market, the student through the different phases of the project, legal nuances and guide economic conditions. Being familiar with the steps of the project, the student will have the ability to manage time and resources. Capstone Project Besides overcoming the credits of the various modules, all students must develop a final master project, consisting of a group project from the content taught during the program. Tutorials to choose and plan will be established under study, and during its development, to maintain the objectives and achieve the desired results. [-]

Master in Design for 3D Printing and Digital Fabrication

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Online & Campus Combined Full time April 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master's Course in Design for Digital Fabrication provides the necessary perspective and tools to implement new production possibilities in different professional fields. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH Digital fabrication opens up the gates towards the world of production so that almost anyone can design and build spaces, objects and devices. Designers and professionals whose work defines the objects that surround us can harness the advantages of digital fabrication in order to create new business opportunities and apply the benefits of new technologies to develop new solutions. The Master's Course in Design for Digital Fabrication provides the necessary perspective and tools to implement new production possibilities in different professional fields. It is a test-bed that provides students with certain abilities and competences that build on their professional background, giving them the skills to design, develop and implement creative projects by using techniques such as 3D-printing and numerical control cutters. Objective To equip students with digital fabrication methodologies and tools in order to become key players in implementing this knowledge in different design areas, adding value to the corporate environment and to their careers. Students are also encouraged to develop critical judgement in order to decide how and when to implement different tools in an innovative way, and to understand the possibilities of applying digital fabrication in product design, interior decoration, fashion and visual communication, by identifying the best way to bring their ideas to fruition and by appraising their impact on business benefits. They will also learn how to use digital fabrication tools by combining creativity, management and entrepreneurial spirit within actual businesses, where the aim is for them to become key figures in creating sustainable value with their proposals. Methodology IED Barcelona proposes an innovative methodology in its intensive courses, where both face-to-face and distance learning are put together. This allows students to spend a 3-month period in Barcelona and take the rest of the course from home. Lectures are held in two environments and teachers coordinate these two spaces so as to offer students the best workspace in which to develop their knowledge in design towards digital fabrication. - IED Barcelona: Theory and project lectures are held on the premises of IED. The multicultural and interdisciplinary environment of IED Barcelona is the perfect place for designing projects and developing innovation. - Ateneu de Fabricació de Ciutat Meridiana: Technical lectures, where students learn and implement digital fabrication techniques, are held on the premises of the Ateneu de Fabricació de Ciutat Meridiana. This digital fabrication lab belongs to the Red de Ateneos de Fabricación (cultural centre network) driven by Barcelona City Council, within the strategic framework of SmartCities. These cultural centres are spaces for creation and learning and are linked to social innovation, new technologies and, particularly, to digital fabrication. Students are provided with all the necessary technologies in order to learn and implement the different processes and techniques of digital fabrication, with a view to transforming their ideas and concepts into actual products that are useful for society. Student profile The programme is geared towards graduates in product design, interior decoration, graphic design and visual communication, architects, fashion designers, engineers, artists and professionals who design, develop and bring to fruition all sorts of goods and products. Professionals interested in fostering and driving the success of digital fabrication are also welcome. In order to participate in the admission process, candidates must submit the following: Graduate diploma Curriculum Vitae Covering letter Career options Students can add value to their professional background by including digital fabrication on their list of skills. They will become digital fabrication strategists, who are able to work in businesses, innovation consultancies and design studios, and join multidisciplinary teams or develop their own projects as businesspeople. The course also helps students to build a career in design innovation, strategy, product and brand design and social enterprise. Coordinator BERNAT CUNÍ Bernat is an expert designer, researcher and manager in several fields of industrial, ecological and entrepreneurial design. He is currently involved in generative design, creative encoding and fast fabrication experiments. He is particularly interested in the future of design and popularising the design process and tools. Undertake new ventures based on innovation as a distinguishing feature. Conceptualization of new products. Creative development and business management. They will acquire the necessary skills to work in multidisciplinary teams, take leadership positions and investigate in the field. Duration and frequency: Frequency: 7 months - 3 onsite - 4 online Timetable: Monday to Friday from 9.40 a.m. to 14.30 p.m. and from 3.00 p.m. to 6.10 p.m. * The educational planning for all IED Master courses is aligned with the criteria established by the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The IED Master program has adopted a credit structure that follows the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). The IED Master issues private degrees. [-]