In the past few years, graphic design for the web has matures into high level art and science. Small changes in the design of a website can have a tremendous effect on a company's bottom line. Design is communication, and communication is the key to succes in almost any area. The role of good design in the economy of the 21st century can hardly be overestimated. Design is not just about 'pretty' anymore, it's about user exerience, effectiveness and trust. In this course, we try to give talented designers a new perspective on their passion by teaching them not just about the importance of user interface design, but by also giving some practical tips on how to achieve succes.
Probably not. This course is open only to beginning designers who posses a demonstrable talent and feel for good design. But if that's you, we'd be very happy to have you in our class!
NDD Academy is a series of short, intensive, high-level web design trainings, aimed at familiarizing young web designers and developers with high quality styles, standards and technologies which are customary in Europe and the United States. NDD Academy courses are always offered completely free of charge to selected freshers. NDD Academy is set up by Next Door Digital, a European company specializing in cutting edge web design and internet marketing. It is primarily meant as a recruitment tool for new web developers, but you don't need to be looking for a job to apply - educating and spreading knowledge are our core values, and we believe that everyone who is ambitious should have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with new insights and technolgies.
If you are a talented designer, we may ask you to join our design and usability team as a junior designer. You will get lots of training from our senior designers and great projects to work on. Depending on your experience at the start there may or may not be a one year bond if you decide to join us.
NDD Academy is set up by Next Door Digital, a European company specializing in web development and internet marketing. We believe in spreading knowlege and we like to help talented freshers in Pune become true online media professionals. All courses are always and will always be 100% free of charge.
Truly talent designers with demonstrable design skills can apply. No formal training or education is required, but you must have a good command of the English language.
Sign up now and we'll contact you when dates are announced
Sign up now and we'll contact you when dates are announced.
Jul 16 to 20, every day from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM. The certification exam will be on the last day.
The certification examination will be on the last day of course. Word of warning: our exams are notoriously hard, so certification is not guaranteed.
NDD Academy certificate 'Basic principles of effective web design'. Attendance of all classes is required to participate in the exam; only students producing a sufficient result on the exam will obtain NDD Academy certification.
The Next Door Digital Office in Kharadi. That's near World Trade Center, Pune. We'll send you an exact route and GPS coordinates when you have been selected to participate in the course.
Free for selected participants. (Yes, really. Free! And no, there are no hidden fees, strings or small print either).