I am studying my graduation 2nd year from Open University. I want to make my career in Multimedia and Web Design. I am very good in Arts and Painting also. I am from middle class family and in future I want to make my career bright. So it’s a request to you please tell me about the future in this field and also tell me what are the best institutes for this career.
Multimedia design or visual communication design generally comprises of graphic design, animation design, special effects, etc. Application of multimedia design is in film and television production, print media, advertising, etc. With a phenomenal rise in mass media activities, the overall opportunities of multimedia design are currently on a significant growth path. For example, the size of the entertainment industry in India (largely comprises of film industry and television production) is Rs.12,000 crore today. Experts believe, given the right kind of support by the Indian Government, this turnover can increase six-fold to about Rs 75,000 crore by 5 years. Market for video production is also growing fast with the increase in number of television channels in India. So the future of multimedia design is encouraging.
The field of web design falls under the ambit of IT enabled services. The overall future growth potentials of IT enabled services are very bright. As per Nasscom's (National Association of Software and Service Companies) projections, IT Enabled Services has the potential to generate revenues of US$ 17 billion and offer jobs to 11 lakh people in the next eight years.
Best courses in this field are offered by National Institute of Design, Paldi Ahmedabad 380007 (Graduate and Post Graduate program in Design), IIT Mumbai (Master of Design), IIT Guwahati (Bachelor of Design), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (Master of Design), Government College of Art & Craft, Chennai 600 003 (BFA with Visual Communication Design), and Bharathiar Centre of Performing Arts and Fine Arts, Ariyankuppam, Pondicherry 605 007 (BFA with Visual Communication Design).
After your graduation, you will be eligible only for the Post Graduate Program in Design with specialisation in Film and Video Communication at National Institute of Design. Otherwise, you can forego your Bachelor degree and enroll for a BFA course or for the course at National Institute of Design.
But in any case, if you do one of the following courses in Multimedia design/Web design/Animation design, you can have a decent career.
Arena Multimedia, 2nd Floor, Arena Building Main Road, Dilsuknagar, Hyderabad-500 036 (Multimedia Design)
Edit Institute, Flat No. 311, A Block, Raj Bhavan Road, Somajiguda, Hyderabad 500 082 (Multimedia Design)
Heart Animation Academy, 7A, Road No. 12, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad 500 034 (Animation Design)