Placements
Overview
The placements and external relationship at the Department of Design are at par with those at the other Indian Institutes of Technology. The graduates at Department of Design(DoD) successfully manage to get recruited into the top corporations every year.

Due to the multidisciplinary nature of the program, there are hardly any domains in the Industry to which the students at the Department of Design haven't been exposed to. This is evident from the diverse job profiles held by the Alumni of DoD over the past years covering a whole spectrum of specializations from Software Engineers, Exhibition Designers, Product Designers, User Interface Designers and Usability Engineers, Business Management Analysts, Media Consultants and Producers.

Department Placement Brochure

Placement contact information
Name: Keyur Sorathia
, Associate Professor
Email: keyur@iitg.ernet.in, keyurbsorathia@gmail.com
Contact No.: +91-8011693660 (M), +91-361-2582485 (Office)

Career roles and core competencies
The Graduates from the Department of Design(DoD) effectively imbibe the multidisciplinary approach to problem solving over their four years here.Their exposure to several domains of knowledge gives them an edge and enhances their ability to become leaders and problem solvers in a multitude of industrial scenarios. Graduates from DoD are successfully working in the following domains:
  • Usability Engineering
  • Human Computer Interfaces and Interaction Design
  • System Design and Information Architecture
  • E-learning & Web Technologies
  • Print, Graphic Design, Television and Multimedia Technologies
  • New media and Game Design
  • Virtual Reality and Simulation
  • Product Development and Design (consumer products, electrical appliances etc.)
  • Control Panels and Instrumentation Systems Design
  • Exhibition and Experience Design
  • Design and Management Consultancies
  • Transportation Design (automotive design, personal transportation)
  • Tangible User Interfaces
  • Physical Computing
Past recruiters
The following are some of the corporates that have actively participated in the on-campus placement activities and have shown an interest in recruiting graduates from the Department of Design. Few of them are mentioned below.
  • Trilogy
  • Fair Isaac
  • Kanbay
  • Infosys
  • Crompton Greaves
  • Videocon
  • Cognizant
  • TCS
  • Wipro
  • Fluent India
  • TAFE
  • Virtusa India
  • Mindtree
  • FICO
  • Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Approva systems
  • IBM
  • De Shaw
  • iRunway
  • Cordys
  • Persistent
  • Zenzar
  • 4AM
  • Geodesic
  • Clarice technologies
  • AVA corp.
  • Symentic India
  • Accenture
  • Texity systems
  • Grail research
  • Flipkart
 
Internships
An important aspect of the design programmes is the encouragement of industrial and professional experience and research through internships in various industries, companies and universities both in India and abroad. In the past our students have done internships in various organizations
  • IBM
  • Godrej
  • HCL
  • Elephant Design
  • Mindtree Consulting
  • Intuit IDC
  • Juniper
  • Proteans
  • Oracle
  • Cordys
  • Deutche Telekom
  • Xerox PARC
  • France EPFL
  • Switzerland Fraunhofer
  • FIT Germany
  • Middlesex University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • New Hampshire University
  • Karlstad University Sweden
 
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