The Art Direction Portfolio Program
Build your dream career with:
2 Years PG Diploma program in Art Direction
15 Months PG Diploma Program in Art Direction & Visual Communication
As an AD, ideas are your playground. Your mission (should you choose to accept it) is to bring brands to life.
Together with your copywriting partner (most pros work as a pair) you tinker and explore new concepts, and new ways of communicating your client’s promise. You create websites, billboards, TikTok campaigns…anything to deliver your message. Every day is a new adventure.
The Art Direction Curriculum at M.AD
Your training covers everything you need to know for a brilliant career in Art Direction.
Both the courses we offer are practical. Instructors are all top communication professionals (art directors, creative directors, producers, etc.)
In the first year they teach you the skills they use every day at the agencies where they work. Class projects are realistic. You may even work on a live project for a brand and present your ideas to the client.
For the second year of the 2 Years PG Diploma Program, we offer NoM.AD Experience (4 quarters) along with courses to specialize in. You can specialize in subjects like Social Impact, Gaming Ideas, Branded Entertainment, Creative Digital Marketing etc.
Similarly for the second year of the 15 Months PG Diploma Program, we offer internship (1 quarter) with the top-notch creative agencies in India. National internships will be offered only by Mumbai and Bangalore Campus.
It all goes down with an innovative curriculum of courses like:
- Ideas First
- Video Storytelling
- Short & Sweet
- Everything is Media
- User Experience
- Visual Impact
- Motion Graphics or Short Cutz
- Digital Campaigns
- Gaming Concepts
- Pop Culture Engineering
- Social Media
- The Brand Called You
- Product Creation
- Content Creation
- Get a Job
Hands On Experience Around The World
Under our 2 years PG Diploma program you are eligible for a NoM.AD Experience. Through our NoM.AD Experience in the second year, students get an opportunity to intern at different creative agencies across the world for 4 quarters. This program gives students the opportunity to work and learn in 4 different cities around the world.
Each quarter, we send students a massive list of active opportunities. It’s like a backdoor into the industry. We have partners in cities like:-
Our Teachers Are Industry Insiders
Larry LukDirector of Brand Partnerships, Localeur
Global ACD, WhatsApp
Belen MarquezGlobal ACD/AD, FaceBook / WhatsApp
Executive Creative Director, Chemistry
Justin Monroe Kwame Adu
Global Social Media Marketing & Community Management, THX Ltd
Campuses Across The United States
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Experience the School of Ideas for yourself.
Check out our locations in India: Mumbai and Bangalore
How To Apply
The application is as creative as the career.
Follow the process laid out in the application portal
Review and Submit
Our Next Cohort is Starting Soon
Program Starts: July 15 | Application Deadline: May 24
Important Program Information
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