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FAQs - Human Centered Design

Human Centered Design is about keeping focus on “people” while creating products and services. It is about creating rich user experiences that aim at solving existing problems, creating delight for people and making products and services usable and useful. At Srishti Human Centered Design concentrates on Interaction Design and User Experience Design.

If you like to empathize with people so that you can solve their problems and create compelling products and services for them, if you like to apply creative, critical and analytical thinking towards designing products and services and if you are passionate about design, then you have the right inclination towards becoming a Human Centered Designer.

You will work with product and services development teams that create cutting edge products and services such as the Apple Watch or Google Maps.  Your role in the team will be to: ensure that current and future user needs are met; design delightful, useful and user friendly products; test products and services so that they meet the users expectations, constraints and needs; research and develop new and innovative ways in which user experiences can be enriched. You will typically play a key role in a User Experience Design team or a New Product Development team. You can look at the work of Jonathan Ive, Tim Brown, and Alan Cooper to understand more about possible career paths that a degree like this can lead to.

You will learn the theories behind human behavior, design and human factors principles for creating successful digital products and services, and strategies that will make products and services successful in the market.  Some of the typical courses that you will take are Interaction Design, User research, Secondary Research, Web and mobile user experience design, Digital Strategy, Usability Testing, Visual thinking, Prototyping, and Emotional Design. Learning at Srishti is primarily through immersive studios and workshops that provide students with hands on experience of working with the industry on real life projects.