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WUD@ITMO 2022: Career-Building Skills and UI for Healthcare
Since 2005, every second Thursday of November has been celebrated as World Usability Day (WUD), a day when UX and UI designers come together to share their cases and ideas on improving user experience. ITMO honors the occasion with its own international conference WUD@ITMO, which was held this year for the eighth time. Learn all about the main topics discussed at the event in this article.
Inclusive UX/UI Design: Projects by ITMO Students
One of the key tasks of web designers is to come up with accessible apps and websites. That’s what second-year Master’s students at the Faculty of Software Engineering and Computer Systems are engaged in. ITMO.NEWS asked them to discuss their projects and ideas.
ITMO Graduate Alexandra Zavorovskaya On Finding Her Path in UX Design and Teaching Through Practice
ITMO isn't just a place where you can learn, but also a place to share your knowledge with others. For instance, the DesArm student club for design enthusiasts hosts free workshops and other educational events. Recently, ITMO graduate and lead designer Alexandra Zavorovskaya has launched her own workshop at the club. In this interview, we talk about Alexandra’s path in the field of design, the essential qualities of amateur designers, and her experience of teaching design through practice.
ITMO.EduStars Winner Andrey Balkanskii on Keeping up With the Trends as a Lecturer
CGI cartoons are what inspired Andrey Balkanskii to study design. He enrolled at ITMO to dive into this field and after gaining professional experience, came to develop his projects at his alma mater. Andrey Balkanskii also teaches specialized courses focused on UX/UI design and last year he won the ITMO.EduStars award. Why are lecturers like coaches and how can they keep up with the ever-changing trends? Read on to find out.
New Season of CodeX Meetups: Open Lectures and Workshops on Programming, Design, and DevOps
A team of young engineers, CodeX, driven by the idea of promoting their own open-source products has recently launched a new season of CodeX meetups. In this article, Alexander Menshchikov, the company’s lead developer, speaks about his team, as well as their goals and first meetup in this season.
Lighting Design Expert on Light in Culture
In 2021, Artem Masorin, the founder of Russia’s first independent lighting design bureau “Looch'' and lead lighting designer at CUT Ingenieurbüro für Licht Medien Design, joined the team of lecturers for ITMO’s Lighting Design Master’s program. In 2020, he was named among the most talented and promising representatives of the lighting design industry in the 40 under 40 ranking. In an interview for ITMO.NEWS, he speaks about the content of ITMO’s new course, about creativity and technologies, and the recipe of his success.
Neuroculture Lab Supported by ITMO Opens in St. Petersburg
The lab is based at the Konstantine Grot boarding school for the visually impaired. At the lab’s presentation, showcased was the Neurotafl device that is meant to help develop creativity and abstract thinking in children with visual impairments.
SEE: Our Cities Project – Study Design Without Borders
A total of 16 international schools of architecture and design from all over the world have joined their forces under the aegis of Thomas Jefferson University (USA) in order to create a digital course in urban design during the pandemic. Online learning allows students to enter programs from the world’s leading universities. The Creative Lighting Department of ITMO University is the first and so far the only Russian institution that joined the SEE: Our Cities project.
Digital Art and Opera: Winners of Digital OPERA Performance on Contests’ Benefits and Media Content Trends
In October, ITMO University team won the Digital OPERA Performance contest for media artists and multimedia directors. ITMO.NEWS met with the team members – Nadezhda Kumakova and Anastasia Laushkina – to learn more about the contest, their experience in creating media content and bringing their ideas to life.
Project by ITMO Student Displayed at the State Museum of Urban Sculpture
A video mapping project by Daria Protnikova, a Master’s student at ITMO’s program in Multimedia Technologies, Design and Usability at the Faculty of Software Engineering and Computer Systems, became a part of the Night of Arts exhibition at the Mikhail Anikushin studio.