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General information

Introduction

Do you want to be part of the animation and the digital art industry, make audiovisual productions and work in real projects in the field of design and image?

Train to achieve the profiles of animator, artistic producer and creative designer, putting into practice the new technologies of the image, the art and the animation to the most current supports of the context.

Your best choice is to study at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC).

  • With the backing of more than 15 years of experience in the field of multimedia technologies and video games and with the support of more than 30 companies in the sector, national and international, such as Kotoc, Wacom, Kerad Games and Social Point.
  • You will obtain an official qualification.
  • You will be able to do placements from the third year.
  • You will receive advice on your professional future and we will advise you on job interviews, raising your profile among companies in the sector.

This degree is available at the TR12 (c/ de la Igualtat, 33, Terrassa). You can view the centre and its facilities in this 360º virtual tour.

Teaching goals

The aim of the bachelor's degree in Design, Animation and Digital Art is to develop your artistic and creative side, by means of projects of digital design, animation and modeling of scenarios, characters, interactive objects and graphic interfaces, crossing the field of art, communication, advertising and other disciplines.

You will develop the necessary skills for creation and artistic expression, using different media and techniques of graphic and audiovisual production and dominating the tools for the elaboration of digital contents and images. All this, participating in individual projects and in multidisciplinary teams based around the professional market of design and digital art.

General Information

The bachelor's degree in Design Animation and Digital Art is an official university degree, complying with the requirements of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

Applicants are given the option of making a voluntary €5 contribution when formalising their enrolment. As part of the UPC's 0.7% Campaign, this donation will go towards meeting charitable needs in developing countries.

Quality of the degree

In this section you will find all the information related to the Quality Assurance Internal System.

Academic information

In this section you will find the academic regulations and support plans that we apply to the degree.

Entrance requirements and registration

University pre-registration
Pre-registration for official programmes of study must be done via the Government of Catalonia's university pre-registration process.

Cut-off mark academic year 2022-2023: 10.406
Pre-registration code: 31093
University pre-registration

The studies providing access to this official qualification are:

1. Higher secondary education certificate of any type and university entrance tests.

To access our studies by this means, you must:

  1. Have completed higher secondary education studies of any type.
  2. Pass the university entrance test (PAU). You can check the weighting parameters of the subjects of the baccalaureate type that will be applied for access to the university. You can also consult the Table of weightings of the subjects in the degrees of the CITM.
  3. Apply for a place in the call for University Preregistration. Indicate Access Route 0 –University entrance examinations.

2. University entrance tests for candidates over 25 years old.

To access our studies by this means, you must:

  1. Pass the university entrance test for candidates over 25 years old.
  2. Apply for a place in the call for University Preregistration. Indicate Access Route - Over 25 years old.

3. Undergraduate training cycles.

Access to any bachelor's degree is possible from undergraduate training cycles, although the access grade (mean grade for the studies) or the weighted admission grade will be taken into account for admission to the studies depending on how the subjects in the specific University entrance tests are related to the knowledge area of the degree course for which access is sought. More information to the Universities Channel of the Generalitat of Catalonia. You can also consult the Table of weightings of the subjects in the degrees of the CITM.

The UPC provides official recognition for subjects and credits is some of the bachelor's degree courses for those who have completed specific undergraduate training cycles. Check which subjects in undergraduate training cycles this recognition of credits applies to on the Government of Catalonia website or by consulting the CITM Degree Validation Board.

To access our studies by this means, you must:

  1. Apply for a place in the call for University Preregistration. Indicate Access Route 4 – Higher level vocational training.

4. Change of university and/or official university studies (transfer of transcript).

To access our studies by this means, you must:

  1. Submit the Application for access due to change of university and/or university studies to the CITM Academic Secretary's Office (Application document). You can check the requirements for access by this means via this link.
  2. Apply for a place in the call for University Pre-registration procedure. Indicate Access Route 7 - University entrance examinations with degree course started or Access Route 8 - Advanced vocational training cycle with degree course started.

After you have been awarded a place at our centre, you will have to apply to your home university for an "academic record transfer".

5. Hold an official university qualification at Bachelor's degree level or an equivalent qualification.

To access our studies by this means, you must do the following:

6. Student from a foreign education system.

These students can access the university by different routes depending on the country of origin, the existence of agreements and the situation of residence in Spain.

You will find the detailed information on the website of the Secretaría de Universidades e Investigación de la Generalitat de Cataluña.

7. Access for over 40 year students with accreditation of experience.

People over 40 years of age can access the university by accrediting work or professional experience related to a degree study, if they do not have an academic qualification that enables them to access the university by another access route.

Access to the university for over 40 years is convened once a year and can only be requested for a single study centre of Catalan universities.

The centre will reserve 1% of the places. +INFO

To access our studies by this means, you must do the following:

  1. To accredit work or professional experience in relation to university education of the degree for which access is requested (minimum 4 years).
  2. Do not possess any academic qualification that qualifies to access the university by other means of access.
  3. To overcome the evaluation phase of the accredited experience carried out by the centre itself. The results will be communicated to applicants on 31 May.
  4. Apply for a place in the University Pre-registration procedure. Indicate Access Route 10 - More than 40 years of age with work experience.

Syllabus

Bachelor's degree in Design, Animation and Digital Art

Modular structure

ECTS credits
Basic Training 60
History 6
Artistic Expression 36
Communication 6
Psychology 6
Business 6
Compulsory Training 84
Image and Photography 12
3D Design 18
Animation 18
Interactivity 6
Management and Company 12
Projects 18
Elective Training *2 24
Elective Subjects 24
TFG Final Degree Project 12
Total 180

1st Course

Subjects Type Term ECTS credits
History of Art
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
Digital Art Industry
Basic 1st Semester 6
Design Fundamentals
Basic 1st Semester 6
Illustration and Conceptual Art
Basic 1st Semester 6
3d Modeling
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
Graphic Design
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Character Design
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Lighting
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Audiovisual Narrative
Basic 2nd Semester 6
Project 1 *1
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Total 60

2nd Course

Subjects Type Term ECTS credits
Photography
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
Advertising
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
2D Animation
Basic 1st Semester 6
Scenaries 3D
Basic 1st Semester 6
User Experience
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
Digital Treatment
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Interfaces Design
Basic 2nd Semester 6
3D Animation
Basic 2nd Semester 6
Postproduction and Visual Effects
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Project 2 *1
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Total 60

3rd Course

Subjects Type Term ECTS credits
Art Direction and Communication
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
Distribution and Business Models
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
Elective Subjects
Elective 1st & 2nd Semester 24
Project 3 *1
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
Interactive Applications
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
TFG Final Degree Project (Regulations)
Compulsory 2nd Semester 12
Total 60
Elective Subjects Type Term ECTS credits
Digital Creativity
Elective 1st Semester 6
Cinematography
Elective 1st Semester 6
Advanced Animation
Elective 1st Semester 6
Advanced Postproduction
Elective 1st Semester 6
Serious-Games Design
Elective 1st Semester 6
3D Video Games
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Narratives for Real-Time
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Fundamentals, Design and Sound Editing
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Animation and Stop Motion
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Digital Entertainment and Video Game Design
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Generative Art and Processing
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Creative Lab
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Producción Transmedia
Elective 1st Semester 6
In Company Practice *2
Elective 1st or 2nd Semester 12

*1 By the end of the course, students will have learnt and will be able to prove their knowledge with the practical exercises for each of the course subjects; furthermore, students will participate in a group project every year to strengthen and materialize their curriculum.

*2 In the 3rd year of the bachelor's degree in Design, Animation and Digital Art, the 24 optional ECTS can be obtained by taking optional subjects in the curriculum or in two blocks: 12 ECTS of external internships and 12 ECTS of optional subjects.

Clarification notice:

The CITM recommends students to follow the normal itinerary of 60 credits per academic year. The curriculum for this degree programme includes the possibility of external practice work (companies, public organizations…) that is considered as an optional subject area for students. As well, it is possible to take these courses in other foreign universities.

Management & Faculty

Name E-mail Type of teaching staff member
Adrián Dorado Garrido adrian.dorado@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Anna Solanas Santacana anna.solanas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Arthur Lassance arthur.lassance@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Beatriz Martínez Navarro beatriz.martinez@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
Beatriz Martínez Navarro

Degree:

  • Graduate in Photography and Digital Creation (CITM/UPC)
  • Master’s Degree in Photonics (UPC)
  • Doctoral student in Image Quality

Projects and Professional Experience:

Researcher working on video image quality measurement systems.

External work placement and degree final project coordinator at the CITM. Image Quality Laboratory.

Areas of training:

  • Audiovisual Communication
  • Image Structure and Lighting
  • 3D Scenarios
  • TFG Final Degree Project
  • Lighting
Carles Sora Domenjó carles.sora@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
Carles Sora Domenjó

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director del Centro de la Imagen y la Tecnología Multimedia de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Investigador colaborador del Grupo de investigación DIGIDOC de la UPF.

Ha sido profesor del Departamento de Comunicación de la UPF hasta 2019 y también ha impartido docencia en la UB, ELISAVA y BAU. Fue, de 2017 a 2019, Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow en el Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) de Estados Unidos de América.

Ha participado en 9 proyectos competitivos de investigación. Publicó su tesis doctoral en UOC Press Comunicación (Temporalidades Digitales, 2016). Ha publicado artículos en revistas indexadas y ha sido revisor de varias revistas académicas nacionales e internacionales, así como de agencias de evaluación de investigación europeas.

Ha presentado su trabajo académico y artístico en diversos foros internacionales como Ciudad de Quebec, París, Buenos Aires (VE), México DF, Bristol (i-Docs), Lisbone, Lugano (ECREA), Boston (MIT) o CCCB (Barcelona).

Ha trabajado en más de 25 proyectos profesionales de artes visuales, teatro y difusión científica. Fue miembro fundador del estudio de proyectos expositivos Touché (2009-2012) y director del programa de posgrado Escena Digital (2010). Fue fundador del programa de incubación Starting Lab y coordinador del Grado en Comunicación Audiovisual de la UPF. Su actividad académica la ha llevado a hacer más de 40 conferencias en varias universidades, congresos y centros culturales, destacando Emerson College (Boston), MIT (Boston) y UPV (Valencia).

Areas of training:

  • Visual Culture
  • Digital Culture
  • Interactive Design
  • Digital Art
  • Digital Narratives
Carlos Monte Salvador carlos.monte@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Carlos Pulpón Alcolea carlos.pulpon@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Carolina López Caballero carolina.lopez.caballero@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Carolina López Caballero

Projects and Professional Experience:

Presente:

Directora de Animac, Muestra Internacional de Cine de Animación de Cataluña.

Comisaria de la Sección Oficial Competitiva de Animación de FICG México (Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara, México).

Comisaria invitada en Animario, Festival Internacional de Animación Contemporánea de Madrid.

Anterior:

Directora de Xcèntric, el cine del CCCB. 12 años de temporadas anuales de proyecciones, actividades pedagógicas y publicaciones.

Comisaria de ciclo audiovisual itinerante From Doodles to Pixels, Over 100 Years of Spanish Animation. (AC/E-CCCB). Proyección en el festival de Annecy, el MoMA de NY y 30 sedes internacionales más. Publicación con Cameo.

Comisaria de la exposición Metamorfosis, visiones fantásticas de Starewitch, Švankmajeels Hermanos Quay (CCCB y La Casa Encendida de Madrid).

Realizadora de publicidad en Tesauro SL (Madrid y Barcelona) y Group Films (Barcelona)

Guionista y realizadora independiente TV (TVE, Canal Plus)

Productora creativa y realizadora MTV Music Television en la sede de Miami (USA).

Co-creadora, programadora y coordinadora de la sección oficial Anima't. Sitges. Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástico de Cataluña. 10 años de programas, exposiciones y publicaciones.

Animadora y realizadora independiente

Areas of training:

  • 2D Animation
  • 3D Animation
  • Visual Culture
  • Projects
Clara Laguillo Abbad clara.laguillo@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Daniel Hurtado Torres daniel.hurtado.torres@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Elisabet Fonts Gonzalez elisabet.fonts@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
Elisabet Fonts González

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Audiovisual Communication (UVIC)
  • Doctoral student PhD in the field of science and new technologies

Projects and Professional Experience:

Lecturer at ENTI-UB, UVIC, Teknós and UPC.

CEO at Applicamos

Designer of characters and application environments for: Nació Digital, Play Creatividad, Clipouneds, UVIC, Gotika group and Play Attitude.

3D animator for a short film directed by Anthony Wong for Pixar/Disney.

Areas of training:

  • 3D Animation
Eva Villegas Portero eva.villegas.portero@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Francisco Jose Pinel Cabello fran.pinel@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Isam Alegre Rodríguez isam.alegre@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Jaume Duran Castells jaume.duran.castells@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Joan Piqué Llorens joan.pique.llorens@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
José Luis Eguia Gómez eguia@ege.upc.edu UPC professor Mes info
José Luis Eguia Gómez

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Fine Arts (UB)
  • Doctor of Digital Interactive Communication (University of Valencia)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO at Digital Work Force.

Researcher in Video games and gamification of education. Project Engineering and Construction Dept., UPC. Member of the Digital Games Research Association (DIGRA). Member of the GIE-UPC Research Group.

He has published books on gamification and graphic design and articles in academic journals, and gives international lectures on new information and communication technologies.

Areas of training:

  • Foundations of Design
  • Graphic Design
Josep Torelló Oliver josep.torello@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
Josep Torelló Oliver

Degree:

  • Graduate in Audiovisual Communication (UB)
  • Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Education of the Arts (UB)
  • Doctor of Audiovisual Communication

Projects and Professional Experience:

Postdoctoral Research at St. Petersburg State University (Russian Federation).

Member of the Interactive Media Laboratory consolidated inter-university Research Group recognised by the Government of Catalonia (2014 SGR 604).

Head of UPC Arts.

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Audiovisual Communication
  • History of Art
  • Audiovisual Narrative
Juan José Fábregas Ruesgas juan.jose.fabregas@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
Juan José Fábregas Ruesgas

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Psychology (UB)
  • Doctor of Multimedia Engineering (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Researcher in Human-Computer Interaction and the coordinator of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at the CITM.

Director of the Image Processing and Multimedia Technology Center at the UPC.

Research Lines: Psychology of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI): The Human Factor in accessibility and usability.

Co-Coordinator of CITM Degree Final Project and HCI Laboratory Coordinator.

Areas of training:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Projects
  • Business
  • Games Industry
  • TFG Final Degree Project
Lasse Löpfe lasse.lopfe@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Lasse Loepfe

Degree: Doctor in Environmental Sciences (UAB)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Professional career:

2010 - 2014: Post-Doc Research fellow UPC, UCIII, CREAF
2015 - 2016: CTO, GKT Studios
2017- 2018: CTO, DefyU Technologies
2014 - Present: Freelance game designer

Projects:

Danger Room: https://store.steampowered.com/app/852250/Danger_Room_VR/

Janken Cards: https://store.steampowered.com/app/527210/Janken_Cards/

DefyU: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.DefyUTechnologies.DefyU

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
  • Game Design
  • Data Analysis
Laura Ginès Bataller laura.gines.bataller@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Lidia López Gómez lidia.lopez.gomez@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Marc Ripoll Tarré marc.ripoll.tarre@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Marc Ripoll Tarré

Degree:

  • Graduate in Multimedia Design and Animation
  • Master’s Degree in 3D Design (Media Arte Institute)
  • Graphic Design and Illustration (Escola Joso)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO and Lead Artist at The Game Forger.

Lecturer in 3D design and video games at BAU and ETSEIB and on the UPC School master's degree course in Video Game Design and Creation.

Coordinator of video game development courses at TEC in Monterrey, Mexico.

Áreas de expertise:

3D animation

Game design

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
Marc Virgili Torrent marc.virgili.torrent@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Marc Virgili

Degree:

  • Degree in Photography and Digital Creation (CITM/UPC)
  • Postgraduate degree in Photojournalism
  • Postgraduate degree in Postproduction, Motion Graphics and Visual Effects

Projects and Professional Experience:

Team Manager in the Digital Content /CGI area at EGM Laboratorios Color S.A.

A specialist in Photography for Industry and Advertising.

Drone Skills Pilot and Operator for AESA.

Areas of training:

  • Photographic production
  • Image Structure and Lighting
Marcel Bilurbina Camps marcel.bilurbina@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Maria Gonzalez Otero maria.gonzalez.otero@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
María González Otero

Degree:

  • Graduate in Photography and Digital Creation (CITM/UPC)
  • Master’s Degree Master in Cinematographic Direction (ESCAC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director of photography

Expert in advertising and audiovisual communication

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Audiovisual Communication
María Leonor Balbuena Palacios maria.leonor.balbuena@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Maria Pagès Rovira maria.pages@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
Maria Pagès Rovira

Degree:

  • Degree in Audiovisual Communication (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
  • PhD in Animation (BAU-Universitat de Vic-UCC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Tras licenciarse en Comunicación Audiovisual y haber disfrutado de una beca en los Maine Media Workshops and College Filmmaking (USA), comienza a trabajar en animación para Fílmax en El Cid: La Leyenda (2003). Ha colaborado con la Filmoteca de Catalunya para la restauración del film de animación Érase una vez… (1950).

Su trabajo de investigación sobre el cine de animación le ha llevado a publicar en varios libros y revistas científicas, así como a participar en foros de animación española. Ha organizado dos foros de animación con la Dra. Teresa Martínez y ha coordinado la publicación Mujeres y animación: la industria desde los márgenes (Quaderns Bau, 2016).

Como ilustradora, publica a menudo para SdEdicions. Becada por Dones Visuals (2020), actualmente trabaja en un proyecto de investigación para hacer un documental animado sobre la animadora Pepita Pardell y un trabajo sobre actrices cómicas secundarias como Mary Santpere.

Áreas de expertise:

Cine español.

Cine de animación.

Animación tradicional/2D.

Perspectiva de género.

Actrices y comedia durante el franquismo.

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • 2D Animation
Marta Fernández Ruiz marta.fernandez.ruiz@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
Marta Fernández Ruiz

Projects and Professional Experience:

Investigadora en el área de los Game Studies con interés en la experiencia de usuario y la intersección entre las humanidades y la tecnología.

Ha sido docente en el ámbito universitario y en el de formación profesional en el área de videojuegos, medios interactivos y narrativa transmedia.

Ha trabajado en la creación y edición de contenidos multimedia, en la implementación de interfaces de usuario y en la gestión de proyectos orientados a la formación deportiva.

En 2014 co-fundó Labhipermedia, spin off de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Ha publicado en revistas nacionales e internacionales como Icono 14, Brumal, Teknokultura, Computers and Education y Education and Information Technologies.

Areas of training:

  • Audiovisual Narrative
  • Transmedia production
Marta Gracia Valladares marta.gracia.valladares@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Miquel Bigas Tañá miquel.bigas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Miquel Bigas Tañà

Degree:

  • Graphic Advertising Specialist (Vic School of Art )
  • Graduate in Photography (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Projects manager at La Farinera Visual Arts Centre in Vic.

More than 10 years of experience working in image post-production and CGI.

Works with the CGI Laboratory at the Image Processing and Multimedia Technology Center (CITM).

Areas of training:

  • Lighting
  • Projects
Mireia Plans Farrero mireia.plans.farrero@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Neus Soler Labajos neus.soler@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Noemí de Trastamara-Fernández Grau noemi.de.trastamara@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Noemí de Trastamara - Fernández Grau

Degree:

  • Graduate in Audiovisual Communication (UB)
  • Master's degree in Visual Arts (UB)
  • Master's degree in Multimedia Design (New York University)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Founder of Coloresdelaire, a multidisciplinary image company.

Expert in communication and graphic design.

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Graphic Design
Núria Nia Garcia Campos nuria.garcia.campos@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Núria Riba Roqué nuria.riba@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Oriol Boira Ricart oriol.boira@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Oriol Boira Ricart

Degree:

  • Graduate in Multimedia (CITM/UPC)
  • Postgraduate degree in Virtual Reality (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

A game designer, and the producer and developer of more than 200 published video games. Co-director of R+D+I projects on multimedia topics.

Technological broadcaster at RAC1 and Catalunya Ràdio. Member of the Catalan Media Corporation.

Author of books on video games and gamification.

Areas of training:

  • Applied Multimedia Technologies
  • Video Game Design
Pau Sánchez Penella pau.sanchez.penella@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Pedro Omedas Morera pedro.omedas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Salvador Bolarin Molina salvador.bolarin@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Salvador Bolarin Molina

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director of The Velocity dot Art, a post-production studio specialising in advanced retouching, CGI and special effects.

Areas of training:

  • Postproduction and visual effects
Sofia Seinfeld Tarafa sofia.seinfeld@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
Sofía Seinfeld Tarafa

Projects and Professional Experience:

Experta en aplicaciones de realidad virtual, interacción humano-ordenador, psicología y neurociencia.

Doctorada en el Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) i Event Lab (UB), investiga el uso de la realidad virtual para disminuir actitudes racistas, mejorar la empatía en maltratadores y también para mejorar el tratamiento de fobias.

Durante sus estudios de doctorado, realiza una estancia pre-doctoral en la Universidad de Maastricht (Holanda) con el fin de utilizar técnicas de neuroimagen para comprender mejor el impacto de la realidad virtual en el cerebro. Posteriormente, lleva a cabo una estancia postdoctoral de casi 3 años en la Universidad de Bayreuth (Baviera, Alemania), donde se centra en aplicar conocimientos de las ciencias cognitivas para mejorar el diseño de interfaces como la realidad virtual o también para el desarrollo de nuevas interfaces basadas en levitación por ultrasonidos para crear contenidos digitales que se pueden ver, escuchar y tocar. Ha trabajado en diversos proyectos de investigación financiados por la Unión Europea como Levitate y VERE.

Ha publicado varios artículos científicos en revistas internacionales de alto impacto, centrados en la realidad virtual y en el campo de la interacción humano-ordenador. Ver resumen de estas publicaciones.

Áreas de expertise:

Desarrollo de aplicaciones interactivas, realidad virtual, interacción humano-ordenador y diseño de aplicaciones que utilizan la tecnología para mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas (salud y educación).

Areas of training:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Virtual reality
Xavier Denia Valls xavier.denia@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Xavier Manzanares Gonzalez xavier.manzanares@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor

Career opportunities

You will work with different formats, languages and visual contents such as photography, lighting, cinematography, interactive applications or video games, acquiring the necessary technical bases for the digital creative treatment of each format. At the same time, you will approach the digital design industry, animation and gamification, also applying the necessary knowledge of management, entrepreneurship and marketing.

All this participating in individual projects and in multidisciplinary teams based around the professional market of design and digital art.

  • 2D Artist and 3D Animator.
  • Audiovisual Contents Producer.
  • Visual Effects Producer.
  • Director and technician of art, photography and digital lighting.
  • Graphic designer.
  • Character Developer.
  • Specialist in CGI and Image Processing.
  • Specialist in graphic digitization.
  • Creative Advertising.
  • Specialist in digital gamification.
  • Designer and manager of audiovisual content for marketing and communication.
  • Editor and producer of video on film and TV.

Collaborators

Videos

Estudia el grado en Diseño, Animación y Arte Digital en el CITM
ENTER at the UPC: Design and Multimedia Technology
Inaugural Lesson of CITM Studies (academic year 2020-2021): "The Future of Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction"
Jornada XR Education
Saló de l'Ensenyament 2019
Saló de l'Ensenyament 2018
Acto de Graduación del CITM 2018
Barcelona Games World 2017
Winter CITMFest 2017
Saló de l'Ensenyament 2017

Students' work

Piet Mondrian
Piet Mondrian
Degree in Animation
Llegends. Galahd
Llegends. Galahd
Degree in Animation
Matte Painting
Matte Painting
Degree in Animation
Nooli
Nooli
Degree in Animation
A bad choice
A bad choice
Degree in Animation
Love Wins
Love Wins
Degree in Animation
Micromapping
Micromapping
Degree in Animation
Madre
Madre
Degree in Animation
Warhol
Warhol
Degree in Animation
Comes Vestis
Comes Vestis
Degree in Animation
Matte Painting
Matte Painting
Degree in Animation
Mooncreek
Mooncreek
Degree in Animation

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