The School of Web Design & New Media prepares students for cutting-edge careers in experiential design and digital media. We teach an integrated approach to New Media that is based on four key fundamentals: Design Thinking, Visual Communication, Technology, and User Experience. Web Design & New Media graduates are strategic thinkers, producers, and creative technologists poised to lead innovation on a global level.

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Archive for 'September 2014'

    WNM In the News!


    Hello Students,

    Please pick up the Sept. 24 Edition of the Academy of Art University Newspaper. The School of Web Design & New Media has an article on the PayPal Studio Tour and a feature on Online Instructor Matthew David’s new book “Designing Apps for Success”.

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    Looking for Some Inspiration?

    WNM has a new, growing collection of design and new media inspiration on Pinterest!

    Get involved and help us add to our library of interesting stuff:
    -To be added as a contributor to the boards, send your Pinterest account email address to, subject line "Pinterest"
    -Let us know what boards you want to see added!


    Josheb Policarpio Receives ADAA Honorable Mention

    Congratulations to WNM Student Josheb Policarpio for receiving an honorable mention in the 2014 Adobe Design Acheivement Awards.  Josheb received this honor for his project, "Rescue the Children".  Find out more about Josheb's entry by visiting the ADAA Honorable Mentions site, under Web and App Design.


    Welcome to the Fall 2014 Semester

    WNM Directors welcome all students to the Fall 2014 semester.

    Autodesk College Night

    Autodesk College Night
    Explore the future of design, engineering, architecture, and art

    Come spend an evening eating, drinking, creating, and exploring with design-minded students and Autodesk employees. See the latest trends and technology. Explore Autodesk Gallery exhibits—including those from Lego, Mercedes-Benz, and Nike—and see how people are using new technology to imagine, design, and create a better world.
    Join us for College Night and:

    • Enjoy complimentary bar, food, activities, and exhibits
    • Hear a talk by Brian Mathews, Autodesk Vice President
    • Build fun DIY projects with Autodesk® 123D® Make software
    • Win prizes and giveaways
    • Hear DJ Ben Chun spin the latest beats

    Free tickets for college students!
    Wednesday September 17, 2014
    6-10 p.m.
    Autodesk Gallery
    1 Market Street
    San Francisco

    Facebook Answers Your Job Questions

    Keep the evening of Wednesday, October 1st open to meet Facebook Product Designers and Recruiters at Academy of Art University.

    Post your questions on the Facebook page link below and we’ll answer the best ones live.

    Exclusive Facebook design swag for those that get picked!

    Location: 79 New Montgomery Theater
    Date & Time: Wednesday, October 1, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

    RSVP here: