Suchit Ashtekar

Suchit Ashtekar

Assistant Professor

Profile Summary

As an Assistant Professor Suchit Ashtekar is committed to fostering a creative and collaborative learning environment for Design Learning. He provides unwavering guidance and mentorship to his students, encouraging and motivating them to explore their creativity and develop their skills in the Design domain. He is updated with the latest industry trends and emerging technologies, ensuring that his teaching materials and methodology reflects the ever-evolving nature of the field.

Work Experience

Before joining UPES, Suchit Ashtekar worked as a visiting faculty at United Institute of Design and Ahmedabad University, and as a Visual Communication coordinator at PP Savani University, Surat, Gujarat. He has collaborated with various Design Industry companies such as Somfy, Innovora, and The Vogue Studio. He holds an M.Des. from NID (National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, Paldi) in the Graphic design discipline. With a passion for experimenting in Print Media, Web, and App Solutions, he combines his artistic and design skills to solve problems using design thinking methods.

Research Interests

Graphic Design Trends, UI/UX, Printing Technology, Innovative Packaging, Sustainable Design

Teaching Philosophy

As a Graphic Designer, Suchit Ashtekar focuses on the importance of hands-on experience and practical learning. He believes that Graphic Design is a highly practical field that requires active engagement and application skills. While theoretical knowledge is valuable, it is through practical experiences that students truly develop their design abilities and understand how to apply design principles effectively.

Courses Taught

As an Assistant Professor in Graphic Design, Suchit Ashtekar has a diverse range of skills in packaging design, publication design, typography and printing technology. With a strong academic background and industry experience, he brings a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and practical expertise to the field of Communication Design.

His knowledge of printing technology is an asset in the field of graphic design, He is familiar with various printing processes, such as offset printing, digital printing, and screen printing, and understands their respective advantages and limitations. This knowledge enables him to guide students in making informed decisions when selecting printing methods and optimizing their designs for print production. He has also conducted workshops in Screen Printing for second-year Graphic Design students.

Contact

suchit.ashtekar@ddn.upes.ac.in