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Digital Marketing: Storytelling in the New Communication Landscape

Get under the bonnet of social media and explore digital storytelling with Dines, founder and creative director of Studio Blup.

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Digital Marketing: Storytelling in the New Communication Landscape

Discover how to master social media marketing from a digital native

Get practical training in how to harness social media to your advantage, learning from Dines, Creative Director of Studio Blup, a London based studio at the forefront of the new digital avant-garde.

Gain cutting-edge communication design skills

Social media and digital technology have upended the traditional marketing and communications landscape, with even big brands struggling to connect with a new, digital culture.

On this course, you’ll learn key insights into how brands can connect with their audience in the emerging world of digital media.

Dines has partnered with Ravensbourne University London’s educator and design writer, Derek Yates, to create a series of short films, case studies, and practical interactive exercises that will give you the training you need to confidently build a successful digital marketing strategy.

Learn how to build a social media following

Explore how to build your network, discover how to creatively disrupt, learn the theory behind contemporary communication design, and understand how to deliver inspirational creative content.

You’ll come away fluent in digital storytelling, able to truly communicate on social media in a way that goes beyond algorithms and track data.

Join now, and get ready to #futurelearntheblupway.

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What topics will you cover?

  • Creative advertising & marketing
  • Creative strategy design
  • Digital design & strategy
  • Social media content creation
  • Critical and contextual theory related to communication design
  • Emerging creative practice in relation to communication design

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Experiment and test to creatively disrupt
  • Synthesise creative methodologies to support creative insight
  • Investigate strategies for building networks and establishing creative influence
  • Evaluate key practical creative methodologies related to emerging practice within contemporary communication design
  • Investigate practical strategies for the design of creative communication
  • Interpret the practical & conceptual context of contemporary communication design.
  • Identify & utilise key critical and theoretical frameworks related to contemporary communication design

Who is the course for?

This course would appeal to industry professionals looking to better understand the new communication landscape. It would also benefit designers wanting to expand their repertoire, creative professionals looking to discover how world-class brands communicate, and anyone needing to understand social media marketing and communication beyond ‘how to’ guides and algorithms.

Who will you learn with?

An educator and design writer. The author of ‘Communication Design, Insights from the Creative Industries’, published by Bloomsbury. Initiator of collaborations with the likes of Apple, Sky & Barclays

Dines is a celebrated Creative Director and international keynote speaker based in London UK. He’s currently active as Founder & Creative Director of multi award-winning creative agency STUDIO BLUP® L

Who developed the course?

Ravensbourne University London

Champions of creativity and collaboration, Ravensbourne is the definitive destination for study in digital media and design courses. Situated in the heart of London, Ravensbourne is a top-ranking university for graduate salaries in art and design.

STUDIO BLUP®

In the last 5 years BLUP has carved out a place amongst the European design elite. Their success stems partly from recognising the need to initiate and build their own platforms. A realisation that digital networks provide an opportunity to bypass traditional silos and create something for yourself. As a result Dines has recently hosted a sell-out UsByNight Festival and global brands such as Nike, MTV, EA Sports, Hasbro, Coty, Adidas, BBC, Ministry of Sound have been lining up to work with them.

BIMA

BIMA is the voice of digital and tech. We represent a community of businesses, charities and academia across the UK. We drive innovation through knowledge sharing, showcasing best practice and developing talent. And we give our members the chance to have their voices heard and to make a difference.

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