Sheeraz Wania, MA, BSc

Sheeraz
Wania
, MA, BSc

Biography

Sheeraz Wania is an educator in media and design, with vast experience in education management. Teaching is her passion, as is research and development in the field of design. She enjoys working with people and is no stranger to the higher education management scenario, where teamwork and leadership skills are critical. Having spent more than eight years as a department head and coordinator, she believes in the importance of harmonious human interactions, which are vital for the success of any project.

Sheeraz has a bachelor degree in design and a master's in educational leadership and management from the University of London. She has served on numerous jury panels, including the prestigious Aurora Awards in the field of design and advertising and the Pakistan Advertising Association's annual Advertising Awards.

An accomplished graphic designer, Sheeraz has worked extensively in various design genres, but is happiest designing books and publications, with branding and corporate identity being a close second. Her research interests focus on the pedagogy of design in reference to culture and context, and the implications of this to social change. She loves to travel and is an ardent photographer who loves cities and the energy that abounds in them.

Academic Credentials

Master of Arts, Applied Educational Leadership & Management, University of London, England, 2010

Diploma in Communication Design, CIAC, Karachi, Pakistan

Bachelor of Science, University of Karachi, Pakistan, 1987

Areas of Specialization

Design Process

Art and Design Foundation 

Areas of Expertise

Design Thinking

Design Think Tank

Digital Innovation & Cultural Transformation

Graphic Design

Typography

Career Highlights

2014-Present – Part Time Faculty George Brown, Sheridan College, OCAD University

1994-Present – Graphic Designer @sheerazwania

2000-2013 – Visiting Faculty, Beaconhouse National University, Pakistan

2011-2012 – Visiting Faculty MS Programme, SZABIST University, Pakistan

2009-2012 – Creative Head, Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture Branding Committee, Pakistan

2005-2011 – Head, Department of Communication Design, Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture, Pakistan

1993-2012 – Professor, Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture, Pakistan

Other Activities

Volunteer Tour Guide – Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

Member – Icograda, International Council of Design

Member – AIGA, the professional association for design

Member – design 21

Consultant – Professional Development and Continuing Education Program, Indus

Valley School of Art & Architecture, Pakistan

Member – Academic Committee, Branding Committee, Arbitration Committee,

Admission Committee, Faculty Title Award Committee, Recruitment Panel, Indus Valley

School of Art & Architecture, Pakistan