Visual Communications

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  • Feb
    04
    2016

    Visual Communications Student Wins TwirlyGirl Scholarship (Interview)

    Visual Communications Professional Designation Student Gabriela Peregrina, who is a native of Baja California and longtime Orange County resident, recently received a $500 scholarship award from TwirlyGirl.

    How did the TwirlyGirl Scholarship come about? I heard about the TwirlyGirl Scholarship through the FIDM Scholarship section of the website. I had to write about: my personal style, a moment or event from my childhood where my self-worth was positively impacted by what I was wearing and I wanted to study fashions/my career goals.

    How did you find out that you won? I was exploring LA and did not check my phone for a while but the moment I did, I saw a missed call and a voicemail from an unknown number. I went ahead and listened to it and it ended up being the owner of TwirlyGirl telling me to call her back, and when I did the first thing she said congratulations on winning the scholarship. I thought she was joking and could not believe it. I was very excited about it and right away scheduled a time to meet her and TwirlyGirl's top designer. They were very sweet and kept telling me how they believed in me and to keep working hard. It was an amazing experience to say the least.

    How are you enjoying FIDM so far? I am loving FIDM; I have been looking into attending this school since I was 16 years old and now that I am finally part of its community I am fully trying to make the best out of it since I only have a year. The students at FIDM are so friendly and open to help and the instructors have so much knowledge in the industry. I am still pinching myself everyday about it because I can't believe how lucky I am to attend FIDM.

    What are your ultimate career goals? I would love to pursue styling and marketing and someday end up being the creative director of a company. I love producing photo shoots and events and the whole creative process behind it.

     

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  • Nov
    19
    2015

    One of Jennifer Lawrence's New Stylists is an Alumna of FIDM

    Jennifer Lawrence has a new pair of stylists, Jordan Johnson (pictured, left), an alumna of FIDM's Visual Communications program and former assistant to Rachel Zoe, and Jill Lincoln. W magazine has a Q&A with the stylish duo, who also work with Juliana Marg … Read More

  • Nov
    05
    2015

    Just Accepted Visual Communications Student Hails From Durban, South Africa

    Name: Alexia Vaden Age: 18 Hometown: Durban, South Africa Current School/Work: I'm a senior at Corona del Mar High School. I've been working at Hobie Surf Shop in Corona del Mar for two years. FIDM Major: Visual Communications FIDM Campus and Start … Read More

  • Nov
    04
    2015

    Visual Communications Graduate is Social Media Coordinator at PacSun (Interview)

    Recent Visual Communications Graduate Carrie Seely has an exciting career as the Social Media Coordinator at PacSun. We recently chatted with her to learn more about working in this ever-growing field. How did your position come about? A recruiter at PacSun … Read More

  • Jul
    22
    2015

    FIDM Alumni Launch Creative Consulting Agency Jacob X Jordan

    Merchandise Marketing Graduate Jacob Vargas and FIDM Visual Communciations Alumna Jordan Douglas have launched the creative consulting agency, Jacob X Jordan. The duo, who have a background in styling, fashion PR, marketing, and special event production, is … Read More

  • Jul
    21
    2015

    Cristy Guy Styles Pro Soccer Players For New 7UP Campaign

    Fashion Design Alumna Cristy Guy was the wardrobe stylist and groomer for 7UP's "Kick It Up" soccer campaign. "What an experience, what a crew, and what talented athletes I had the pleasure of meeting," she says. "This job took me from shooting with profess … Read More

  • Jul
    03
    2015

    Just Accepted Vis Comm Transfer Student Ran a Type 1 Diabetes Charity for Kids

    Name: Erin Hook Age: 19  Previous College: University of Colorado at Boulder  FIDM Major: Visual Communications Campus and Start Date: Los Angeles, October 2015 Admissions Advisor: Christina Haynes How did your advisor help you with the admissions proc … Read More

  • Jun
    15
    2015

    Just Accepted Vis Comm Student Transfers to FIDM From Santa Monica College

    Name: Ali Barkouras Age: 18 Hometown: Orange County, CA Previous College: Santa Monica CollegeFIDM Major: Visual Communications FIDM Campus and Start Date: October 2015 Admissions Advisor: Susan Pope How did your advisor help with the process? Any que … Read More

  • Jun
    11
    2015

    Just Accepted International Student Dreamed of Studying Visual Communications at FIDM

    Name: Florencia Dabney Age: 21 Hometown: Cancun, Mexico Previous College: Irvine Valley College FIDM Major: Visual Communications FIDM Campus and Start Date: L.A. Fall 2015 Admissions Advisor: Kathi Gilbert How did your advisor help with the process? … Read More

  • Mar
    24
    2015

    Find Out Why Grad Loves Her Job as Social Media Manager at Kofax

    Name: Saehee Kim Title: Social Media Manager Company: Kofax  Previous Work: Social Media and Digital Marketing Specialist at Oakley; Social Media Coordinator at Young Company - Creative Marketing Communications  FIDM Degree: Visual Communications Profess … Read More

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