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  • Jul
    22
    2015

    FIDM Alumni Launch Creative Consulting Agency Jacob X Jordan

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    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 setting out to collaborate with brands and personalities in new and innovative ways. They have already worked on a music video for Tyga, with the L.A.B. in Orange County, and with emerging recording artist Wes Period. 

    "My favorite part about working with Jordan is that I get to work with my best friend everyday," Jacob says. "In high school we were in fashion ROP together, I produced my first fashion show with her, we got accepted to FIDM together, and she has always been the creative hand in the projects I have produced in the industry. Our individual point-of-views adds up to a better final product."quot; Jordan adds: "It's easier to succeed when you have a business partner pushing for you to do your best." 

    They want Jacob X Jordan to be a network that connects brands and influencers to unique creatives. "We want to continue to produce projects that allow us to collaborate with creative people and find innovative ways to presenting product to consumers," Jacob says. "One of the ways we would like to do this is by producing JXJ events that curates our favorite music artists, brands and other creative arts."

    Jordan adds that, "I see the future of Jacob X Jordan as a successful worldwide business and a well-known collaborative community of the fashion and entertainment worlds that continues to inspire other creatives to connect and create."

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  • 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

  • Jan
    21
    2015

    Just Accepted Social Media Student Makes YouTube Videos

    Name: Landon Ballard Age: 17 Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA FIDM Major: Social Media Campus and Start Date: Orange County, Fall 2015 Admissions Advisor: Cathy Chambers How did your advisor help with the process? Cathy really helped me focus on eac … Read More

  • Dec
    18
    2014

    FIDM Social Ambassador/Vis Comm Major Interned at Glamour Magazine (Interview)

    Visual Communications Student and FIDM Social Ambassador Marisa Pressimone recently completed an internship at Glamour in New York City. We caught up with the New Jersey native to talk about the experience.  How did this exciting internship come about? I … Read More

  • Dec
    17
    2014

    Just Accepted Vis Comm Student Plans Career as Personal/Celebrity Stylist

    Name: Marc Morales Age: 17 Hometown: Anaheim, California FIDM Major: Visual Communications FIDM Campus and Start Date: Los Angeles, Fall 2015 Admissions Advisor: Cathy Chambers How did your advisor help with the process? Cathy was like my fairy … Read More

  • Dec
    08
    2014

    Vis Comm Alumna Recognized by the San Diego Business Journal

    FIDM Visual Communications Graduate Ashley Villatuya was recently given an Honorable Mention from the San Diego Business Journal for her work for Luv Surf Shop, as part of their 2014 Emerging Generation: 25 in their 20's event. You may watch Ashley chat abo … Read More

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