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We Are FIDM

Become a part of our success story

This is where it starts. From the moment they set foot on campus as students, our graduates join a network of tens of thousands of alumni working in creative industries around the world. Experience their success stories, and imagine your own. The journey toward a lifetime of career opportunity begins here.

Mandi Line
Career Center

Mandi Line

Costume Designer,
BH90210

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“FIDM taught me how to be persistent, strong, and determined.”

Jordan Stolch
Freelance Stylist for film, TV, and the red carpet
Monique Lhullier
Career Center

Monique Lhullier

Owner/Designer,
Monique Lhullier, Inc.

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“I believe FIDM has a lot to do with the success of our firm.”

Catherine McCullough
President & CEO of landscape architecture firm McCullough
Matt Baldwin
Career Center

Trinidad Garcia

“My whole business was built while I was a student. I transformed my class projects into my fashion label.”

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“I’m so happy to be part of the FIDM family.”

Elin Dannerstedt
CEO and Co-Founder of NCLA Beauty

We are setting trends in the Fashion, Interior Design, Digital Arts, and Entertainment industries

  • Michelle Y. Liu, Set Costumer, Avengers: Infinity War, Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America, This is Forty, Alice in Wonderland, Avatar
  • Lauren Conrad, Owner/Blog Fashion Writer #1 with WWD, Lauren Conrad
  • Sarah Truly Beers, Director, Franchise Creative & Marketing, Marvel Studios
  • Eric Acasio, Senior Designer, Disney Consumer Products
  • Nereida Aguayo-Pedroza, Design Director — Color Design Nike Women’s Footwear, NIKE, Inc.
  • Chelsea Albert, Associate Merchant, Victoria’s Secret
  • Derrick Alexander, Product Development Manager, TOMS
  • Paige Alexander, Stylist, Anthropologie
  • Lindsey Hughes, YouTube Celebrity, Beautybaby44
  • Kelly Arsenian, Men’s Designer, True Religion Brand Jeans
  • Malvina Hexha, Manager, Textile Development, USA Knit Market
  • Dusadee Vuti Pongsatorn, Senior Product Manager, L’Oréal
  • Mandi Line, Costume Designer, Pretty Little Liars
  • Theresa Anderson, Director of Technical Design, REVOLVE
  • Alex Contreras, Senior Director Global Visual Merchandising, Coach
  • Ben Pinpin, Production Coordinator, Custom Collaborative
  • Katherine Ovechkina-Wolfson, Fashion & Lifestyle Writer/Editor, Huffington Post
  • Arun Lamba, Director of Product Development, Splendid/Ella Moss
  • Nancy Willis, Director, Retail Development & Apparel, Major League Baseball Players Association
  • Brittany Hampton, Next Models Influencer
  • Trish Summerville, Costume Designer, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Gone Girl, Westworld (Emmy® Award Winner for Westworld)
  • Lynne Carter, Owner, Balance Pattern Studio
  • Sandra Yamazaki Kasuga, Manager of Synthetics & Fabrics, Skechers
  • Pamella Protzel, Creative Director, Ella Moss/ Splendid
  • Patricia Chan, Senior Project Designer, Barbie®/ Mattel, Inc.
  • Marie Lorenzo, Designer, Perry Ellis International
  • Lubov Azria, Chief Creative Officer of BCBG Max Azria Group
  • Nick Verreos, Owner/Designer, NIKOLAKI, Project Runway Star and Project Runway: Under the Gunn winning mentor
  • Patricia Nevil, Owner/Designer, L’ezu Atelier
  • Katie Bogue, District Manager, LF Stores
  • Griselle Blanco, Social Media Manager, Christophe of Beverly Hills
  • Anthony Franco, Graphic Designer, Stussy
  • Corina Smith, Lead Designer, Bebe
  • Alicia Mc Minn-Santibanez, Design & Production Manager, Billabong
  • Lisa Marie Lyou, Regional Marketing Director, Origins/Estée Lauder
  • Michelle Pasco, Designer, Warner Brothers Studio
  • Mary Bruno, Senior Designer, J Brand Jeans
  • Jessica Davis, Senior Technical Designer, St. John Knits
  • Tracy Moore, Footwear & Garment Design, Dr. Martens
  • Stephanie Mojonnet, International Marketing Manager, Neiman Marcus
  • JiYoung Lee, Visual Merchandiser, Valentino, Beverly Hills
  • Chriselle Lim, Founder & Creative Director, Chriselle Inc.
  • Nicole Hanriot, Owner & Designer, Beach Riot Swimwear
  • Lindsay Albanese, Resident Style Expert, E! Style Collective & E! News
  • Tate Reynolds, Design Director of Home, Ralph Lauren
  • Lia Heath, Senior Designer, Athleta
  • Allison Rosenbloom, Senior Reporter, E! News and E! Online
  • Magda Berliner, Owner/ Designer, Magda Berliner
  • Diane Crooke, Costumer, Parenthood, Friends, Scream
  • Wendy Benbrook, Emmy®-Winning Costume Designer, MAD TV
  • Kate Cox, Design Director, Ready to Wear, Target
  • Christy Fredrickson, Head Dress Designer, Rampage
  • Marlene Stewart, Costume Designer, Major Motion Pictures
  • Alyson Dutch, Owner, Brown & Dutch Public Relations
  • Karen Kane, Vice President & Creative Director, Karen Kane, Inc.
  • Pamela Skaist-Levy, Co-Founder, Juicy Couture; Designer, Pam & Gela
  • Greg La Voi, Costume Designer, The Closer
  • Octavio Carlin, Owner/Designer, Octavio Carlin
  • Alison Cohen, Vice President, Interactive Media at Monarch Direct Response
  • Kimberly Culmone, Vice President, Consumer Product Design, Mattel, Inc.
  • Rebecca Damavandi, CEO, BUSCEMI
  • Sherry Evans, Accessories Buyer, Hot Topic
  • Francine LeCoultre, Costumer/Textile Designer, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Total Recall, The Fast and the Furious 7
  • Sylvia Gonzales, Director of Raw Materials, NYDJ Apparel, LLC
  • Archana Kalro, Director of Global Sourcing, Calvin Klein/PVH Corp
  • Victoria Land, Manager, Editorial Integrations & PR, Allure
  • Kelly McCoy, Direct Buy Planner, Nordstrom
  • Carla Morte-Solan, PR, Donna Karan
  • Melanie Owen, Vice President Women’s Design, Target
  • Jessyca Restelli, Costumer, Disney
  • Juan Rodriguez, Graphic Artist, Mighty Fine/DOE/Disney Couture
  • Mark Rosales, District Visual Merchandiser, Gucci
  • Scott Rutledge, So Cal Retail Area Manager, UGG Australia
  • Melissa Stout, Sr. Production Manager, Fox Head
  • Amanda Hosler, Wardrobe Manager/ Costume Designer, The Walt Disney Company
  • Marion Zaniello, Design Director, Nordstrom
  • Kevan Hall, Designer, Kevan Hall Designs, Inc.
  • Miguel Campos, Retail Visual Merchandiser, H&M
  • Joselyn Cano, Visual Stylist, Nordstrom
  • Shirry Dolgin, Owner/Interior Designer, ASD Interiors
  • Denise Shaw, Stylist, E! Entertainment & Style
  • Christine Farris, Exhibit Design Coordinator, Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
  • Cynthia Gammel-Tragoutsis, Senior Buyer, Cost Plus World Market
  • Michelle Gray, Merchandise Planner, Sports Chalet
  • Barbara Guo, Accessories Merchandiser, Forever 21
  • Melissa Krook, Visual Merchandiser/Stylist, All Saints
  • Ciel Kullman, Product Development Manager, Zumiez
  • Beau Lawrence, Vice President of Design & Merchandising, Neff Headwear
  • Andra Longcore, Senior Fashion Designer, Graco
  • David Lopez, Designer, Perry Ellis International
  • Stefanie Marovich, West Coast Coordinator, Shiseido Cosmetics Travel Retail Division
  • Mona May, Costume Designer, Major Motion Pictures
  • Jelena Milanovic, Visual Manager, Pottery Barn
  • Vanessa Piper, Director of Technical Design, Hurley International
  • Jeff Poulin, Senior Creative Manager of Creative Services, Marvel
  • Jaewon Shin, Footwear Designer, Adidas Original
  • Yotam Solomon, Owner/Designer, Yotam Solomon
  • Koi Suwannagate, Owner/Designer, Koi Suwannagate
  • Ryan Swift, Production Manager Int’l Manufacturing, Seven for All Mankind
  • Katie Szurpicki, Assistant Director of Merchandising, Karen Kane Inc.
  • Ana Viray, Allocation Analyst, Hot Topic
  • Denee White, Buyer, Windsor
  • Darlene Wilson, Wedding Services Manager, The Venetian & The Palazzo
  • Emily Heintz, Senior Business Development Manager, Luxury Retail Division, 24 Seven
  • Amber Barnes, Sr. Product Promotions Coordinator, 20th Century Fox
  • Marco Antonio, Visual Merchandising Designer, Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Diana Arana, Editor, JustFab
  • Francesca Arena-Danek, Senior Designer, Pottery Barn
  • Michelle D’Antonio, Specialty Costumer, Hunger Games, Oblivion, Mockingjay, Jimmy Kimmel Show
  • Valentine Gallen, Costume Assistant, Grey’s Anatomy
  • Claire Hammond, Wardrobe Supervisor/Casting Assistant, Chuck, Roommate, Bourne Identity Franchise
  • Mary Claire Hannen, Costume Designer, The Fault in Our Stars, The Kids are Alright, Into the Wild
  • Naomi Balatbat, Trend & Design Manager, Swarovski
  • Christina Banta, Kids Buyer, TJ Maxx
  • Vanessa Bautista, Product Development Coordinator-Lip, Bare Escentuals
  • Amy Gu, Product Line Manager, DC Shoes
  • Candice Cuoco, Designer, Candice Cuoco
  • Reina Govindarajan, Senior Director of Brand Partnerships, FabFitFun
  • Odile Corso, Owner, Jam on Baby Children’s Clothing
  • Eliza Day-Green, Owner/Designer, Valize, Children’s Clothing
  • Sara Ball, Regional Visual Merchandising Manager, Columbia Sportswear
  • Nicole Cross, Project Manager to CEO, Hudson Jeans
  • Mary Strominger-Raum, Senior Assistant Buyer, JCPenney
  • Lauren Martinez, Sportswear Production Manager, Liquid Graphics
  • Carrie Baker, Director of Entertainment Marketing, Richemont LA
  • Sara Barlow, Interior Designer, Wilson Associates
  • Emily Bernhard, Visual Stylist, H&M
  • Marcie Booth, Facilities & Operations Manager, Grammy Museum at L.A. LIVE
  • Tiffany Bruey, Textile Artist, Classic Silk, Inc.
  • Jenna Burgrabe, Director of Merchandise & Ecommerce, Beach Bunny Swimwear
  • Monique Lhuillier, Owner/Designer, Monique Lhuillier, Inc.
  • Alter Burston, Interior Designer, Wilson Associates
  • Susan Casasola, Interior Designer, Design to Perfection
  • Diana Chan, Head Stylist, Direct TV
  • Kim Dingman-Thomas, Women’s Footwear & Handbag Designer, Jen & Kim
  • Margarita Arriagada, Senior Vice President of Merchandising, Sephora
  • Danielle French, District Visual Manager, Pacific Sunwear
  • Ginger Fields, Senior Technical Designer, Aritzia
  • Diana Ganem, Editor, Bikini.com
  • Tammi Ha, Senior Merchandiser, Quiksilver
  • Allison Andrews, Founder & Director, San Diego Fashion Week
  • Kenny Hazelwood, Field Visual Manager, Forever 21
  • Jordan Holcomb, Sr. Graphic Designer, JAFRA Cosmetics
  • Jaime Johnson, Interior Designer, J. Robert Scott
  • Sheu Lin, Consultant, L’Oréal, Kerastase
  • Jeff Brumley, Vice President, Account Management, Smashbox Cosmetics
  • Jessica Carpenter, Costume Designer, Chuck, Total Recall, Ender’s Game
  • Kelly Matheny, Senior Manager, Jada Toys
  • Lily Mendoza, Senior Inventory Buyer/Planner, Munchkin
  • Lindsey Spink, Executive Assistant to CEO, Elyse Walker
  • Hykeemer Moorer, Licensing Manager, Disney Consumer Products
  • Annika Olausen, Visual Manager, GUESS?, Inc.
  • Jennifer Orona, Retail Buyer, Trilogy Yoga/Trilogy
  • Joe Viboonviriyawong, Owner/Designer, Vilaiwan Jewelry
  • Paige Rangel, Senior Technical Designer, Monique Lhuillier
  • Angi Rizzo, Graphic Designer, P.J. Salvage
  • Crystal Robaina, Manager, Contemporary Department, Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Poplar Schoerner, Director of Visual Merchandising, Modernica
  • Sussanah Simon, Designer, Apparel & Licensing, GUESS?, Inc.
  • Jordan Stolch, Celebrity Stylist, Celebrity Stylist: P!nk, Cher Lloyd
  • Brian Sullivan, Manager Styling Operations, Hautelook/Nordstrom Rack
  • Jacqueline Carter, Assistant Manager/Global Package Development, Glamglow
  • Pamela Zoolalian, Co-Founder, Skatera Clothing
  • Sky Liu, Product Developer, Private Brand, PETCO
  • Nao Sudo, Interior Designer, Desart Interiors
  • Jill Ohanneson, Film & TV Costume Designer
  • Erin Cohen, Social Media & Influencer Marketing, Fashion Nova
  • Sergio Guardarma, Designer, Celestino – America’s Top Model
  • Althea Lim, Global Skincare Product Administrator, Estée Lauder
  • Courtney Orman, Buyer/Allocator/Planner, Volcom
  • Alison Pollock, Owner/Interior Design, Earth Friendly Interior Design
  • Chan Luu, Owner/Jewelry Designer, Chan Luu, Inc.
  • Alicia Horrisberger, Executive Planner, Estée Lauder
  • Genevieve Davis, Product Developer/Women’s Footwear Designer, 3Dee International
  • Cherise Angelle, Owner/Footwear Designer, Omelle
  • Adriana Obregon, Apparel Developer, Taylor Made — Adidas Golf
  • Sara T’Velil, Lead Designer, Essential Brands
  • Paula Mattisonsierra, Owner, Power Marketing Consulting
  • Johana Hernandez, Owner/Designer/Bridal, Glaudi
  • Claire Hammonds, Stylist/Shopper, Disney Channel Show, Jessie
  • Trayce Field, Costume Designer, 2 Broke Girls
  • Abby Moriarty, Founder/Creative Director, 1920
  • Kellie Armbrust, Designer, Sam Edelman
  • Robert Wright, CEO, LRG Clothing
  • Alexis Badiyi, Trend Forecaster, Fashion Editor, Proef
  • Mary Canellos-Lucatero, Event Coordinator, Google/Milestone Technologies
  • Niki Shadrow, Celebrity Stylist, Fashion Editor & Style Expert, Niki Shadrow, Inc.
  • Clarisse De Los Santos, Founder, De La Luna
  • Natalie Addis, Technical Coordinator, Captive Dept., Addis Group, LLC
  • Rishi Khangura, Operations Manager, Amazon
  • Michele Coseo, Owner/Interior Designer, Savannah Design Group
  • Caitlin Connell, Creative Coordinator, Universal Pictures
  • Elyse Piwonka, Director, Global Product Development, Smashbox Cosmetics
  • Stacy Ogawa, Owner, Hukilau Clothing Co.
  • Federica Capuano, U.S. Marketing Associate for Ted Baker London
  • Daniel Musto, Stylist, Fashion Star, Ready for Love, The Stylish.