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Career Opportunities

Career Development goes hand-in-hand with curriculum

Our Career Center has cultivated a database of thousands of employer contacts nationwide with the singular goal of providing industry-related internships and employment opportunities for our students and alumni.

Here are some examples of careers available in Visual Communications:

Experiential Designer: Responsible for the development and execution of creative concepts & ideas for a wide variety of events, trade shows and brand activations.

Experience Strategy, Design Manager: Manages all phases of projects with focus on strategy, design research branding & experiential design programs for various clients.

Brand Identity Developer: Focus on visual aspects of a company or organization brand or identity.

Digital PR Director: Strategizes new campaigns, creating contact strategies. Identifying, building, and leveraging PR relationships with relevant online bloggers, web properties, organizations, and associations.

3-D Visualization Artist: Bridge between graphic design & the art team. The artist will help drive the visual direction using 3-D Renderings, Sketch Up & 3D Studio Max.

Store Design & Retail Innovation: Develop & execute projects that evolve brick & mortar store design through elevated storytelling.

Visual Design Director: Shares creative insight. Develop visual merchandising presentation concepts, trend highlights, and store concepts that enhance the brand’s image. Write visual merchandise directives, manage budgets, and attend new store openings to set up merchandising strategies as needed for a store or chain.

E-Commerce Visual Merchandiser: Assist in ensuring all products are strategically merchandised across the site in category listing pages, designer pages, and trend pages. Daily monitoring of incoming product to ensure the above listing pages are maintained and updated.

Store Visual Manager: Design a "visual theatre" for a retail store. Decide which colors, props, and fixtures will best complement a store's image and merchandise.

Event Designer: An event designer is responsible for the overall activities concerning an event, including idea generation, creating the final design for the event, determining the best production process to apply, and managing the event production and implementation.

Stylist: A stylist encompasses many roles in a wide variety of industries. They provide creative direction, collaborate with clients, photographers, and art directors to come up with the visual concept of the project. A stylist may specialize in one or more of the following areas: Fashion /Wardrobe, Prop/Lifestyle/Food, and E-Commerce & Editorial.