We Are FIDM logo with inset portraits of FIDM representatives

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.

Rea Ann Silva - Founder of Beautyblender
Career Center

Rea Ann Silva

Founder of the Iconic Beauty Tool,
Beautyblender

orange color field

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.

orange color field

Now I permanently belong to a community of dedicated professionals.

Chelsea England
Merchant, American Signature Inc.
Matt Baldwin
Career Center

Trinidad Garcia

Founder of LA Premium Denim Label TRINIDAD3,
Worn by NBA player Markelle Fultz of the Orlando Magic and MLB player Aaron Judge of the NY Yankees

aqua color field

FIDM was the best decision I ever made.

Kaleigh Tharrington
Visual Merchandising Specialist at Quiksilver/Roxy

Join a community of students and alumni who are helping drive the industry and changing the world.

  • Rea Ann Silva, Founder, Beautyblender
  • Marina Toybina, Emmy-Winning Costume Designer, The Masked Singer
  • Thai Nguyen, Fashion Designer and Say I Do Co-Host
  • Jonathan Gitlin, President, Create Advertising Group
  • Tashiba Jones-Wilson, Costume Designer, Black-ish, Insecure, America’s Got Talent
  • Ashton Hirota, Fashion Designer, Ashton Michael and Next in Fashion Semi-Finalist
  • Julie Sarinana, Fashion Influencer, Sincerely Jules
  • Marielle Pasco, Director of Digital Marketing, The CW Network
  • Gottmik, Ru-Paul’s Drag Race Finalist
  • Diana Arana, Art Director, TechStyle Fashion Group
  • Brian McDonell, Co-Founder/President, Melin
  • Neysa Bové, Visual Development Costume Designer, Walt Disney Animation Studios
  • Shideh Kaviani, CoFounder/President, Naked Wardrobe
  • Nikita Dragun, Influencer and Owner, Dragun Beauty
  • Emma Verdugo, Prop Coordinator, Ad Astra, Bright
  • Shaun Samson, Senior Designer, Moschino
  • Justine Vazquez, Visual Merchandising Manager, Too Faced Cosmetics
  • Julia Williams, Textile Designer, Pair of Thieves
  • Bryan Hearns, Fashion Designer
  • Eric Acasion, Senior Designer, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
  • Melanie Owen, Vice President of Design, Target
  • Devi Vuong, Senior Technical Designer, Nike
  • Jill Larue-Rieser, Senior Vice President/Chief Merchandising Officer, California Closets
  • Mona May, Costume Designer, Santa Clarita Diet, Never Been Kissed, Clueless
  • Leanne Marshall, Fashion Designer and Project Runway Winner
  • Taylor Shanle, Social Media Marketing Specialist, Dutch Bros Coffee
  • Kia Ragland, Director of Global Product Development, Smashbox
  • Amirah Kassem, Owner/Founder, Flour Shop
  • Bethany Yellowtail, Fashion Designer, B. Yellowtail
  • Fanny Bourdette-Donon, International PR and Special Projects Manager, Dior Beauty
  • Candice Cuoco, Fashion Designer, Project Runway Finalist
  • Daniel Kasidi, Founder/ CEO, Rastaclat
  • Jasmine Rennie, CEO, Gracemade, 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 List
  • Angelica Villegas, Senior Art Director, Haus Laboratories
  • Macenna Lee, YouTube Design Influencer
  • Bri Emery, Creative Director, Designlovefest
  • 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, VP Franchise Creative & Marketing, Marvel Studios
  • Eric Acasio, Senior Designer, Disney Consumer Products
  • Derrick Alexander, Senior Product Development Manager, Savage X Fenty
  • Ashley Itliong, Director of Marketing, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
  • Lindsey Hughes, YouTube Celebrity, Beautybaby44
  • Malvina Hexha, Director of Business Development, Chargeurs
  • Mandi Line, Costume Designer, BH90210
  • Alex Contreras, Senior Director, Tiffany & Co.
  • Brittany Hampton, Designer, Honor the Gift
  • Trish Summerville, Costume Designer, Mank, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Gone Girl, Westworld
  • Lynne Carter, Owner, Balance Pattern Studio
  • Pamella Protzel, Creative Director, Honorine and Founder, Ella Moss/ Splendid
  • Patricia Chan, Senior Project Designer, Barbie®/ Mattel, Inc.
  • Marie Lorenzo, Designer, Perry Ellis International
  • Nick Verreos, Owner/Designer, NIKOLAKI, Project Runway Star and Project Runway: Under the Gunn winning mentor
  • Patricia Nevil, Owner/Designer, L’ezu Atelier
  • Anthony Franco, Designer, Stussy
  • Corina Smith, Seniore Designer, Torrid
  • Alicia Santibanez, Global Development Manager, Volcom
  • Lisa Marie Lyou, Executive Director of Account Management, The Estée Lauder Companies
  • Mary Bruno, Founder/ Designer, Life After Death Denim
  • Chriselle Lim, Influencer and Co-Founder, Bümo
  • Nicole Hanriot, Owner & Designer, Beach Riot Swimwear
  • Allison Rosenbloom, Senior Reporter, E! News and E! Online
  • Marlene Stewart, Costume Designer, Top Gun: Maverick, Tropic Thunder, Ali
  • Karen Kane, Vice President & Creative Director, Karen Kane, Inc.
  • Pamela Skaist-Levy, Co-Founder, Juicy Couture; Designer, Pam & Gela
  • Octavio Carlin, Owner/Designer, Teatro Clothing
  • Kimberly Culmone, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Design Barbie & Fashion Dolls, Mattel, Inc.
  • Francine LeCoultre, Textile Artist, WandaVision, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, American Horror Story
  • Sylvia Gonzales, Director of Fabric & Trim, 7 For All Mankind
  • Juan Rodriguez, Graphic Artist, Mighty Fine/DOE/Disney Couture
  • Kevan Hall, Designer, Kevan Hall Designs, Inc.
  • Miguel Campos, Operations Manager, The TJX Companies, Inc.
  • Shirry Dolgin, Owner/Interior Designer, ASD Interiors
  • Cynthia Gammel-Tragoutsis, Director of Strategic Sourcing, Technical Services, Quality Assurance and Product Safety, Cost Plus World Market
  • Ciel KullmanGlover, Director of Product Development, Zumiez
  • Beau Lawrence, Founder, Ace Rivington
  • Andra Longcore, Senior Fashion Designer, Graco
  • David Lopez, Designer, Perry Ellis International
  • Stephanie Solorio, West Coast Travel Retail Manager, Shiseido
  • Jeff Poulin, Senior Creative Manager of Creative Services, Marvel
  • Jaewon Shin, Senior Footwear Designer, Adidas Original
  • Yotam Solomon, Creative Director, Covalent
  • Koi Suwannagate, Owner/Designer, Koi Suwannagate
  • Ryan Swift, Sample Coordinator, Seven for All Mankind
  • Darlene Wilson, Wedding Consultant, Wynn Las Vegas
  • Amber Barnes, Senior Product Promotions Coordinator, 20th Century Fox
  • Marco Antonio, Visual Merchandising Designer, Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Francesca Arena-Danek, Senior Designer, Pottery Barn
  • Michelle D’Antonio, Specialty Costumer, Hunger Games, Oblivion, Mockingjay, Jimmy Kimmel Show
  • Mary Claire Hannan, Costume Designer, The Fault in Our Stars, The Kids are Alright, Into the Wild
  • Vanessa Cruzada, Director of Product Development, Marc Jacobs Beauty
  • Odile Corso, Owner, Jam on Baby!
  • Mayra Martinez, Project Manager, Liquid Graphics
  • Carrie Baker, Owner, Carrie Baker Events
  • Sara Barlow Ho, Owner/Interior Designer, Sara Ho Design
  • Marcie Booth, Director of Events, ThinkLA
  • Tiffany Bruey, Creative Director, Classical Silk
  • Monique Lhuillier, Owner/Designer, Monique Lhuillier, Inc.
  • Alter Burston, Design Architect, WATG and Wimberly Interiors
  • Kim Thomas, Chief Production Officer, Clover & Cobbler
  • Margarita Arriagada, Founder/CEO, Valdé Beauty
  • Tammi Ha, Senior Merchandiser, Quiksilver
  • Allison Andrews, Founder & Director, San Diego Fashion Week
  • Jordan Holcomb, Sr. Graphic Designer, JAFRA Cosmetics
  • Jeff Brumley, Vice President, Account Management, Smashbox Cosmetics
  • Jessica Carpenter, Costumer, Green Book, Ender’s Game
  • Jordan Stolch, Celebrity Stylist, Celebrity Stylist: P!nk, Cher Lloyd
  • Brian Sullivan, Manager Styling Operations, Hautelook/Nordstrom Rack
  • Jacqueline Carter, Senior Manager of Package Development, Fenty Skin
  • Sky Liu, Senior Product Manager, Sam's Club
  • Jill Ohanneson, Film & TV Costume Designer
  • Erin Cohen, Social Media & Influencer Marketing, Fashion Nova
  • Sergio Guardarma, Designer, Celestino and Project Runway Finalist
  • Althea Lim, Senior Director, Huda Beauty
  • Chan Luu, Owner/Jewelry Designer, Chan Luu, Inc.
  • Alicia Horrisberger, Executive Planner, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics
  • Genevieve Davis, Design Manager, San Antonio Shoemakers
  • Johana Hernandez, Owner/Designer, Glaudi
  • Trayce Gigi Field, Costume Designer, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, Dead to Me, 2 Broke Girls
  • Abby Moriarty, Founder/Creative Director, 1920
  • Kellie Armbrust, Designer, Sam Edelman
  • Robert Wright, CEO, LRG Clothing
  • Rishi Khangura, Operations Manager, Amazon
  • Federica Capuano, Marketing & PR Manager, Ralph Lauren
  • Daniel Musto, Costume Designer, The Titan Games, Ultimate Beastmaster