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Graduate Employment

ArtCenter’s Career and Professional Development office provides an array of programs that help students and alumni navigate their career paths.

Employer

According to our most recent Graduate Employment Survey*, the following companies are among those that hired our 2019 graduates.

  • 10 to 12 Baby Lounge
  • ACCD
  • Age of Learning
  • Amazon
  • And Repeat
  • Anomaly Productions
  • Apple
  • AppleOne
  • Armory
  • Autodesk
  • Background & Props Artist
  • Biopolar Studio
  • Boombang
  • Branchcreative
  • Bubblemania
  • Buck TV
  • Cartoon Network
  • Character Artist
  • Cloudstreet
  • Design Institute for Health
  • Designworks BMW
  • Direwolf Digital
  • Dot818
  • Doubleday & Cartwright
  • Dreamworks Television Animation
  • Dynamic Dynosaur
  • Eight Inc
  • Exemplis
  • First Republic Bank
  • Ford motor company
  • Fossil group
  • fuseproject
  • Garbougie
  • General Motors
  • Gensler
  • Golden Road Brewery
  • Google
  • Gregory Abraham
  • Guess Inc.
  • GuineaDad
  • Hasbro
  • HP
  • IBM
  • IDEO
  • Ignition Creative
  • INDUSTRY
  • Instrument
  • Intuit
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Josh Nakaya
  • Jumpcut
  • Keep Truckin
  • King Tide
  • Kohler Co.
  • Lalim Edit
  • Learning.com
  • Legendary Entertainment
  • Legion Creative Group
  • Logitech
  • Los York
  • Lucid Motors
  • Lyft
  • Mattel Inc.
  • McKesson Corporation
  • Mongoose Publishing
  • Munchkin
  • Murad
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
  • Mythos
  • Netflix
  • Nike
  • Ogilvy
  • Openstudio Academy
  • Pearlfisher
  • Procter and Gamble
  • Productiv
  • Project M Plus
  • Rockstar Games
  • Samsung
  • SAP SuccessFactors
  • Scoby World
  • Select Vape
  • Self
  • Sensory Interactive
  • Shadows Interactive
  • Sony Pictures
  • Sony Pictures Animation
  • Station Digital Media
  • studio ELLA
  • Sustainable Design podcast
  • SZ Advisory
  • Team One
  • Tillster
  • Troika Media Group
  • Uber ATG
  • Universal Creative
  • Upperstudy
  • Use All Five Inc.
  • VF Corporation
  • Violet Grey
  • WAF Inc.
  • Warner Bros. Consumer Products
  • Waymo via Linkage Design
  • Weitz Sports Chiropractic and Nutrition
  • West Cast Fixtures
  • White Lilac
  • Winter Design Studio
  • Work & Co
  • Ying Zhou
  • YU Wang
  • Zoe Bios Creative

Position Title

Our most recent Graduate Employment Survey* also indicates the wide array of jobs held by our 2019 graduates. In addition to starting their own businesses or freelance practice, job titles include:

  • 2D Artist
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Alias modeler
  • Art Instructor
  • As. Industrial Designer
  • Assistant
  • assistant designer
  • Assistant Editor
  • Assistant Graphic Designer
  • Associate- Design & Strategy
  • Associate Designer
  • Associate Story Editor
  • background painter
  • Background Artist
  • CAD Surfacer
  • CEO
  • Character Designer
  • Character designer/illustrator
  • Children's book Illustrator
  • Communication designer
  • Concept Artist
  • Contractor deck designer
  • Creative Designer
  • Creative director
  • Design Assistant
  • Design Researcher and Strategist
  • Designer
  • Designer/Marketing
  • Digital Designer
  • Environmental Design Intern
  • Environments Designer ll
  • Face Painter
  • Founder/Creative Director
  • Freelance Concept Artist
  • Freelance Illustration
  • Freelancer
  • Graphic Design Contractor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Head Editor
  • Host-owner
  • Illustrator
  • Industrial Designer
  • Industrial Designer (Contract)
  • Interaction Designer
  • Intern
  • Jr. Designer
  • Jr. UI Designer
  • Junior Art Director
  • Junior Copywriter
  • Junior Designer
  • Junior Designer/ Animator
  • Junior Digital Designer
  • Manager
  • Mousetrappe
  • Office Manageer
  • Photographer
  • Product Designer
  • Product Designer I
  • Product/UX designer
  • Production Designer
  • Project Assistant
  • Project Manager / Millwork Designer
  • Senior art director
  • ShadowMachine
  • Sr. User Experience Designer
  • Start-up owner
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Studio Intern
  • Systems Designer
  • TA
  • Teaching Artist
  • Temp Designer for Style Guides
  • UX Designer
  • UX Designer
  • UX Researcher
  • UX Visual Designer
  • Ux/Ui designer
  • Visual Designer
  • Visual Development Artist
  • Visual Development Artist
  • Visualization and Concept Designer

Footnote:

Data for Place of Employment and Job Title sourced from the Annual Graduate Employment Survey distributed to 1-Year Out graduates from the classes of Spring, Summer, and Fall 2019 (Bachelor’s degree recipient response rate 43% and Master’s degree recipient response rate 38%). Based on responses of graduates indicating a primary status of “Working full-time” or “Working part-time” one year post-graduation who provided a Position Title and Employer Name for Employment-Single Positions and Employment- Multiple Positions.

Job placement rates are available on the ArtCenter at a Glance section of our website.