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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.

Places of Employment

According to our most recent Graduate Employment Survey*, the following companies are among those that hired our 2018 graduates.

  • ACES (Comprehensive Educational Services, Inc)
  • AECOM
  • AKQA
  • Akupara Games
  • Allied Media
  • And Repeat
  • Anese.co
  • Apple
  • Aquamen Entertainment
  • ARCH Motorcycle
  • ArtCenter College of Design
  • Artissimo Designs LLC
  • Avenda Health
  • Beautylish
  • Bjarke Ingels Group: BIG
  • Boombang
  • BRC Imagination Arts
  • Buddha Jones
  • BYD Auto
  • California Institute for the Arts
  • Cartoon Network
  • Carvana
  • CBS television
  • Century Business Solutions
  • Cenveo ColorGraphics
  • Channel Bakers
  • Chase Design Group
  • Chushuwei Photography
  • Compass Group
  • Culinary Services of America
  • Decoded Advertising
  • Deluxity Inc
  • Designworks, A BMW group company
  • Disney
  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • Disney Television Animation
  • Dramatic Results
  • DreamWorks Animation
  • DreamWorks TV
  • E1011 Labs
  • Ehja Kang
  • EJ Mason (maybe grad’s name, can’t find org)
  • Elena Dorfman
  • Emily Henderson Design
  • EVelozcity
  • EVS Sports
  • Fitbit
  • Fort Wendy Production
  • FriendsWithYou
  • Google
  • Google via Adecco
  • Grow
  • Hasbro
  • HAUS
  • Hive AI
  • HTC VIVE
  • IBM
  • IDEO
  • ID Workshop Inc.
  • Imagistorium
  • Improvement Pill
  • Instrument
  • Jameson Carr
  • Jet Propulsion Lab
  • Johnny Was, LLC
  • Kabuki
  • Kastner
  • Kohler Co.
  • LASFIT
  • Levitate Foundry
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Marbury
  • Meaningful Works
  • Megan Guinan
  • Midnight Oil
  • Milk Studios
  • Miziker Entertainment
  • Meyer Memorial Trust
  • Mother New York
  • MullenLowe Group
  • Michael Neumayr Design
  • Neuron LLC
  • Nike
  • Oddbot Inc.
  • Oddfellows
  • Ohio State University Medical Center
  • Otis College of Art & Design
  • Owens Studio, Inc
  • Pae White
  • Parallax Studios
  • Patagonia
  • Pelican Products
  • Perception
  • Pixile Studios
  • Plucky
  • Pacific Northwest College of Art
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Red Door Film
  • Rough Draft Studios
  • RPA
  • RuckusRoots
  • RxMM Health
  • Saatchi & Saatchi
  • Sand Forge Games
  • Sayre Gomez
  • Scanwell health
  • Self Employed
  • Shingo Francis
  • SIE Santa Monica Studio
  • SMUGGLER
  • STIIIZY
  • Stone Circle Pictures
  • Subaru
  • Supermassive Corp.
  • Surefront
  • SYPartners
  • Tapcart
  • Team Liquid/1UP Studios
  • Technicon Design
  • The Agency Creates
  • The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  • The Richards Group
  • True Religion Brand Jeans
  • Uber
  • Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Warm & Fuzzy
  • Warner Brothers
  • Waymo
  • WEBTOON
  • WET
  • Wieden+Kennedy
  • Wyth
  • National YoungArts Foundation
  • Youth To The People
  • Ziba Design

Position Title

Our most recent Graduate Employment Survey* also indicates the wide array of jobs held by our 2018 graduates. In addition to starting their own businesses or freelance practice, job titles include:

  • Affiliated Faculty
  • Artist
  • Artist Assistant
  • Assistant Designer
  • Associate Designer
  • Associate Industrial Designer
  • Associate Producer/Videographer
  • Automotive Interior Designer
  • Background Designer
  • Background Painter
  • Behavioral Therapist
  • BG Designer
  • Brand Creative / Art Director
  • Character Designer
  • Color Retoucher
  • Colorist
  • Concept Artist
  • Concept Designer
  • Coordinator, Archetype Press
  • Copywriter
  • Creative Director
  • Creative Specialist
  • Dance Faculty
  • Design Consultant
  • Design Intern
  • Designer
  • Designer (Contract)
  • Designer, Modeler
  • Digital Prep Technician
  • Digital Product Designer
  • Director
  • Environmental Designer
  • Experience Lead
  • Experience Visualizer
  • Exterior Designer
  • Footwear Designer 1 Innovation
  • Founder/CEO
  • Freelance BG Painter
  • Freelance Character Designer
  • Freelance Designer
  • Freelance Illustrator
  • Freelance Industrial designer
  • Freelance Storyboard Artist
  • Freelance Storyboard Revisionist
  • Freelance UX Designer
  • Freelancer illustrator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Healthcare Design Strategist
  • Illustration Intern
  • Illustrator
  • Illustrator/Production Assistant
  • Industrial Designer
  • In-School Presenter
  • Interaction Designer
  • Interactive Designer
  • Jr Designer
  • Jr Product Designer
  • Jr. Art Director
  • Jr. Designer
  • Jr. Production Artist
  • Junior Art Director
  • Junior Designer
  • Junior Digital Designer
  • Junior Interior Designer
  • Layout Artist
  • Lead Editor/Co-Writer
  • Letterpress Assistant
  • Licensor
  • LPS Vendor
  • Motion designer
  • Originals Creator
  • Owner
  • Photo Assistant
  • Photographer
  • Photography Intern
  • Producer
  • Product Designer
  • Product Designer/Co-Founder
  • Product Strategist, 18 Million Rising
  • Production
  • Project Lead, Designer
  • Prop Designer
  • Reception
  • Runner
  • Sales Associate
  • Senior Interaction Designer
  • Storyboard artist
  • Storyboard artist, Animator
  • Storyboard Revisionist
  • Studio Assistant
  • Studio Manager
  • Stylist
  • Teacher
  • Teaching Artist
  • Transmedia Graphic Designer
  • User Experience Designer
  • UX Designer
  • UX/UI Designer
  • Video Marketing Specialist
  • Videographer
  • Visual/UI Designer
  • Visual Development Artist
  • Workshop Instructor

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 2018 (Bachelor’s degree recipient response rate 50% and Master’s degree recipient response rate 48%). 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.