Recruiters visit Ringling College throughout the Academic Year to connect with students through workshops and critiques, company presentations, portfolio reviews, and student interviews.
On- Campus RECRUITERS 2012-2013
|Abercrombie + Fitch||New Albany, OH *|
|Abercrombie + Fitch||New Albany, OH|
|American Greetings||Cleveland, OH *|
|American Greetings||Cleveland, OH|
|American Greetings Properties||Cleveland, OH|
|Blizzard Entertainment||Irvine, CA|
|Blue Sky||Greenwich, CT|
|Cactus Sky Communications||Bradenton, FL*|
|Cactus Sky Communications||Bradenton, FL|
|Carnegie Mellon grad school||LA, CA|
|Chase Design||Skaneateles, NY|
|Creative Arts Unlimited||Tampa, FL *|
|Creative Arts Unlimited||Tampa, FL|
|Creative Converting||Indianapolis, IN|
|Dali Museum||St. Petersburg, FL|
|Disney Animation||Burbank, CA *|
|Disney Animation||Burbank, CA|
|Disney Design Group||Orlando, FL|
|Disney Imagineering||Orlando, FL|
|Disney Parks + Resorts||Orlando, FL|
|Epic Games||Raleigh, NC|
|Falcon’s Treehouse||Orlando, FL|
|Firaxis Games||Sparks Glencoe, MD|
|Fox Sports Media Group||LA and Charlotte, NC|
|Game Nation||Ft. Myers, FL|
|General Motors Design Center||Warren, MI|
|Hallmark Cards, Inc.||Kansas City, MO|
|Hasbro Digital Games||Pawtucket|
|Industrial Light + Magic||San Francisco, CA|
|Intel||Santa Clara, CA|
|JibJab||Santa Monica, CA|
|Laika Entertainment||Portland, OR|
|Leo Burnett||Chicago, IL|
|Mountain View, CA|
|Longboat Key Art Center||Longboat Key, FL|
|Lucas Animation||San Francisco, CA|
|Lucas Arts Entertainment||San Francisco, CA|
|LucasFilm||San Francisco, CA|
|LucidGlobal||Sarasota, FL *|
|Moving Picture Company||NYC, LA|
|MultiImage Group||Boca Raton, FL|
|NBC/Universal||Orlando, FL *|
|New York Academy of Art||NYC|
|Olson Studio||Minneapolis, MN|
|Pixar Animation Studios||Emeryville, CA|
|Push Design||Orlando, FL|
|ReelFX||Dallas and LA|
|Rhythm & Hues||Los Angeles, CA|
|Scripps Media, Inc.||Tampa, Baltimore, San Diego|
|Sony Pictures Animation||Culver City, CA|
|Sony Pictures Imageworks||Culver City, CA|
|SVA/MFA program||New York City|
|Tampa Bay Times||St. Petersburg, FL|
|Tampa Bay Times||St. Petersburg, FL|
|The CIA||Langley, VA|
|The Mill||New York, NY|
|TNT Design & Marketing||St. Petersburg, FL|
|UCF FIEA grad program||Orlando, FL|
|UCF/MFA program||Orlando, FL|
|Walt Disney Company||Orlando, FL|
|Wieden + Kennedy||Portland, OR|
The following are quotes by on-campus recruiters from Cartoon Network, Sony Pictures Animation, Target Corporation, Beall's Department Stores, American Greetings and DreamWorks:
" Exceptional crop of candidates Best Yet! Makes hiring decisions extremely hard."
"Ringling continues to be the bar that other schools must aspire to obtain."
"Ringling students are always sought after by our company and are fortunate to have a Career Service Center second to none."
"Outstanding! Many clever student films and beautiful illustration work."
"Ringling students are professional, passionate, prepared and have good questions."
"Ringling College continues to evolve and respond to employers' ever changing needs for top end creative talent. From the instruction, course content and program development, Ringling continues to set the gold standard for quality and relevance for today's design market."
"Ringling does an outstanding job preparing students for the work world and has a very strong program to bring in recruiters from major companies that hire artists and designers."
"Right now, 43% of our design studio are Ringling graduates. We know we can always count on Ringling to produce highly creative individuals who will keep our company at the cutting edge of fashion and design."
"The quality of Ringling students is light years a head of other art programs. The level of sophistication is far and away superior."