The list below indicates the types of career paths which could be pursued upon graduation from Ringling College of Art and Design as a Business of Art & Design major.

Some of these occupations may require additional training, certification, education or experience. The Center for Career Services can provide information and resources relating to these career options.

Popular Career Options in Business of Art & Design:


  1. Art Director
  2. Brand Strategist
  3. Communications Director 
  4. Creative Services Director
  5. Design Studio Owner
  6. Gallery Owner/Director
  7. Marketing Analyst
  8. Media Planner/Buyer
  9. Media Research Analyst 
  10. Production Manager

Ringling College hosts dozens of recruiters annually from the biggest name companies around the country. While on campus, these recruiters typically offer a presentation open to students in all class years which details what they are looking for in potential new hires. In addition, they review portfolios and interview prospective employees and interns.

Information on upcoming recruiter visits is posted on College Central. Once a student at Ringling College, you can also set up an account on our system to post your resumé, and search the nearly 1,000 jobs listed annually for part-time, full-time, and temporary employment opportunities and internships. There is no cost for this service and the jobsite is also a great benefit to Ringling College alumni – for life!

We think you'll agree with dozens of recruiters around the country that Ringling College students and alumni are ready for the workforce!

For more information on careers for Business of Art and Design, see the proof.

DISCLAIMER: Career Services does not own or maintain the web sites listed below. We provide links as convenience.

Example career and graduate school locations of Ringling College Business of Art & Design majors and alumni:

Carnegie Mellon University - Master's of Entertainment Technology Management

Florida State University - MFA Director's Assistant) - Founder ARTiculate Design Atelier

Birmingham City University - MA, Arts and Project Management

Primary Business /Organization Name / Graduate School -   Position

Linkedin - User Experience Design Intern

Feld Entertainment - Disney on Ice - Tour Coordinator

The STUDIO NYC - Producer

David Houle & Associates - Director or Communications

Moose Studios, Account Manager

L'Oréal - Corporate Advertising Design

University of Central Florida 
- Motion Capture Technition / Creative Support 

SteelHouse - Campaign Services Associate

Creatacor, Inc – Senior Account Manager

Six Degrees Staffing – Managing Director

Creative Arsenal Inc. – Creative Director / Art Director/ Consultant

BroadBased Communications – CEO

Under Armour – Senior Development Manager

AetherQuest Solutions – Senior Art Director

Ferebee Lane and Co. – Art Director

Sqord, Inc – VP of User Experience

Pleasure Sports – CEO

Starmark International – VP, Interactive & Social Creative Director

McKesson – Director, Visual Design / Creative Architect/ UI Design Mgr

EA SPORTS – Development Director

SAIC – Marketing Manager

Home Run Media Group – Creative Director

Akili Interactive Labs – Co-Founder - Executive Creative Director

Boston Proper – Sr. Director of Creative Operations and Development

JWT Atlanta – Art Director

Ogilvy & Mather – Executive Creative Director

Cartoon Network Games Studios - Art Director

The Republik Companies – CEO

The Bradford Group – Product Development Associate

Spark* Creative Services – Principal/Executive Creative Director

Sarasota Film Festival – Assoc. Marketing Director

Kaseya – VP, Global Brand Development

Lexington Philharmonic – Marketing and Development Director

New England Sports Network – Director of Creative Services

TBWA\Chiat\Day– Strategic Advertising & Marketing Executive

American Greetings – VP Creative

Hooters of America – Senior Director of Training and Personnel Development

T3 – Senior Art Director

Horizon Marketing Group, Inc – Senior Marketing Strategist

Story Worldwide – Senior Art Director

Moonbot Studios – Technical Director

Service Experts – Marketing Manager

HitPath – Marketing and Creative Director

Troma Team Video – Director of Distribution

Spacejunk Media – Creative Director

Arc Worldwide – Art Director

Pappas Group – Executive Creative Director

NBC Universal Studios – Creative Director/Merchandise & Licensing