As with any career path, getting a job is a job. The Center for Career Services’ personnel at Ringling College of Art and Design are available to help students with career preparation when a student seeks assistance.

In addition to talent and persistence, the utilization of the Center for Career Services' programs and resources should result in the first step towards a successful career in the world of art and design.

The list below indicates the types of career paths which could be pursued upon graduation from Ringling College of Art and Design as a Graphic + Interactive Communication 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.

Graphic Design
Popular Career Options:

  1. Web Design
  2. Motion Graphics Design for Television 
  3. Packaging and Point of Purchase Design
  4. Publication and Print Media Design
  5. Exhibition Design
  6. Corporate Communications Design
  7. Advertising Design
  8. Marketing and Promotion Design
  9. Retail Graphics Design 
  10. Signage Planning and Design

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. As a Ringling College student, you can set up an account on our system to post your resumé, and search 1000's of part-time, full-time, freelance, and temporary employment opportunities and internships. There is no cost for this service and our resources are available to you when you become a Ringling College graduate from wherever and whenever needed.

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 Graphic & Interactive Communication, see the proof.

Some examples of where GIC Alumni have been hired:

Primary Business Organization Name  - Position

Polo Ralph Lauren - Graphic Designer

BermanBraun - Visual Designer

Toys ‘R’ Us - Director of Brand Management and Product Development

JWT Atlanta - Art Director

Aspen Marketing Services - Senior Graphic Artist

Zumba Fitness LLC - Graphic Design/Art Direction

The E. W. Scripps Company - Interactive Web Designer

DFI Records - Lead Artist

GSP - Project Designer

Ogilvy & Mather - Executive Creative Director

Cox Media Group - Digital Ad Traffic Coordinator

Full Circle Creative Solutions - Graphic Designer

Appleton Creative - Lead Designer

Seraph Design + Branding - Owner

The Weather Channel - Art Director

Oracle - Senior Graphic Designer

Hallmark Cards - Designer/Writer

VF Imagewear, Inc - Senior Graphics Illustrator

Code and Theory - Junior Visual Designer

Wireless Generation - Visual Designer

Palermo Design Group - Owner

IDEO - Communication Design

The Compound Advertising & Design - Partner/Creative Director

Orlando Magic - Creative Director

CAP Brand Marketing - Interactive Accounts Manager

Metropolis Advertising - Senior Art Director

SapientNitro - Art Director

MetroViking - UI Design + Creative Consultant

Firebelly Design - Creative Director

Creative Times, inc - Art Director

Goodby Silverstein & Partners - Art Director

PUSH - Interactive Director - Creative Director

VSA Partners Inc. - Graphic Designer

Kenedik Design Studio - Creative Director

Tech Data Corporation - Designer

T3 - Senior Art Director

Fire On the Bayou - Motion Graphics Designer

JibJab - Technical Designer

Disney Design Group - Design Manager

ZocDoc - Visual Designer

Cycling Sports Group - Junior Graphic Designer

Crispin Porter + Bogusky -Interactive Design Director

ChappellRoberts - Art Director

Workhorse Digital - Web Developer

Seven Star Events - Creative Director

LinkedIn - User Experience Designer

RELEVANT Media Group - Senior Marketing Designer