Examples of Positions Held by Graphic Design Alumni

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
http://www.ralphlauren.com/

BermanBraun - Visual Designer
http://www.bermanbraun.com/

Toys ‘R’ Us - Director of Brand Management and Product Development
http://www.toysrus.com/

JWT Atlanta - Art Director
http://www.jwt.com/atlanta

Aspen Marketing Services - Senior Graphic Artist
http://aspenms.com/

Zumba Fitness LLC - Graphic Design/Art Direction
http://www.zumba.com/

The E. W. Scripps Company - Interactive Web Designer
http://scripps.com/

DFI Records - Lead Artist
http://dfi-records.com/

GSP - Project Designer
http://www.gspretail.com/

Ogilvy & Mather - Executive Creative Director
http://www.ogilvy.com/

Cox Media Group - Digital Ad Traffic Coordinator
http://www.coxmediagroup.com/

Full Circle Creative Solutions - Graphic Designer
http://fccreative.com/

Appleton Creative - Lead Designer
http://appletoncreative.com/

Seraph Design + Branding - Owner
http://seraphmiami.com/

The Weather Channel - Art Director
http://www.weather.com/

Oracle - Senior Graphic Designer
http://www.oracle.com/

Hallmark Cards - Designer/Writer
http://www.hallmark.com/

VF Imagewear, Inc - Senior Graphics Illustrator
https://www.vfimagewear.com

Code and Theory - Junior Visual Designer
http://www.codeandtheory.com/

Wireless Generation - Visual Designer
http://www.wirelessgeneration.com/

Palermo Design Group - Owner
http://www.palermodesigngroup.com/

IDEO - Communication Design
http://www.ideo.com/

The Compound Advertising & Design - Partner/Creative Director
http://www.compounddesign.com/

Orlando Magic - Creative Director
http://www.nba.com/magic/

CAP Brand Marketing - Interactive Accounts Manager
http://www.capbrandmarketing.com/

Metropolis Advertising - Senior Art Director
http://metropolisadvertising.com/

SapientNitro - Art Director
http://www.sapient.com/

MetroViking - UI Design + Creative Consultant
http://www.metroviking.com/

Firebelly Design - Creative Director
http://firebellydesign.com/

Creative Times, inc - Art Director
www.creativetimes.com

Goodby Silverstein & Partners - Art Director
http://goodbysilverstein.com/

PUSH - Interactive Director
http://www.pushhere.com/

TODAY.com - Creative Director
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/

VSA Partners Inc. - Graphic Designer
http://www.vsapartners.com/

Kenedik Design Studio - Creative Director
http://kenedik.com/

Tech Data Corporation - Designer
http://www.techdata.com/

T3 - Senior Art Director
http://www.t3.com/

Fire On the Bayou - Motion Graphics Designer
http://firenola.com/

JibJab - Technical Designer
http://www.jibjab.com/

Disney Design Group - Design Manager
http://disney.go.com/

ZocDoc - Visual Designer
http://www.zocdoc.com/

Cycling Sports Group - Junior Graphic Designer
http://www.gtbicycles.com/

Crispin Porter + Bogusky -Interactive Design Director
http://cpbgroup.com/

ChappellRoberts - Art Director
http://www.chappellroberts.com/

Workhorse Digital - Web Developer
http://www.workhorse-digital.com/

Seven Star Events - Creative Director
http://sevenstarevents.com/

LinkedIn - User Experience Designer
http://www.linkedin.com/

RELEVANT Media Group - Senior Marketing Designer
http://www.relevantmediagroup.com/

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 full-time, part-time, freelance, contests, 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 Design, see the proof.