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Examples of Positions Held by Photography and Digital Imaging 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 Photography + Digital Imaging 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 Photography & Digital Imaging:

  1. Freelance or Staff Photographer [Institutional, Corporate, Museum]
  2. Commercial Studio Owner
  3. Digital Imaging / Photo or Transparency Retoucher 
  4. Photo Stock Agency Owner or Employee
  5. Video Photographer / Film or Video Editor
  6. Photographic Sales 
  7. Professional Imaging Representative 
  8. Archivist / Documentation Specialist
  9. Offset Photography Lithographer 
  10. Cinematographer [may require further study]

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 Photography & Digital Imaging, see the proof.

Some examples of where PDI Alumni have been hired:

Primary Business Organization Name - Position

Jason Rogers Photography - Owner/ Principal
http://www.jasonrogersphotography.com/

Astric and Rene Photography - President
http://www.astridandrene.com/

U.S. Navy - Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class
http://www.navy.mil/

Fusion Academy - Director of First Impressions and Art Teacher
http://www.fusionacademy.com/Los-Angeles/home

Beau Blackburn Photography - Owner / Photographer
http://www.beaublackburn.com/

Giuliano Bekor Photography - Art & Editorial Director
http://giulianobekor.com/

Amazon.com - Photo Editor and Production Artist
http://www.amazon.com/

Wishlist Vintage - Photographer
http://www.wishlistvintage.com/

Luther North College Prep - Marketing and Communications Coordinator
http://luthernorthcollegeprep.org/

Saks Fifth Avenue - Graphic Artists/Photo Technician
http://www.saksfifthavenue.com/

Bealls - Photographer/Sr. Digital Image Tech
http://www.beallsinc.com/

lululemon athletica - Educator
http://shop.lululemon.com/

ROOT (EQ) - Night Manager
http://www.rootcapture.com/

Wilmette Park District - Freelance Photographer
http://www.wilmettepark.org/

Peace Love World, LLC - Assistant Art Director
http://www.peaceloveworld.com/

Sorcha Art - Photographer, Retoucher, Fine Artist, Model
http://www.sorchastore.com/

Quincy College - Digital Photography Instructor
http://quincycollege.edu/

Global Memories Inc - Production Manager & Photographer
http://globalmemoriesinc.com/

Studio One to One - Photographer
http://www.s121.com/

360 image design - Owner
http://360imagedesign.com/

Management Artists - Office Manager
http://www.managementartists.com/

LIPMAN - Brand Producer
http://www.lipman-nyc.com/

The Sagami Group, LLC - Freelance Photo Producer
http://www.thesagamigroup.com/

Midwest Talent Management - Manager
http://midwesttalent.com/

Morgan Stanley - Senior Retoucher
http://www.morganstanley.com/

Argonaut Productions - Principal
http://argonautproductions.net/

ASMP: The American Society of Media Photographers - Treasurer
http://asmp.org/

Bonnier Publications - Senior Staff Photographer
http://www.bonniercorp.com/

571 Projects - Special Projects Manager
http://www.571projects.com/

eDrop Off - Photographer
http://www.shopedropoff.com/

Obeo Inc. - Photographer
http://www.obeo.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 Photography + Digital Imaging 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 Photography & Digital Imaging:

  1. Freelance or Staff Photographer [Institutional, Corporate, Museum]
  2. Commercial Studio Owner
  3. Digital Imaging / Photo or Transparency Retoucher 
  4. Photo Stock Agency Owner or Employee
  5. Video Photographer / Film or Video Editor
  6. Photographic Sales 
  7. Professional Imaging Representative 
  8. Archivist / Documentation Specialist
  9. Offset Photography Lithographer 
  10. Cinematographer [may require further study]

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 Photography & Digital Imaging, see the proof.