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School of Graphic Design

Professional Opportunities

As students develop their talents and unique styles at this progressive Graphic Design school, they will have many opportunities to network with professionals in the industry and begin their professional futures:

Spring Show

With an exhibition of fresh and original work, Academy of Art University's Spring Show draws crowds of industry professionals each year. Students showcase their best work in their portfolios and interview with representatives. See work.

Awards & Real-World Projects

Academy of Art University students are frequent winners in industry competitions. Students develop best industry practices by participating in collaborative projects with non-profit organizations.

Career & Entrepreneurial Services

Students prepare for entry into the professional workforce by taking advantage of the Career & Entrepreneurial Development department’s onsite and online workshops. See More.

Industry Relationships & Events

Throughout each semester, Academy of Art University participates in events that bring respected professionals to campus. Students benefit from lectures and presentations by top industry professionals.

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Career Opportunities

As you earn your Graphic Design degree, you will develop a professional reel and get the well-rounded set of skills required for opportunities in the industry such as:

  • Creative Director
  • Freelance Designer
  • Junior Designer
  • Package Design Director
  • Package Designer
  • Packaging Coordinator
  • Print Design Director
  • Print Designer
  • Senior Designer
  • Strategic Branding Director
  • Visual Designer
  • And More!