Design and Creative Technology learning experiences combine hands-on instruction on industry-standard tools with an in-depth exploration of the cultural impact of digital technology. Our programs emphasize the process as well as the product. Along the way, students acquire valuable collaboration and project management skills that benefit them in a variety of career paths.
- Graphic Design Minor
- Graphic Design Specialization
- IMM Areas of Study
- Visual Arts Major
- Program Requirements for IMM
Dreamworks, Nickelodeon, Goldman Sachs, NFL Films, Amazon, National Sawdust, Canon, American Museum of Natural History, Lakehouse Recording Studios, MTV Networks: our students have landed some amazing internships. Faculty members directly mentor students into these opportunities, from small studios to large companies. We hold mock interviews, review resumes, and monitor job listings. We write recommendation letters and make phone calls. Students find all the support they need to get that important first gig in their field. Peruse current offerings on our Internships and Opportunities list.
Be a creative force for community change, while learning to design, develop, and deliver original projects for local clients. Working in teams, students use emerging technologies to address real needs: interactive art installations in downtown Trenton, multimedia platforms for a local farmer’s market. It’s a career-building experience. And it’s an eye-opening lesson that the desire to continually learn, evolve, and adapt to new innovations—from devices to design trends—is your most valuable asset in this rapidly changing field.
Success! Our graduates turn exceptional skills into exceptional careers. Our alumni hold positions as software engineers, app developers, animators, and game designers. They are illustrators, photographers, and videographers. They have launched their own startups and their own studios. And they enjoy great careers with an array of companies: Nickelodeon, CBS, NBCUniversal Media, Etsy, Philadelphia Eagles, MakerBot, Target, Johnson and Johnson, HUGE, Arkadium, and more. Graduate schools snap up our students, too: New York University, Columbia University, School of Visual Arts, SMU Guildhall program in Game Design, and Savannah College of Art and Design, to name a few.