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Job placement

97% of graduates land jobs within six months of graduation

Salary survey

Take a look at our alumni salary survey, done every few years to capture graduates' average starting salaries.


Brandcenter graduates are ready to hit the ground running and move up quickly.

We provide career guidance to our students every step of the way. Opportunities include taking classes such as Professional Possibilities, participating in interview workshops and networking with recruiters from top agencies who visit the Brandcenter to meet our talent.

As graduation approaches, we host a two-day recruiter session to give graduating students the chance to meet over 250 agency and company recruiters. It’s a reverse career fair: You set up a table to display your work and personality, and the recruiters come to you.

Alumni network

Once you graduate, we keep you in the loop with jobs postings and resources throughout your career.

Our alumni also provide a network for life, keeping up with each other’s careers. And they love to recruit from the Brandcenter (since they know what it takes, after all).

Class of 2018 job placement

Before they graduate, 25 to 45 percent of our students have already landed jobs. Here's where our Class of 2018 has been hired as of May 4th.

Art directors job placement
Art directionAgency/companyLocation
Eddy Allen Preacher Austin, TX
Whitney Downing Wieden + Kennedy Portland, OR
Ted Gregson Mekanism Chicago, IL
Mike Lee Wieden + Kennedy New York, NY
Lynn Nakamura Facebook Factory San Francisco, CA
Casey Phillips Barton F. Graf New York, NY
GL Richardson Goodby Silverstein & Partners San Francisco, CA
Mike Rodriguez Goodby, Silverstein & Partners San Francisco, CA
Shifra Samuel Media Arts Lab Los Angeles, CA
Sarah Wallace McGarrah-Jessee Austin, TX
Copywriters job placement
Allie Carr Goodby, Silverstein & Partners San Francisco, CA
Brendan Howard Fallon New York, NY
Dominic Johns barrettSF San Francisco, CA
Brian Marcolini McGarrah-Jessee              Austin, TX
Jack McNamara McCann New York, NY
Christa Prater Wieden + Kennedy Portland, OR
Russ Rizzo Barton F. Graf New York, NY
Thea Ryan Wieden + Kennedy New York, NY
Kate Ursu Facebook Factory San Francisco
Creative brand managers job placement
Creative brand managementAgency/companyLocation
Rachel Cohen Massimo Zanetti Beverage Portsmouth, VA
Hieu Nguyen We Are Unlimited Chicago, IL
Experience designers job placement
Experience designAgency/companyLocation
Berfin Ayhan frog New York, NY
Coryn Bajema Google Creative Lab New York, NY
Naomi Bradley-Jean Booz Allen Hamilton Washington, DC
Tommy Carroll R/GA New York, NY
Harding Coughter Anomaly New York, NY
Cody Eanes Intrepid New York, NY
Moose Musatow RedPeg Marketing Alexandria, VA
Billy Reano Elephant San Francisco, CA
Strategists job placement
Eddie Bennett Facebook Factory       San Francisco, CA
Eliza Hadjis Sylvain Labs Richmond, VA
Cole Hammack Facebook Factory San Francisco, CA
Melissa Jackson DigitasLBi Chicago, IL
Hunter Kelly Haymaker Los Angeles, CA
Martin Madriaga Arts & Letters Richmond, VA
Sachee Malhotra Brewhouse New Delhi, India
Jass Sosa R/GA New York, NY
Lauren Vickers The Mom Complex Richmond, VA

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