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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 2017 job placement

Before they graduate, 25 percent to 45 percent of our students have already landed jobs. Here's where our Class of 2017 has been hired as of September 25, 2017.

Art directors job placement
Art directorsAgency/companyLocation
Gianna D'Amico Droga5 New York, NY
Raiven Delisle The Martin Agency Richmond, VA
Elliott Eliash Sid Lee Los Angeles, CA
Frank Garguilo Carrot Creative New York, NY
Josh Gherghel Google Experience Team Mountain View, CA
Jason Goldberg Erich-Kallman San Francisco, CA
Beth Hughes Pereira & O'Dell New York, NY
Sam Jolley Argonaut San Francisco, CA
Jessica Kemmerling Deutsch Los Angeles, CA
Maria Kounisnki Droga5 New York, NY
Steph Langan CP+B Boulder, CO
Chris Lumain Deutsch Los Angeles, CA
Alex McClelland Wieden+Kennedy New York, NY
Jasmine McCrae mcgarrybowen Chicago, IL
Jessica Sugerman barrettSF San Francisco, CA
Ken Tsuchiya Venables, Bell & Partners San Francisco, CA
John Worthington Young & Laramore Indianapolis, IN
Jansen Yoder Facebook San Francisco, CA
Holly Younce Mekanism/Epic Signal Chicago, IL
Copywriters job placement
Maddy Baldwin Wieden+Kennedy New York, NY
Will Bareford Google Creative Lab New York, NY
Elizabeth Bassett Facebook San Francisco, CA
Kelly Cabaniss Terri & Sandy New York, NY
Michael Cardamone Erich-Kallman San Francisco, CA
Dennis Chen Deutsch Los Angeles, CA
Tom Daley Huge New York, NY
Jeff Dunn The Martin Agency Richmond, VA
Caroline Gallalee Deutsch Los Angeles
James Gross Droga5 New York, NY
Lizzie Hopkinson Sid Lee Los Angeles, CA
Chris Kessler Argonaut San Francisco
Matt Klugman Periscope Minneapolis, MN
Kaitlin DeMayo Long Arnold Boston, MA
Jessica New 360i New York, NY
Matthew Neylon Quantasy Los Angeles, CA
Tim Shumar Pereira & O'Dell New York, NY
Jeff Tune barrettSF San Francisco, CA
Matt Waronker Venables, Bell & Partners San Francisco, CA
Richard Whelchel VML New York, NY
Jenny Yoon Droga5 New York, NY
Creative brand managers job placement
Creative brand managersAgency/companyLocation
Michelle Barnes The Martin Agency Richmond, VA
Surabhi Batra Wasabi Technologies Boston, MA
Bryn Bissey Joe Smith Richmond, VA
Rian Chandler-Dovis Sylvain Labs Richmond, VA
Troy Gary Deutsch Los Angeles, CA
Marissa Hardison Marriott Bethesda, MD
Colleen Heigel Brand Apart Atlanta, GA
Kate Lane Authentic Richmond, VA
Connor Miranda McCann New York, NY
Jen Moody General Cigar Richmond, VA
Caitlin Murphy FedEx Memphis, TN
Ben Patty Webb deVlam Chicago, IL
Jenny Regan Taylor Stitch San Francisco, CA
Lindsay Wade Heat New York, NY
George Zeigler Anomaly New York, NY
Experience designers job placement
Experience designersAgency/companyLocation
Mason Brown Shockoe Richmond, VA
Dan Cotting Shockoe Richmond, VA
Katie Cullinan ICF Olson Richmond, VA
Xia Du VML New York, NY
Dheeraj Govindraju JWT Atlanta, GA
Keilani Mansfield San Francisco, CA
Hunter Noxon R/GA New York, NY
Kelly Padgett RedPeg Marketing Alexandria, VA
Alex Rice eBay San Francisco, CA
Natasha Sligh R/GA New York, NY
Limah Taeb Possible Seattle, WA
Andrea Vega DMI Arlington, VA
Abby Walter Moxie Atlanta, GA
Yanci Wu AKQA Portland, OR
Strategists job placement
Mishaal Abbasi Most Likely To San Francisco, CA
Eric Anderson Giant Spoon Los Angeles, CA
Caitlin Blumer R/GA New York, NY
Eric Enninful Snow Companies Williamsburg, VA
Katherine Gannon 72andSunny New York, NY
Stuart Good MullenLowe Winston-Salem, NC
Robin Greenbaum Moxie Atlanta, GA
Christin Johnson Havas New York, NY
Bobby Johnston Pereira & O'Dell New York, NY
Ekta Shah Wunderman Dubai, UAE
Nick Spinner McGarrah Jessee Austin, TX
Emy Theodorakis Venables, Bell & Partners San Francisco, CA
Melanie Thompson Ignition Los Angeles, CA
Lauren Tresco The Martin Agency Richmond, VA
Andrew Vessels Havas New York, NY

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