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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 2019 job placement

Here's where our Class of 2019 is getting hired:

Art directors job placement
Art directionAgency/companyLocation
Lauren Acampora Wieden + Kennedy New York, NY
Rob Arthur McCann New York, NY
Kristen deBarros McCann New York, NY
Kymberli Fraser Preacher Austin, TX
Chloe Friedman Fallon New York, NY
Ben Gross WONGDOODY Seattle, WA
Joe Jones Fallon New York, NY
Emily Mayberry FCB West San Francisco, CA
Alec Milton Arnold Boston, MA
Colin O'Shea 360i New York, NY
Arthur Olivarez WONGDOODY Los Angeles, CA
Katie Paxton Sockeye Portland, OR
Ariana Safari Observatory Los Angeles, CA
Amrit Sahni Deutsch New York, NY
Charlotte Simons Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Orlando, FL
Dakota Ward Anomaly Los Angeles, CA
Kobby Amoako-Atta McCann New York, NY
Kelley Bode Madwell Denver, CO
Josh Browne Anomaly New York, NY
Danielle Ciccolo Hill Holliday Boston, MA
Ross Harris Deutsch New York, NY
Lars Johnson Anomaly Los Angeles, CA
Sean Johnson Wieden + Kennedy New York, NY
Lauren Jones WONGDOODY Seattle, WA
Ainsworth Kerr Google Brand Studio San Francisco, CA
Donald Kim Anomaly Los Angeles, CA
Patrick Lapera 360i New York, NY
Mitchell Moss Observatory Los Angeles, CA
Dixon Muller Arts & Letters Richmond, VA
Josh Perry GSD&M Austin, TX
Nick Waddell TemperPack Richmond, VA
Creative Brand ManagementAgency/companyLocation
Paul Atienza Snap Los Angeles, CA
Miguel Atkins Droga5 New York, NY
Caroline Bivens IBM Watson New York, NY
Zach Brown Byte New York, NY
Alyn Carr Richmond Kickers Richmond, VA
Robert Clark The Martin Agency Richmond, VA
Taylor Click Capital One Richmond, VA
Luke Colombo Anomaly New York, NY
Ryan Conner Publicis Seattle, WA
Alex Glaum Byte New York, NY
Mark Gozzo Castlight Charlotte, NC
Lou Guy Prophet Richmond, VA
Caroline Jordan Deutsch New York, NY
Gabi Levi Preacher Austin, TX
Viviana Molina Burbano BBH Los Angeles, CA
Beka Tesfaye David&Goliath Los Angeles, CA
Sarabeth Yglesias Landor New York, NY
Sally Zhang WeWork New York, NY
Experience DesignAgency/companyLocation
Gloryah Allen BBDO New York, NY
Ruthie Edwards WONGDOODY New York, NY
Meghan Gaffney ST8MNT Nashville, TN
Joelle Halle Kroger Cincinnati, OH
Chad Hilton The Martin Agency Richmond, VA
Brit Kern Ordermark Los Angeles, CA
Jackie Koon Intrepid Pursuits Boston, MA
Katrine Limseth R/GA San Francisco, CA
Belem Medina BCBST Chattanooga, TN
Tobi Oluwo VSCO San Francisco, CA
Megan Reilly Zeus Jones Minneapolis, MN
Paige Rollins Longwood University Farmville, VA
Elise Sokolowski WONGDOODY New York, NY
Nick Tobat Backbone Boulder, CO
Zak Vono Onboard Experiential San Francisco, CA
Matthew Yakob ICF Next Richmond, VA
Ray Zhang Anomaly New York, NY
Rachel Zhou Deutsch New York, NY
Ari Abad TBWA\Media Arts Lab Los Angeles, CA
Andrew Allen Joan Creative New York, NY
Evanne Allen Grey New York, NY
Hannah Barr TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles, CA
Joe Castagna BBDO New York, NY
Mykala Daniel Droga5 New York, NY
Maggie Dick TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, NY
Kate Fallon TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, NY
Anna French Johannes Leonardo New York, NY
Nanda Golden MRM//McCann New York, NY
Julian Grimes Droga5 New York, NY
Mary Gray Johnson Goodby, Silverstein & Partners San Francisco, CA
Chorong Kim Redscout New York, NY
Anna Kim Swift Portland, OR
Kaitlin Kovach Periscope Minneapolis, MN
Meredith Makhoul McGarrah Jessee Austin, TX
Sarah Matheson Harris Arts & Letters Richmond, VA
Hadley Mathews mcgarrybowen New York, NY
Caroline Moyer-Kardos BBDO New York, NY
Caitlin Russell EVB Oakland, CA
Kyle Stolcis Annex88 New York, NY
Catie Frech McKinnon & Harris Richmond, VA


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