Digital Art and Design Careers

Make a living AND make a difference.

Digital Art and Design graduates thrive in creative, fast-paced work environments. The skills you ll gain in the program can be applied to a geographically diverse, broad-spectrum landscape that serves many purposes, including: entertainment, advertising, retail, information and education. With substantial flexibility in the degree of specialization/generalization built into the curriculum, you ll be able to develop portfolios in one or more of these professional media markets: Interaction Design, Motion Design, Visual Development, 3D Game Art, and 2D Animation.


Possible Careers:


Interaction Design (web, mobile app, VR, Internet of Things)

  • Infographics Illustrator
  • User Experience Designer
  • User Interface Designer
  • Design Director
  • Motion and Sound Designer

Motion Design (TV, web, film, corporate)

  • 3D Modeler/Animator
  • Videographer
  • Motion Graphics Animator
  • Design Director
  • Sound Designer

Visual Development (game, animation, editorial, retail, comic, infographics)

  • Character Designer
  • Environment/ Prop Designer
  • Concept and Production Artist
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Illustrator

3D Game Art (computer, console, mobile, tabletop)

  • Concept Artist
  • Modeler (character, hard surface, environment)
  • Character Animator
  • Art Director
  • Interface Graphic Designer

2D Animation (game, animation, film, app)

  • Storyboard Artist
  • Character/Prop/Background Designer
  • Animator
  • Color/Effects Artist
  • Sound Designer


Where KCAD Digital Art and Design alumni work:



Where KCAD Digital Art and Design alumni have attended graduate school:

  • Academy of Art University (San Francisco, CA) Master of Fine Arts
  • Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing (Indianapolis, IN) Master of Science, Media Arts and Science
  • School of Visual Arts (New York, NY) Master of Fine Arts
  • Vancouver Film School (Vancouver, Canada) Post-Graduate Certificate


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