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, 2D and 2D Animation.

Possible Careers:

Interaction Design (web, mobile app, AR, VR, mixed)

  • 2D & 3D Graphic Artist and Animator
  • User Experience Designer
  • Graphic User Interface Designer
  • User Experience Tester
  • Sound Designer

Video and Motion Graphics (tv, web, film, corporate)

  • 2D/3D Motion Graphics Animator
  • Videographer
  • Social Media Designer
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Sound Designer

2D Production Art

  • 2D Character Concept Artist
  • 2D Character Designer
  • Motion Designer
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Graphic User Interface Designer

3D Game Art

  • Concept Artist
  • Texture Painter
  • Soft & Hard Surface Modeler
  • Layout (setting up environments)

Visual Development for Games & Animation

  • 2D/3D Character Concept Artist
  • 2D/3D Prop & Environment Concept Artist
  • Storyboard Artist

2D Character Animation

  • Storyboard Artist
  • Character/Background Designer
  • Character Animator
  • Layout (setting up scenes)
  • 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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