Career Paths

  • On stage, on canvas, on screen . . . on your resume. What a career in the creative industry looks like

    The job opportunities in the creative industry are like your imagination: limitless. Here’s only a sample of the possibilities that are waiting to happen for the Fine & Applied Arts student:

    Animation

    • Animator
    • Cartoonist
    • Game designer
    • Web designer
    • Design for mobile phones
    • Visual effects designer
    • Charicaturist
    • Artist
    • Children’s illustrator
    • Courtroom artist
    • Producer
    • Production manager
    • Production coordinator
    • Muralist
    • Project proposal artist
    • Writer
    • Director
    • Teacher

    Arts and Entertainment Management 

    • Marketing/Communications Specialist
    • Publicist
    • Volunteer Coordinator
    • Promoter
    • Presenter
    • Outreach coordinator
    • Front-of-house personnel (Box Office, Usher)
    • Tour manager
    • Grant writer
    • Festival Manager/Producer
    • Musician/Actor/Dancer
    • Talent manager
    • Artist manager
    • Casting agent
    • Talent agent
    • Tour coordinator
    • Event planner
    • Freelance writer
    • Arts advocate
    • Record label manager
    • Managing director
    • Artistic director 

    Illustration & Design 

    • Graphic designer
    • Illustrator
    • Communication designer
    • Information designer
    • Package designer
    • Art director
    • Creative director
    • Production manager
    • Advertising
    • Typographer
    • Environmental designer
    • Wayfinding
    • Web designer
    • Interface designer
    • Magazine designer
    • Book design and publishing
    • Motion graphics
    • TV graphics
    • Children's book illustration
    • Graphic novelist
    • Cartoonist
    • Storyboard artist
    • Editiorial illustrator
    • Set painter
    • Mural artist
    • Freelance design and/or illustration
    • Fine artist
    • Painter

     Motion Picture Arts 

    • Actor
    • Filmmaker
    • Director
    • Producer
    • Film crew (120 different positions)
    • Writer
    • New media producers
    • TV
    • Critic
    • Documentarian/Journalist
    • Teachers and Media Technicians
    • Technical Support companies
    • Cultural civil servant
    • Fund manager

    Theatre (Acting, Musical Theatre)

    • Actor
    • Singer
    • Dancer
    • Director
    • Choreographer
    • Writer
    • Critic
    • TV presenter/performer
    • Teacher
    • Community theatre
    • Musical theatre company
    • Cultural/civil service
    • Educational theatre
    • Stage manager
    • Cruise ship performer

    Technical Theatre 

    • Festival manager
    • Designer: Lighting, sound, projection, set
    • Film crew
    • Sports broadcast crew
    • Audio-visual company
    • Music business
    • Teacher
    • Stage manager