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  • Graduates of the BFA Communication Design pursue careers in brand and editorial design, digital product design, environmental and spatial graphics, exhibition design, data visualization, motion graphics, type design, and UX/UI design. They take on roles at creative agencies, tech giants, start-ups, and cultural institutions.

  • Notable Alumni

    • Robert Wong, CCO, Google Creative Lab
    • Roanne Adams, designer and founder, Ro&Co
    • Christian Marc Schmidt, designer and founder, Schema
    • Stella Bugbee, editorial director, The Cut @nymag
    • Ji Lee, creative director, Facebook
    • Lucas Sharp, type designer and co-founder, Pagan & Sharp
    • Juan Carlos Pagan, creative director and co-founder, Sunday Afternoon
    • Ryan McGinley, Photographer
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