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Alumni in the Profession

Many of our graduate students secure jobs before or upon graduation. Those who seek positions in graphic, interaction, and experience design or design education after graduation are typically employed within three months. Several of our graduates have been accepted into PhD programs upon completing the MGD.

Our graduate alumni have worked at, are working at, or have founded the following companies, and hold or have held teaching positions at the following institutions:

Companies/AgenciesColleges/Universities
2 x 4, NYArizona State University
508 International, MACarnegie Mellon University
AmazonFresh, WAGeorgia State University
Anthropologie, PAIndiana University
Beam Interactive, MAJan van Eyck Academy, Netherlands
Colle + McVoy, MNKansas City Art Institute
Condé Nast, NYKent State University
Corey McPherson Nash, MAMassachusetts College of Art
EPAM, PAMemphis State University
Fidelity Charitable, OHMichigan State University
Fjord, SwedenNorth Carolina State University
Google, CANova Scotia College of Art and Design
Humantific, NYRochester Institute of Technology
IBM Design, TXRocky Mountain College of Art and Design
IBM Watson, TXRhode Island School of Design
IBM UX, NCSUNY/Purchase
IDEO, CASavannah College of Art and Design
Intuit, CAUniversity of Cincinnati
Lenovo, NCUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Microsoft, CAUniversity of Kansas
NewKind, NCUniversity of Maryland
New York Times, NYUniversity of Tennessee
Nike, ORVermont College of Fine Art
North Carolina Museum of Art, NCVirginia Commonwealth University
Perka, NY
Procter & Gamble, OH
Razorfish, NY
Sapient, NY
Siteworx, NY
Viget Labs, NC
WGBH Public Television, MA
Ziff Davis Publishing, NY

From Biology to Graphic Design: Andy Hilts Brings Modern Design to SAS

Andy Hilts, a junior in the Graphic Design program at NC State’s College of Design (CoD), didn’t always consider a career as a creative. Now, his work is featured in a global campaign by one of the Triangle’s most prolific tech companies.

Andy Hilts Headshot