Programs of Study


career guide


Our Illustration grads work all over the U.S. and the world. Listed below are a few Illustration careers to think about and some of the brands that employ our alumni. Check out our Career Guide (top, right) for more on creative fields (including descriptions for 59 different possibilities) and a snapshot of just a few of our alumni.

Creative Careers

Advertising designer, apparel designer, book illustrator, character and asset designer for web/mobile, film effects creator, fine artist, greeting card designer, magazine illustrator, newspaper graphic artist, poster artist, product and toy designer, video game designer

Employers of Illustration Alumni

American Greetings, Anheuser-Busch, Apple, Bath & Body Works, Boeing Helicopters, Cartoon Network. CBS News, Columbia Tri-Star, DC Comics, Disney Consumer Products, Dreamworks, Evenflo, ExxonMobil, Forever 21, General Motors, Hallmark, Hasbro, In Style, JanSport, Leo Burnett Agency, Lifeformations, Marvel Comics, Mayo Clinic Health Solutions, Methane Studios, Motorola, Nationwide, Nickelodeon, Ogilvy & Mather, Pixar, Random House, Raven Software, Raytheon, Scare Factory, Sony Pictures, Tencent Boston, Turbine Entertainment Games, Tween Brands, Upshot, WD Partners, Wall Street Journal, Wild Brain Entertainment, Williams-Sonoma, WMS Gaming, Zaner-Bloser

Check out the CCAD blog for more success stories.

Career Services

Visit the Career Services pages to learn more about the resources available to our students as they navigate their way through finding the right internship, writing a stand-out resume, interviewing, and entering the creative workforce.