Supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) is an annual online survey and data-management system designed to improve arts-school education through tracking the training, careers and lives of arts graduates. Through examining the skills, locations, degrees, occupations, and debt & earnings of arts alumni, a picture of Included in this survey are students that either studied design in school or translated their arts backgrounds into careers in design. Eleven (11) percent surveyed studied design, and 16 percent of those surveyed work in a design-related field (including web designers, art directors, animators and illustrators)—making design the largest employer of arts alumni outside of arts education. See the interactive SnaapShot here.
Thank you to J. M. Coates for bringing this survey to our attention.
A partnership with
Friends for Youth, a
non-profit in California’s San Mateo and Northern Santa Clara
Counties for at-risk youth, makes
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Design for Good, advertising, illustration, branding, identity design
NEW YORK—August 16,
2012. AIGA’s Design Leaders Confidence Index
weakened in the most recent quarter. For the second quarter of 2012, the index slipped
from 104.15 to 94.92—a 9 percent drop.
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We recently opened the forum for emerging designers to tweet their burning questions to Ram Castillo, career
expert, senior designer and author of How to Get a Job as a Designer, Guaranteed. Tweet your questions about scoring a great
design job @thegiantthinker
and check back here to read his insights.
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