Thursday, May 7, 2015

Make your creative career happen

Make your creative career happen
Friday, May 8
SCAD Museum of Art

Catch these virtual discussions from SCAD alumni and industry professionals on how to take your professional vision to the next level and build your creative career from the bottom up. Attend the live event at the SCAD Museum of Art or from anywhere through SCAD Connect.

For SCAD Connect links and to RSVP, log in to MySCAD > Student or Alumni Workspace tab > Career and Alumni Success at SCAD > SCAD Job Portal > Events tab > Workshops.

Room 209
Meet award-winning illustrator, designer and art director Giuseppe Castellano as he recounts his more than 16 years of experience in the book publishing industry. Castellano will share his stories and advice as well as what you need to succeed as a creative in publishing.
Giuseppe Castellano, senior art director at Penguin Random House
Noon to 1 p.m.

Room 210
Sit down with a panel of SCAD fashion, design and entertainment arts alumni to hear about life after graduation. Learn from their personal stories and how you can launch a successful career as a creative professional. After the panel, stick around for entertainment arts alumna Jessica Duthu as she discusses her career as an illustrator, screen print artist and business owner.

Panel of School of Fashion and School of Design alumni and former students
Noon to 1 p.m.
Michael Miano (M.A., design management, 2011; B.F.A., advertising, graphic design minor, 2010), men's editorial creative manager at Saks Fifth Avenue
Mitch Soper (B.F.A., industrial design, 2012), senior associate UX designer at LEVEL Studios
Michael French (B.F.A., industrial design, accessory design minor, 2013), Michael Kors watch design assistant at Fossil
Erin Riche, freelance textile/graphic designer at Erin Riche Design
Jessica Duthu (B.F.A., production design, 2007), owner of Strawberry Moth
1:30-2:30 p.m.

Room 213
Want to pursue multiple passions in your creative career? These successful fine artists will show you how you can diversify your talents and expertise to pursue more than one field of work and create multiple streams of income.

Robert Lange, owner of Robert Lange Studios
Noon to 1 p.m.

Nathan Durfee (B.F.A., illustration, 2005), illustrator and painter
1:30-2:30 p.m.

Room 214
Join SCAD alumnae for a discussion on the ins and outs of entrepreneurship. Learn what it takes to run a successful business and how to overcome common obstacles that entrepreneurs and business owners encounter.

Michelle Citrin (B.F.A., photography, 2009), photographer and owner of Neox Image Photography Studio
Noon to 1 p.m.

Tiffani Taylor (M.A., art history, 2003; B.F.A., painting, 2002), painter and owner of Tiffani Taylor Gallery
1:30-2:30 p.m.

These events, hosted by the office for career and alumni success, are free and open to SCAD ID holders.

Send an email careers@scad.edu for more information.

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