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Reinhardt Career and Professional Development Services

Reinhardt's Bachelor of Arts in
Digital Art & Graphic Design
seeks to prepare students for the
expanding career fields in digital
media. The goal is to produce
graduates who have a broad and
in-depth understanding of
current digital tools and who also
grasp the foundational and
conceptual aspects of art and


Are You Ready To...

• Enter student competitions
• Put together a portfolio
• Exhibit your work
• Work long hours in the studio
• Create designs under deadline
• Revise designs in response to
• Prepare documents for the
• Learn the latest computer


It Helps To Be...

A visual person who is creative,
organized, and computer savvy.
You'll have to stay up to speed
on all the latest design software.
An ability to work well with
others is important, too - graphic
design is not a solo act. Although
your work will depend on your
artistic talent, the client comes
first in this field so flexibility is
key - even if it means tossing
out an idea you think is great.


Work Environment

Graphic Designers generally work in studios where they have access to drafting tables, computers, and the software necessary to create their designs. Although many graphic designers work independently, those who work for specialized graphic design firms often work as apart of a design team.


Knowledge Base

Studio courses will encourage
the students in creative problem
solving and production of both
personal and commercial
artwork. Majors will expand their technical base in web design, print media, and image sequencing while maintaining an emphasis on cross-discipline work.


Employment Websites

American Institute of
Graphic Arts

The College Art Association

American Society for Aesthetics

Art Career

Art Jobs

Visual Nation

World Wide Art Resources

What Can I Do with A Degree in Digital Art and Graphic Design?

Look at a CD jacket, website, magazine, or poster. Are you drawn in by the images and words you see? Are the colors appealing? Is the look open and inviting, or busy and cluttered?
These are the kinds of questions you'll confront as a graphic
design major. You'll learn the basics of good design, which
include the way type and images are used to make visual statements. Whether you goal is to work in print or multimedia, you'll learn to use the cutting-edge computer programs that every graphic designer today needs to know.

Related Careers

Click the job titles below for further information

Advertising Account

Advertising Agency


Art Appraiser

Art Director

Art Restorer

Art Teacher



Exhibit Artist

Fine Artist

Graphic Designer

Industrial Designer

Job Printer

Multimedia Artist

Package Designer


Sales Representative

Toy Designer

Video Game

Web Art Director

Web Designer


Potential Employers

Click the links below for further information

Advertising Firms

Art Galleries

Atlanta Journal

BBDO Atlanta

Billboard Companies

Book Publishers

Booth Western Art

Community Arts

Creative Marketing
& Associates


Hirsch Bedner



Morris Museum of

News Agencies

Publishing Houses

Radio Stations

Roswell Visual Arts


Television Networks

Teach for America



• Visit the Career & Professional Development Services department in the Hasty Student Life Building and explore your career and intern potentials through CCN, FOCUS and CANDID Careers/Perfect Interview programs
• Build a professional portfolio of designs. This means collecting
examples of designs from classroom projects, internships, or
other experiences. Students can use these examples of designs
of their work to demonstrate their skills when applying for jobs
and bidding on projects. A good portfolio often is the deciding
factor in getting a job
• Graphic designers must keep up with new and updated computer graphics and design software, either on their own or
through formal software training programs

Campus Contacts

T. Brett Mullinix
Fine Arts Program Coordinator
Office: 770-720-5951

Jym Davis
Associate Professor of Art

Career FairFor more information

Peggy Collins Feehery
Director of Career and Professional Development Services
Hasty Student Life Center, Room 301
Office: (770) 720-5548
Fax: (770) 720-9105

Career Services Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.