Employment Information

The program at OSU is recognized as one of the top undergraduate Graphic Design programs in the Northwest. Graduates are placed in top design studios and graduate programs throughout the country. Graduates are familiar with new media and graphic design processes. 

Graphic design graduates work as motion graphic, web, and type designers. Additionally, they may also become advertising, marketing, and brand specialists. 

Skills Needed For Career Field

  • Drafting and drawing skills
  • Accuracy
  • Creativity
  • Eye for detail
  • Writing
  • Judgment and decision making
  • Time management
  • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Complex problem solving
  • Industry-specific software

Possible Careers

Graphic Designer Production Artist Advertising & Logo Designer
Publicity Specialist Illustrator Desktop Publisher
Design Director Web Designer Digital Communications Specialist

Where Graduates Are Working

  • Adidas
  • Adobe
  • Alpha Broadcasting and Clip
  • Blazers
  • Cafelli
  • Collaborative Portland
  • Dakine
  • Ecova
  • HEREENOW
  • Interactive
  • Incubate
  • Madison Avenue Collection
  • Nike
  • Second Story Interactive
  • Spoke Branding
  • Uliko Studio
  • Walmart Labs