Interactive Design – Careers
What Can I Do With An Interactive Design Degree?
Interactive designers are employed in all design, advertising, and marketing related industries, as well as specialized areas such as: user experience, web design, motion graphics, video games, information design, app design and eLearning.
The market demand for interactive designers is growing rapidly. Designers with advanced expertise in designing for emerging media such as websites, apps, and motion graphics are especially valuable as new technologies and forms of communication continue to flourish.
As a graduate of the Interactive Design program at Maryville, you will be well prepared to enter the profession and compete in both the graphic and interactive design markets. Common job titles in the interactive field include:
- Interactive Designer
- Web Designer
- Motion Graphics Designer
- UI (User Interface) Designer
- UX (User Experience) Designer
- New Media Specialist
- Art Director (Interactive)
AIGA Student Chapter
Maryville University has an active and engaged Student AIGA Chapter, the professional association for design. This chapter serves both the Interactive and Graphic Design programs. Students in AIGA have many opportunities to participate in many activities on and off campus targeted toward service, professional networking, portfolio development and learning. Closely linked to the St Louis Professional AIGA Chapter, students also have access to exciting local events, such as the AIGA St. Louis Student Conference and St Louis Design Week.
Extensive Alumni Network
With such well-regarded and long-standing programs, Maryville design students also enjoy access to an extensive and supportive alumni network of design professionals. We have countless graduates employed and thriving at leading design firms both regionally and nationally.
Office of Career and Professional Development
We are here to help students navigate their way through the process of seeking meaningful and valuable career experiences, including on-campus employment, internships, service opportunities, and part-time and full-timework. Our team helps you develop a resume and cover letters, conduct mock interviews and contemplate your future career choices. We also offer ongoing professional development workshops and events.
Our partnership begins right away. When you arrive on campus, you’ll work in tandem with a life coach to ensure a smooth and successful transition to Maryville.