To set up a one-on-one appointment with Industry Relations, click here.

Spring 2022 Career City Limits Recordings

Suggested for every SDCT student:

+ April 15

+ April 8

+ April 1

+ March 25

+ March 11

+ March 4

+ February 25

+ February 18

+ February 11

+ February 4

+ January 28

+ January 21

  • Respawn (Game Development & Design)

Fall 2021 Career City Limits Recordings

+ November 19

+ November 12

+ November 5

+ October 22

+ October 15

+ October 8

+ October 1

+ September 24

+ September 17

Adobe Software Alternatives

Special thanks to Quze for compiling this list.

+ Adobe Photoshop Alternatives

+ Adobe Illustrator Alternatives

+ Adobe InDesign Alternatives

+ Adobe XD Alternatives

+ Adobe Dreamweaver Alternatives

+ Adobe After Effects Alternatives

+ Adobe Animate Alternatives

+ Adobe Audition Alternatives

Webinars 

+ How to Attract a Great Mentor

Presented in partnership with the Center for Creative Entrepreneurship

+ LinkedIn Presents: Rock Your Profile

Click here to access the accompanying slide deck from Jessica Lam, Client Solutions Manager at LinkedIn.

+ Industry Relations' Virtual Career Fair Sessions

+ Industry Relations' State of the Industry Webinars

  • Webinar 1: Meg Marsh from argodesign, Marc Evans from Double A Labs, and Justin Rankin from Gensler
  • Webinar 2: Bill Dyer from Nokia, Melissa Swanepoel and Patrick Curry from FarBridge Studio, and Eric Bee from R/GA
  • Webinar 3: Vern Howard, CEO at Hallo

Women in Animation Webinars

There are many videos on this page, but our top two picks discuss Job Searching During COVID-19 with Camille Eden, VP of Animation Recruitment at Nickelodeon, and Ariel Goldberg, Director of Talent Acquisition at Skydance Animation.

2021 Women In Animation Virtual Summit

The theme of 2021’s Summit was “The Business Case for Diversity.”

Creative Careers in Design

This virtual panel hosted by The Hive features human-centered designers Gail Gallaher, Victor Saad, and Timothy Moore. They discuss what design looks like for them in these changing times, how they practice design outside of their work life, and how a student might approach a career in design.

Jerry Saltz on "How To Be An Artist"

In this insightful conversation, New York Times bestselling author and New York Magazine Senior Art Critic Jerry Saltz discusses his new book, How To Be an Artist. Watch the recording via SXSW Sessions Online.

Professional Development

+ ResumeNow Resources

+ Austin Design Week

+ LinkedIn Rock Your Profile Resources

LinkedIn Learning

Imagineering 101

Imagineering-in-a-Box

Pixar-in-a-Box

Career Exploration

+ TechGuide Career Guides

Explore career guides with detailed information about salaries, job outlook and the certifications needed for pursuing a career in various tech disciplines such as UX design, graphic design, game design and development, and more!

+ Find the Hidden Job Market

Unconventional Approaches to Finding & Creating Work

Creator’s Field Guide to Emerging Careers in Interactive 3D

Preparing Students for Emerging Careers in an Immersive World

Walt Disney Company

+ Follow Mk Haley on Twitter

Mk Haley's "Giant Google Doc of Awesome"

Disney College Program

You must be a junior or above to participate in the Imaginations competition, so if you're looking for experience as an underclassman, the Disney College Program may be for you.

Disney Professional Internships

Many internships can be posted up to 6 months in advance, so students should always be ready to apply when something of interest is posted. Although it is not a rule, in general Disney takes Professional Interns around their junior year. Start looking around December/January timeframe for Summer 2020 roles.

Discipline-Specific Resources

+ ATX Game Developer Resources

Explore job listings, meetups, conferences and more. (Courtesy of FarBridge CEO Patrick Curry)

+ Themed Entertainment

Other

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the College of Fine Arts

Blank Job Tracker Template

Save a copy of this Google Sheet to track your job and internship search.

Abstract

An in-depth look into computer design and modern contemporary design with some of the world's most highly regarded designers. (Netflix subscription required)

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