Careers in advertising

Become a graphic designer for an ad agency. Become a creative director. Become an information designer. Advertising professionals combine skills in design, writing, strategic planning and branding for use in a wide range of media. Their role is to come up with "the big idea" that communicates an advertising message creatively, to reach and influence specific target audiences.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Account executive
  • Art director
  • Copywriter

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • Saatchi & Saatchi
  • Leo Burnett
  • Razorfish
Advertising

SCAD will see you to success

We make it a point to support our students both within the classroom and beyond. As part of that effort, the office of career and alumni success at SCAD offers students and graduates an array of career-building services, including:

  • Résumé development
  • Portfolio building
  • Mock interviews
  • Self-promotion
  • Assistance finding internships and employment opportunities

With professional guidance and one-on-one advising, SCAD will stay with you to help you kickstart your creative career.

A degree in advertising

Put your creative career in motion and explore SCAD's advertising degree programs. Degrees are available in Atlanta, Hong Kong, Savannah and online.