Careers in visual effects

SCAD students become leaders in this imaginative discipline, transforming static visions into vivid visual sequences. In recent years, several SCAD visual effects alumni have shared Academy Awards for work on such mind-blowing films as "Gravity," "Life of Pi" and "The Great Gatsby." More than a dozen SCAD alumni contributed to the visual effects for "Guardians of the Galaxy," produced by Marvel Studios.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Compositing supervisor
  • Digital environment artist
  • Digital matte painter

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

  • Digital Domain
  • Weta Digital
  • Pixar Animation Studios

Turn your passion into your profession

At SCAD, you'll learn to thrive in an industry that requires acute technical skills, fresh creative vision and a knack for working with others. Discover your calling through the university for creative careers.

Visual effects, Student candids, Fall 2013

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.

Take the next step

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

  - Atlanta    - Hong Kong    - Savannah