Careers in production design

Become a lighting designer. Become an event designer. Become a retail designer. SCAD production design alumni are employed around the world at 20th Century Fox, Discovery Communications, Food Network, HBO, HGTV, MTV Networks, NBC Universal, New American Shakespeare Tavern, Nickelodeon and the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. Our students find such impressive employment because they are the most well-prepared candidates for professional positions in art direction, production and retail design, and as stylists for film, events and advertising.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Lighting designer
  • Event designer
  • Retail designer

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

  • California Shakespeare Theater
  • Clubbed Thumb theater

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.

SCAD will see you to success

We support our students both within the classroom and beyond. As part of that effort, the SCAD office for career and alumni success 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 help you kick-start your creative career.

Take the next step

Begin your career in production design with a  B.F.A., M.A. or M.F.A., from SCAD, available at our Savannah location.

  - Savannah