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Below are sample lists of careers and majors commonly associated with Visual Arts. Please remember, many careers do not require a specific major; rather, employers are often more interested in the experiences you have had and the skills, interests, abilities, and strengths you have developed through these experiences that enhance your academic program. Use the links below to explore careers and majors.

If you need help organizing information, you may find the Majors Research Guide and/or Occupational Research Guide beneficial. The career coaches at the University Career Center are also available to help you explore your options. You can schedule an appointment online or by calling 785-864-3624.

Majors:

Film and Media Studies

Illustration & Animation

Photo Media

Visual Art/Design

Visual Communications in Graphic Design

Visual Art Education

Careers:

Acting or Dialect Coach

Actor or Actress

Animator

App Developer

Art Auctioneer

Art Director

Art Editor

Art Educator

Art Lecturer

Art or Creative Director

Art or Creative Director

Artist Agent

Attorney in Entertainment Law

Best Boy

Boom Operator

Branding Specialist

Cartoonist

Casting Director

Ceramicist

Cinematographer or Videographer

Combat Photographer

Corporate Curators

Costume or Wardrobe Designer

Curators

Director

Editor: Film, Media, Photo, Video, Web

Fashion Designer

Film Commissioner

Film Critic or Journalist

Film Distributor

Film Editor

Film Festival Organizer

Film or Media Instructor

Film or Video Editor

Foundry Artist

Freelance Artist

 

Gaffer

Gallery Director

Graphic Designer

Grip

Illustrator

Jeweler

Jewelry Designer

Layout Designer

Makeup Artist or Hairstylist

Museum Guide

Music Director

Packaging Designer

Photographer

Photographer (Professional)

Photojournalist

Police Sketch Artist

Potter

Producer

Product Development Engineer

Production Coordinator

Publicist

Screenwriter

Set and Exhibit Designer

Set Designer

Set or Scenic Designer

Sound Designer or Mixer

Special Effects Producer

Stage Manager

Storyboard Artist

Stunt Coordinator

Stylist

Talent Agent

Technical Illustrator

User Interface Designer

Video Game Designer

Wallpaper Designer

Web Application Developer


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