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Advertising Design Career Resources

AIGA/Cleveland Awards ReceptionCareers in Advertising Design
Our graduates from the advertising design program can find work in firms, agencies, multimedia and broadcasting, educational institutions, or opt to continue their educational training in graduate school after which they can teach at the collegiate level or pursue a living as a free-lance designer.

There are four major types of advertising jobs:
1. Planning and coordination by client services;
2. Creative development and execution of individual advertisements by writers and designers;
3. Choosing of the channels of communication or media that will carry or distribute the advertising messages:
4. Research to supply the data to help carry out the functions in other areas.

Job Titles in Advertising Design
advertising account executive
advertising agency owner/principle/president
advertising designer
advertising design director
advertising artist
advertising design manager
advertising design researcher
art director for print, TV, and websites
creative coordinator
design director for print, art, photography
interactive design/art director
interactive creative director
interactive designer

Job and Internship Search Links
AIGA|The Professional Association for Design
American Advertising Federation
Art Directors Club
Artist Resources & Job Listings
College Art Association

Career Planning Links
Career Find-O-Rama (see animator, graphic designer, illustrator)
Creative Group
Professional Specialty Occupations (Occupational Outlook Handbook) (includes public relations specialists, designers, photographers, and visual artists)

Professional Association Links
The Advertising Council
AIGA/The Professional Association for Design
The American Advertising Federation
The Advertising Club of Cincinnati
Advertising Educational Foundation
Advertising Research Foundation
American Association of Advertising Agencies
American Marketing Association
Art Directors Club
International Advertising Association

Department of Art & Design

Ann Hood

Wilson Art Building
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed