Alumni Careers

 

Senior Graphic Designer for Metro Transit
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Amy Dritz'.

Dritz has over 14 years of experience as a graphic designer working at public institutions. She enjoys the broad spectrum of design challenges and engaging people in sustainable activities and lifestyle choice.

Designer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Alex Roche'.

"What MCAD helped me realize was that design wasn’t just what I did, but the lens I used to explore my world."

Animator
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Andrew Chesworth'.

Chesworth is an animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios who has worked on Oscar-winning movies Frozen and Big Hero 6.

Designer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Mike Perry'.

Perry lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he works at Mike Perry Studio. He is the designer of the most recent MCAD Viewbook.

Artist, Teacher
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Bill Ellingson'.

After active duty in the U.S. Air Force, Ellingson received degrees in painting and printmaking. What followed was a very successful career with national and international recognition.

Design Director
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Gregory Hubacek'.

Hubacek discusses his career as a designer, reminisces about his favorite spots on and near MCAD's campus, and shares thoughtful advice for students.

Artist, Teacher, Lighting Specialist
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Lois Arnold-DeWitt'.

For Arnold-DeWitt, art goes two ways—it's both deeply internalized and a dynamic means for global outreach.

Mechanical Designer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Mirna Garza'.

“The versatility of the [sustainability] program allows you to apply sustainability principles to a diverse number of industry sectors." —Garza

Project Manager
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Stephanie Polus'.

Shortly before graduation, Polus started working at a small Minneapolis marketing agency called Ideapark. She's now been working there for three and a half years as a project manager.

Digital Manager
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Susan Quakkelaar'.

Living in Minneapolis, Quakkelaar has enjoyed project management roles within agencies, on the client side, within the freelance realm, and in the non-profit sector.