Alumni Careers

If you've seen the iconic iPod ad campaign featuring silhouetted dancers (Tylevich, Conrad) or the Harry Potter books' cover art (Mary GrandPré), then you've seen the work of our alumni.

We are pleased to introduce you to the following entrepreneurs, leaders, and creative geniuses—they represent a mere snapshot of the great success stories that have come out of this college.

Graphic Designer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Aaron Draplin'.

Draplin owns and operates the design firm Draplin Design Co.

Graphic Designer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Vance Wellenstein'.

Wellenstein’s clients include the New York Times, the Museum of Modern Art, Good magazine, and Yale University.

Designer at Motorola Mobility
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Mike Jakab'.

Jakab is responsible for the visuals, transitions, typography, and patterns seen in the software on Motorola’s phones, tablets, and other devices.

Graphic Designer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Zach Keenan'.

Keenan is the manager of Creative Services at American Public Media.

Animator and Filmmaker
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Joe Dressel'.

Dressel’s film Rough Tender won Best Feature at the Minneapolis International Film Festival.

Photographer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Deborah Bell'.

Bell is vice president and head of the photographs department at Christie’s in New York.

Motion Graphics Designers
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Alexei Tylevich and Ben Conrad'.

Design ubiquity means seeing everything, being seen everywhere. It's one way to describe Ben Conrad and Alexei Tylevich.

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Kyle Phillips'.

Do you know where your tax money goes? Kyle Phillips can help show you.

Arts Administrator and Sculptor
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Jack Becker'.

It's possible you might have seen one of his sculptural/environmental creations, but it's more likely you've seen the art he helped others make and put on display.

Arts Administrator
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Jerry Grove'.

Jerry Grove went from designing products to producing designers. And artists, too.