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Fine Arts, Design & Creative Technology

Welcome to the Fine Arts, Design & Creative Technology Career Community! Find resources and opportunities to launch your career in Fine Arts, Design & Creative Technology and learn about the many different areas students can pursue in the field. Browse this Community for career advice blogs, available career opportunities, and explore the resources to help you build your career and beyond.

How to Create an Online Portfolio (Even When You Don’t Have Work Experience)

You don’t need professional work experience to have a great online portfolio. If you’ve written articles for the school newspaper, conducted research for a class, developed a video game in an extracurricular, or did some graphic design on your own …

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Creating a UX Portfolio to Land the Job: A Step-By-Step Guide

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This article is part of Exponent’s UX and product design interview prep course created by product designers at Google, Meta, and other startups.

Ann Grafelman, a UX designer and illustrator specializing in e-learning platforms, helped write this guide.

Looking …

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7 Awesome UX Designer Resumes [Tips, Examples, & Templates]

The moment has arrived. 

The user experience (UX) designer job of your dreams is within reach.

Whether you’ve just graduated or are climbing the ladder, you’ve worked hard for this moment. But before you can claim that well-earned title, you …

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Vault Guide to Information Technology Jobs

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Performing Arts Jobs

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Sports Jobs

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Social Media Jobs

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Vault Guide to Fashion and Apparel Jobs

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Vault Guide to Architecture Jobs

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Featured Courses

WRCT 265 – Creating Children’s Books I

The goal of the course is to develop the skills necessary to create stories and sequential art specifically aimed at…

WRCT 317 – Writing and Drawing Comics

This is an intensive workshop course for students interested in making comics. We will read comic strips and books that…

DANC 108 – Live Performance: Video and Documentation

This course is designed to introduce and develop a broad range of skills integral to capturing a live performance across…

ARST 286 – Intro to Time-Based Media

This course will serve as a comprehensive introduction to time-based media in the expanded field. We will explore the ways…

EDST 210 / IDEA 209 – Educational Gaming Lab: Project-Based, Game-Based Pedagogy Approaches

In the past two decades, crowdfunding and renewed interest in games–board games, role-playing games, digital games, and instructional games–have created…

ARST 243 – Introduction to Graphic Design

Introduction to Graphic Design is a course that aims to open a window of understanding and communication through the visual…

CIS 350 / COMP 350 / FILM 250 / IDEA 350 – Computational Media: Videogame Development

This course examines the interplay of art and science in the development of contemporary videogames using the Unity development platform…

ANTH 290 – Style and Identity in Youth Cultures

This course focuses on young people’s engagements with commercially provided culture and their implications for identity formation. We begin in…

ARHA 263C – Curatorial Workshop: The Northern Renaissance Print

The flourishing of the print medium in Northern Europe during the later fifteenth and sixteenth centuries is one of the…

ARST 220 – Ecological Design

Being at Home in the World is an introduction to the skills and thinking involved in the ecologically responsible creation…

CHUM 333 – About Clothes: Styles, Histories, Activism, Poetics

In this course you will learn about some of the looks, discourses, forms of work, sensory meanings, and embodied histories…

CSPL 120 – Civic Engagement Practice

Wesleyan has a long tradition of civic engagement. CSPL 120 plays a critical role in helping continue this tradition. This…

CSPL 493: Internship

This course may be repeated for credit. Wesleyan has established a credit/uncredit internship course, CSPL 493, for students to receive…

GRST 289 – The Enlightenment You Don’t Know (And What It Can Tell You About the Digital World)

Who am I? How and what can I know? Is what I perceive of and present to the world the…

CHUM 323 – Documentary Fictions

How stable is the binary distinction between the documentary and the fictional? Is fiction’s claim to representing reality any less…

THEA 350 – Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing: Arts Journalism

Arts Journalism will give students the opportunity to write about the arts in a variety of short forms that put…

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