Where Can a BFA in Visual Design Take You?
If you’re a creative individual who’s passionate about art, have you ever considered turning your passion into a career? Although it might seem like a challenge to make a living as a creative professional, there are numerous creative fields that currently have rapid job growth. Although these jobs require specific skill sets, the right education can equip you with the skills you need to be qualified for these fields.
BEAU’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in Visual Design prepares creative individuals for a variety of in-demand, exciting creative careers. Here are just a few of the possibilities that a degree specialization in visual design from BEAU could open up for you:
- Comic and Sequential Art: If you love storytelling through visual images, this could be the path for you. Comic and graphic novels are a rapidly growing genre, so there is plenty of work to be done in this niche of visual design. Being a comic book artist is often a freelance pursuit, which means that this job can offer a highly flexible schedule and the ability to work remotely. With a degree from BEAU, you’d learn how to create visual environments, characters, and narratives, as well as use all the industry standard software fluently. Learn more about this specialization on our website.
- Game Art: Another great specialization for visual storytellers is the game art specialization at BEAU. Being able to conceptualize the complex visual world of a video game takes a special kind of creativity and expertise that you can cultivate as a student at BEAU. You’ll graduate from this specialization with the ability to storyboard game concepts, render 3D designs, and more. Because of the popularity of games, and the proliferation of platforms for gaming, game design is a rapidly growing field with lots of job opportunities. Learn more about careers in game art design, or read more about this specialization on the BEAU website.
- Graphic Design: The field of graphic design is growing every day, as the internet becomes ever present in our lives, every business requires a web presence, and high-quality visual identities become a standard part of good business practice. The field of graphic design offers the possibility of working both in-house for a corporation or design firm, as well as freelance as designer, which means that individuals in this field have a diversity of job possibilities that fit different lifestyles and personalities. As a student in BEAU’s specialization in graphic design, you’ll learn design principles for both print and the Internet, be able to produce professional photography for your projects, and learn the ins and outs of typography, and more.
At BEAU, we’re committed to providing a quality education and offer arts education in an intimate, student-focused setting. If any of the career paths described above sound like the right fit for you, contact us for more information about the Visual Design BFA program at BEAU.