Creative Careers and Job Advice

What do they do? Graphic Designers are responsible for creating and communicating ideas that inform, inspire and captivate consumers. Using computer software or by hand, they create the production design and layout for multiple mediums such as brochures, magazines, corporate reports, and advertisements. The following are some of the Graphic Designers’ duties. Create illustrations, original […]

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What Is Foley Art? Foley is a unique sound effect technique that involves creating and “performing” everyday sounds for movies and television shows. Foley artists create these sounds in a recording studio during post-production, in synchrony with the picture, to enhance the quality of the audio. Foley sound got its name from Jack Foley, the […]

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What becomes a legend most? USV graduates were privileged to observe a legend at the 2018 Commencement ceremony. There, Floyd Norman, the animator, writer, and artist who was the first African-American artist at the Walt Disney company, accepted his Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy degree from USV. Throughout his continually evolving career, Floyd exemplified legendary characteristics.   Inspiration: […]

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Available at Amazon In his book, Work Rules!: Insights From Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead, Laszlo Bock (Google’s former SVP of People) describes a ground-breaking project that set out to determine the best way to increase Noogler (new Googlers) effectiveness. His research found that the onboarding process, that period when new hires come […]

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