Career Success

Champlain Game Art Graduates Are Ready

In addition to the extensive career-focused programs and support offered College-wide, each of Champlain's majors feature hands-on learning opportunities and other major-specific benefits that help our students create highly marketable résumés. Highlights include:

  • All members of the Game Art faculty are professionals in their field, which is an essential factor in our students getting the most cutting-edge education in the field possible. 

  • In a variety of classes, Game Art students are exposed to many programs and tools to use for their work.

  • On average, Game Art majors take one internship over the course of their program, which gives them stellar résumé listings and recommendations for the jobs they want.

  • In the Game Art Capstone class, seniors work together with Game Design and Game Programming majors with the end goal of creating a fully functional game. 

Recent Game Art & Animation* graduates have accepted various positions, including:

  • Insomniac Games // Character Artist // Burbank, CA

  • PlayStudios // Real-Time VFX Artist // Burlingame, CA

  • Raven Software // Junior Environment Artist // Madison, WI

  • Sony Bend // Associate Technical Artist // Bendd, OR

  • Trivium Interactive // Graphic Artist // Boston, MA

  • Ubisoft // 3D/2D Artist // Montreal, QC

  • Vicarious Visions // Junior Artist // Menands, NY

  • Wayfair // 3D Viz Artist // Boston, MA

*The program name change from Game Art & Animation to Game Art will be effective for the class starting Fall 2020.

Champlain College Class of 2019 Joins the Workforce 

Champlain's Career Collaborative team surveys alumni six months after graduation to find out how job searches are going. The College-wide results below are based on an outstanding 91% response rate—significantly higher than most post-graduation college surveys.

  • 91% are either employed or continuing their education within six months after graduating.
  • 88% of the graduates who are employed indicated that their jobs are related to their career goals.
  • 89% also indicated that they had completed one or more internships or other experiential learning opportunities before graduation.

The Results Are Clear

Our graduates are thriving; their Champlain education prepared them with real-world experience that sets them apart in their field.