Beyond Graduation

FIT enjoys international recognition for the quality of its programs and the caliber of its graduates. At FIT, you're connected through a faculty of industry professionals and extensive networking opportunities. As a result, FIT graduates have a higher than average job placement rate. The program's graduates are employed at well-known production companies such as, Psyop, The Mill, Blue Sky Studios, Framestore, Sony Image Works, Electronic Arts, Pixar, Nickelodeon, Weta Digital, Activision Blizzard, ESPN, MPC, Disney/Marvel Studios, Spontaneous and Epic Games.

Animation and Interactive Media Design

Animation, Interactive Media, & Game Design graduates are employed as:

  • storyboard artists
  • character animators
  • technical directors
  • texture artists
  • modelers
  • motion graphics artists
  • previz (pre-visualization) specialists
  • creative directors
  • game designers
  • visual effects artists
  • user experience designers
  • video editors

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Foad Faridzadeh

Trusting the Process

Foad Faridzadeh, Computer Animation and Interactive Media ’04, took his experience from FIT and turned it into a successful career in visual effects.

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Creating Beasts That Thrill Audiences

Ben Kilgore is a lead creature technical director at Weta and is in charge of creating computer-generated beasts for Hollywood films. Kilgore credits his experience at FIT with giving him the drive needed to succeed in his career.

I don’t think I’ve worked as hard or as consistently on any project as I did at FIT. I’d sleep there, eat there, and shower at the gym.


Computer Animation and Interactive Media ’04
Ben Kilgore

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Animation, Interactive Media, & Game Design
School of Art and Design
Pomerantz Center, Room D327
(212) 217-5440