[Interview] Zara Visual Manager & Designer Extraordinaire:  Le Vasia Tamayo
May27

[Interview] Zara Visual Manager & Designer Extraordinaire: Le Vasia Tamayo

FIDM Merchandise Product Development  Graduate Le Vasia Tamayo just moved from Los Angeles to San Francisco for a position with Zara as the Northwest Visual Commercial Manager. She was also recently featured in Zara’s #iamdenim project, featuring designs from real employees from the iconic retailer’s stores. Coincidentally, when researching Tamayo’s collaboration with Zara, I found out that I own the piece she...

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FIDM Graphic Design Grad and Motocross Enthusiast Troy Havelin Hired at Scott Sports Upon Graduation
Sep30

FIDM Graphic Design Grad and Motocross Enthusiast Troy Havelin Hired at Scott Sports Upon Graduation

Recent FIDM Graphic Design Graduate Troy Havelin has transformed his passion for motocross into his career. Upon graduating from FIDM earlier this month, Havelin was offered a full-time graphic design position at Scott Sports in Salt Lake City, Utah where he will be working among a team to develop creative assets for the company, which specializes in bikes, running, wintersports and motosports products and merchandise. Havelin’s...

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Q&A with FIDM Grad Bana Bongolan: Diamond Supply Co. Designer & Entrepreneur
Feb05

Q&A with FIDM Grad Bana Bongolan: Diamond Supply Co. Designer & Entrepreneur

We recently had a chance to catch up with FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Graphic Design Alumna Bana Bongolan who has not only worked for leading urban lifestyle brands Crooks & Castles, LRG, Young & Reckless and now Diamond Supply Co, but also manages her own streetwear label IN//BEINHABITED. Since we last spoke with Bongolan in 2012, her design career in the apparel industry continues to grow and we...

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Q&A with FIDM Alumna Anne Tran: Visual Graphic Designer at Forever 21
Nov05

Q&A with FIDM Alumna Anne Tran: Visual Graphic Designer at Forever 21

By Johnae McDonald Graphic Design Alumna Anne Tran graduated from the FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising program in Winter 2012, and has hit the ground running ever since. Currently a visual graphic designer for Forever 21, she gave us a little insight on what she does on a day-to-day basis, and offered some great advice to aspiring graphic designers. (FIDMDigitalArts.com) What does your job entail on a daily basis?...

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FIDM Digital Media Grad Promoted to President of Television & Gaming at Leading Global Entertainment Marketing Agency CREATE
Oct23

FIDM Digital Media Grad Promoted to President of Television & Gaming at Leading Global Entertainment Marketing Agency CREATE

FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Jonathan Gitlin has been promoted to the President of Television and Gaming at Create Advertising Group, an award-winning entertainment marketing agency recognized for its work developing film trailers, television spots and other audio visual material used in entertainment marketing. The company has worked with almost every major studio on high-profile campaigns for some of the most successful worldwide...

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10 Questions with Marvel Studios Senior Project Manager, FIDM Graphic Design Grad Sarah Truly Beers
Aug01

10 Questions with Marvel Studios Senior Project Manager, FIDM Graphic Design Grad Sarah Truly Beers

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInreddit Since graduating from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s Graphic Design program in 2002, Sarah Truly Beers has tackled a fair share of amazing creative projects for the entertainment industry. Currently Beers is a Senior Project Manager at Marvel and during her career she has worked on a variety of creative projects that includes everything from merchandise to packaging...

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Q&A with FIDM Grad Angelica Raquid: Graphic Designer for NBA Player Metta World Peace
Jun19

Q&A with FIDM Grad Angelica Raquid: Graphic Designer for NBA Player Metta World Peace

Courtside Access magazine was just an idea that Angelica Raquid mocked up for the purpose of showing off her publication design skills in her final FIDM Graphic Design portfolio, and now she’s witnessing her concept come to life thanks to NBA Lakers player Metta World Peace (formerly known as Ron Artest). “It’s not the original physical magazine I had originally imagined, but it’s basically the spawn of my...

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Q&A with FIDM Grad Jay Trumbull: Games Capture Director at The Ant Farm
Dec24

Q&A with FIDM Grad Jay Trumbull: Games Capture Director at The Ant Farm

In this new column, FIDMDigitalArts.com asks leading graphic designers and filmmakers and other industry insiders to weigh in on what’s happening in their industry in 2014 and beyond. Below, hear from FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Jay Trumbull who develops video game trailers at leading digital media agency, Ant Farm. Digital Media Industry Insider Q&A: Name: Jay Trumbull Title: Games Capture Director at leading agency Ant Farm...

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