For many of DigiPen's students, becoming a professional artist, game developer, or computer engineer means fulfilling a long-held goal. With dedication and hard work — and the support of DigiPen's Career Services department — many of our graduates successfully realize that dream.
As students approach graduation, there are many opportunities to forge industry connections and make contact with potential employers. In addition to attending industry events like the Game Developers Conference and SIGGRAPH, students and graduates have access to various resources provided by DigiPen's Career Services department including:
Many of our alumni continue to maintain a strong bond with the DigiPen community for years after graduating. They return to the school to give guest lectures, to share their professional experiences with current students, and to scout new talent for their companies.
An abbreviated list of companies that have hired DigiPen (Main Campus)* graduates:
Also, check out the list of many of the specific game titles our graduates have worked on.
*This refers to graduates from the Main Campus located in Redmond, Washington United States.
Part of DigiPen's Mission as an institute of higher education is to provide highly qualified personnel to the interactive computer industries to sustain their growth and productivity. The accomplishments of DigiPen's graduates, alongside testimonials from their employers, demonstrate the positive impact our alumni have made, and continue to make, on the industry.
"From the Valedictorian of DigiPen’s first graduating class to the seven graduates who produced 2007’s Game of the Year, Portal, DigiPen has become a leading source for finding new and talented employees at Valve."
[ Doug Lombardi, VP of Marketing, Valve ]