Will I ever get a job?

I thought I would post this list in an effort to raise your spirits and give you hope. These are former Truman State University Visual Communications students who are now working professionally. I have been meaning to put this list together for a long time and I have finally done it. So, when you ultimately graduate, you will know where you might run into a former Viscommie from Truman. This list will have a limited shelf-life, but should give you an idea of what your potential futures might look like.


  • Cameron Ballentine (2010): Marketing Services Specialist, MBS Textbook Exchange, Columbia, MO
  • Nicole Brewer (2008): Creative Director, VNA-TIP HealthCare, St. Louis, MO
  • Elizabeth Bishop (2009): Graphic Designer, Brake Printing, Columbia, MO
  • Paula (Ruckenbrod) Catalono (2000): Graphic Designer, Elsevier Publishing, St. Louis, MO
  • Brooke Clifton (2008): Graphic Designer, Bolds Creative, New York, NY
  • Becky (Niles) Daum (2005): Graphic Design Manager, Red Line Editorial, Minneapolis, MN
  • Jason Daum (2004): Manager of Marketing Services, INNOVA Marketing, Minneapolis, MN
  • Megan Dowdy (2010): Designer, Fleishman-Hillard, St. Louis, MO
  • Elizabeth Ebers (2005): Creative Director, Fleishman-Hillard, St. Louis, MO
  • Joe Eichelberger (2010): Graphic Designer/Illustrator, Paramount Apparel International, St. Louis, MO
  • Kate Elrod (2010): Creative Lead, Delinea Design, Omaha, NE
  • Stephen Emlund (2008): Print and Web Designer, Creative Improv, Columbia, MO
  • Jessica Endaya (2009): Graphic Designer, Gear for Sports, Kansas City, MO
  • Sarah Gordon (2000): Graphic Designer, Creative Services, UMKC, Kansas City, MO
  • Lindsey (Allen) Howell (2005): Art Director, Propper International, St. Louis, MO
  • Katia Ivanova (2010): Junior Graphic Designer, Dupuis Group, Chicago, IL
  • Emily James (2011): Studio Designer, Intouch Solutions, Kansas City, MO
  • Heather Jones (2001): Director of Art and Operations, Lipic's Recognition, St. Louis, MO
  • Patrick Jones (2009): Graphic Designer/Production Artist, Innovations in Art,  St. Louis, MO
  • Matt Kemp (2006): Art Director, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, MO
  • Ashley Kilgore (2006): Prepress Artist, Cannonball Advertising Agency, St. Louis, MO
  • Katrina (Kouba) Boles (2004): Wardrobe Crew, Concert Series at Jess Auditorium, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Michelle Krewet (2009): Graphic Designer, Henning Communications, St. Louis, MO
  • Ashley Long (2010) : Web Administrator, CBS Radio, St. Louis, MO
  • Annie Marineau (2003): Designer, Art Director, Brown Shoe Co., St. Louis, MO
  • Thomas Marrone (2005): Associate UI Artist, Cryptic Studios, San Francisco, CA
  • Andrea (Bailey) Maxwell (2010): Graphic Designer, Video Marketing USA, St. Louis, MO
  • Tina May (2008): Art Director, Ad Trends Advertising, Kansas City, MO
  • Joe Moccia (2005): Art Director, Discovery Communications, Washington, DC
  • Natalie (Preston) Navales (2004): Designer, The Graphics Company, St. Louis, MO
  • Abby Neidig (2009): Graphic Designer, US Toy Company, Kansas City, MO
  • Alyssa Noe (2011): Graphic Designer, Boxers Inc., St. Louis, MO
  • Jenny Oughton (2007): Art Director, Origin Agency, St. Louis, MO
  • Alison Peterson (2008): Art Director, Curious Pixel Inc., Kansas City, MO
  • Anitia (Pierre) Pierden (2005): Graphic Designer, EmploymentGuide.com/Dominion Enterprises, Kansas City, MO
  • Breanne (Cooper) Rapken (2009): Graphic Designer/Web Administrator, The Pinnacle Corporation, Dallas, TX
  • Sara Schneider (2011): Assistant Art Director, Austin Fit Magazine, Austin, TX
  • Amanda Senn (2009): Graphic Designer, AlphaMetrix, LLC, Chicago, IL
  • Jennifer (Wiemer) Seris (2008): Graphic Artist, University of Missouri – Owner/Photographer, Jennifer Seris Photography, Columbia, MO
  • Dylan Smith (2004): Art Director, VML, Kansas City, MO
  • Zach Smyth (2008): Digital Designer, Osborn and Barr Communications, St. Louis, MO
  • Michael Sotomayor (2009): Graphic Designer, BaseZero Productions, Chicago, IL
  • Aaron Speropolus (2005): CEO/Creative Director, \\\Welve Creative, St. Louis, MO
  • Megan (Mudd) Stoll (2006): Multimedia Designer, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Jim Wagner (2001): Partner, Lagom Design, Kansas City, MO
  • Schuyler Whitely (2007): Graphic Designer, Black and Veatch, Kansas City, MO
  • Jordan Worcester (2010): Graphic Designer, Cosco Industries, Chicago, IL
  • Taylor (Wysocke) Henry (2010): Art Director, Boxers, Inc. St. Louis, MO

Note to alumni: I put this list together from my Linkedin and Facebook contacts. If you don't see your name on this list and would like to be added or if the information is incorrect, drop me an email with where you are and what you are doing.


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