Creative Talent Emerges

SAN FRANCISCO (November, 2007)– Bay Area Companies, Design Firms and Public Invited to Review a new generation of up-and-coming designers participating in the Fall 2007 Portfolio Show at The Art Institute of California– San Francisco. The December 13 event will feature artwork, design portfolios and demo reels of students graduating in the fields of Advertising, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing&Management, Game Art&Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Media Arts&Animation, Visual&Game Programming and Web Design&Interactive Media.

The Portfolio Show will feature light refreshments and an opportunity to meet and converse with graduates looking for employment, as well as faculty and staff of the school. Students graduating with either associate or bachelor’s degrees will be showcased.

The details of the event are as follows:

Fall 2007 Portfolio Show

The Art Institute of California– San Francisco

Thursday, December 13, 2007

4:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.

Hotel Whitcomb

1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

(Parking in Civic Center Garage or

Trinity Plaza at 8th and Market St)

BART– Civic Center station

Bay Area companies looking to hire are encouraged to RSVP for the event by emailing aicasfjobs@aii.edu. Register online at http://fall2007portfolioshow.eventbrite.com. Individual appointments with graduates can be arranged.

“This is a perfect opportunity to see fresh design talent in a variety of fields all in one setting,” said Donna Dessart, Director of Career Services for the school.“We invite anyone who’s looking to hire entry-level designers to come to this event to meet this new group of graduates. It’s a great chance to see their portfolios and meet them in person.”

The Art Institute of California– San Francisco’s Career Services Department works with Bay Area employers to supply new talent for a variety of design jobs. Alumni from the school have been hired by local companies including, Electronic Arts, Lucas Arts, ILM, Tippett, Williams Sonoma, TMP Worldwide, Levi Strauss, PDI/DreamWorks, Double Fine, KNTV-TV NBC11, Georgiou, Mulberry Neckwear, Koret of California, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Leapfrog, Locomotive Studios, GAP Inc., Old Navy, Gymboree Inc., Perpetual Entertainment, and other companies.

The Art Institute of California– San Francisco is one of The Art Institutes ( www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of over 35 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.

CONTACT:

Gigi Gallinger-Dennis, Director of Public Relations

The Art Institute of California– San Francisco

(415) 276-1030 or ggallinger@aii.edu


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