Every year, our graduates find themselves shaping the future of design for interactions at consultancies and tech firms, and in a growing number of industries driven to leverage the power of design thinking. Not only do our graduates find employment quickly, they find themselves among the most sought after candidates in the field of design.
2015 Employers and Job Titles
|4Moms||User Experience Designer||Pittsburgh, PA|
|Adaptive Path||Experience Designer||San Francisco, CA|
|Athena Health||UX Design Associate||San Francisco, CA|
|Carnegie Mellon University||UX Researcher||New York, NY|
|Cisco||Senior UX Designer||San Francisco, CA|
|Facebook (2)||Product Designer||Menlo Park, CA|
|General Electric||User Experience Designer||San Ramon, CA|
|Speculative Designer||Pittsburgh, PA|
|User Experience Designer||Mountain View, CA|
|Groupon||Product Design Intern||Palo Alto, CA|
|Groupon||Product Designer||Palo Alto, CA|
|User Experience Design Researcher||Mountain View|
|User Experience Designer||San Francisco, CA|
|National Instruments||Junior Interaction Designer||Austin, TX|
|Philips||Service Designer||Monroeville, PA|
|UPMC||Senior Designer||Pittsburgh, PA|
Employment by Geographic Region
|Region||Number of Graduates||Percentage|
|Northeast: CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT||1||6|
|Mid-Atlantic: DC, DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV||3||19|
|Southwest: AZ, NM, OK, TX||1||6|
|West: CA, HI, NV||11||69|
|Southeast: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN||-||-|
|Midwest: IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI||-||-|
|Northwest: AK, CO, ID, MT, OR, UT, WA, WY||-||-|
Summary of Design Master Degree Post Graduation Plans **
|Total Grads||Employed||Continuing Education||Military||Volunteer||Not Seeking||Return to Home Country||Seeking||No Info Available|
*12 salaries reported. Salaries do not include internships, military, colunteer or those outside of the US.
**This report was finalized August 2015.
Source: Post-graduation data compiled with information on 80% of Design Master Degree Graduates.
Note: All known professional experiences are listed. Some recent graduates chose not to provide an employer, job title and/or graduate school with their response.