Media Arts & Animation
On-Air Graphic Designer for CNN Programs, including "New Day" and "Situation Room"
The Art Institute of Atlanta
[My education] instilled in me the skills of adaptability and resourcefulness. Julian Schieneman , On-Air Graphic Designer for CNN Programs, including "New Day" and "Situation Room" Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Arts & Animation, 2007 , The Art Institute of Atlanta
His fast-paced job means Julian is often learning on the go. “Although not the most desirable way to learn something, this taught me a valuable skill: Google-fu!” He adds that to succeed in the industry, he must be committed to keeping up with changing technologies and techniques. “You’re only as good as your last project. We are creatives, and at this point have become very good at creating things. The reality is that most people do not have that skill and it's a valuable skill that separates you from [others].”
He enjoys knowing that he’s been employed by one of the world’s largest news providers for over 10 years—and continues to push himself in his profession by attending trade shows, conferences, and watching trends.
Julian, who in 2007 earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Arts & Animation from The Art Institute of Atlanta, says that his education taught the skills of adaptability and resourcefulness. “I can offer an array of skill sets that help out employers in a myriad of ways, whenever needed.” He recommends that current students stay inspired as they look at the bigger picture. “The struggles of today will be the foundation of your success in the near future.”
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