NYFA’s Graphic Design School Alumni Updates – Where Are They Now?

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New York Film Academy’s (NYFA) Graphic Design School has always been committed to developing the next generation of well-trained and successful designers. These students are prepared for an industry that has grown exponentially since the turn of the century, with more opportunities than ever before for skilled graphic designers to find professional work while also expressing themselves in an artistic, creative fashion.

Some of NYFA’s very own 1-Year Conservatory Graphic Design alumni have spent the past year since their graduation, continuing to learn and improve upon their skill sets as they each continue to build their impressive portfolios as professional designers.

Carl Dempsey is currently interning at  Big Star Studio, a digital design firm in New York City that focuses on ground-breaking design and production. Big Star is well known for their creative sequences for Westworld, Game of Thrones and the documentary Free Solo. While Dempsey studied at the Academy, he focused on motion Graphics. To view his full graduation portfolio, click here.

Carl Dempsey during his Graphic design showcase at NYFA


Cheryl Lin
 is now a Senior Designer at MTG, a design firm in New York City that provides custom high-level design solutions based on years of experience, creativity, knowledge and understanding of the current competitive climate. During her time at NYFA, Lin explored her passion for print, interactive and motion design. To view her graduation portfolio, click here.

NYFA Alumni Cheryl Lin’s self portrait design (Courtesy of Cheryl Lin)

Jose Taira is currently a Designer at FLUZ App, an app that aims to disrupt the global retail shopping experience through various consumer touch points. During his time at NYFA, Taira’s  focus was print, interactive and motion design. To view his graduating portfolio, click here.

Jose Taira at NYFA’s Graphic Design showcase

Click here to learn more about NYFA’s Graphic Design School and check out more from our alumni on our Graphic Design Showcase Page.

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Published on: April 23, 2020

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