3-D printed student sculpture of cartoon characters

Digital Arts, B.F.A.

Enhance your creative talents through state-of-the-art technology, proactive projects, and impactful internships at the university where the founders of Pixar began.

What You’ll Learn

The Digital Arts, B.F.A. gives you a rich foundation in computer animation and digital arts production through diverse courses and collaborations that hone your creative, design, and technical talents.

You’ll work with one of the most well-equipped, highly advanced art media labs in the New York metropolitan area, including state-of-the-art hardware, 2-D, 3-D, and graphics software applications, motion capture, gaming, 3-D printing, and emerging technologies.

Career Options

  • 3-D Modeler
  • Animator
  • Digital Artist
  • Motion Capture Artist
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Multimedia Producer
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Video Game Designer
Paul Griffin (B.S. ’84)

Star Wars

Throughout Paul’s career, he’s worked on well-known projects such as Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King; Star Wars: Episode 1—The Phantom Menace; and King Kong.

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Olivia Flores-Nieves (B.F.A. ’21)

Student

A recipient of the Rikon Family Scholarship, Flores-Nieves strives to become an animator after a lifelong love of drawing and watching cartoons.

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Noelle Scindian (B.F.A. ’16)

Sesame Workshop

While in school, Noelle interned at Story Pirates, an educational media organization based in New York City and Los Angeles. Now, she continues her love of children’s media as a post-production assistant for Sesame Workshop.

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Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

$72,520

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Top-Tier Ranking

USNWR Top Performer for Social Mobility

New York Tech is a Top Performer for Social Mobility among regional universities in the North.

How You’ll Succeed

You’ll learn from expert faculty who serve as teachers and mentors, network with visiting artists, enjoy internships with local innovators, and gain the professional guidance and preparation you’ll need for a robust career in the industry.

USNWR Top Performer for Social Mobility

Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is a Top Performer for Social Mobility among regional universities in the North.

Do. Make. Innovate.

A Conversation with Debra A. Vogel: Leadership and Life Lessons

April 15, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 01:50 pm

Join us as Debra A. Vogel (A.A.S. ’85), president and founder/owner of Las Vegas- and New York-based Paradigm Management LLC, shares her expertise and life lessons from her years of business experience and introduces the new Debra A. Vogel Student Advancement Scholarship program.

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Alumni Profile: Jaz Garner

April 07, 2021

Starting her career as an intern at ABC News, Jaz Garner (M.A. ’14) is now associate producer for 20/20. And she says she couldn’t have gotten there without the support of her alma mater.

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