Full Sail's alumni network includes more than 68,000 grads, working in a wide range of unique roles all over the world. Here are just a few of the latest updates, accomplishments, and accolades from our grads.
Film Grad Starts Digital Agency
Jason Hanrahan, a film graduate, recently launched Contrast Logic, LLC – an agency based in New Jersey that specializes in content marketing. Previously, Jason had interned with Hungry Man Productions, a position he says influences his daily life to this day.
Grad Takes on Role of Station Manager
Michael Dimock, an Entertainment Business and Public Relations graduate, recently accepted a position with the city of East Point, Georgia, as station manager/editor/videographer. He currently runs several of East Point’s programming channels via the city’s social media and television outlets. Previously, Michael had developed 30 Below Sports and Entertainment Management while attending Full Sail.
Jeff Decker: Engineering Manager at Amplify Education
Jeff Decker, a Game Design grad, is currently the engineering manager of Amplify Education. Amplify partners with teachers to provide next-generation curriculum and assessments to students.
Jennie LaBonte Brings Sound to the Dreaming City
Jennie LaBonte, a Recording Arts graduate, recently provided the sound design on Destiny 2’s Forsaken expansion, designing and implementing all the audio for the Dreaming City location featured in the game.
Angel Banchs on Live Sports and More
Recording Arts and Digital Media grad, Angel Banchs currently works for Reality Check Systems – a company that specializes in live sporting and esports events by creating graphics packages and control solutions. Some of Reality Check Systems clients include NFL Network, UFC, Riot Games, Fox Sports, and Major League Gaming.
Computer Animation Grad Joins 2K Sports
Currently, Jeff Kleinzweig is a senior environment/technical artist at 2k Sports. His career in games has spanned a variety of companies including Zindagi Games, Zynga, and Insomniac Games. “I’ve been really lucky to work on so many amazing game franchises over the years," he says, "and I owe a lot of it to Full Sail!” Some of his most recent work was featured on 2018’s Spider-Man (PS4).
Grads Team Up to Create GRYD
Recording Arts grad Yu Ting Ten has teamed up with another Full Sail grad to form the music production and audio post-production studio, GRYD.
Computer Animation Grad on ‘Rend’
Computer Animation graduate Chris Morgan is the lead animator on Steamroller Studios game Rend. While at Steamroller, Chris has also worked on Worms: WMD, Prey, and Dauntless in a variety of animation roles. He’s additionally worked on Fortnite and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. “It’s been a long journey, full of ups and downs," he says, "but my road is definitely testament to hard work ultimately paying off, never giving up, and proving that sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith.”
Game Art Grad Joins Raven Software
After a stint at Red Storm Entertainment – famous for titles like Tom Clancy’s The Division, Tom Clancy’s the Division 2, Far Cry 4 – grad Michael Galli recently started at Raven Software as a senior weapons artist on an unannounced project.
Jacob Everett Grad Rolls Out with 'Transformers: Earth Wars'
Jacob Everett recently joined Backflip Studios as a producer on Transformers: Earth Wars – a new multi-million dollar app on iOS and Android. Following this, he’s been tasked with rebooting Backflip’s internal publishing department. Previously, Jacob worked with Cartoon Network as a producer on Adventure Time Battle Party and several other projects.
We dedicate our work to the success of our graduates. Full Sail's Career Development department strives to help you achieve your goals by:
- Offering an advisory team made up of degree-specific industry professionals.
- Providing guidance on employment strategy - personal brand development, cover letters, resumes, and practice interviewing.
- Hosting recruitment events, alumni events and guest speaking.
- Maintaining career-long commitment to continued success at any level.