Seth has been working in creative staffing and employment in the Washington DC area since 1998. Armed with a BFA in Medical Illustration from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MFA in Illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design, Seth tackled freelancing in the late 90s. Upon moving to Washington DC in 1998, Seth joined Randstad, an international staffing and employment solutions provider where he began his career in Creative recruiting and employment. As a recruiter he was promoted to a series of managerial positions later becoming the Practice Manager and Subject Matter Expert for the Creative Division. Seth has had the distinct pleasure of working with some of the most prestigious and well respected companies locally and nationally, placing individuals in a wide variety of genres within the digital arts industry spanning the genres of advertising, marketing communications, public relations, government and non-profit sectors.
Seth has also been an adjunct instructor at the Art Institute of Washington where he taught Art Direction and Career Development. He also is actively involved in the creative community where he has had the honor to speak at numerous local colleges and universities and be a guest on washingtonpost.com live online chats. He is also the former Education Co-Chair of the Art Director’s Club of Metropolitan Washington (ADCMW) and has been actively involved in the DC Ad Club. Seth served as the Career Services Director at Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts, DC Campus.
Seth currently serves the Outcomes Manager & Career Coach for General Assembly DC where he continues to forge community partnerships and provide students with week over week career development programming and valuable professional opportunities.
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