Digital Arts Program

Job and Internship Information



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The Handshake platform is your one-stop site for recruiting top talent at UNCW! Post jobs & internships, register for recruitment events, schedule on-campus interviews and more!

Create your UNCW Handshake user account and company page by clicking here > 

Before posting your employment or internship opportunity, please review the UNCW Career Center guidelines by clicking here >

In addition to being the place where you can search and apply for internships, part-time, and full-time jobs, you can also use Handshake to:

  • Upload a resume and complete your online career profile
  • Allow your online career profile and resume to be viewable by employers
  • View upcoming career fairs, events and attending employers
  • Research contact information for local and national employers

Student Handshake Login Instructions:

  • All active students have an account created for them at the start of the semester
  • To access your account, log in through MySeaPort or
  • Enter in your UNCW email and password, or use the blue single sign-on button



Other Student Job Resources

UNCW Digital Arts on LinkedIn | Announcements related to UNCW's DA program and job listings are regularly posted on our LinkedIn page.

CREATIVEHEADS.NET | Website offers job listings in the video game, animation, visual effects and software/technology industries. It also allows for job-seekers to create a profile with links to a demo reel and images.

GAMEJOBHUNTER.COM | Website offers job listings in the video game industry.

Currently enrolled DA students should be on the lookout from e-mails from their professors about new job announcements. 


Job and Internship Titles

The following is a list of position titles our DA students have taken or companies have advertised through our program.  You can use these keywords as a launching point when you being your job and internship search:

  • VR developer
  • Software engineer
  • Gameplay design
  • Level design
  • UI design
  • UX design
  • Tech artist
  • FX artist
  • Lighting artist
  • 3D modeler
  • Texture artist
  • Concept/Vis devleoper
  • Physics programmer/engineer
  • Tools programmer/engineer
  • Level design
  • UI design
  • UX design
  • Tech artist
  • FX artist
  • Lighting artist
  • 3D modeler
  • Texture artist
  • Concept/Vis developer
  • Physics programmer/engineer
  • Tools programmer/engineer
  • Gameplay programmer/engineer
  • Rendering programmer/engineer
  • Graphics programmer/engineer
  • UI/Features programmer/engineer
  • Systems programmer/engineer
  • Animation tool programmer/engineer
  • Cinematic tools programmer 
  • Networking programmer/engineer
  • Rendering programmer
  • Graphics engineer
  • Animation programmer
  • Graphic designer
  • Content creator
  • Technical associate
  • Client services manager
  • Marketing concierge
  • Digital asset coordinator
  • Digital strategist
  • Website designer
  • Digital web and app specialist
  • Multi-media designer
  • NASA research associate