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  • Design Week 2016

    Otis will host international talent, for its 5th annual Design Week, a series of week-long intensive design workshops with students, faculty, and visiting artists and designers.

    Theme: “GAME ON!”

    June 12 – 17, 2016.
    Public Lecture:

    June 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm.
    Goldsmith Campus

    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
    Free Admission and Parking

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  • Campus Closed for the Holiday.

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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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Careers in Toy Design

 

The toy design industry is a great partner to our students. Guidance from leading industry professionals and the use of state-of-the-art technology ensure that student work meets current professional standards. By the time our students graduate, they have a final portfolio displaying unique talents, innovative ideas, and technical skills across a broad range of toy categories: girls' toys and lifestyle products, vehicles, plush, preschool, boys' toys and lifestyle products, action figures, and games.

 

Selected employers include:

Mattel
Hasbro
Fisher-Price
Disney
Jakks Pacific
SpinMaster
Playmates
Uncle Milton
Wild Planet
Bandai
Big Monster Toys
By George!
Funosophy
Funrise
Jada
Lanard
Imperial Toys
Jmp Creative
Kids II
Lego
Pitch
Playhut
Slingshot
Hot Buttered Elves
North American Pet
American Girl
Bradford Exchange
Strottman
Aurora
Bestever
Equity Marketing