Profiles of Schools/Colleges in Iowa (IA) Offering Animation, Design, Gaming, and Media Related Programs

Our 2014 list of the Top 100 Animation School Programs in the US. For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.

11. California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California 
When the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music and the Chouinard Art Institute merged in 1961 with the help of none other than Walt and Roy Disney, it became one of the most coveted artist’s communities on the west coast. Dubbed California Institute of Arts (better known as CalArts), the school quickly climbed the ranks to become one of the top ten schools for aspiring animators and America’s top college for students in the arts.

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We started publishing regional and national lists in 2012 in response to myriad emails from aspiring animators and game designers asking us what the best schools were in the US, a given State, or in a particular area of the country.

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Mid-West

From sea to shining sea, there are excellent animation programs to be found in every corner of the nation and we’ve been on the hunt for them in. Today, we find ourselves smack in the middle of the nation for our fourth and final installment of our Best Animation Programs Top 20 list: the Midwest.

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List of articles profiling Iowa schools with animation, design, and gaming progr

At Animation Career Review we have profiled colleges across the US that offer animation, design, and game related programs. Below is a list of profiles of Iowa colleges:

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List of Iowa schools with graphic design degree programs

Below is an Iowa school that offers a graphic design programs:

Drake University, Des Moines
Programs available: B. A., B. F. A. Graphic Design

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Iowa

Corporations in the state of Iowa issue a fast increasing demand for developers of mobile computer applications.  These virally popular media forms known as mobile apps serve more than a million useful purposes.  Download forms and documents.  View flash cards.  Compare prices.  Check local weather.  Hear the latest breaking news.  Thousands of high tech professionals in Iowa enjoy lucrative local careers as app developers.

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How to become a mobile app developer in Des Moines, Iowa

Professional programmers and interactive designers in the city of Des Moines, Iowa are lately seeking lucrative carreers in the field of mobile app design.  Millions of users download millions of apps to send emails, learn foreign languages, peruse reviews, get sports results, soak in the view from a live web cam and many million more useful purposes.  Businesses in Des Moines are bursting with employment opportunities for professional app developers.

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Des Moines, Iowa

The city of Des Moines, Iowa supports more than 25,000 commercial businesses and many hundred gifted local artists pursuing careers as commercial illustrators.  Des Moines illustrators consistently land lucrative local positions in this highly specialized field.

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Iowa

The state of Iowa is a very visual arts-friendly region of America, featuring many major museums and colleges of fine arts.  Iowa also supports several hundred thousand commercial businesses that enlist talented local illustrators to create everything from greeting cards to brand logos to product packaging to cartoon characters and more.

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Des Moines, Iowa

The city of Des Moines, Iowa supports more than 25,000 commercial businesses, among them many hundred multimedia producers and media broadcasting stations.  Lately, more and more visual artists in Des Moines are landing lucrative positions as audio-visual editors.

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