Careers in Fashion Media

Shape compelling stories through words, images, and design.

LIM College’s Fashion Media major empowers you to conceive and execute your creative vision and connect with diverse audiences. Become a skilled storyteller – mastering fields from writing and editing to layout design, video production, and creating content for social media.

Based in the heart of New York City, our program offers a unique window of access into the media world. See how our on-campus and online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Fashion Media degree programs can launch your career in this dynamic field.

An express route to success

The Lexington Line, our student-run fashion and lifestyle magazine, is a print and digital publication that also has a social media presence. The Lexington Line provides invaluable hands-on experience in both print and digital publishing for Fashion Media majors.

With opportunities to publish your work and build a portfolio, The Lexington Line can serve as a springboard for career success. Gain real-world skills in writing, research, photography, graphic design, social media marketing, and more.

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Explore careers in fashion media

Experience counts in the media world. LIM students have interned at many renowned media outlets and companies, including:

  • Harper’s Bazaar
  • Marie Claire
  • AMC Networks
  • Paramount Media Networks
  • Refinery 29
  • The Daily Front Row

Our program has a proven track record of helping students begin successful careers in media. 

Job titles for 2024 Fashion Media graduates include:

  • Assistant Social Media Strategist
  • Account Manager
  • Creative Partnerships Coordinator
  • Contributing Writer
  • Digital Marketing Assistant
  • Graphic Designer
  • Social Media Manager
  • Visual Designer

Our alumni work in many career areas within Fashion Media, including:

  • Advertising
  • Beauty
  • Editorial (magazine)
  • Fashion journalism
  • Graphic design
  • Content marketing
  • Video production

Prepare for the digital age of journalism and content creation. With LIM College’s well-rounded curriculum and hands-on experiences, you will develop a wide range of skills to get career-ready:

  • Communication: Convey your ideas clearly and persuasively both within your organization and to audiences.
  • Media production: From photo shoots to video creation, develop practical skills to produce content that reflects your creative vision and effectively communicates specific messages.
  • Research: Develop research and critical thinking skills to help in roles like uncovering fashion trends and supporting in-depth data-driven storytelling.
  • Storytelling: Tell captivating fashion stories through compelling narratives.
  • Strategic analysis: Learn to critically assess fashion-related content and make decisions to ensure it resonates with target audiences.

If you want to work in fashion media, you must be proficient with a range of essential tools and software. 

In LIM College's Fashion Media program, you will learn how to work with industry-standard tools. This knowledge can provide a crucial edge as you embark on your career.

These tools include:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere): Master Adobe's suite of powerful software, becoming proficient in image editing (Photoshop), vector graphic creation (Illustrator), layout design (InDesign), and video production (Premiere). These tools enable you to craft and enhance visual content, design layouts, and create multimedia presentations that elevate your storytelling.
  • Google Docs: Utilize this versatile cloud-based platform for collaborative writing, editing, and sharing your content.
  • Hootsuite: Expertly manage and automate social media marketing and publishing.
  • WordPress: Publish digital content using this leading content management system.
  • SquareSpace: Use this all-in-one content management system to build a website, sell products, track site analytics, and more.

Fashion media industry groups can provide networking opportunities, resources, and support during your career. 

They include:

Stay informed and engaged with key publications that shape the media and fashion worlds, including:

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Fashion Media

Learn to tell engaging stories through writing, photography, and video with a bachelor’s in Fashion Media from LIM. Our program equips you with practical knowledge of the tools and technologies that drive print and digital media production.

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Take the next step

Unlock the power of storytelling in the world of fashion with LIM College's Bachelor of Science in Fashion Media program.

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