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“The most fruitful opportunities were from the relationships formed with my teachers. I’m working at Rethink and that’s mostly thanks to instructors at the school, especially Mike Dubrick. He’s my boss now.“
“I was really nervous about starting at M.AD because I didn’t have any background experience or needed skills. But once classes started, I realized everyone brought different skills and unique perspectives. I never felt like I was behind.”
“We were able to dip our feet in all mediums. Being in different cities and agencies, we learned about the different processes. Multiple internships gave us insight into different ways of working.”
Graduate Employment Rate*
of Grads were offered Jobs before Graduation during the pandemic
of Graduates Work outside of Canada
Graduate Salaries When Hiring**
*hired within the first 6 months of Graduation.
**in canadian dollars, during the years of 2020 and 2021.
Our grads work with some of the coolest clients.
And they work at the best agencies.
Here’s a closer at our past graduates.
Meet Morgan Hamilton
Creative Strategy Grad 2021
Morgan’s career so far:
- Social Strategist at Antisocial Solutions (July 2021 – Present)
- Creative Strategest Intern at Rethink (April – June 2021)
Morgan started out in social media, fell in love with it, and knew it was something she wanted to seriously pursue.
Morgan dove head-first into our strategy program, honing her skills in CS, and took on an internship at Rethink Canada.
Morgan used one of her many M.AD connections and landed a job at Antisocial Solutions, working for one of her instructors. Some of the clients she works on now are Hershel, Netflix and 7/11.
Full 2021 Graduating Class
Arrivals + Departures
Art Director & Founder
Meet Mirabelle Eze
Copywriting Grad 2020
Mirabelle’s career so far:
- Copywriter at FCB Canada (May 2021 – present)
- Copywriter at john st. (Nov 2020 – April 2021)
- Jr. Copywriter at Cossette (Sept 2019 – Nov 2020)
- Copywriter Intern at Rethink (July 2019 – Sept 2019)
Mirabelle had a background in digital communications, but craved a career with more creativity.
Mirabelle shined in the Copywriting Program. She picked up multiple student Awards and landed internships at Rethink and Cossette.
Mirabelle was hired full-time at Cosette right out of M.AD. She went on to work at renowned Canadian ad agencies john st and Rethink, and is now at FCB Canada.
Full 2020 Graduating Class
Shirley Xu Wang
Desi6n Creative Studio
Grad: Jeremy Pedro
Art Direction Grad 2019
Jeremey’s career so far:
- Art Director TBWA/NEBOKO, Amsterdam (Oct 2019 – Present)
- Art Director Intern at Anomaly (April – June 2019)
- Art Director Intern at antoni Berlin (Jan – March 2019)
- Art Director Intern at 360i, New York (Oct – Dec 2018)
- Art Director Intern at Grey, New York (July -Sept 2018)
Jeremey worked in Calgary as a designer, but wanted to be in a role where he had more input on the bigger ideas behind creative executions.
Jeremey found his voice, style and passion in the program. He got unbeatable international experience by interning in Toronto, New York and Berlin.
Jeremy landed a job at TBWA\Neboko in Amsterdam and is now working with his dream clients: Adidas and Gatorade.
Full 2019 Graduating Class
No Fixed Address Inc.
INNOCEAN Worldwide Europe
No Fixed Address
Meet Maddie Rosenberg
Copywriting Grad 2018
Maddie’s career so far:
- Creative at Mother, Los Angeles (Nov 2021 – Present)
- Copywriter at john st. (Jan 2018 – Oct 2021)
- Copywriter Intern at DDB Berlin (Oct – Dec 2017)
- Copywriter Intern at Cossette (July – Sept 2017)
Maddie came from a theatre background, but wanted to combine her love of creativity and passion for writing into a career.
Maddie thrived at M.AD. After teaming up with an art director on day one, and she went on to win gold at the ADCC and intern in Toronto and Berlin. Maddie and her partner were both hired full-time at their dream agency — john st. — before they had even graduated from the program.
Maddie was at john st for close to 4 years, working on many clients, including Boston Pizza, No Frills and Tangerine. She’s now working in LA at Mother.
Full 2018 Graduating Class
Senior Art Director
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