Archive for December, 2016

Mock Up Artist – Toy Industry – DOE


December 5th, 2016 | by admin | published in Design

Exciting toy brand is seeking a freelance Mock-Up Artist to join their team in Irvine, CA. Ideal candidates are energetic individuals that will support the development of samples for packaging and product. Responsibilities/Requirements: Create product and packaging mock ups File and organize project folders Keep mock up area stocked and organized Highly detail oriented and […]

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Integrated Project Manager – Advertising – DOE


December 5th, 2016 | by admin | published in Advertising

Well-established advertising agency is seeking an Integrated Project Manager to join their team on-site. Candidates will have understanding of user experience, banners, and offline. Responsibilities/Requirements: Knowledge of banners, emails, microsite, landing pages, and web redesign Collaborate with account and creative teams Strong communication skills and timeline management Excellent skills in Basecamp, ProofHQ, and Microsoft Project […]

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4 Ways Early Career Creatives Can Boost Their Value


4 Ways Early Career Creatives Can Boost Their Value
April 27th, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Career Growth

  In the rapidly evolving world of work, constant change is inevitable. Skills learned at any given time could easily become obsolete in the blink of an eye – which means it’s important to stay curious, adaptable and passionate as a creative professional. It’s not necessarily about the latest gadgets and gizmos. Instead, it’s about […]

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5 Reasons Why Creatives Need Alone Time to Succeed


5 Reasons Why Creatives Need Alone Time to Succeed
April 4th, 2016 | by admin | published in Creative Space, Features

Creative work isn’t always the most social work – good news for all the introverted creatives out there. Extroverts, on the other hand, may find the creative life isolating and lonely at times. The good news? Whether solitude is your friend or foe, it can grant you the quiet necessary to dive deep into the […]

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7 Essential Productivity Apps for Freelancers


7 Essential Productivity Apps for Freelancers
March 29th, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Creative Space, Features, Productivity, Useful Resources

  As a freelancer, it’s fantastic to be your own boss — but, as you may have heard — with great power comes great responsibility.  Not only are you creating work for clients, you’re also balancing your own books and other responsibilities. In today’s day and age, there’s an app for everything. 99u curated an […]

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10 Strategies to Spark Creative Thinking


10 Strategies to Spark Creative Thinking
March 17th, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Career Growth, Creative Space, Features, Productivity

  Brilliant ideas don’t just fall from the sky. In his new book, How to Have Great Ideas: A Guide to Creative Thinking, John Ingledew shares 53 strategies to help readers on their next big breakthrough. Here are ten of his best, as curated in a recent article at Co.Design:   1. Ask: “How can I […]

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What Inspires You?


What Inspires You?
March 9th, 2016 | by Diana Qasabian | published in Features

    What does the word “inspiration” actually mean?  It’s the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something — especially to do something creative. We spent the last month reaching out to a diverse group of professionals from different industries and asked them to reflect on what inspires and drives them. We’ve picked […]

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3 Habits That Will Keep Your Ideas Fresh


3 Habits That Will Keep Your Ideas Fresh
February 25th, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Creative Space, Design, Features

  Believe it or not, “aha” moments are fairly rare – even for the most talented creatives. The good news? You don’t need to be a creative genius to come up with winning ideas – in fact, anyone can become an idea machine. “The fact is, almost all of the research [on creativity] shows that […]

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5 Resume Tips for Creatives


5 Resume Tips for Creatives
February 22nd, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Career Growth, Creative Space, Design

The work experience of a creative can be hard to document on a single sheet of paper. You’ve probably created multiple projects outside of your 9-5 job and don’t know how to, or if you should document those on your resume. It’s a tough line to walk because you not only want to show how much […]

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5 Design Jobs to Expect in the Future


5 Design Jobs to Expect in the Future
February 16th, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Career Growth, Design

Design has evolved from a purely aesthetic industry to an industry with a responsibility to solve everyday problems. “Over the next five years, design as a profession will continue to evolve into a hybrid industry that is considered as much technical as it is creative,” Dave Miller, recruiter at design consultancy Artefact said in a recent article […]

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