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An insignificant so-and-so humbly presents: A bullet list of opinions that can help turn good advertising creatives into amazing advertising creatives.
When I’m not working I get anxious. It’s one of the reasons I hate freelance. And as my wife eased into her third trimester my last gig ended and I knew what the market looked like.
I learned more about how creative teams should be run from watching shows about restaurants than I have from working in most ad agencies.
Advice for those starting out their ad careers.
It’s not just you. Everyone, if not most folks, are looking for an escape route out of the ad game. At least the ones I’ve spoken with.
Stop glamorizing being a freelancer. It’s not for everyone. Nothing is wrong with you for not wanting it. Like everything in life, there’s high highs and low lows.
Over the last 10 years I’ve learned there are three questions I need answered for myself when I look for full-time work.
Unpopular opinion: It’s not about working at a big name, trending ad agency. It’s about who you work under.
Like the millions of others on this platform, my job was affected. My time spent at BBDO NY was nothing short of phenomenal.