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VCU Salary Survey, 2023

A salary survey created by VCU Brandcenter broken down by position and level within creative departments at agencies.

How to Make Spec Work

Building a portfolio showcasing exceptional work is crucial to stand out and be chosen by a top-notch agency.
However, the challenge arises when trying to showcase impressive projects for prominent clients without prior professional experience. This is where “spec work” comes into play.

Communication Arts

Communication Arts is the premier source of inspiration for graphic designers, art directors, design firms, corporate design departments, advertising agencies, interactive designers, illustrators and photographers—everyone involved in visual communication.

Lürzer’s Archive

For over 30 years Lürzer’s Archive has been curating the very best in commercial creativity. Beginning as an archive of the best in print and video campaigns, we now encompass the ever growing gamut of creative commercial output.


The Digital Trade School for Slashies looking to stack their creative skills alongside a good vibes community.

The Art of Deck Making

Aisha Hakim’s guide to making the most powerful decks to help sell your work to creative directors and clients.