We’ve been working closely with our partner TechCityInsider to create a report charting out the future of the UK’s Silicon Valley, Tech City. The key finding? The UK needs a lot of digital creatives. Here’s their blog post that’ll give you the key details, including the report itself, plus a video with our very own Mike Berry!
Even if you didn’t get a coveted ticket to the coolest interactive event in the world last night, you can still pull up your favorite tablet and enjoy the fun. It will be like having Ben Stiller, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, and Jerry Seinfeld in the palm of your hands (figuratively, of course).
Our friend Rick Byrne recently wrote this great post on the Lifecycle of Designers that’s a great read for anyone in the design field, from college students just dreaming of their design career to Art Directors well on their way to being Creative Director. He’s got takeaways that every designer can use to help get to the next level.
With a strong background in both visual art and digital marketing, Erin understands the worlds in which creatives live. Check out her answers to our 11 Quick Questions to find out what advice she has for hiring managers, how she stays up on the world of digital, and important stuff like her guilty song pleasure.
In a study of job seekers looking at job descriptions, most spent fewer than 60 seconds reviewing a job posting before deciding to apply or pass (even though the majority of them had said they’d spent up to 10 minutes reviewing a job description to see if they were a good fit.) Ouch.