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New CD here. How do you decide when CDs present the the work and when do you let the team who work on it present? TV work if that matters.

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Hey there! Do you know where I can find the best UK freelance copywriters to decline/localize best in class French tagline campaigns? I’m totally fan of the actual Uncommon work

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Hi there! I have more than a decade in advertising in several countries and became a CD a few years ago. I had amazing CDs as mentors and try to emulate their teachings, being the kind of boss I wish … more

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I’ve been a Creative Director for many years. Leading teams, managing workflow, guiding creative, pitching, crafting creative briefs, yada yada. Truth is, I miss simply sitting and getting blissfully… more

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Is anyone else proud of their work, but not THE WORK?

Exiting a 2+ year disaster where I’m proud of what we were able to accomplish (given the obstacles, which no one would believe) and the… more

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Starting to pull my work together after 5+ years in my CD role. In my 40s knowing ageism is a problem. A friend working on his resume says he is not including dates of jobs or graduation year to comba… more

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So… is it ok to not be posting something revolutionary on LinkedIn every 3 days? I see all these fancy people posting all these fancy articles all the time (from CDs to CCOs, ect). When I get home I’m… more

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I'm a 15-year experienced Creative Director with an ad agency background seeking job opportunities and seeking advice on how to navigate lack of prior American ad agency background, despite my exp… more

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Need advice. It’s a poor carpenter who blames his tools, but what do you do when your team delivers subpar work and the deadline is hot? I feel like I’m always caught between redoing it to make it pa… more

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It's been nearly a year at my most recent role and I still have an AD who refers to the way things were done with the previous CD and her processes. I've adapted some of her systems but not al… more

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Is 30 too young for a creative director? I'm 25 and completely self-taught (no degree). I started freelancing in 2018 and still do that today. I've been offered Art Director roles previously, … more

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Looking to connect with NYC based CDs. They say that you are the top 5 people you spend the most time with, and I'd like to make new friends with people who are like-minded and interested in caree… more

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Did you make 2023 resolutions? What were they?
We're not even two weeks into the year and I'm failing on mine! 😂 Just reminding myself that I can only eat an elephant one bite at a time… more

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Freelance rates for UK (London) based Creative Directors?

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What type of education or certifications are more valuable for becoming a creative director? I would like to pivot in my career but it kind of means starting over I think?

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Any west coast based CDs willing to chat? I’m now LA based and after 9 good years of freelance I’m ready to settle down with full time but my west coast contacts aren’t great. I’ve got a good resume a… more

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Any fun design related team builder ideas?! A few I had were: design our our own shoes, go to a painting workshop. What have you done with your design teams? Do share. Thanks!

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I'll be graduating in the spring and I'm looking for internships in LA- anyone know of any leads? Thank you! 🙏🏻

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Any recommendations for product walkthrough / explainer video production? Looking for an agency/team who can produce product videos, including voice-over. Thanks! 🙏

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I'm 55 and got laid off in early 2020. I still haven't found a full-time job. Beginning to think I'm retired and may be the last to know.

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Anyone familiar with Brado? Just wondering about the company, culture, benefits, etc.

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Any leads on companies hiring that are completely remote? Thank you! Happy Holidays!

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Anyone else find it extremely hard to be motivated at work right now? My team is so checked out it's like herding cats- and we're in office pt! 😂

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I work in house, and have quickly learned that leaving recruiting solely within our internal team is not working out the best. Any recommendations from the group on solid CREATIVE staffing agencies wo… more

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I manage a team of UI designers. They have expressed wanting to get more into Lottie animations which I think is a great idea. Are there any resources out there that would be great to learn how to des… more

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✨Good morning Creative Directors ✨

We are growing in this bowl! 🌱

If you are interested in getting more involved in this bowl and want to earn rewards for your participation. … more

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How do you keep your teams motivated through rounds and rounds of shitty client feedback? I’m talking about nitpicky craft stuff.

At some point, no one cares anymore, myself included. I wa… more

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Copy CDs — Do you have Art Direction in your list of Skills & Expertise? Trying to figure out a super succinct way to say I have the knowledge and POV sufficient to guide the work without misrepre… more

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Ok, just got laid off. Starting to work my network but also looking for a good recruiter. Recos?

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