Chicago Creatives

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Anyone had luck shooting locally during “these troubled times?” Nervous to capture remotely. Any director recos for tabletop and simple setups?

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Hey hey, anyone know if Leo or others are hiring freelancers right now?

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What has gone wrong in Chicago in the last two years? There wasalways at least one major piece of work the whole world noticed, usually from Leo Burnett or Ogilvy. But the tone and energy of work from… more

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Layoffs at energybbdo?

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When is it time to give up? I have been looking for a junior role forever. Has anyone left the creative world and been able to come back after working some arbitrary job in marketing?

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What is the best advice you have for someone trying to land a Junior AD position? I have been an intern but landing a follow up gig has been hell.

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Is VMLYR Chicago going to have either Intel or YMCA work? If so who can I reach out to get an interview? Let me know.

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Out of curiosity, what agencies have multi cultural groups or teams within - including bilingual teams for Hispanic market advertising?

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How are you all feeling about the Chicago market right now?

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SOS in Fulton Market. Does anyone have the ancient MagSafe Power charger for an old MacBook Pro (2013 era)? Can I borrow til 5?

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I’m almost 40. (Yes, I’m practically dead.) If there’s one piece of career advice I can give to young creatives: keep your portfolio updated. Don’t wait long periods of time. Just keep it going.

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Considering taking on a side project but don’t have a ton of experience managing my own clients. Anyone have experience charging by deliverable vs. hourly or day rate?

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Looking for a UI freelancer (who wants to stay freelance) for a project starting next month. B2B preferred. 20+ hours a week to start, work off-site but must come in for meetings and work sessions.

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Mid and senior level ADs, what’s your salary and how many years of experience do you have?

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Any art directors out there looking for a new gig? I’m looking for a partner. Needs to be conceptual and love working on fun food brands. PM me if you’re interested in learning more.

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Perkins & Will in Chicago is hiring ui designers and ux strategists, mid to senior level!

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Hello ⭐️ Any junior/mid-level designers interested in a permalance gig? (details in comments)

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