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Is Paris a good city for creatives?

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Whose hiring remote freelance senior digital designers right now?

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Trying to get a feel of what the salaries are for mid-weight writers in the UK. Can you pls share what you’re getting (or used to get) as a mid-weight creative?

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This is so random - what is the perfume i swear every stylist is wearing on set??

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Junior here. If a CD says, "...Play stupid games, win stupid prizes" and walks away, what on Earth do they mean??? I wanted to ask them directly but I don't want to look stupid. Help!

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Would you take this pay cut? Re-orging the marketing team. I’m the CD. Manage 2 designers, jr and sr. Been here 6 years. We want to split the team into branches and hire someone more senior than me to… more

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Waiting for AG Garland to speak – what is going on with the kerning on this sign?

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Any good Canadian Marketing or client side hiring Senior designers with Design, UX, MOTION and print knowledge? 🙂

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How would you prefer an ex-colleague or alumni classmate to reach out to you informing that they're looking for new opportunities? Email, LinkedIn, text?

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Had two meetings canceled today a minute after they were to have begun.

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If we're anonymous on here, what's the point of signaling your former agency or company in your title?

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Bagged 2 scholarships from OCAD and Vancouver Film School. I'm a Graphic designer s 8 years exp.
Finished UX certification and completed 2 full shopify websites. 🙂

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How many years did you have under your belt before you became Senior?

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Not me literally getting so overwhelmed and flustered by an internal CASE STUDY today 🙃

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