Junior Creatives

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An emotional support group before we become hella jaded.

How many pieces of work do most people have when switching from junior to mid? 4? 6? I know it’s all about quality of the work & experience, but I’m curious if juniors are expected to have no more… more

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As a junior, should we still be overworked and underpaid in 2020? But also given COVID, does it all come down to ‘take what you can get?’

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Favouritism? I got screwed over, paired with another art director. Same job title, salary, started at the same time. After doing good work together, I won awards individually, turned down a job offer … more

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Need talented jrs for a healthcare agency (don’t bring the attitude, we know it isn’t as glamorous as Nike or Coke, but we get to help people and the paid is way better.) Need conceptual thinkers with… more

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If there are any current students or recent grads open to doing a Fall internship, Havas Mango is looking for someone! It’s paid ($15/hr), fully remote, 20hr/wk, flexible schedule, starts 10/5, and be… more

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I am looking to create a small discord group for new creative and strategists who may be struggling creatively to get together. I hope that together, we can support each other. At the moment, I am on… more

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Standard rate for *midlevel* AD in a major city? (nyc, bos, chi) And how much more is it compared to when you were a junior?

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What is a reasonable mid level art director salary in Chicago? I’m about to get a promotion soon but also about to get another job offer at a different agency and would like to weigh my options.

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Has anyone had much luck in finding clients for freelance or a full time job? I’m stuck between doing freelance or just focusing on finding a full time job.

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I'm looking for a jr. AD to partner with. I was thinking mostly to just help each other on some spec work. Any advice for how to get one or if you're interested let me know.

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Pros and cons of going into pharma? Seriously considering making a switch.

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Hi! What’s a reasonable rate for a freelance junior design position in NYC?

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I find voiceover recordings a pretty stressful experience. How have any of you got over this fear?

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I may compete too, but want to spread the goods. Something special Interesting Development and Vita Coco have whipped up. If you’re a recent graduate or junior looking for an opportunity. Take a peek.… more

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How do one go about looking for Art Director positions within the fashion industry as well as the print industry?

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I’m looking at changing careers from screenwriting to copywriting. How likely am I to get an internship/job at a good company without going to portfolio school? Or is portfolio school 100% necessary i… more

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At what point should you start to acknowledge that maybe you don’t see eye to eye on creative work as your CD instead of thinking “well I’m junior so I guess they’re right.” 😕

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I’m so sick of constantly being left off emails on projects I’m working on (despite repeatedly asking to be put on) and trying so hard to prove myself for nothing.

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Feels like I’m losing my mind 😭 I keep seeing all these people getting junior AD positions but there have been zero postings. I’ve been searching for months since graduating and nothing has worked ou… more

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Having a tough time landing a copywriting internship. People generally seem to like my book, but I can't seem to find/land anything. Anyone else having a tough time?

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I’m being offered a role at a pharma agency, but I’m nervous to start my career there & get pigeonholed into pharma. My situation is comfortable enough to afford continuing my job search but I fee… more

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Feels like i’m seeing a ton of junior copywriting roles but very few junior ad, is that typical for the industry?

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Can I have a close & personal relationship to my CD and still remain “professional”? I get along with my CD really really well but I’m afraid it may affect the way we work togethe… more

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How are all you juniors doing, surviving?

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Anyone know anything about the TBWA/Chiat/Day YoungBloods program? Is it basically an internship? Seems like a good resume-builder.

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I started my first real non-internship job and got partnered with a senior writer. I’m having a lot of trouble concepting with them since i start to feel really intimidated and like they’re more like … more

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Around how much extra $ do you make annually with overtime?

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just got an intern offer in New York (super lucky and very grateful) and the pay offered is $540/week ($13.5/hr for 5 days/40 hrs; nothing said about overtime). Is that reasonable?

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Looking for tips on how to calm my creative partner down when we get negative feedback on a project? I understand negative feedback is a part of the job but they always freak out. Any tips on how to … more

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interns and students, what would you want a mid-level creative to cover in an informational interview?

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looking for a designer who understands typography + layout. drop your portfolios below please.

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If I take an entry level position at a pr firm in art direction, will it be harder for me to eventually get into advertising as an Art Director or do most people consider the skills transferable?

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