I graduated in May 2020 and found myself excepting a Junior Art Director position in Healthcare. I never saw myself in health but with many agencies having hiring freezes I decided to get some experience and save up some money in the meantime. Fast forward one year; I’ve added a new campaign to my website and I’m starting to apply to consumer agencies again. Any tips to help me make the transition? Any place to avoid? Who have you noticed is hiring again? Thanks in advance :)

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OMG are you me? Same boat my friend.

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I was stuck in the pharma world for some time. I transitioned out of it by going to an agency that did both healthcare and consumer work. Another way to go about it is to make a lateral move from healthcare junior ad to a consumer junior ad role, or even a conceptual designer role. Get out ASAP!

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Thanks! Yeah I’ve been here a year it’s time for me to get out

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