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So I just got offered a Sr. art director position in Shenzhen, China for a company's international business. The salary is about $300,000. It makes me sad that I can't relocate as of now.

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Was the recruiter a Nigerian prince?

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$300k in Shenzen will get you your own 24 hours chef and chauffeur in a palace eating russian caviar for breakfast lunch and dinner. This industry is fucked - just do it. Choose the adventure.

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Do it for one year and have 150k to invest in the stock market, get rich, and quit advertising, marry a supermodel. Buy a big yacht.

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Nigerian Tech prince will be closer

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GO GO GO. Work for 1-2 yrs save all that money, and come back. Your experience working in one of the biggest emerging markets would be huge. It would make you very attractive to companies here....Agencies and clients.

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DO IT

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"$300k?" "Yeah, sure". Wakes up feeling terribly hungover with kidneys removed. ....Worth the risk imho.

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What company? *logs on to Lynda.com

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Anyone who takes this, make sure the contract is with a company bound by US laws and regulations. You don't want to get there and find that oh, that person in NY misspoke, what we meant was 30,000.

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If you do it make sure to understand the tax situation. Even with a ridiculous salary having to pay Chinese and American taxes could have a huge impact on how much you actually make

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I think for 300k I'd be willing to relocate to the moon.

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Lies.com b

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Omg I'll take it

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If it sounds too good to be true...

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300,000¥?

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Do they offer relo?

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Thanks for all the watch outs guys. So the more I thought about it, the work system there is a bit different than here which I'm not liking as much. They created a pool of "creatives" under one creative director. When there is a project coming through, all the "creatives" will have to fight to be in charge of the project instead of assigned. More like a consulting firm I guess. The money though can def put weight everything, I'm just surprised how much they are offering. I guess the tech bubble is pretty big.

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$300,000

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What agency?

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Damn ....

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