Tag: ad agency

25
May

In-house designer, freelancer or agency? Who to hire

Does the uncertainty and ever-changing nature of freelancing produce designers with sharper, more adaptable skills? Or does the social, fast-paced, and ordered workflow of an agency create more design superstars? In my nearly 10 years as an Art Director, I’ve seen a few businesses pondering if they should hire a freelancer or get in-house. Or even go big and hire an agency.Continue Reading..

07
Oct

Ad agency life humorously shown through the use of stock photos

Stock photos get a lot of hate. And most of time, the annoyance makes sense. We’ve all seen our share of cliché images, and there are lots of weird, creepy ones that leave you wondering who would want to use them. Then you see them thrown in randomly in a blog post or website and we all die a little inside.Continue Reading..

17
Aug

If ad agency life was represented by bbq items…

No industry in the world is as masochistic as much as the advertising industry. We criticize the work we create and condemn the environments in which we create it. And then we denounce the same award shows whose recognition we covet so much. Finally we disparage the clients who pay us and then end up revelling in this self-hatred.Continue Reading..

03
Aug
29
Jul

Funny emojis depict the struggles of ad agency creatives

If you don’t know what an emoji is, they’re graphic symbols that represent an idea or concept and are pretty well on all mobile devices. Copywriter Scott Wolf has taken these familiar icons and created emojis, amusingly captioned, to evoke relatable feelings for agency individuals, called Admoji’s.Continue Reading..

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