Management / Administration
26 careers advice results in total for Management / Administration
Simon works for a global digital marketing agency. He got into account management through a graduate scheme, offering him a structured introduction to his career.
Martin started out in information design, but soon broadened his offering to other areas of communication design. After working both in-house and for agencies, he founded Epitype.
Nikki started off in branding and print design. After realising her skills were more people- and process-focused, she moved over into client services.
Lucie drew on years of experience in publications, marketing and design to launch her own agency. She works solely with charities, doing branding, campaigns and merchandise for print and online.
Patricia van den Akker is director of The Design Trust, an online business school for designer-makers. She discusses the barriers to running a design or craft business, with 7 tips on overcoming them.
After many years of working in the packaging design industry, Stephen set up New Vision Packaging. His work involves liaising between designers and clients, and overseeing the business and its development.
Fay Blakeley is a freelance brand designer and consultant in Cardiff. She discusses the joys of being her own boss, as well as the challenges of being ultimately accountable.
Amelia is the art director and founder of Amelia's Magazine, which posts on art, design, music and fashion. She commissions work from illustrators and is in charge of the magazine's look and feel.
After a year in his first design job, Andy co-founded brand design agency Multiadaptor. With a small team, the company has worked for the BBC, Swarovski, and many other high-profile brands.
A design studio needs to be managed and coordinated. An administrator may be the first point of contact for all clients or potential clients.
Project managers deal with the business aspect of a design project, such as liaising with teams and clients and managing budgets.
A creative director shapes the creative style and quality of a studio, agency or design department. They are responsible for the organisation's creative output.
Brand strategists raise an organisation's profile by managing the way it interacts with customers and users.
An account manager develops the business and handles new and existing customers.
Alex works at design consultancy and product design company BERG. His work mixes product and graphic design with user experience work.
Kal Chottai is a designer and founder of product design company Damdesign. He talks about how he started his career in design and has 9 essential skills for a design business.
Alastair Reid is Managing Director of Red Design. He discusses what work is done at his design agency, and what quality he looks for in new designers.
Is there such a thing as the 'perfect' pitch'? Ian Winterbottom, partner at Our Agency, gives 6 fundamentals for pitching to clients.
There’s no time like the present to start following your ambitions. So stop adding to your ‘to do’ list and start putting the plans you already have into action.
Making the transition from being a student to establishing an arts practice, business, or career within the creative and cultural industries is a challenging but exciting journey.
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