Twitter Facebook Vimeo

Does a planner need a portfolio?

32 sec read
12:15 PM | 23 January 2015
by Adam Oldfield
   •       •   
Got a question?

Planner, David Adamson of Fallon London outlines why portfolios are not just for creatives anymore but that planners should also carry one to promote themselves.

It used the be the case that purely creatives would carry around a portfolio, not so much any more. David Adamson from Fallon London outlines why planners should also have a portfolio to promote their skills.

“Get a solid story, make sure you’re really clear on what your own brand is.”

David explains how for sometime he has had a portfolio to help him share his story, his interest for the industry and his work.

For more advice on advertising, including information on the various roles, useful links and an outline of how advertising agencies work, take a look at our guide to the advertising industry.

More Q&A's

  1. What makes a good developer?

    Ben Doran, the Head of Technology at Lowe, talks about what it takes and the skills required to be a good developer.

  2. How do you come up with ideas for briefs?

    Philip Bock and Morten Schmidt are a former creative duo from Copenhagen and worked at M&C Saatchi, London. Here they talk about the process of coming up with ideas.

  3. Where can you learn more about 3D design?

    Leon de Set Croix, head of 3D Brand Design at notable design agency, JKR, talks about the places to learn more about 3D design.

  4. How do you find a creative partner?

    Ricky Richards, Creative, Art Director and Founder of Design & Innovation studio FOBI, talks about where to find a creative partner.

  5. What are your top three websites for design inspiration?

    Luke Thompson is a Graphic Designer at JKR. In this video he shares the three websites he uses for inspiration for new briefs, and why mood boards are a good thing.

  6. What's the best way to pitch ideas?

    Ricky Richards, Creative, Art Director and Founder of Design & Innovation studio FOBI talks about the process of pitching.