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How do you land a job as an advertising creative?

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Recorded 12 February 2014
@ Weapon7
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Pete Giblin, creative at Weapon7 at the time of filming (now having made his way to Grey London), dishes out plenty of valuable advice for anyone trying to make it as an advertising creative. Pete discusses portfolios, placements and networking and companies.

Watch the full interview with Pete where he talks about:

  • What it's like working as a creative in advertising and marketing.
  • Creative partnerships.
  • How to tackle creative briefs.
  • Coming up with ideas for digital.
  • The stand out moments in his career.

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