University of West London / Ealing School of Art, Design and Media
FutureRising visited University of West London / Ealing School of Art, Design and Media with a range of creative industry professionals. From design, media, advertising, marketing and branding the speakers passed on inspiration and advice for starting out in the creative industries.
The creative pros discussed the following:
- Their current role.
- What they do day to day.
- Current trends.
- How they landed their job.
- Examples of good portfolios.
- What employers look for in portfolios.
- How to promote your talent.
- Being a solo creative
- How to get your first interviews.
- Doing freelance work.
Roy Quilor, Freelancer Designer & Founder, Awwesome
Roy has over 8 years experience working in design where he has delivered projects for companies including Diageo, Nokia, Nestlé, Shell and Virgin Holidays. Now a freelancer he will offer lots of advice on how it is to get ahead in design and promoting your own skills.
Owen Lee, Activation Manager, Stardom MediaVest
Owen leads the digital progression on Samsung UK, Burger King, Skyscanner and other digital accounts. With plus five years working in the media industry Owen has lots of experience both locally and internationally.