Chris Bruney, Art Director, DDB Chicago
American Art Director Chris Bruney discusses his experiences and dishes out some great advice.
Chris Bruney is a Mid-level Art Director at DDB Chicago, splitting his time on McDonald’s, Skittles, State Farm, and Capital One. He grew up in Florida, and loves long walks on the beach.
How did your career begin, tell us about your education and the first job you ever landed?
I sort of stumbled into advertising. I feel like I got lost, but somehow ended up in the right place. Through equal parts of dumb luck and amazing guidance from some people I respect greatly, I ended up going to Portfolio School in Atlanta, GA. It was two amazing and sleep deprived years, and when I graduated I had a portfolio I was pretty damn proud of.
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