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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.

  1. What is the most challenging thing about being an advertising creative?

    Philip Bock and Morten Schmidt are former creative partners from Copenhagen and worked at M&C Saatchi, London. Here they talk about what they found most challenging about working in a creative team.

  2. Which skills are important for a developer?

    Ben Doran, the Head of Technology at Lowe, talks about the various skills which are important for a developer.

  3. What is life like at M&C Saatchi?

    Former creative duo Philip Bock and Morten Schmidt from Copenhagen talk about what life was like at M&C Saatchi, London.

  4. How hard is it to get into film?

    Ricky Richards, Creative, Art Director and Founder of Design & Innovation studio FOBI, shares advice for anyone looking to get into film.

  5. How should I promote myself as a developer?

    Ben Doran, the Head of Technology at Lowe Profero, talks about how and where to promote yourself as a developer.

  6. How do I get my foot into an agency?

    Digital Project Manager, Tom Wood from ais London explores how you should go about getting yourself into an agency using those you know.

  7. Does a planner need a portfolio?

    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.

  8. How does an average day pan out for an activation manager?

    Owen Lee, Activation Manager at Starcom walks us through a typical day working within the activation team.

  9. Is experience vital to landing a job in advertising?

    Deputy Head of Account Management at Leo Burnett, Lindsey George explains why it’s vital to gain experience to demonstrate your passion.

  10. What's your process when working on a creative advertising brief?

    Grey London's Pete Giblin on how to tackle creative briefs.

  11. Why is it important to be yourself?

    Jeremy Garner on why pretending to be something you're not won't work.

  12. What is the importance of networking?

    Owen Lee, Senior Activation Executive at Starcom, discusses why you should be getting out there and networking.

  13. Does studying a creative course give you an advantage?

    It's not necessary to study a creative course to get into the creative industries. But if you don't, you should listen to this valuable advice from Tom Wood.

  14. What moment stands out most in your career so far?

    Unruly Media's Eddie Tomalin on his most cherished event of his career so far.

  15. How do you concept for digital projects?

    Concepting for digital isn't always the same as coming up with ideas for traditional media. Pete Giblin explains.

  16. Where do you find inspiration?

    Starcom's Owen Lee lists the best places to find inspiration and why it's important to keep a broad range of interests and hobbies.

  17. What's the day-to-day life as a creative director?

    Jeremy Garner on the important role of a creative director and what there role is within a creative agency.

  18. Why is it important to meet people?

    Meeting people face to face is best. Eddie Tomalin, Digital Marketing Manager at Unruly Media explains why.