It is not necessary to form a team to land a creative job but many creatives do prefer to team up. Teaming up can help you create better work and have more fun and loads of best work in the industry is produced by great teams (like the team of Ben Walker and Matt Gooden, above).
If you're in the market for a creative partner, here's a few ways you can meet that someone special.
singlecreatives.com is probably the fastest way to find a partner. Browse through posts from other singles or send in your own details and wait for the offers to come rolling in.
Contact creative directors
Creative Directors see countless creatives passing by them. Let them know that you're on the lookout for someone and many will happily keep an eye out for you. Plus, due to their experience working in and with teams, they might end up pairing you with the most suitable partner and you'll form some sort of super team (kind of like a Simon Cowell and One Direction thing... except you wouldn't suck).
We've always got our ear to the ground so if you drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org, we'll let you know if we hear of anyone else who's looking for a teammate.
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