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Starting a project

2 min, 18 sec read
16:30 PM | 12 June 2014
by Jim Compton-hall
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Creating useful, weird or wonderful stuff can really help you stand out to employers. Here's some tips on why and how to start your a project.

The creative industries is a project orientated business. At any one time, you might be working across dozens of projects. This means employers will look for people who have project experience.

What can your projects be?

A project can be anything from a quirky Tumblr feed to an in-depth Android and iOS fantasy game. A weird YouTube series to a piece of furniture. A book, a bunch of illustrations or a piece of music. The list goes on but you get the idea.

It can be something you create on your own or something you put together a team for. It can overcome a big, everyday problem or it could have almost no purpose at all.

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