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Top tips from creative industry masters

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9:31 AM | 26 November 2016
by Arthur Gueidan
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We asked creative professionals one question, 'What is the one thing young people should know before getting a job in the creative industries?'

We've collected some of wisest words from creative industry professionals. So, whether you want to be a creative, planner/strategist, account manager - we've got it covered.


Vicki Maguire, Creative Director, Grey London

"Energy and ideas beat a degree."

"No one gives a shit about your degree. Energy and ideas trump a First every time."


Dave Buonaguidi, Founder, Karmarama & St. Lukes

"Don’t waste the opportunity."

"The only thing you should know is that as a creative you are fortunate that you can make a very nice living from something you love. Don’t waste the opportunity. Take is, stuff your fucking face and have as much fun as you can."

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