27 Jan 2015

From bank VP to award-winning art director.

How I found a career I love at Miami Ad School.

​At 29, I thought I had life figured out. I was a Vice President for an International Bank in Panama, my country. I had my music on almost every single radio station. I was living a pretty decent life. While on a trip to Miami I saw a sign that made me question my career choice. 'Thou shall not do boring advertising' were the words that make me quit my career to follow my dream.


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23 Jan 2015

From new student to illustrator and author.

A first quarter assignment brought to life characters from another world.

The Idea Presentation course is the beginning of your creative journey. Superstar instructor, Kim Capron Gonzalez, helps students jump right in at Miami Ad School.


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19 Jan 2015

Bulgaria to Brooklyn, finding my way to Miami Ad School.

First impressions of a creative new world by first quarter art direction student, Martina Solakova.

First walk to school. Anxious, like my first ever school day. Skyscrapers. Art stores. Fancy cafes. Happy faces. A creative smell in the air. Fresh breeze. It feels like dawn, clean, pure, waking up to a new beginning.


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12 Jan 2015

Week #1 in the Boot Camp for Account Planning

What I learned from my instructor, Christopher Owens, Brand Planning Director at The Richards Group.

“Account Planning” is a vague term that encompasses many different types of planners. According to Christopher, “We are strategists and storytellers, collaborators and champions of ideas.


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12 Jan 2015

Three Miami Ad School grads are named "The Most Creative People in Advertising Under 30” by Business Insider

See the outstanding ideas that our art direction and copywriting grads created that made them famous so early in their advertising careers.

For the second year in a row Business Insider names Miami Ad School grads to the list of "The 30 Most Creative People in Advertising Under 30." These three are smart, creative and innovative. Felix, Jenna and Sam are the advertising leaders of the future.


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