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

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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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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09 Jan 2015

Choosing a career path wasn’t easy for me

Here are three important questions that helped me find my way

For the four years after college I tried five different careers: Premed Student. Clinical Researcher. Marketer. Photographer. Third Grade Teacher. While I was good at all of them, none were right for me. Choosing a career path wasn’t easy. It isn’t easy for most people. Here are three important questions that helped me find my way.

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05 Jan 2015

Confessions of a Creative

It took acing a statistics test to make me realize I wanted to be in advertising.

“Choose a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.” (That Confucius guy is so smart.) Many art directors, writers, strategists, designers and social media experts started out in a different career. Before coming to Miami Ad School our students were lawyers, teachers, accountants, taxi drivers, waiters… some were just out of school. Others had already worked in the industry but needed more training and connections to get a better job, a job they will love. Find out what people submit when they apply to Miami Ad School.

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02 Jan 2015

What do you do when someone is talking about you?

Build a social media command center that combines comments from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Linkedin so you can see and respond to what people are saying.

Brands are more social than ever, products are almost living beings, and relationships with customers are as sensible as your last romantic affair. If you had the ability to know who is talking about your brand would you use it?

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01 Jan 2015

Clustered Web Application Test

Testing the distributed filesystem, distributed transaction and load balanced nodes


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