Meet Miami Ad School’s first group of Minority Advertising Scholarship winners
Three Miami Ad School Unity Initiative projects were chosen by popular vote for further development and execution.
Miami Ad School's Minority Advertising Scholarship program is the largest in the country! There has never been a better time to start your creative career. The industry is in crisis mode when it comes to minority involvement. Clients like Pepsi, General Mills and HP are demanding more diversity in their agencies.
The application deadline for Miami Ad School's winter quarter is November 28th. Time's running out, apply now!
Meet four of the social media experts who will guide you to the next level of social skills at Miami Ad School San Francisco’s Boot Camp for Social Media.
The application deadline for Miami Ad School's winter quarter is November 28th. Best to get the process started now!
“United Not Divided,” a finalist in Miami Ad School’s Unity Initiative, brings a plea for unity directly to the streets of America.
“I’m Human,” a finalist in Miami Ad School’s Unity Initiative, asks a simple question. The answer reminds us that we have more in common than we often care to admit.
The Miami Ad School Boot Camp for Account Planning is back in Wynwood this January. Here are some of teachers that await aspiring planners like you.
Here’s a week-by-week breakdown of Miami Ad School San Francisco’s Boot Camp for Social Media, starting January 3rd; the application deadline is November 28, 2016.
#AtThisAge, a social media campaign by a Miami Ad School Team for Street Art for Mankind aims to increase awareness of the child labor problem.
Miami Ad School art direction student Janneth Carolina Rodriguez is a self-taught special effects makeup artist. Learn about her new short film, Tinder.
Join 1 Nation Generation—a finalist in Miami Ad School’s Unity Initiative—and stand against a nation divided by racial lines.
Snickering at Racists—a finalist in Miami Ad School’s Unity Initiative—goes after racists where many of them live, in the darkest corners of Twitter.
The Boot Camp for Account Planning returns to Miami January 3, 2017. Get ready for a career-enhancing, life-changing experience.
In One Word, finalist in Miami Ad School’s Unity Initiative, exposes the truth about the African American experience though individual single-word contributions.
Miami Ad School’s Boot Camp for Social Media is coming to San Francisco this January. Application deadline is November 28, 2016.
Miami Ad School launches the largest minority advertising scholarship program in the country! There has never been a better time to start your creative career. The industry is in crisis mode when it comes to minority involvement. Clients like Pepsi, General Mills and HP are demanding more diversity in their agencies.
Color Conversations, a finalist in Miami Ad School’s Unity Initiative, takes on the misunderstandings and problems behind racial tensions in American society.
Freelance Copywriter and Associate Creative Director Katherine Fernandez speaks at Miami Ad School San Francisco Monday, October 10, 2016 @ 5:00 PM.
Artist and photographer Simon Hare will speak at Miami Ad School Wynwood Monday, October 3, 2016 @ 5:00 PM.
Miami Ad School announces $200,000 in tuition scholarships annually for minority applicants.
Miami Ad School students in each of our American locations were asked to use their creativity to help heal our divided nation. Vote for your favorite.
Having award-winning work in your portfolio is a great way to make your skills stand out from the competition.
The “Pick of the Litter” recognizes the work of emerging strategy professionals. Winners to be announced at the 4A’s Strategy Festival this October 16–18.
On September 11 a group of Miami Ad School New York Students set out for the crosswalks surrounding Ground Zero to bring the city together.
Miami Ad School graduates—and Alma team—Suhey Saldarriaga and Sheksa Ocasio make a bold safety statement with the “Last Emoji.”
Miami Ad School alums Katy Moseley, Zoë Lyle and Edward Miller found the perfect jobs for them at R/GA in New York City.
Miami Ad School student interns and Ogilvy & Mather came up with an idea to team Amnesty International with Dubsmash to give supporters a new way to join the human rights organization’s global fight against censorship.
Miami Ad School graduates (and team at Deutsch NY) Erika Kohnen and Lauren Cooper win a Titanium Lion at Cannes for their “First Ever Pinterest Yard Sale” for Krylon.
The application deadline for Miami Ad School’s upcoming fall quarter is August 29th. The new term starts Monday, October 3rd.
The application deadline for Miami Ad School New York’s upcoming Boot Camp for Social Media is August 29th.
Miami Ad School Atlanta @ Portfolio Center team lightens up the presidential election with “Caption That Candidate.”
Miami Ad School’s Boot Camp for Strategy and Account Planning in Toronto is starting September 6th.
Miami Ad School Alum Ryan Kutscher’s agency, Circus Maximus, is recognized with the Small Agency Campaign of the Year honor from Ad Age.
With 84 awards, Rajath Ramamurthy is the Miami Ad School Global Top Dog and the most-awarded student in the world.
Here’s a week-by-week breakdown of Miami Ad School New York’s Boot Camp for Social Media, starting October 3rd; the application deadline is August 29, 2016.
Miami Ad School Co-Founder, Head of Innovation and Portfolio Center Director, Pippa Seichrist, to Speak at Portfolio Center for SheSays Atlanta on July 27th.
Miami Ad School Atlanta @ Portfolio Center Alum Andrew Keller has had a stellar career, rising to become the CEO of Crispin Porter + Bogusky and—late-breaking news—Global Creative Director of Facebook's Creative Shop.
The Miami Ad School family harnesses the power of collective creativity to foster healing and change.
In 2007 #DontTaseMeBro went viral and entered popular culture when a University of Florida student was tased by police officers at an academic forum. Flash forward to 2016 and the sad truth is we’d all gladly take a taser over a bullet.
Miami Ad School’s Boot Camp for Social Media will be held in New York this fall. Classes begin October 3rd.
Janis Krum’s tweet broke the news of US Airways flight 1549 water landing in New York’s Hudson River and beat the major news media.
Smartphones give you powerful, easy-to-use tools that make publishing your ideas quicker than you ever thought possible.
A Droga5 team of Miami Ad School graduates bring home a Lion from Cannes for their Solar Forecast work for NRG Energy.
A pair of Swedish BFFs go to Miami Ad School New York to make their Droga5 dreams come true.
Portfolio Center students help Miami Ad School continue to be the most awarded school in the world.
San Francisco students show why Miami Ad School continues to be the most-awarded school in the world.
Miami Ad School Toronto agency partner john st. dramatizes the need for tough creative critiques.
Miami Ad School Digital Photography & Video graduate Silvia Mazabel on her development as an artist and a businessperson.
Canada’s Marketing Magazine Creates a Video Feature on the Upcoming Opening of Miami Ad School Toronto
Award-winning creative and Miami Ad School Graduate, Soham Chatterjee, reveals the mysterious, peculiar life of a copywriter.
Miami Ad School Madrid students Elena Hernandez and Rodrigo Dominguez first students ever to win the International ANDY’s RESET award.
Hank Richardson, Miami Ad School Atlanta @ Portfolio Center Design Coach & Director of Creative Opportunities, delivers a dramatic typography lesson.
Graphic designers transform the ordinary into the striking, the boring into the fascinating and make complicated things seem simple.
Miami Ad School Toronto, the first Canadian location of the Miami Ad School family, welcomes its first students on July 4th.
Three Account Planning teachers and their topics from Miami Ad School’s Boot Camp for Account Planning, coming to New York this July 5th.
The application deadline for Miami Ad School's Boot Camp for Account Planning in New York is May 27th.
Miami Ad School graduate Jessica Shriftman shares memorable and sometimes bizarre incidents from her career so far.
Miami Ad School graphic design grad John Tommervik publishes new Swear Word Adult Coloring Book Fucksicles.
Miami Ad School’s new Toronto location is getting attention from the Canadian creative media.
Agencies hire people not portfolios.This workshop will take a look at some of the things young creatives did that challenged society’s entrenched beliefs & attitudes and explore what you need to do to get people talking about you! The New York Festivals has made all the daytime events free to Miami Ad School students and friends. Just register for free admission.
The New York Account Planning Boot Camp Application Deadline is Just 14 Days Away. Get a preview of the program on live on Facebook.
Miami Ad School students have done all sorts of jobs before they found that a creative career was the right fit for them.
Miami Ad School is the most awarded institution of its kind. But what’s it like to be a student? Our ongoing Facebook Live broadcasts give you a peek.
Don’t miss out. Miami Ad School New York’s Boot Camp for Account Planning starts July 5th, 2016.
The July 5, 2016 start of Miami Ad School New York’s Boot Camp for Account Planning is approaching. Here’s the list of instructors that we’ve lined up for you.
Miami Ad School is the most awarded institution of its kind. But what’s it like to be a student? Our ongoing Facebook Live broadcasts will give an inside view.
Miami Ad School Wynwood is hosting Creative G.L.U.E, an engaging networking experience, that demonstrates and celebrates creativity.
Advertising agencies, media and technology companies are competing for the best creative talent. Miami Ad School grads have more job options than ever.
Miami Ad School is the most awarded institution of its kind. But what’s it like to be a student? Our new Facebook Live broadcasts will give an inside view.
Miami Ad School graduates can be found working at all levels in the industry. Here are the trajectories of three alumni who’ve gone a long way.
Miami Ad School’s Boot Camp for Account Planning is the industry’s best source for new planners that are ready to work from day one. Do you know what account planners do?
Three alumni of Miami Ad School’s Bootcamp for Account Planning—in Miami, New York and San Francisco—on how their lives were changed in just 12 weeks.
Vanessa & Jon’s branding work at gyro NY for Bennison is helping reduce infant mortality rates in Africa.
"What I like most about Facebook is that everything has a purpose. That’s why I know I'm in the right place for me."
Creatives influencers are back at Miami Ad School Wynwood for the spring quarter; a free series of heroes sharing wisdom and connecting with up-and-coming talent.
Art Director Andrés Ordóñez graduated in 2000 with a killer book and some international experience, having been one of the first to spend a quarter away interning in London. He was a talent on the cusp of greatness.
Students Rajath Ramamurthy, Tanvi Tandon, Liudmila Kulibaba and Shashank Hariharan seized the opportunity to highlight the athleticism of Paralympians, and how they’re every bit as deserving of glory as their able-bodied counterparts.
Miami Ad School Grad Markus Wentlandt’s Mold-Breaking Video for the WWF Shows the Power of a Great Idea in Service of the Greater Good
My career change allowed me to escape a mundane cubicle-dwelling, number-crunching existence and go to a world filled with colorful and diverse experiences.
Miami Ad School and Portfolio Center proved the benefits of collaboration with a stellar showing in the 2016 Graphis New Talent Annual, with Portfolio Center students winning over five times as many awards as last year.
We were a diverse class of world perspectives and experiences from Mexico, Germany, Brazil, Spain, Puerto Rico, India, Bulgaria, Venezuela, Israel, Japan and the U.S. As we wrapped up week one and quickly kicked off week two, I was amazed at how fast the week flew by and how much we had already experienced, learned and done.
Who would have dreamed that the smartphone would become the camera of choice for advertising agencies. (Thank you Steve Jobs for your vision!) The smartphone's small size, attachable lenses and editing and photo-manipulation apps make it an amazing production tool. Great News! Advertising Jobs Are at Their Highest Level Since 2001. Here's Why: With the boom of social media, brands need content for all the different platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Periscope, SnapChat...) The demand for content for social media has created a whole new discipline called content creation. Content creation is the hottest and fastest growing area of the business and one of the reasons advertising jobs are at their highest level since 2001 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
On Friday, February 19th, helpkenyanotkanye.com went live. Gabriel, a Miami Ad School grad, tweeted it to media outlets and influencers and, slowly, buzz began to build.
Business Insiders' List of the 30 Most Creative People in Advertising Under 30 has consistently featured young creatives that are on the cusp of becoming huge names in the industry. This years list features five Miami Ad School grads.
The April 4, 2016 start of the Boot Camp for Social Media in Miami is just around the corner! The boot camp's mentors are all social media experts from top agencies and platforms. They will be here for one reason: to prepare you to do the work and get your heart's desire—a career in the ever-changing field of social media.
Yesterday, Leo Burnett USA named MAS planning teacher Marcello it’s new chief strategy officer. He will also take over global strategic responsibilities for McDonald’s and work across the agency’s roster of clients.
Like virtually all of our planning alumni, recent San Francisco graduates from the Account Planning Boot Camp have been quickly snapped up by the industry. Here are a few of their stories.
"We found a way to get our creativity flowing and had a blast doing it. We were working but also having fun. It actually made the work we were doing for our clients better." Art direction graduate, Freddy Jana, now Creative Director at Ogilvy shows what he does to warm up his creativity.
You get on the subway (one of the least friendly places in NYC) and find a rose with a note attached that says "Give this rose to someone that doesn't have one." What would you do?
Marco Ruckenbrod, a planner at Saatchi & Saatchi, takes a sabbatical and goes to Miami Ad School Boot Camp for Account Planning in Sydney and creates a great blog. "Plannatical."
As the April 4, 2016 start of Miami Ad School San Francisco’s Boot Camp for Account Planners approaches, the list of instructors that will challenge San Francisco campers keeps growing.
When he was growing up art had been an important part of Omar Acosta's life but he never thought he could earn a living in a creative career. Omar felt he needed to be more conventional so he started out as a stockbroker trainee. While the year-long, Wall Street job served as a bootcamp in business education it also made Omar realize how important it is to do something with your life that you love.
The newest addition to the crazee Miami Ad School Wynwood campus is lots of fun for everyone: seasoned soccer players from Real Madrid pros to hapless grandmothers on walkers. Talent is completely un-necessary; knowledge of the game is also un-necessary. All you do is kick and laugh and hold on.
Miami Ad School teams from San Francisco, New York and Mumbai win three of four student awards at the Mobius Worldwide Creativity Competition.
Miami Ad School is throwing a Super Bowl party and hosting The 3% Conference Tweetup. Real-time feedback from women at the party and across America on their attitudes toward the 2016 Super Bowl commercials will show which spots connect with women. Super Bowl spots that appeal to women have the best return on investment, because women buy products and share on social media in greater numbers than men on Super Bowl Sunday.
PORTFOLIO CENTER (Miami Ad School's location in Atlanta) along with the Museum of Design Atlanta is sponsoring a series on the evolution of design in business and what role designers play in making a company successful. This is a free series.
At Miami Ad School, from the day you start, you learn by doing. This video, created by three, first-quarter students, is an example of that philosophy. The project, part of their Video Storytelling course, was "Why Miami Ad School?". The finished two-minute video, a collection of interviews of students and staff and footage of the school, tells the reason "why". In the process of telling their story the students learned to shoot, light, direct and edit.
Jeff Kirschner will exhibit photographs from his ongoing project Litterati, which is harnessing the power of social media and geo-tagging technology to quantify the problem, educate the public about the issue and clean up the planet—one piece of litter at a time.
All of Miami Ad School's locations are very dog-friendly places (as are many ad agencies, design firms and companies like Google). Students, instructors and staff are welcome to bring their dogs. The school's founders bring their dogs, currently three, to school everyday. When the dogs aren't in class or playing ball they hang out in Ron and Pippa's offices. Lately the newest school mascot, a Doberwoman, has been very busy redecorating. Read the story of the accidental mascot
My first impression was that this place would be my saving grace. You see, I had just been offered a starter job. In insurance. It was about the most horrifyingly bleak and boring prospect you can imagine. Grasping at straws, I asked my parents for the chance to tour Miami Ad School. There it was exactly the opposite. With its murals and fluorescent pink walls, I could tell that this was like no school I'd been to before.
Find out how Instagram discovered Kien, learn his crazy photo technique (these pics were NOT taken at night), and see more images from his shoot.