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.