Commercial directing vs. art direction, ELO, nightmare shoots, and why advertsing is awesome
Career and agency talk with Todd (Creative Director) and Amanda (Sr. Creative Recruiter)
Visiting Atlanta from Erwin Penland in Greenville, Adil covers Creators, Craftsmen and Creatives; being different; and the sticky but important topic of diversity.
An inside look at one of America's great ad agencies. A recruiter's actual role. Portfolios. Ad Schools. And a brief (partial) history of GS&P.
The successful, funny, award-winning creative team covers portfolio pieces vs. "real world;" production, executing, selling, and fighting; and the secrets of a good partnership.
Danae (Senior AD) and Madison (Senior CW) cover scripts, crystals, career growing pains, trust, partnerships, and ego deconstruction.
The difference between a student and a professional, partnering with Dan Rosenberg, working with CDs and life in Los Angeles
Elizabeth, Creative Director, and Carrie, Director of Resource Management and Talent, discuss adulthood, presentation skills, portfolios, and taking a risk when the opportinity arises.
Nineteen newly minted art directors and copywriters reflect on their time in school.
They are, in order of appearance:
and Britt King
The Minneapolis-based designer discusses boredom, staying in touch, helping brands understand their own identities and breaking rules.
A look inside the streamlined, award-winning Minneapolis advertising and branding agency. Also, some perspective on finding a job and thinking about thought.
The smart, affable Circus alumnus and copywriter discusses Boston College, bacon-flavored foods and his return home to Mother.
The move from CCO at a huge network to CCO at a small shop (with an actual kitchen in the middle). Also, on being different and knowing yourself.
A conversation, with a longtime ad veteran, about vision, possibilities, and what happens when artists tell brand stories
The reasons David, co-founder of an AdAge Small Agency of the Year, started his own thing; enjoying the bad ideas; and David’s thoughts on ideation and thought itself
Visiting from Chicago, Britt shares insights from his year-old perch as Leo Burnett's creative leader.
Formerly a copywriter and CD, Neisha covers toxic environments, digital dependency, doing work that matters and the importance of craft.
What does an ad agency's Chief Operating Officer do? He or she leads, enables, supports and cares.
An inside look at the marketing of the MLS expansion club with Skate Noftsinger, Atlanta United's Director of Marketing and Fan Engagement.
Visiting from Austin, Founder/CCO Rob and Senior AD Jimmie talk about first jobs, the value of optimism, the origin of their name, and inspiration.
In this tenth anniversary special episode, Creative Circus student Maria Khodorkovsky turns the tables.
Robin and Dan discuss office environments, the power of good feedback and a CCO's real job.
The kind and talented writer shares his thoughts on self-analysis, awards, humor and insecurity.