D&AD has released the second series of D&AD Make and Break - a six-part podcast aiming to help students, graduates and aspiring creatives get a foothold in the industry. Hosted by Naina Sethi, the series features high-profile some of the UK's most exciting creative talent sharing tips, hacks and advice for getting into the creative industries.
"As an educational organisation, D&AD aims to create opportunities for emerging creatives, and to help make people work-ready we are dedicated to creating tools that help bridge the gap between what education teaches and what the industry requires," commented Hilary Chittenden, Senior Foundation Manager at D&AD. "The D&AD New Blood Academy exists to prepare creatives with the skills necessary for entering the creative industries, so we are proud to bring the podcast back again to continue to share the valuable insights and teachings from the Academy with a wider audience."
Guests include James Parker, the freelance creative behind the viral 'Explains a lot' Burger King tweet, Leyya Sattar, co-founder of The Other Box an award-winning organization celebrating creatives from underrepresented backgrounds and Stuart Radford, Executive Creative Director at leading brand agency Superunion. Each episode sees the guests, who were handpicked from a range of creative disciplines from advertising to design to social media - take to the mic to share their unique take on the theme exploring the issues and hurdles that people can face at the start of their careers.
With themes including How to Get Your Foot in the Door and Defining What Success looks like, each guest shares their thoughts and perspectives on each topic, sharing insightful, personal experiences to provide listeners with tangible, real-lifee career lessons - covering everything from how to make the most out of your networks to handling microaggressions within the workplace and what it takes to develop a personal brand.
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