Career Advice from Digital Technical Director Jon Harvey

ICareer Advice from Digital Technical Director Jon Harveyn this interview Jon Harvey of Cherry Advertising shares key insights into digital roles such as Creative Technologist and Digital Technical Director. If you are interested in working in digital marketing, whether you are just starting out or looking to make a move from another sector, this is a must read!

For further information about these roles, or if you have any questions about jobs in digital marketing please leave a comment at the end of this post.

What three bits of advice would you have for someone wanting to be a Creative Technologist?

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You’ve Met The UX Unicorn, Now Meet Its Arch-Enemy: UX HiPPO!

A You’ve Met The UX Unicorn, Now Meet Its Arch-Enemy UX HiPPOwhile ago, my colleague Nick Grantham drew on some of his experiences of recruiting for UX departments over the last four years to theorise about what might make the perfect UX Designer:  The hoof of the Web-Developer, the sagely beard of the Analyst, the tail of the Project Manager and the pointed horn of the Designer.

While the UX Unicorn might be an idealised and mythical creature, its nemesis, and the latest creature in the UX Zoo, most certainly is not!… Read more

Completing A Brief To Land A Digital Job

Completing A Brief To Land A Digital JobIt’s not uncommon for digital agencies to ask candidates to fulfil a brief as part of the recruitment process. Generally this will be after the first interview when the prospective employer wants to check exactly how knowledgeable and skilled their preferred candidates are. By this stage of the selection process there may only be a couple of candidates in the running, so the completion of the brief and presentation could make or break your chances of landing your dream digital job…

Briefs For Digital Jobs

In my experience candidates sometimes resent having to complete a brief, especially if they feel that their CV and experience demonstrates clearly how capable they are of doing the role in question.… Read more