Once upon a time, companies relying on strong design work would employ a number of people of various specialisms. In any given design team you could find a graphic designer, a brand manager, a web designer, and others. Nowadays, with many companies becoming leaner, more flexible and mobile, and with many new companies working with smaller, remote teams of freelancers and part-time staff, the expectations of designers has changed.
The role of “integrated designer” has gained popularity recently due to this – so what is an integrated designer, and what kind of work is available for you if this job description describes you to a tee?… Read more
In the ever-growing world of freelancers, you need to stand out from the crowd and put your best foot forward if you want to claim those jobs and clients. If you’re on board with an agency, you’ve already made the ideal first step, but here we’ll show you how to get the edge on your peers.
Freelance Career Tips – Communication
What’s the #1 thing you absolutely must get right as a freelancer?
No matter how skilled you are in your trade, no matter how savvy you are with the numbers, the one thing you need to learn to take your to the next level is communication.… Read more
For all those who missed the boat on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Manic Monday swooped in as the last big shopping date for online users. In this post we will be discussing the rise in key calendar dates around the festive season, looking both from a consumer’s perspective and the retailers. We will also hear expertise from leading marketing and advertising agency representatives, to find out first hand what impact these dates are having on the industry.
Manic Monday saw predications of £733 million being spent by consumers.… Read more