An extremely important and unique portion of the creative hiring process is the portfolio review. In many cases portfolios are viewed prior to meeting a candidate, but an interactive, face-to-face discussion about specific portfolio pieces is equally important.
More and more companies are building their own in-house teams. The cost savings and brand expertise an in-house team provides are undeniable. Yet, going in-house doesn’t mean replacing agencies altogether. A mix of the two can yield great creative results. What’s the mix of in-house to agency work at your firm?
In-house creative leaders came together for a candid discussion about The In House/ Outside Agency Relationship on July 10, 2013. Facilitated by Kevin Kearns, Director of Marketing for InSource as well as Creative Director at Duke University Development and Adjunct Professor at The University of North Carolina, this InSource Roundtable was hosted at ElectriCities of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Highlights from the San Francisco Roundtable held at HOWLive on June 23, 2013 In theory, sharing one’s passion for excellence in design can be the unifying force in seeking common ground when developing collaborative relationships between in-house creative teams and outside agencies. But, in practical terms, creating efficiencies out of chaos is often the first order […]
Being liked only gets you so far. You have to show focus, fortitude, and tremendous talent to succeed.
Save the date: On November 14th, InSource will present a panel discussion on the In-House / Outside Agency Relationship featuring candid conversations with design leaders from both the agency and in-house community. Discover how these trail blazers have pushed the definition of design management and gained respect for their craft and their teams.
Designers have the emotional and psychological attributes, the talent and skills, and the grasp of the process necessary to best effect fundamental change.
Take steps throughout the creative process that will help both you and your client be more effective and happy.
To meet today’s growing interactive needs, consider developing interactive skill sets from within the talent already on your team.