EPISODE #88 || Hwanghah Jeong, Experience Designer at Airbnb

EPISODE #88 || Hwanghah Jeong, Experience Designer at Airbnb

Hwanghah Jeong, Experience Designer at Airbnb, brings early lessons from her career, a desire to give back, and wisdom beyond her years. Hear about how she ended up at her dream company, deciding between taking an internship vs. a full-time job, advice on getting feedback on your portfolio, learning to be vulnerable and asking for help, and how she’s working on building confidence as a young designer.

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EPISODE #83 || Jose-Guillermo Diaz, Co-Founder and Director of Miami Ad School Punta Cana

EPISODE #83 || Jose-Guillermo Diaz, Co-Founder and Director of Miami Ad School Punta Cana

Jose-Guillermo Diaz, Co-Founder and Director of Miami Ad School Punta Cana, joins us to talk about building an ad program that creates global creative talent in the Central American and Caribbean region. Hear about transitioning from editorial design in publishing to being a creative in advertising, why he began teaching over 19 years ago and how ad students have changed over the years, the goal of Miami Ad School Punta Cana and how the program differs from other campuses, and how to position yourself as international talent. 

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EPISODE #19 || Lalita Salgaokar, Senior Copywriter, Journalist at Campaign US, and Teacher at Miami Ad School

EPISODE #19 || Lalita Salgaokar, Senior Copywriter, Journalist at Campaign US, and Teacher at Miami Ad School

Lalita's trifecta of titles means she's chock full of useful advice to share from her unique perspective. Hear about how to vent your frustrations while avoiding the negativity swirl, the importance of a Fuck Off Fund, and what it's like being a contributing writer to some of the industry's biggest trades (and how you can be one too!). 

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EPISODE #16 || Daniel Viedma, Associate Technical Director at Firstborn

EPISODE #16 || Daniel Viedma, Associate Technical Director at Firstborn

Daniel started as a software engineer in Barcelona before diving into advertising in NYC with positions at ROKKAN, R/GA, and currently Firstborn. Hear about the role of the Tech team within agencies, building digital products vs. digital campaigns, and his mindset when applying for a visa. For anyone interested in the tech side of the industry, this one's for you.

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EPISODE #15 || Kathryn Kvas (Senior Copywriter at BBDO) & Vignesh Seshadri (Art Director at Droga5), Founders of Young Shits

EPISODE #15 || Kathryn Kvas (Senior Copywriter at BBDO) & Vignesh Seshadri (Art Director at Droga5), Founders of Young Shits

In a special two-person interview, we sat down with Kat and Vig to get to know the creatives behind Young Shits. Hear about how they overcame their introverted natures to land a job at Droga5 through networking, their advice as former international students, and tips on entering student ad competitions.

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