NewSchool welcomes Ram Castillo to campus for an insiders discussion on gaining employment as a designer. Ram is an award winning Designer, Art Director and Author who is best known for his book ‘How to Get a Job as a Designer, Guaranteed’ and his giantthinkers.com blog which gives advice and inspiration for design students seeking employment. His talk will deliver his proven strategy and provide the most effective and direct guide for design students, graduates and emerging designers to be get hired. His talk will cover topics within education, design, portfolio creation, networking and interviews.
Matt Eastwood, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer at JWT says that “Ram is revealing what would take years to learn for students and graduates in one punchy, practical book. It’s a powerful manifesto for the next generation of designers to demand the best from themselves”.
In 2012, Ram started a blog called giantthinkers.com which helps design students and graduates be employed. He’s since been featured in Communication Arts and HOW magazine. Ram has worked with globally renowned agencies such as Ogilvy & Mather, DDB and McCann Worldgroup on clients such as Audi, Qantas, Crown, The Louis Vuitton Group and many large telcos and banks.
Light refreshments will be provided. Enter raffle to win one of Ram’s books.