The 4A’s has partnered with The Drum to present “Beyond the Brief.” This exclusive series delivers funny, insightful and poignant personal reflections about life in advertising from a cross-section of individuals at 4A’s member agencies. Members can submit their stories here. Eligible submissions will be included on the 4A’s website, and 100 member stories will be featured on The Drum throughout the year.
Carla Rubio made the leap from New York City to Miami in September to work as an account manager for the Latin American region at Mindshare.
Starting in 2013, as the director of new business and a partner at Carmichael Lynch, Dorion Taylor has been working to lead the agency’s efforts to expand its client roster.
It’s always nice when your romantic partner gets the insanity of working in this mad, mad world. Even better when that romantic partner doubles as your business partner.
Not even a full decade ago, BBDO associate creative director Bianca Guimaraes graduated from university with the same aspirations as any other hungry creative.
I’m sure our parents have warned us growing up to never get into business with our friends. Eric Mayville, Wondersauce co-CEO and founding partner will tell you otherwise—actually, he already has.
&Barr associate creative director Rob Bloom probably knew he was geared for this career path at age eight when he created his own humor magazine. There were many booger jokes, we were told.
When you’re in your mid- to late-20s, one of the worst fears is that you’ll get too “lost in the sauce,” career-wise. Hearing about driven individuals like John Sampogna, co-CEO and founding partner of Wondersauce may also get you there.
How does a small, independent agency find a way to maneuver in an industry filled with behemoths? If you ask 22squared chairman and CEO Richard Ward, it’s all about having a start-up mindset.