The three main purposes of doing this project were to develop our creative problem-solving skills, to become adept at project management, and to understand and then strengthen our own creative process, allowing us to consistently deliver at industry standards in the future.
That’s what this module is partly about after all, developing a high level of understanding of our strengths and how we as individuals operate in the creative industries in order to capitalize on both personal and professional opportunities in those industries.
From doing this project I’ve learned to I can rely on myself to complete more projects like this in the future and that others can rely on me as well as long as I promote that as one of my strengths.
How you present yourself, how you speak, and how prepared you are—these are not only things that compose your first impression, they are also components of what kind of lasting impression you leave on the people you are hoping to bring into your network.
For our in-class discussion/debate about project management we started with the question of what is a project? Since this is such a broad, encompassing term It was hard to come up with a working definition instead of just throwing out project related terms like time management, collaboration, designing a product, etc. So I went back … Continue reading Project Management and Issues
For our Experiencing the Creative Industries module we have the opportunity (and the challenge) of entering the D&AD New Blood Awards competition. Our task is to choose a brief put forth by a company and submit our solution to the contest. There are 19 briefs to choose from, which seemed overwhelming at first but I … Continue reading Choosing a Brief