HOT! Small Talk Big Ideas One More Time

Join us Tuesday, May 19 at 11:00 A.M. PDT, and meet John Paul Napleton from Mother New York. Working with some of the most influential brands in the industry, JP excels at connecting creatives with clients.

Update: If you missed the talk, watch the recording now.

Small Talks & Big Ideas Tomorrow!

Need a break from finals? Come by tomorrow, 12/17 at the 5th floor gallery @ 11:00am. We’ll be hosting Austin O’Connor, an Associate Creative Director at Heat (advertising, not basketball). Meet this top-level creative who avoids making ads that feel like ads. Steal his tricks on landing dream jobs and winning tons of awards. Not only has he won them himself, but he has also managed to lead students to 4 Pencils and 15 Merits in the One Show. Hope to see you there!

Meet Derek Man Liu, Creative at Wieden + Kennedy on Tuesday, October 8

We’re excited to announce the Small Talk Big Ideas speaker series. Creatives from the industry will share their success stories and answer your questions.

Join us for the kick-off event Tuesday, October 8, 11:00 A.M. Derek Man Liu (ADV BFA 2009), Creative at Wieden + Kennedy London will be with us at 180 New Montgomery, 5th floor gallery. Stop by to learn how an American copywriter built a successful international career at top agencies in Beijing, Shanghai and now London.

Lounge Lizard Scholarship Contest!

Hey ADV students! Check out this scholarship opportunity from Lounge Lizard, an award-winning website design company, digital marketing agency & SEO firm in NYC:

Lounge Lizard is offering a scholarship contest for the Spring Semester. The award includes a cash prize for the winning student. All high school, undergraduate & graduate students are eligible to enter. Visit the website for more details and information.


AD2SF Event: Make Opportunity Equal

AD2SF invites you to join speakers from Tesla, LinkedIn, Periscope Data & Neo on Thursday, September 20. The panel will focus on how individuals can impact and grow diversity and inclusion initiatives in their organizations. They’ll explore the perceptions people have versus the reality of diversity in the tech industry today and, more importantly, how others have already made an impact in their organizations.

The evening filled with food, drinks, and inspiring stories directly benefits local nonprofit, Hack the Hood, which has developed an innovative model for introducing low-income youth of color to careers in the tech industry. As an Academy of Art student, you can get $5 off individual tickets with STUDENTDISCOUNT promotional code.

Win a $10,000 scholarship and a trip to Cannes Festival

Here’s a great contest that’s open right now. Ad Age magazine is partnering with Kia Motors on an exciting contest that is free to enter for any student. You are asked to create a print advertisement for Kia. All finalists will have their work featured in Ad Age and compete for the grand prize of a trip to the Cannes Festival and $10,000 toward tuition. Download the creative brief and brand assets from the contest site then start brainstorming. But hurry. The deadline is September 30.

Women: Get a $5,000 Advantage

Our friends at agency WongDoody support increased female leadership in the advertising industry. And they’re putting their money where their mouth is with a $5,000 Women in Advertising Scholarship. Applications are being accepted until June 29. To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Be a female.
  • Be a currently enrolled student at a college in the United States, and have completed at least her sophomore year of undergraduate studies or her first year of portfolio or graduate school.
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress as determined by her school.
  • Be pursuing an advertising career in a creative role including but not limited to copywriter, art director or designer.

Go get all the details and apply right away. The winner will be announced on August 8, 2018.

Collab with AAU Photographers – Friday, November 10

Network and collaborate with other students to make your great ideas a reality. Come by the studio at 625 Sutter St. Room 130 on the 10th from 1-3pm. For more information, check out the event website or visit their page on Facebook. See you there!

Opening for Creative Specialist at iHeartMedia

An instructor let us know about an opening for a Creative Specialist at iHeartMedia. They’re looking for someone to work with the sales department creating presentations, graphics, and videos. Photoshop, Powerpoint, and video editing skills a must. Full time with benefits and room for growth in the iHeart family.

Opening for Jr. Account Exec in Jakarta

If you’re a recent grad thinking about heading home to Jakarta, an alumni let us know that Satu Collective needs a Jr. Account Executive to work (and chill) at their studio.

Please send your resume to:

Jl. Bunga Mawar No. 11A
South Cipete, Cilandak
South Jakarta