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You’re almost there. You’ve been in school, taking on-line courses or just getting yourself ready to make the job switch. Now it’s time to put your marketing package together and begin your job search. What should your marketing kit contain? How do you find jobs? How do you keep from being overwhelmed?
This workshop is a very practical guide to figuring out how to put define your “brand,” create the items that will make up your marketing package and plan your job hunting campaign.
For over 20 years Instructor Pam Hogarth has been helping students and professionals prepare for careers in high-end computer graphics, principally in the entertainment industries. Through courses in career realities, workshops in resume preparation, one-on-one counseling, special event production and working with the people who do the hiring at facilities around the world, she has been instrumental in helping hundreds of digital artists kick-start and continue their careers.
This CGWorkshop also includes two live webinars with Industry Recruiters where you will be able to ask specific questions about employment in the industry and receive appraisals of your Portfolios.
Pam will be bringing all of the knowledge she has gained through the years to the lectures, assignments and feedback in this course. Assignments will be geared to helping you put together the items that you need to do your job search. By the end of the workshop, students should be ready and confident to begin finding their first OR next job.
By the end of this CGWorkshop you will have developed a solid personal marketing package that will assist you to secure future employment. The package will include a resume, cover letters, business cards, referee lists and your "elevator pitch". You will also have developed written plans that you will be able to use to find and apply for positions and prepare for interviews.
This CGWorkshop will help you to accurately define your professional strengths and personal goals.
This week we dive right in and start building your personal marketing kit. We wil take a close look at.
This week we will also in include a bonus live webinar with Brad Reinke, Producer / Production Supervisor - ArtiZall Production Management. Brad is currently the Los Angeles-based Executive Producer for Opus VFX, as well as running his own company, ArtIzAll Production Management, specializing in feature film development, production, and general production consulting. Brad will answer your questions and appraise reels and portfolios.
This week we look closely at your online presence and how to use it to full advantage.Assignments
Now we will dive into how to find the jobs and get a foot in the door.
This week we move to the application and interview process.
This week we will also in include a second bonus live webinar with Debra Blanchard, Owner, Fringe Talent, Recruiting. Debra will answer your questions and appraise reels and portfolios.
Currently Debra heads Fringe Talent, an entertainment recruitment firm where she offers her expertise in building studios and staffing artists for productions and studios all over the world. Debra has also worked recruiting teams for Industrial Light and Magic, DreamWorks and IDT's animation division.
The final week and we wil look at what to do when you get the job yo have been chasing. What questions to ask and how to negotiate terms that are good for you and your new employer
To complete the assignments for this workshop you will need.