In-house designers have it rough. You’re asked to work on the same brand, day in and day out, often taking creative direction from non-designers. We get it! And we’re here for you. It’s time to elevate your position from pixel pusher to design thinker. How? You’re in the right place – read on.

Personal Branding Worksheet

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Whether you’re happy with your job or not, you should be preparing for your next move by creating your personal brand online. Earn extra money, get more attention and command higher salary today. This short worksheet will help you define what that brand should be.

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Featured Contents


Typography 01

How can you improve your typography? This course is focused on functional type as opposed to expressive type. Get better with using type now.

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THE BRAND MESSAGING KIT

A brand is defined by a person’s gut feeling about a product, service or organization. You can’t control what someone feels about your brand, but you can influence it.

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Logo Design & Construction

Draw beautiful letterforms confidently and design logos like a Boss!

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Visit Futur Academy to see all courses that work for you.

WHAT TO WATCH


We’ve selected a few highlights that you need to see, kicking off with a fantastic guide to designing your first student design portfolio.

Our YouTube channel is bursting at the seams with hard-to-tackle subjects like getting your first design job, figuring out if design school is right for you, and design critiques. It’s all out there for you, free!

Looking to give back? One of the most important things you can do for us is simply subscribe to our channel, which you can do here:

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“Hi, I’m a graphic designer from Srilanka. I follow your sessions through “The Futur” YouTube channel, thank you for giving me the motivation and inspiration to do more.”

– Nagules K.

WHAT TO READ


Job Opening: Email Marketing Associate

Overview We are looking for an Email Marketing Associate to help us create, execute, and refine our email marketing strategy here at The Futur! Together we will increase reach, revenue and customer delight – all while having a blast. You’ll be reporting directly to Ben Burns (COO) and you will work closely with the rest of the marketing team. Area of Responsibility As our Email Marketing Associate, you will be responsible for the following: Establishing and improving our email marketing strategy Identifying goals and target KPIs for email marketing channel with the management team Acquiring new customers through value-based automated…
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Job Opening: Copywriter

Overview We’re in search of a Copywriter to join our team! In this role, you’ll deliver impactful storytelling across various digital platforms. We’re looking for someone who gets excited about education and design and can write about it an accessible, human way. The ideal candidate has experience creating engaging website copy, emails, and social ads, a flair for the clever and unexpected, and a fantastic sense of humor. You’ll be reporting directly to Ben Burns (COO) and you will work closely with the rest of the marketing, product, and website teams. Area of Responsibility As our Copywriter, you will be…
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How to find bigger clients when you’re on sites like Upwork

We’ve all been there. Upwork, eLance, Freelancer or other platforms are easy ways to kickstart a freelancing gig. Many of us, myself included, got our start with Upwork (well, it was oDesk back then). When you’re trying to find your feet, sometimes the easiest way seems like the best way. But sadly that’s not always the case. Upwork sure make it sound appealing though. The clients are all there, they’ve outlined exactly what they want so you can quickly decide if you’re a good fit for the job, and they’ve even told you how much they expect to pay. Seems…
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WHAT TO HEAR


How To Ask For New Business w/ Jose Caballer

Great for agency owners. Sales, lead generation, closing, confidence, trust. Chris and Jose talk about closing deals in the Creative Business World.

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Cultivating Creative Culture w/ Keir McLaren

Chris and his former business coach Keir discuss the keys to cultivating a creative culture at work. Click below to open iTunes and listen:

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