Arrest All Mimics graduation special podcast

Arrest All Mimics, the original thinking and creative innovation podcast, hosted by illustrator, author, art-director and Dot London Creative Agency of the Year 2015 Ben Tallon, chats to a wide range of graduates, people one year on from graduating, lecturers and people in industry in this podcast on the transition from studying to working.

Ben explains:

“I could point you to a whole range of post-graduation stories. Personally, I found the cut off from seven years in education very tough and in particular, the first six months were a huge struggle. I felt demotivated, directionless and couldn't see how a BA (Hons) degree in illustration would set me up for the real world. After hiring a tired old garage with several guys in the same boat, it all changed, but it would be two years before I became a full time, freelance illustrator.

“Every experience is different, with some flourishing right off the bat, going straight into jobs and thriving, but I wanted to show just how different it is for every person. Chatting to a wide range of graduates, people one year on from graduating, lecturers and people in industry, this is the graduation special, giving you insights into what people are going through and the tech savvy new breed that we in industry need to keep an eye out for.”

You can listen to the interview here:

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28 Feb 2017 11:09
great series, very interesting to hear people's experience getting started

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