A visual, fun and interactive online talk with a truly inspirational story from Gavin Strange on finding balance in the creative industry and nailing your career dream.
As Director & Designer at the iconic British animation studio Aardman (Wallace & Gromit, Shaun The Sheep) Gav has gone from fan-boy to leading world-famous projects with Greenpeace, Fortnum & Mason and BBC Two, alongside his own company Jamfactory and writing books (‘Do Fly: Find Your Way, Make A Living, Be Your Best Self’).
In this session you will:
- Gain insight into career-building in the creative industries
- Learn about the importance of graphic design and visuals for creative brands
- Develop confidence to build your own brand and become ‘Self Made’
About Gavin Strange:
Gavin Strange is a Director & Designer for the iconic British creative studio Aardman. Gavin’s portfolio is diverse, vivid and held together by a common thread of fun and high energy. By night he goes under the alias of ‘Jamfactory’, indulging in filmmaking to illustration, toy design to photography and even making music under the moniker of ‘Project Toy’. Gavin is also an acclaimed keynote speaker who has spoken from Mexico to Manchester, the Middle East to Munich. He prides himself on being a ‘realistic idealist’ or ‘idealistic realist’ – striking the balance between uncurbed enthusiasm and pragmatic process. His talks are about the ever-tricky task of finding the energy and making the time to create things that matter. Something that applies to everyone – from a GSCE student to serious CEO!