SummaryBy William Channer | 26 June 2012 | Length: 29 mins Dave explains the necessary steps to get your foot in advertising and why breaking the rules is important. He also reveals why you should question everything and work things out for yourself.
How to Break into Advertising
Dave is Executive Creative Director CST The Gate and winner of the 2004 D&AD President’s Award. He graduated from the Pratt Institute, New York, majoring in Advertising before going to work in Madison Avenue. He is author of Creative Mischief. Dave has founded several of his own agencies including GGT and Bainsfair Sharkey Trott. Now, if he’s not writing ads he’s blogging, tweeting, and giving online talks.
Education : Pratt Institute, New York.
Favorite Book : Art of Advertising by George Lois
Favorite Film : The Unforgiven
Favorite Meal : Lots of drink, lots of friends.
Favorite Music : Beachboys in the sun, classical in the rain, and jazz at night.
Favorite Place : New York, Paris and London.
Favorite Website : Shitlondon
First Job : Apprentice Electrical Engineer, Mile End (age 16).