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Laney Gradus

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Milestones

My road in life has been direct.
Says that knowing you're good enough doesn't make you arrogant, it makes you confident.
She always thought outside of the box; grew up in the South and knew she wanted to get out, move to L.A.
Dreamed of working in television, specifically for Norman Lear, but that didn't work out.
Says she doesn't dwell on the things that didn't work out; if the train's gone, the train's gone.
Pivoted, found someone in another area of the business that interested her and "kept up a dialogue-not too pushy, not too distant."
Eventually, even though they'd originally told her they didn't hire freelancers, they hired her.
Says she did things she knew weren't a good fit, and the more she did them, the worse she got.
Believes you'll know when you're fighting your instincts, and you have to say, okay that didn't work, and move on.

Education

High School
Bachelor
University of Arizona

Career

General Manager

I manage a team of highly talented film, video, and animation creatives.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Design
Technology
Accomplishing Goals