Digital Project Manager
Plan, organize, schedule and maintain project goals, timelines, resources for creative projects.
Daily standup meeting first thing in the morning where I review the current project status with each creative team member (Creative Director, Graphic Designer, Copywriter). After standup, follow up on questions/action items from the meeting. Open email or PM tool and address urgent issues. Review upcoming projects and follow up on outstanding items. Look for new projects on marketing calendar or other sources.
Organization, communication, follow up, attention to detail, understanding of digital and print design, development and production processes.
Here's the first step for college students
Learn the basics of design and software development processes.
"You shouldn't pursue art or music. They're called starving artists for a reason."
I found a position that uses my skills and also supports the creative/artistic process and creative/artistic people. I pursue my creative passions in my free, non-professional time.
Our family had limited means. I was always worried about our financial stability which motivated me to pursue business. I was able to find a middle ground between a creative lifestyle and financial stability.