Ashleigh Axios, Former Creative Director of The White House on cultivating brand values and lessons learned along the way

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Welcome to episode #41! Our guest today is a graduate of RISD and has flourished into many amazing things. A few titles under her humble belt include her being the former Creative Director of The White House, currently Design Exponent at Automattic – side note here: Automattic are the people behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, Longreads, VaultPress, Gravatar, and many more online, open source publishing tools. Our guest is also an Editorial Board Member for Design Observer, National Board Member for AIGA and an International Speaker.  CONTINUE READING


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Ram On Tour 004: Jacksonville, Florida [VIDEO]

The fourth vlog video of my tour is up! Jacksonville, Florida!!! CONTINUE READING


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Steve Frykholm, design legend of Herman Miller on navigating a career and dealing with differences and failed attempts

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Welcome to episode #40! Our guest today is truly a Graphic Design legend. An icon of the industry. He’s had a 45-year stint at Herman Miller, and was in fact hired as their first ever Graphic Designer in 1970, working his way up to Creative Director and now still with them as an advisor. His work is part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and is also an AIGA Medalist. CONTINUE READING


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LIVE SYDNEY EVENT: How to get a mentor –> Keynote + Q&A

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Cut the guess work, see the blind spots and succeed faster with a mentor.

Award winning Design Director, Author, top-ranking Podcaster (Giant Thinkers), CreativeLive instructor and international Speaker, Ram Castillo returns from his 8-week USA tour to deliver this topic.  CONTINUE READING


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I hang with Chase Jarvis on cjRAW to talk about how to find a mentor

You don't have to go at it alone. I join Chase Jarvis (founder of CreativeLive and world-renowned photographer) on his YouTube show cjRAW to discuss how to find a mentor and what to do when you get one. I break it down into 4 key areas. Watch the video by clicking here.  |  Read the expanded written blog post on Chase's blog by clicking here.  CONTINUE READING


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About Ram Castillo

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Ram is an award winning Design Director, Blogger, top ranking Podcaster, Speaker, CreativeLive.com Instructor and Author of the internationally acclaimed book 'How to get a job as a designer, guaranteed'. He's based in Sydney, Australia and in 2012, started the blog GiantThinkers.com which helps thousands of design students and graduates be employed. Ram has since been featured in Communication Arts, HOW magazine, Herman Miller, deFrost*, AIGA.org and Apple.

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