WHAT IS GIANT THINKERS?

Giant Thinkers – Founded by Ram Castillo, is a resource that provides practical advice for design students and graduates to be employed, established designers to reach their next level and creative entrepreneurs to navigate to their desired outcomes.

“If we hire people who are smaller than we are, we will become a company of dwarfs. If we hire people who are larger than we are, we’ll become a company of giants.” ~ David Ogilvy


 

WHO IS RAM CASTILLO?

Ram is an award-winning Design Director, Author, top-ranking Podcaster, International Speaker, CreativeLive Instructor and Approved Advisor based in Sydney. Specialising in digital spaces, human centred design, branding and creative strategy.

For 15+ years he’s been working for global agencies including Ogilvy & Mather, DDB, JWT and McCann Worldgroup on clients such as Audi, McDonald’s, Qantas, Coca-Cola, Telstra, Google and The Louis Vuitton Group.

His focus now is to give back to industries and communities that have given him avalanches in return and has been featured in Communication Arts, HOW magazine, Herman Miller, deFrost*, AIGA.org and Apple.

Since 2012, he’s been providing expert advice for emerging designers and creatives to be employed, and those that are established – to reach their next level, via GiantThinkers.com.

A secondary audience has also surfaced; creative entrepreneurs of all age groups and demographics who are searching for inspiration and motivation to start pursuing that “thing” they’ve always wanted. 
 
Below is a brief overview (with clickable links where applicable): 

 

 
Award-winning Design Director
  • 15+ years in the design industry as a practicing designer – LinkedIn profile here
  • Utilising human centred design methodologies & creative strategy
  • 2 x time Gold winner of the Australian Creativity & Effectiveness Award
  • 2016 Finalist of the Young Australian of The Year Award
  • Online design portfolio here.

 

 
Blogger and Social Media Influencer

 

 
 
Top-ranking Podcaster

 

 
International Speaker
 

 

Two-time Author
  

 

BOOK ME:

If you’d like to hire me for an event, email me directly to Ram@GiantThinkers.com or if you’d like to book me for a one-on-one Skype consultation, you can book directly to my calendar: GiantThinkers.com/BookMe.

 

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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 two internationally acclaimed books 'How to get a job as a designer, guaranteed' and 'How to get a mentor 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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