- Building a career in an ad agency environment can be a challenge for young people, and several ad agency veterans are offering their advice on how to make it.
- Winston Binch, partner and chief digital officer at Deutsch LA, encourages entry-level employees to not stay stuck at their desk—get involved with your coworkers in activities like going to lunch, catching a movie or riding bikes after work.
- David Armano, managing director at Edelman Digital Chicago, says "Choose your agency, don’t let it choose you"—according to Armano, agency models are the same, and it's the people and culture that sets them apart.
From the article:
"Aaron Shapiro, CEO, Huge
'Learn coding, even if it’s just basics. Having a strong grasp on how technology works will be advantageous to anyone starting in an agency, whether it is to understand how to manage developers, or learn the timeline of building out a project.'"