12 Interviews In One Day


Twelve Interviews in A Single Day? It Can Happen to You too at Portfolio Review.

At Miami Ad School's Portfolio Reviews, Advertising Agencies From All Over The Country Come to Interview You.
At one of our portfolio reviews you may have up to 12 interviews in one day!

Fresh off his graduation, copywriter Jon Gruber started the process of landing that all-important first job. He saw the upcoming Miami Ad School Portfolio Review, just a few weeks after receiving his diploma, as the start of a long, arduous ordeal. Despite this, on the morning of portfolio review, he arrived with MacBook Pro in hand, ready and eager. By late that afternoon, he had nearly a dozen interviews, including a particularly promising one with the creative recruiter from Deutsch. In little more than a week, he was freelancing at their New York office. After less than three months, he was brought on staff as a full-fledged copywriter. Not really much of an ordeal, was it?

Jon Gruber and Sterling Stovall's student project "Great Films, Fast" for Mubi has already won a D&AD Pencil and a silver from the Graphis 2018 New Talent Annual.

Four times a year, a portfolio review puts our graduates in front of creative recruiters from the best agencies in the country and around the world. Agency representatives often outnumber grads! It's a unique opportunity to have up to 12 interviews in a single day, all with ad agencies, design firms, and media and tech companies who have come to rely on Miami Ad School as a source of top-flight creatives. They come looking to hire, and that's what they do.

“I met with the director of creative services at the Portfolio Review in San Francisco and was working with the agency the very next week. Everything fell into place thanks to the Miami Ad School Portfolio Review and the doors it opened for me."

—Nicole Birch • Senior Art Director @ Camp + King

Here’s a list of some of the other Miami Ad School grads hired over the past several weeks:

Brennan Holloway • Junior Art Director @  IMG LIVE, Atlanta

Kevin Escalera • Social Media Specialist @  Zimmerman Advertising, Ft. Lauderdale

Amanda Von Lohrman • Graphic Designer @ International Designs Corporation, Hallandale, FL

Matt Casey • Copywriter @  Goodby Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco

Danny Colón • Art Director @  VICE Media, Miami

Natalia Aristizabal • Brand Strategist at @  OUTFORM, Miami

Andres Tovar • Marketing Manager @  American Gaming Association, Washington, DC

Elle Oser • Designer @  Studio Rodrigo, New York

Stephanie Clark • Account Director @  Zimmerman Advertising, Ft. Lauderdale

Jon Gruber • Copywriter @  Deutsch, New York

Andrew Mixter • Art Director @  Deutsch, New York

Titania Tran • Copywriter @  Wieden + Kennedy, Portland

Rachel Eleanor Phillips • Design Fellow @  Matchstic, Atlanta

Kaitlyn Clark • Junior Copywriter @  Rocket Camp, Atlanta

Alex Nay • Strategist @  72andSunny, Amsterdam

Alessandra Rabellino • Junior Graphic Designer @  MSLK Design, New York

 

Some of our alumni have recently moved up in the world:

Jenna Livingston (Class of 2008) • Associate Creative Director @ Facebook, Menlo Park, CA

Kat Dudkiewicz (Class of 2008) • Associate Creative Director @  Highfield, New York

Sunita Day (Class of 2003) • Creative Director @  FCB Global, New York

Denise Cole (Class of 2007) • Co-Founder, Head of Art @  Juliet Creative, Toronto

Farida Amar (Class of 2007) • Creative Director @  SOVO//Magazine, Los Angeles

Kaely Coon (Class of 2011) • UX Writer @  Netflix, Austin

Lauren Cooper (Class of 2014) • Copywriter @  Johannes Leonardo, New York

Alex Ohannessian (Class of 2008) • Associate Creative Director @  JWT Worldwide, Singapore

Dario Albuquerque (Class of 2007) • Executive Creative Director @  M&C Saatchi UAE, Abu Dhabi

Justin Pettit (Class of 2008) • Creative Director @  Heimat active GmbH, Berlin

Regner Lotz (Class of 2007) • Creative Lead @  Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Copenhagen

Patrice Speed (Class of 2006) • Executive Creative Director @  Britelite Immersive, San Francisco

 

Many of the these new hires met their future employers at one of Miami Ad School’s Portfolio Reviews. Some were hired as a result of impressive internship performances and some by teachers who knew they had spotted someone they wanted to work with. Still others found their opportunities via the Job Leads for Life Program that provides graduates with hundreds of job leads every year—at all industry levels—throughout their careers.

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Application Deadline is February 26th.