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THE BRENITS CREATIVE BLOG

Insights on branding, marketing, and design.

Career Advice and More

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I was interviewed by Melissa Mazzoleni for HOW recently about leading in-house teams, and how in-house creatives can get their careers moving forward. Below is an excerpt, and link to the original article.
“…Managing a design business – or any business – just isn’t taught well enough in most art and design schools. We learn the creative process and design fundamentals, and get to practice our craft for years until we’re considered “experienced.” But we’re not really prepared well enough for the day we get elevated to management.
To prepare for a career in in-house management, you’ve got to learn those skills related to running a business. Whether that be through traditional training, like instructor led classes, or on the job learning, through taking on new responsibilities over time, it’s important to understand management techniques to perform the role well. It’s also important to learn the difference between managing, and leading…”
Read more at: http://www.howdesign.com/in-house-designer-blog/president-of-insource-andy-brenits-shares-career-advice-and-more/

Written by Andy Brenits

Andy Brenits is Principal of Brenits Creative, and President of the Board of Directors of InSource. An experienced mentor and teacher, Andy has taught undergraduate and graduate classes at Pratt Institute, Rowan University, The Art Institute of Phoenix, Sessions.edu, and most recently at Columbia University. When he isn’t proactively managing his to-do list, he’s busy cooking and taking photographs of his cactus flowers and family.

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