That's The Job

That's The Job

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The realities of working in design. A weekly conversation with Richard Baird and Craig Burgess.


Trends & Crisis
Jun 14 • 36 min
This week Rich and Craig talk about trends and how they both serve and hinder the design industry. Inevitably, they finally mention coronavirus (with a design twist). 0:01 - Trends. 6:19 - 10% new. 8:42 - The desperate need to be original. 12:49 - It’s…
The next thing, secrets and how we sell
Jun 7 • 41 min
We decided to go off-script this week and covered a variety of subjects such as promotion, how to find the next thing, design secrets and selling and talking about design. 0:16 - A British sense of promotion. 5:51 - Becoming known for being known. 9:19 -…
Starting out as a freelancer. Part Two.
May 24 • 51 min
A few weeks ago we covered how to get started as a freelancer. This week we’re returning to the topic. 00:11 - Qualifying a lead 02:06 - Explain what they’re getting. 04:55 - Saying no to things (red flags). 10:01 - Setting expectations with clients.…
Creative Process.
May 17 • 67 min
This week Rich and Craig are joined by Adam Sandler (no, not that one) to discuss creative process. Where to find Adam Sandler online Twitter: https://twitter.com/NotTheFamous0ne Web: http://asgd.co/ 0:54 - Intro to Adam Sandler (no, not THAT one). 1:50 -…
Starting out as a freelancer.
May 10 • 49 min
Richard and Craig discuss how to start out as a freelancer. CONTENTS 0:43 - The fundamentals of starting out as a freelancer 1:50 - Craig’s experience of starting out as a freelancer 3:33 - The freelancer business basics. 6:10 - Feast or famine: how to…
Profile, Capital and Promotion.
May 3 • 52 min
Richard and Craig dig deeper into promotion as a designer. And: does having 150,000 subscribers on Instagram make you money? 0:33 - Profile vs Capital. 2:56 - Promoting yourself in 2020 is hard. 5:48 - People who have built profiles might not be making…
Side projects, promotion and building profile.
Apr 26 • 47 min
How do you promote yourself as a designer? There’s lots of ways. This week we talk about promotion. Richard discusses his experiences with BP&O and Logo Archive, and Craig talks about his experience with lots of side projects. CONTENTS 1:04 - Getting…
Money, morals and business.
Apr 19 • 62 min
Rich Baird and Craig Burgess discuss the realities and practicalities of working as a designer. Our first two episodes are dedicated to pricing, money, and finding your way as a freelancer and an agency. CONTENTS 1:22 - Winning awards. 7:02 - Survival is…
The realities of pricing design and running a business.
Apr 12 • 45 min
Rich Baird and Craig Burgess discuss the realities and practicalities of working as a designer. Our first two episodes are dedicated to pricing, money, and finding your way as a freelancer and an agency. This is part 1 of 2. CONTENTS 1:09 - What is That’s…
The realities of working in design.
Apr 10 • 2 min
Rich Baird and Craig Burgess discuss the realities and practicalities of working as a designer. FOLLOW That’s The Job Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thats_the_job_/ Twitter https://www.twitter.com/thats_the_job_/ Rich Baird Web: https://bpando.org/…