Networking and Social Media in Animation

Those working in the creative media industry are often self-employed and/or in occupations involving project work and short-term contracts. The tendency towards portfolio careers means that it is essential that you are pro-active in your job search. In the 21st century the most efficient way of networking with others in the animation industry is through social/professional websites.

They are invaluable as a means of seeking out professional opportunities, showcasing your portfolio and keeping abreast of events and current issues affecting the industry.

In addition to the more mainstream social networks such as facebook, linkedin and twitter, there are many more that are creative industry focussed. These include: 

Some very useful tips on managing your online professional profile (mistakes to avoid) can be found by clicking on the following link: your online presence

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 16:09