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Applications now open for The Dots 2017 Portfolio Masterclass Safari

Get your Foot in the Door of London’s Most Iconic Creative Companies such as Google, M&C Saatchi, Pentagram, VICE, AKQA & MOO

Our first 6 month programme of 2017 Masterclass events are:

• Visual Communication & Writing Portfolio Masterclass @ Google 31/1/17
• Design, Copywriting & Advertising Portfolio Masterclass @ M&C Saatchi 7/3/17
• Graphic Design Portfolio Masterclass @ Pentagram 21/3/17
• Marketing, Content and Publishing Portfolio Masterclass @ MOO 25/4/17
• Digital Design, UX/UI & Motion Graphics Portfolio Masterclass @ AKQA Thursday 30th May (AKQA - Apply here)
• Directing, Production & Videography Portfolio Masterclass @ VICE Wednesday 28th June (VICE - Apply here)
The Dots Portfolio Masterclass Safari will run as monthly events, supported by creative legendaries: Squarespace, Shutterstock & MOO.
These workshop-style evenings will be held at some of London’s most prolific (and somewhat show-stopping) offices,offering participants the opportunity to have projects from their portfolio reviewed by leading industry professionals.
We are on a mission to connect the UK’s most talented emerging creatives with the most iconic creative businesses. Whether you are an aspiring videographer with a social conscious or an innovative designer with a flair like no other- our aim is to help connect you to like-minded, established counterparts from some of the UK’s leading creative businesses.
Strengthen your connections to industry and walk away with incredible and honest advice on how to build or re-energise your portfolio -so critical in scoring those top creative jobs. It could even lead on to pastures new for your career, as industry Mentors are often on the lookout for new creative minds to join their teams. Recent Portfolio Masterclasses have ended in success stories!
For us, diversity is key, and we are calling for all with a talent and a dream to apply to our upcoming series of Portfolio Masterclass events.

‘It doesn’t matter where someone went to school, their ethnicity or gender – it’s all about connecting the next generation of incredible creatives with amazing opportunities.’

Pip Jamieson, Founder & CEO, The Dots
‘I am repeatedly blown away by the talent I meet and the ease with which I am able to connect. The Dots has a canny knack of sparking connections that last because they really do understand what makes us all tick.”
Karen Boswell, Adam & Eve DDB

Discover your answers to those burning questions; how to develop that perfect portfolio, ace that final interview and how to stand out from the crowd. If you impress the mentors enough, you might even land your dream creative job or come away with a contact for life.

‘I will definitely commission people I've seen this evening, really ambitious new talent."
Lauren Ford, Photographic Director, Dazed
You can find more info on The Dots Portfolio Masterclass Safari and how to apply for a sought-after place here.
To get a feel for how our Portfolio Masterclass events run, check our a couple of our highlights videos from previous events:
Photography by Jack Woodhouse


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