3 editorial illustrations for an article on Intern Magazine in collaboration with D&AD Shift program about Lisa Williams’ journey toward creative industry while being an university dropout with no clue that’s where her dream lies.
What’s the right way to shove your foot in that obscure gilded door? Is it through skill, graft, talent or sheer luck of who you (or your folks) happen to know? These seemingly ‘elite’ industries, can look totally inaccessible, and even with a relevant degree, there are still no guarantees.
Gender, culture, neurodiversity – agencies need to recruit from all walks of life, not just because it’s morally right, not to tick a check-list, but because diversity of thought, life experience and opinion make better work.
Be relentless in the pursuit of your passion. Graft and keep knocking on doors, even if society tells you you’ve no right to be knocking on them.