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#InTheNews – New Talent: Candice Drakeford

Droga5 Art Director & Creative Circus Alumni

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Droga5 Art Director reveals how she got her start in advertising, her favorite projects and inspirations and how she turned an interactive whiteboard into a drum kit

Candice Drakeford – Junior Art Director at Droga5
Creative Circus Alumna – Art Direction (2016)

The Creative Circus was amazing for me. It’s like this little incubator for new and aspiring creatives. I essentially lived and breathed advertising for almost two years. Because it’s so demanding and crazy, you quickly find out if you truly have a passion for advertising. Probably the hardest I’ve ever worked in an academic setting.

Now her daily mission is to refine and redefine the aesthetics of her agency’s client briefs and projects. She’s art directed campaigns for top brands like Apple and Hertz and her multifaceted portfolio includes work made to be displayed on a wide range of mediums including print publications, mobile apps, microsites and even pencil erasers.

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