"It has definitely had its ups and downs. There is some really good work that gets done out here, but economically right now the industry is very anemic.
What people fail to realize is with a population of about 1.3 million, we're close to…"
Grew up in Malaysia at an American school, British but born in Indonesia, hometown is a mystery.
Where do you work?
M&C Saatchi, Malaysia. Ex-Art Director Intern TBWA\RAAD, Dubai.
My interests in planning stems from being a creative in a suit's body, I love being creative in business and planning is the place to be.
I have a BA(Hons) in Music Industry Management and Marketing from the UK and throughout my time at university as well as a year after I have done work experience in New York, Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore and London
i was actually in japan for a teaching gig. i needed to get international living/working/traveling out of my system before i enter the real working world. i'm not japanese and i'm from orange county, CA. i'm back home and i really want to find a jr. planner job in either los angeles or new york. sorry i couldn't offer more help for you.
We have very good brands here. We are doing great things.
The Brazilian marketing is growing fast, specifically in the digital area, but RMG is one of few digital agencies that have a real planning department. We are fighting to disseminate the planning importance over the market.
I did work in between but not at an agency. I worked at a Ballet company. If you can get into an agency to work first, I say do it! But if you can't attending the Brandcenter is a great way to make contacts and get your foot in the door.
hi jacob. if you can demonstrate a real passion for planning & for great communications, you'll eventually get a break wherever you really want whether that's in media, digital or 'above' the line. Just stick at it! Also check out stuff like winning APG papers, Cannes winners, D&AD winners, and have a point of view on what makes really great thinking - every agency is hungry for hungry people.