Did you know that 2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards entrants were selected for mentorships in leading digital agencies around the globe this year, regardless of their final standing in last year’s competition? Here’s a quick snapshot of just a little bit of the mentorship magic taking place around the world right now…
WHERE: Cuernavaca, Mexico
Adobe Awards mentees and mentors at Ideograma’s Cuernavaca offices.
“Persistence=success”: ico-D interviews 2015 mentor Jay Taylor about the Adobe ico-D Mentorship Programme
For this interview, ico-D asked Jay Taylor to discuss his experiences as a mentor:
1) What do you do everyday as an illustrator, and why do you do what you do?
My time is split 50/50 between freelancing as an illustrator and running the Fine Art & Illustration degree at Coventry University. This balance can be challenging at times but I’ve found they feed well into each other, allowing me to maintain a certain level of autonomy in my career but with the stability (and human interaction) of what a ’normal’ job brings.