RED Summer Sampler: Tech Events in Vancouver
Our Summer Sampler series has arrived! If you are thinking of launching a new career in tech, we’re hosting sample classes in Web Development, User Experience & User Interface Design, and Digital Marketing. Each class is designed to teach you basic fundamentals in tech and get a taste of learning at RED.
Virtual Reality, The New Frontier
While this past year saw Virtual Reality become more accessible with the introduction of Google Cardboard and HTC Vive Headsets, the power of this technology has merely scratched the surface. Matt, our Chief Operating Officer, recently shared the vast possibilities this platform has for Canada in The Huffington Post. From forensic investigations to mental health, it’s clear that VR […]
Interview with Gautam Lohia, Partner at Apply Digital
With a week left until “Working with Global Brands: an Agency Perspective”, I couldn’t miss a chance to interview amazing panel of speakers to get a deeper insight into Apply Digital, Vancouver-based agency. This interview is with Gautam Lohia, Partner at Apply Digital and advisor to Metalab. Gautam has extensive international experience in digital platforms […]
UX and UI: What’s the Difference?
You’ve probably heard a lot about UX and UI design, but what you might not know is the real difference between the two. Nothing to be ashamed of! There are tons of people, from new students all the way up to employers who aren’t really clear on the difference. To get some professional insight, we […]
Renaissance Man: Toronto Tech Event
We all know that person who seems to have a few more hours in the day than the rest of us – always working on some cool project, honing a new skill, thriving at work, or maybe all three at once. At a recent Toronto tech event, we met Darrin Henein, aka a modern day […]
Women in Marketing Share What it Takes to Succeed
Last month, RED Academy hosted Women of Influence, a panel discussion that took aim at some of the biggest issues facing professional women in marketing today. We were incredibly lucky to be joined by Meagan Tanner, Strategic Partner Manager at Google, Kristy Bates, Marketing Manager at Uber, and Adrianne Wotherspoon, General Manager at Traffik Group. […]
5 Takeaways from RED’s Toronto Agency Night
Ramping up to the launch of RED Academy Toronto’s first full- and part-time classes, we opened the doors to our brand new space to host Agency Night. Here are five of our biggest takeaways from the Toronto agency evening.
Agency Life: Simon Craig, Changemaker
Some of the most exciting positions today are found in agile creative agencies, like Toronto agency Send + Receive. We spoke to Simon Craig, one of S+R’s partners, to find out what his agency brings to the table, where the industry is headed, and the importance of always learning more.
Working at an Agency: Alex Chepovetsky of Havas Worldwide Canada
Landing your dream gig at an uber-cool creative agency sure sounds like a dream come true, right? So how can you make it happen? What skills does your dream employer look for? And above all else, when you finally get your foot get in the door, what can you expect when working at an agency?