Learn more about how the ADAA connects student creatives with working professionals.

by Champ Panupong Techawongthawon
Savannah College of Art and Design

In-Agency Mentorship

2017 ADAA applicants were placed in leading digital agencies around the globe for a variety of learning experiences, custom-designed by each agency to expose them to career-launching conversations and workplace practices.

If you’re a professional interested in mentoring the world’s top creative talent in your agency, tell us more about your workplace environment, your needs, and what you offer ADAA applicants looking to launch their careers with our quick prospective agency mentor survey.

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1 : 1 Mentorship

All Winners of the Adobe Design Achievement Awards are paired with an accomplished creative professional for an in-depth, face-to-face mentorship in their geographic location. Winners and their mentors work hand in hand on a mutually agreed-upon project while refining the winner’s portfolio, sharpening presentation skills, and preparing the winner for the workforce.

“We always start by talking about my work progress but we also have really great conversations about illustration in general, working with clients, work-life balance and so on…”
Jola Bańkowska, Winner, 2016 Social Impact Video Editing Post-Production AND Winner, 2017 Fine Art Illustration Mentored by Illustrator Bartosz Kosowski

Read Jola´s Mentorship story

If you’re a creative professional interested in getting on our roster of mentors for Adobe Design Achievement Award Winners, tell us more about yourself and why you’d be a great role model to help launch a star student’s career through one-on-one interaction.

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