Now Hiring Full-Time: Junior Art Director – @AdSavants

by / June 12, 2018 / Ad Savants is hiring: Junior Art Director. Description: Advertising Savants is seeking a Junior Art Director to join our agency. As a member of our creative team, this person will help formulate concepts and execute layout designs for artwork and copy in all media, including print, broadcast, out-of-home, in-store POS, packaging, digital, social, experiential, and other forms. See the full[Read More]

“The Climb” An Animated Short by Alex Deaton & Preston Gibson

by / June 6, 2018 / "This is a project my friend and I have worked on for months, based on an absurdist joke I thought of a few years ago and couldn't shake. Both of us wanted to push our abilities as far as possible." "We fleshed out a character design, modeled him in C4D, textured him using redshift and substance painter, built a mountain, animated the character by hand on 2s, and composited our butts off to craft[Read More]

A Fresh Start for Us and for You

by / April 24, 2018 / You’ve probably noticed a few changes around here and the reason the site’s been slow to post over the last week or so. While the design appears to be an evolution — not a revolution — there are quite a few solid updates we’d like you to know about that may not be obvious at first glance. Here’s What We’ve Done: Member Profiles – We chose not to migrate member profiles from the [Read More]

Amazon Gives Bullshit Feedback on Why They Skipped Over St. Louis

by / April 11, 2018 / Amazon officials told leaders here that the lack of a "blueprint for talent" was one of the reasons the e-commerce giant didn't choose St. Louis region for its second headquarters, according to an economic development official. Can anyone make sense out of this statement? Do we need to list the thousands of articles, organizations and programs defining the St. Louis tech scene? We're not saying[Read More]