Collaboration for Creatives: Make Your Project Better | David Bill And Marc O'Brien | Skillshare

Collaboration for Creatives: Make Your Project Better

David Bill And Marc O'Brien, Designers

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8 Lessons (1h 6m)
    • 1. Trailer

    • 2. Introduction

    • 3. Set Your Goals

    • 4. Map Out Your Roles

    • 5. Define Your Personalities

    • 6. Set Your Milestones

    • 7. Pick Your Tools

    • 8. Evaluate Your Project


About This Class

Become an effective collaborator with this 60-minute class from freelance designers David Bill and Marc O’Brien. Learn how to manage the collaborative process and overcome pain points. In addition to tips and tricks culled from their years of working on teams, the class delves into a diversity of work environments and features interviews with:

  • Kelly Stoetzel (Content Director, TED) on team event production
  • Steve Daniels (Founder, Makeshift magazine) on remote collaboration
  • Ryan Lee (Creative Director, Method) on in-studio teamwork

Whether you’re already part of a collaborative team or eager to work with others, this class will help you achieve the maximum creative result for any vision. This class is perfect for designers, filmmakers, entrepreneurs, illustrators, photographers, and anyone working on collaborative projects.

The top 10 projects with the most likes in the first 60 days will get an hour video chat session with either David Bill or Marc O'Brien.





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David Bill & Marc O'Brien are designers based in San Francisco. Having led a variety of collaborative projects, they have a deep understanding of the process, its potential, and its pitfalls.

About David

David Bill directs the USA office of NoTosh, a global consultancy that bridges the worlds of learning and innovation. A teacher, coach, and school administrator turned design strategist, David works with clients to design strategies and solutions that address an organization's par...

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