1) Look at everything with a fresh eye. You want your work to have a distinguished point of view and an accomplished look. Having said that, never lose sight of the client’s objective in making a piece of content. If you create work that is innovative, makes people stop and watch, elevates perception of the brand, and advances the client’s business goals, you will have a busy career.
2) Become the producer every team requests to oversee their projects. Learn as much as you can. Develop a great eye for creative. Keep looking for fresh talent. Work harder than everyone else. Earn your colleagues’ trust. Pay attention to every detail, but always keep the big picture in focus. This will help you anticipate problems before they become unmanageable and allow you to offer up timely guidance and solutions. There are going to be curveballs and tough situations; accept this now, be ready for them, and respond constructively. Your team needs you to be a leader. Be one.