Episode 4: Alyssa Nassner

Hear more from Alyssa on her insights as both an illustrator AND full-time art director, how to stand out from the crowd in the world of book publishing, the benefit of "branding" your work, and how personal projects feed into professional work.

Links to resources mentioned throughout the episode: 

ABRAMS Books – Publishing house where Alyssa works as an Art Director

Design*Sponge – Design blog featuring DIY projects, home tours, & more

Print & Pattern – Blog celebrating the world of surface pattern design

Etsy – You know Etsy ;)

Chronicle Books (Children's) Design Fellowship – One year fellowship for recent grads interested in careers in publishing, package, or product design

Art Mart for Art Start – Charitable art sale Alyssa put together in Feb 2017 to benefit Art Start

Dropbox – File hosting service

Invoicely (formerly Invoicable) – Free online invoicing for small businesses 

Later (formerly Latergramme) – Plan & schedule Instagram posts in advance 

Graphic Artists Guild Handbook "Pricing & Ethical Guidelines" 

Working Not Working – Curated online network for creatives & employers

Behance – Online platform or showcasing and discovering creative work 

Skillshare – Online community for learning new skills

See more of Alyssa's work at www.alyssanassner.com and on Instagram @alyssanassner