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‘Side Projects Get You Jobs’ Offers Free Side Project Ideas

Side Projects Get You JobsNeil Lopez (a copywriting student at Miami Ad School NY), Steve Torres (an art direction student at MAS NY), and Tim Noble (a copywriter in the industry) created “Side Projects Get You Jobs,” a side project offering up free side project ideas for others looking to expand their portfolio with side projects.

The creative trio points out the importance of side projects to help creatives stand out, while acknowledging that “coming up with the perfect idea can be tough.” So they offer up some of their own side project ideas for free (and because it makes an impressive side project). Visitors to the site are immediately met with an idea, such as “Make a Rocky style video of yourself training for the creative week ping-pong tournament.” They can then click on the “More” button for more ideas from Lopez, Torres, and Noble. Some highlights include: “Draw Middle Earth style maps of your booty calls,” “Stage a Tamagotchi Vs. Giga Pet death match,” “Start a Jesse and the Rippers cover band,” and “Write Mad Men spec pitches.” So if you’re looking for a side project to build up your portfolio but seem all out of ideas, head on over to Side Projects Get You Jobs and take one of theirs.

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