TIGER CAREER EXPO:

HOW TO FIND A GIG YOU LOVE IN MARKETING, DESIGN, TECH, ADVERTISING OR WHATEVER YOUR HEART DESIRES 

Abby Murray

Chief Brand Officer

& Co-Founder

Mortarr

Cole Thompson

Creative Director

Mortarr

WHAT WE'LL TALK ABOUT

A little about Mortarr 

What types of jobs there are in a company like Mortarr

A little about Abby and her career in Marketing and Entrepreneurship

A little about Cole and his career in Branding and Creativity 

Some things in general you might look for in a job

Some things you might want to avoid in a job

How high school can set you up for jobs like these (and why you should never do drugs)

Questions?????

 

BUT FIRST...A CAT VIDEO

SO WHAT IS MORTARR ANYWAY?

 

Back in 2016...

 

...there was nowhere on internet where you could go to find ideas, products, and pros for commercial design projects. 

WE COULDN'T FIND IT.

SO WE BUILT IT. 

 

Now Mortarr, headquartered right here in Albert Lea, Minnesota, co-founded by 2 Tigers and 1 Tiger parent, is leading online source for commercial project ideas, plus the pros and brands that make them happen. 

We'll share the link to this page later so you can take the tour.

EXAMPLES OF PROJECTS FOUND ON MORTARR

VANS CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

PELOTON RETAIL 

AMAZON OFFICES

TARGET FIELD

SO WHAT KIND OF JOBS ARE THERE AT A COMMERCIAL DESIGN FOCUSED TECH STARTUP HEADQUARTERED IN GREATER MINNESOTA? 

GLAD YOU ASKED.

MEET THE MORTARR TEAM.

HOW ABBY

BECAME ABBY

FROM ALBERT LEA 
TO ASU - MARKETING + DESIGN 
TO PEPSI - MARKETING + CAFFIENE 
TO ABG - MARKETING + ALOTTA JOBS

TO THE MARKETING PLANT 
TO MORTARR

HOW COLE
BECAME COLE

FROM GLENVILLE 
TO UMD - MARKETING + HISTORY
TO BRAINCO - COPYWRITING 
TO FLINT GROUP - COPYWRITING

TO THE LACEK GROUP - COPYWRITING

TO ABG - MARKETING
TO THE MARKETING PLANT 

TO MORTARR

RIVETING STUFF, RIGHT?

SO WHAT'S ALL THIS MEAN FOR YOU? 

IF YOU LIKE COOL BRANDS

IF YOU LIKE COOL SITES

IF YOU LIKE COOL VIDEOS

IF YOU LIKE COOL IDEAS

IF YOU LIKE COOL CODE 

IF YOU LIKE COOL DATA
IF YOU LIKE COOL CHARTS
IF YOU LIKE COOL PLANS 
IF YOU LIKE COOL CONVERSATIONS

IF YOU LIKE COOL PRODUCTS

IF YOU LIKE COOL STRATEGIES

 

YOU MIGHT LIKE A COOL JOB DOING IT


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AND EVEN IF YOU'RE NOT GOOD AT IT, KEEP IN MIND THAT PEOPLE GET PAID TO MAKE ALL THE BAD MARKETING YOU SEE TOO.

 

SO THERE'S ALWAYS THAT TO FALL BACK ON.

BUT YOU DO STILL NEED A DEGREE AND SOME SKILLS EVEN TO DO THE BAD STUFF. 

SO GET TO WORK.

 

DID WE MENTION IT'S A LOT OF WORK?

CUE THE MUSIC...WE'RE RUNNING OUT OF TIME

HOW TO FIND A JOB YOU LOVE

 

 

YOUR PASSION +

YOUR SKILL SET + 

ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY =

DREAM JOB

QUESTIONS??

MAHALO, MORTARR

ABBY 

abby.murray@mortarr.com

COLE 

cole.thompson@mortarr.com