Last week, I had another informational interview, this time with copywriter Peter Hajinian, who also happens to be the associate creative director at Morsekode. I’ve never talked to someone who works as a writer in an agency, but if Peter is anything to go by, I wish I could pester these people more often! I told Peter later that that was the most I’d ever laughed during an interview.
Of course, this also meant our conversation was all over the place, but I think it’s more fun that way. Still, we discussed a lot about ad agency hiring, and Peter especially stressed the importance of having a strong portfolio to bring with you to interviews. He gave me several tidbits about portfolios, which I wanted to share with you all here: