About RookieUp

We built RookieUp because we think finding a mentor and getting personalized guidance, useful advice, and industry insight should be easy and accessible for everyone.

If you’re trying to accomplish an ambitious goal by yourself, like learning a new skillset or finding a new job, the journey can be difficult. And while the internet is an amazing source of knowledge, learning online can be impersonal and cold.

But it doesn’t have to be. With RookieUp, you can connect with creative professionals around the world to get 1-on-1 advice, answers, and feedback via a relaxed and friendly video chat!

About RookieUp

We built RookieUp because we think finding a mentor and getting personalized guidance, useful advice, and industry insight should be easy and accessible for everyone.

If you’re trying to accomplish an ambitious goal by yourself, like learning a new skillset or finding a new job, the journey can be difficult. And while the internet is an amazing source of knowledge, learning online can be impersonal and cold.

But it doesn’t have to be. With RookieUp, you can connect with creative professionals around the world to get 1-on-1 advice, answers, and feedback via a relaxed and friendly video chat!

RookieUp is made for you.

RookieUp is a flexible tool you can have in your back pocket and use whenever you need it, no matter what you’re trying to accomplish. Whether you’re learning a new skill and have questions about a tricky topic, are looking to make a career change and want advice from an expert, or just want an experienced creative to give you an honest portfolio critique, RookieUp mentors can help you accomplish your goals.

RookieUp is made for you.

RookieUp is a flexible tool you can have in your back pocket and use whenever you need it, no matter what you’re trying to accomplish. Whether you’re learning a new skill and have questions about a tricky topic, are looking to make a career change and want advice from an expert, or just want an experienced creative to give you an honest portfolio critique, RookieUp mentors can help you accomplish your goals.

Our mentors are here to help.

We’re building a curated community of creative professionals with incredible experience teaching, practicing, and honing their craft. From user experience and graphic design, to photography and illustration, you’ll find the perfect match within our community of passionate mentors.

And if you don’t, shoot us a note! We’ll find them for you.

Our mentors are here to help.

We’re building a curated community of creative professionals with incredible experience teaching, practicing, and honing their craft. From user experience and graphic design, to photography and illustration, you’ll find the perfect match within our community of passionate mentors.

And if you don’t, shoot us a note! We’ll find them for you.

FAQ

Why should I use RookieUp?

Great question! We created RookieUp because people learn better with personalized help from an expert. Studies show that when you learn with a teacher in a 1-on-1 setting, you can expect to perform over two standard deviations better than someone learning on their own. We want to make this type of personalized learning accessible to anyone, anywhere. RookieUp isn’t a structured educational platform – it’s an on-demand service you can use anytime you need a bit of inspiration, feedback, or advice.

Who are all these mentors?

Our biggest focus is making sure that the mentors on RookieUp are true experts at what they do, so you can focus on finding the perfect fit and not have to worry about your new mentor’s qualifications. We’ve carefully hand-picked every mentor on our platform and done research to ensure they have a proven track record of success in their field and possess a passion for mentoring aspiring creatives. The community will only continue to grow as we find more and more awesome creatives who want to help teach people like you!

What if I pick the wrong mentor?

We’ve built RookieUp to ensure this never happens, and we will never charge your card until your mentor confirms they’re the right person to answer your questions. When you schedule a mentor session, you’ll tell us exactly what you want to talk about with your mentor. We’ll send that info to your mentor who will then confirm whether they’re the right person for the job. If they are, great! If not, we’ll cancel the session and recommend a few mentors who are better fits.

What if I need to cancel?

You can cancel your appointment up to 12 hours prior to your scheduled session time and receive a full refund. If you cancel less than 12 hours before your session, we’ll do everything we can to fully refund you but the final decision rests with your mentor.

What happens after the session?
We know how important it is to understand what you should do next. After the session, your mentor will follow up with a few action items from your chat and recommend a project for you to work on next. Within 1 month of the session, you can email that project to your mentor and receive a round of email feedback, completely free. We’ll also send a link to schedule a longer-term mentorship package with your mentor in case you want to build a deeper relationship.

Have questions or feedback? We’d love to hear from you!

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