Find a Mentor

Find creative mentors in our curated community of award-winning creatives.

Find a Mentor

Find creative mentors in our curated community of award-winning creatives.

  • Anthony is a RISD grad and Director of Product Design at the NYC startup Handshake.
    Anthony Faria
    Director of Product Design, Handshake
    Can help with: Career development, Career Goals and how to achieve them, Portfolio building, Interviewing skills
    Price: $50+
  • Toby is a Brooklyn-based Product Designer working in Ed Tech at Grovo.
    Toby Silverman
    Product Designer, Grovo
    Portfolio Critique, Interview Prep, Sketch, Prototyping
    Price: $5+
  • Jordan is a full-stack developer based in Toronto, Canada with a passion for teaching others to code.
    Jordan Deutsch
    Co-founder, Up at Five
    Can help with: Entering web development, Freelancing / starting your own web development business, Moving into full stack development
    Price: $35+
  • Peggy is an award-winning letterer and illustrator who has worked as a freelance artist for over 10 years, specializing in lettering, calligraphy, and branding.
    Peggy Dean
    Freelance Letterer and Illustrator
    Can help with: Illustration and lettering fundamentals, technical questions, artistic coaching, building your brand, portfolio critiques, freelance tips, career guidance
    Price: $35+
  • Trudy is a passionate back-end developer who co-founded design studio Up At Five and is an active member of the development community.
    Trudy MacNabb
    Full-stack Engineer + CTO, Up at Five
    Can help with: Technical questions, Freelancing Tips, Industry + Career Guidance, Concept fundamentals and overviews
    Price: $35+
  • Kaci is a seasoned and accomplished illustrator/graphic designer with over ten years of experience in character conception and illustration.
    Kaci Obrero
    Freelance Illustrator + Graphic Designer
    Can help with: Character design, Portfolio reviews, Finding your style, Technical questions, Freelancing tips, Concept fundamentals
    Price: $25+
  • Nathan is an entrepreneur and audio engineer/producer with over 20 years of experience in the industry.
    Nathan Lively
    Founder + Audio Engineer, Sound Design Live
    Can help with: Career building in the audio industry, Sound system design and optimization, Critiques of student work, Audio engineering fundamentals
    Price: $50+
  • Nathan is an author, blogger, and content strategist with over 14 years of experience in the industry. He was formerly a literary agent and has since worked in the tech and finance industries.
    Nathan Bransford
    Independent Author and Content Strategist
    Can help with: Writing, plot development, finding an agent, navigating the publishing process, writing critiques, finding jobs
    Price: $45+
  • Edaqa is a multidisciplinary freelance developer with over 20 years of experience doing extensive programming in a variety of languages.
    Edaqa Mortoray
    Programmer, EverSystems
    Can help with: Software architecture, Testing strategy, UI/UX programming, Privacy and security, Debugging techniques
    Price: $35+
  • Michael is the co-founder and CEO of MyClean, a full service cleaning company with annual revenue of $9m+
    Michael Scharf
    Co-founder and CEO, MyClean
    Can help with: Growth hacking, Entrepreneurship, Scaling, E-commerce
    Price: $75+
  • Alexandra is a Designer and Art Director who first worked for Equinox before moving on to focus on luxury, lifestyle and fashion brands at Time Inc.
    Alexandra Bisono
    Art Director, Time Inc.
    Can help with: Portfolio critiques, UX / UI + Design fundamentals, Typography questions, industry + career guidance, resume review, branding and marketing
    Price: $30+
  • Courtney is a designer who runs En Route Workshop, which focuses on brand development and brand identity design for small businesses.
    Courtney Eliseo
    Designer and Founder, En Route Workshop
    Can help with: Brand Identity Design + Brand Development, Typography, Logo design, Freelancing + Self-Employment
    Price: $50+
  • Claudia is a Business Coach who helps Designers and Creatives earn the money and success they deserve.
    Claudia Mayer
    Business Coach + Owner, Coaching by Claudia
    Branding, Finding your niche, Growing your business, Vision and strategy, Pitching, Pricing, Client negotiations, Closing deals, Organizational development, How to structure your creative business, Career Direction
    Price: $50+
  • Kara is a freelance journalist and playwright who has worked as a senior editor at Newsweek, The Daily Beast, Billboard, and Tasting Table.
    Kara Cutruzzula
    Independent Journalist and Playwright
    Pitching editors, Navigating freelance life, Networking tastefully, Tackling long-term writing projects, Changing industries, Increasing productivity
    Price: $30+
  • Adam is a freelance senior copywriter who has worked for large, mid-sized and small ad agencies, in-house for brand teams and with tech startups.
    Adam Sherbell
    Freelance Associate Creative Director + Copywriter
    Can help with: Advertising questions, freelance life, copywriting, portfolio development, career approach and goals
    Price: $40+
  • Nick is a painter and designer with over 6 years of experience in the television industry. He currently works as a visual development artist for Disney Interactive.
    Nicholas Kennedy
    Visual Development Artist, Disney Interactive
    Can help with: Portfolio management, color theory, perspective, composition, critique, industry + career guidance
    Price: $50+
  • Martin is a creative copywriter who has worked for almost ten years as a creative copywriter, at agencies big and small.
    Martin Fleming
    Creative Copywriter at VCCP London
    Can help with: Advertising/Branding Industry, Creativity + Writing, Scriptwriting, Portfolio Reviews, Career Advice
    Price: $25+
  • Nadia is a freelance editor, writer, and maker of things who has produced content for companies like VICE, YouTube, and Vodafone.
    Nadia Saccardo
    Freelance Writer and Editor
    Can help with: Freelance writing and editing, publishing + launching magazines, proofreading, interview prep, writing for brands, pitching, managing teams
    Price: $30+
  • Jeremy is a freelance illustrator and designer from Sydney who has worked with agencies and now runs his own studio.
    Jeremy Mura
    Freelance Illustrator and Designer
    Can help with: Design + Illustration tips, Graphic Design fundamentals, career guidance, creative Entrepreneurship, selling digital products, personal branding
    Price: $35+
  • Rab is a designer and photographer from Scotland, UK who has over 6 years experience working as a web designer and freelance photographer.
    Rab Fyfe
    Design Team Lead, CitiNOW
    Can help with: Technical questions, freelancing tips + getting clients, industry + career guidance
    Price: $40+
  • John is a designer, photographer, and entrepreneur who has spent the last 14 years working as a freelancer, in-house designer, and entrepreneur.
    John Shaver
    Founder, Design Panoply
    Can help with: Photoshop and Illustrator basics, Photography post-processing in Lightroom, design and photography business, becoming successful as a freelancer
    Price: $60+
  • Rich is a cross-disciplinary designer, illustrator, animator, and developer who runs a studio out of Amsterdam.
    Rich Armstrong
    Founder + Product Designer, Studio Armstrong
    Can help with: Product Design and UX Design, Interaction design, Animation, technical questions, critiques, freelancing tips
    Price: $35+
  • Francesca is a cross-disciplinary Photographer, Product Designer, and Art Director living in Berlin and working for Outfittery.
    Francesca Gilibert
    Senior Product Designer, Outfittery
    Can help with: UX + Product Design fundamentals, career questions, portfolio critiques, technical questions
    Price: $40+
  • Tim is an independent Photographer who began his creative journey 8 years ago and has gne on to do work for brands like Mercedes-Benz, Nike, and Apple.
    Tim Landis
    Freelance Photographer
    Can help with: Preparing, composing, editing, portfolio critiques, getting clients, building your brand, industry + career guidance, Photography fundamentals
    Price: $40+
  • Sydney is a Designer, Illustrator, and co-founder of RookieUp who has spent time in-house, at startups, branding and creative agencies, and freelancing.
    Sydney Ligouri
    Co-founder RookieUp
    Can help with: Getting started in freelancing, building a client list, portfolio critiques, industry + career guidance, illustration fundamentals
    Price: $30+
  • Phil is a Designer who runs his own studio in NYC, with a focus on branding and identity, environmental design, advertising, and illustration.
    Phil Johnson
    Freelance Visual Designer
    Can help with: Technical troubleshooting, portfolio critiques, making the transition to freelance, concept development, industry + career guidance, Design fundamentals
    Price: $25+
  • Mike is a freelance visual designer with 8 years of experience working in-house and agency-side with a clients ranging from national brands to small startups.
    Mike Casebolt
    Freelance Visual Designer and Illustrator
    Can help with: Technical questions, concepting, portfolio reviews, freelance tips, career guidance, design, typography, and illustration fundamentals
    Price: $35+
  • Maria is a freelance photographer who has toured with DJ’s like Skrillex and A-Trak, in addition to working closely with brands like Red Bull and Vice.
    Maria Jose Govea
    Freelance Photographer
    Can help with: Portfolio reviews, freelance tips, getting into the music scene, photography fundamentals, social media strategy
    Price: $50+
  • Luis is a Graphic Designer working at Squarespace, where he has focused on advertising, branding, and web design.
    Luis Gonzalez
    Designer, Squarespace
    Can help with: Career goals, understanding design trends and common practices, concepting and execution, freelancing tips, portfolio critiques
    Price: $25+
  • KaL is a UX/UI designer with 15+ years experience specializing in Mac and iOS software product creation.
    Kal Michael
    Independent UI and UX Designer
    Can help with: iOS and Mac design, Design and UX strategy, portfolio critiques, freelance tips, career guidance + resume reviews
    Price: $40+
  • Jessica is a freelance illustrator who has spent 5+ years working for clients like Target, QVC, and L’Oreal.
    Jessica Durrant
    Freelance Illustrator
    Can help with: Getting started in freelancing, building a client list, portfolio critiques, industry + career guidance, Illustration fundamentals
    Price: $20+
  • Jamie is a Designer who runs her own agency, helping create incredible identities, branding, and logos for clients in various industries.
    Jamie Starcevich
    Owner and Designer, Spruce Rd.
    Can help with: Portfolio critiques, getting into freelancing + getting clients, industry + career guidance, design and branding fundamentals
    Price: $45+
  • Heath is an Art Director and UX designer with over 20 years of experience in the creative world working for clients like Audible and Vogue.
    Heath Brockwell
    Art Director and UX Designer, Hinesighted.com
    Can help with: Design and UX fundamentals, portfolio reviews, career guidance + advancing at work, industry insight
    Price: $30+
  • Hayden is a freelance Illustrator and Designer who has spent the past four years designing for clients worldwide and teaching thousands of aspiring designers.
    Hayden Aube
    Freelance Illustrator and Designer
    Can help with: Design and illustration fundamentals, technical questions, portfolio critiques, making the transition to freelance, industry insight + carving your own career path
    Price: $45+
  • Geremy is a senior design engineer at Noun Project and previously worked at an agency doing branding and interface design for brands around the world.
    Geremy Mumenthaler
    Senior Design Engineer, Noun Project
    Can help with: Design fundamentals and product strategy, technical questions, portfolio critiques, freelance tips, industry + career guidance
    Price: $30+
  • Evan is a Web Designer and Illustrator who has spent 20 years working for brands, agencies, as a freelancer, and running his own studio.
    Evan Eckard
    Senior Web Designer, Study.com
    Can help with: Operating a freelance business, building a portfolio, promoting yourself to potential clients, technical questions, career guidance, design fundamentals
    Price: $25+
  • Evan is a self-taught and self-employed Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Designer who has worked for clients like Fossil to Coca Cola for over a decade.
    Evan Abrams
    Freelance Motion Graphics and VFX Designer
    Can help with: Design fundamentals, Motion Graphics consultation, technical questions, portfolio critiques, freelance tips, industry + career guidance
    Price: $45+
  • Danny is a self-taught multidisciplinary UX Designer, Front-end Developer, and Entrepreneur who is passionate about building products and user experiences.
    Danny Florian
    Freelance UX Designer and Developer
    Can help with: UX and Web Development fundamentals, technical questions, portfolio critiques, freelance tips, career guidance and interview prep
    Price: $45+
  • Danielle is a Visual UX Designer who began her career as a Systems Engineer before becoming a UX and Product Designer for Audible.
    Danielle Eastberg
    Visual UX Designer, Audible
    Can help with: Design layout, designing for mobile, technical questions, portfolio critiques, career transition, Design and UX fundamentals
    Price: $40+
  • Cody is a Photographer and Designer who runs a creative studio in NYC, doing work for clients like Sweetgreen and Make Studio.
    Cody Min
    Photographer and Owner, Astronaut Monastery
    Can help with: technical questions (photoshop, etc.), portfolio critiques, freelance tips, digital photography fundamentals
    Price: $30+
  • Christian is a Photographer and Designer who has worked as a full-time freelancer, in-house, and at agencies and now runs his own studio.
    Christian Rudman
    Photographer and Owner, Kindred Fold
    Can help with: Freelance tips, starting a studio, branding and marketing, technical questions, portfolio critiques, photography fundamentals, film photography
    Price: $40+
  • Carlye is a Senior UX Designer who began her career as a professional dancer before making the huge leap to UX Designer for Amazon.
    Carlye Cunniff
    Senior UX Designer, Amazon
    Can help with: portfolio critiques, career transition, interview prep, UX fundamentals
    Price: $45+
  • Bryan is a Senior UX Designer who has worked in print design, branding, and UX/UI and strategy for boutique studios, large agencies, and tech companies.
    Bryan Mamaril
    Senior UX Designer, Microsoft – Windows
    Can help with: Portfolio review and interview prep, moving from print to digital, freelance tips, understanding the tech industry, UX and Design fundamentals
    Price: $35+
  • AJ is a self-taught Designer, Front-end Developer and Educator who has worked as a freelancer, an in-house designer/programmer, and global agencies.
    AJ Burt
    Front End Engineer & Interaction Designer, Neoreef
    Can help with: UX / UI + Front-end fundamentals, portfolio critiques, freelance tips, career guidance, technical questions
    Price: $50+

 

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