50 Conversations

The twists and turns of a creative career

Episode Summary

From publishing to the art world to director at a digital design studio, Aimée shares the twists and turns on her creative career journey, what it’s like to go back to school in your mid-30s, and the surprising career she’d choose if she weren’t on her current career path. If you're a person that wants to build things in your career, this show will resonate with you. Aimee merges art and digital tech, stumbling into the design world. WIth a liberal arts background, Aimee taught herself design skills and ended up going back to school in her mid-30s. We talk about being in the right place at the right time, bouncing back from the financial crash, learning new skills on YouTube, learning to code, and so much more. This is a freewheeling episode, with lots of laughter and celebrating the joy of learning new things. Notable show quotes: "I have pulled from all of my previous learnings and understandings and it's really been this evolution of my career, whether the industry or the title has changed. I've been using all have the same skillset throughout cause they've all kind of culminated together to help push me in this career that I finally found that I love." “It's like the idea of 35 being too late for you to go back to school to me is crazy because I think about life expectancy these days. It's like, what else you're going to do. We should be so lucky to live to seventies, 80s, nineties. 35 is a drop in the bucket for you to go figure out stuff.”

Episode Notes

If you're a person that wants to build things in your career, this show will resonate with you. Aimee merges art and digital tech, stumbling into the design world. WIth a liberal arts background, Aimee taught herself design skills and ended up going back to school in her mid-30s. We talk about being in the right place at the right time, bouncing back from the financial crash, learning new skills on YouTube, learning to code, and so much more. This is a freewheeling episode, with lots of laughter and celebrating the joy of learning new things.

Notable show quotes:

"I have pulled from all of my previous learnings and understandings and it's really been this evolution of my career, whether the industry or the title has changed. I've been using all have the same skillset throughout cause they've all kind of culminated together to help push me in this career that I finally found that I love."

“It's like the idea of 35 being too late for you to go back to school to me is crazy because I think about life expectancy these days. It's like, what else you're going to do. We should be so lucky to live to seventies, 80s, nineties. 35 is a drop in the bucket for you to go figure out stuff.”