Issue 238 • August 7, 2020
"Which ideas am I returning to again and again? Recognize which ideas have legs and which ones were just passing."

When inspiration strikes the heart, it’s our role as makers to give it form. We talked with author, editor, and podcast host Jocelyn K. Glei on ideation and being accountable in our projects.  She asks us to think about the ideas we keep returning to and encourages us to make our content specific.
Growth Summit is a two-day virtual conference hosted by on August 11–13. is generously offering the CreativeMornings community a special discount for 50% off the ticket price. Use the code: CM50.
(Presented in partnership with for the Own Your Content series.)
Learn something new from the other side of the world!

Our global theme this month is Stress. Sign up for our virtual CreativeMornings events this month and maybe even make a new friend! Let's talk about stress.
 Fun Stuff to Click On
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The 5 most in-demand design job titles for the rest of 2020.

A 24-hour visual channel celebrating artists of color: Form No Form.

Short interviews with personalities from film, fashion, music, and more.* 

Love letters to everyone, showcasing photos and sounds from an empty world.

Sequence is a 1-minute visual collaboration between a scientist and filmmaker.

Drive & Listen lets you pretend to go for a drive and listen to the radio.

A free online portfolio school for Black creatives by Spotify's creative director.

Pick a year from your past: The Nostalgia Machine takes you back musically.

Looking for work? Why automation skills could help you land a job.

How to stand out in a competitive job market in 5 steps.*

Put it in your window: Feel-good COVID posters for shop owners.

How to use Twitter to positively network while drowning out the noise.

Share your experience this year by calling this anonymous answering machine.

Tips for community funding in challenging times.

(Thank you to Annie R., Faustyna H., Catalina J., and Ali W. for sharing links with us this week!)
CreativeGuild Spotlights
global directory of creative companies and individuals.
VSCO is made by creators, for creators — they're hiring! The teams at VSCO are looking to fill product marketing and engineering roles in Oakland. Browse their job openings and apply.
Cool Jobs in Our Universe
Hiring or looking for work? Check out the CreativeGuild.
Understood is hiring a Director of Sales in New York City.

Mailchimp is hiring a Senior Producer for Brand in Atlanta.

Design Milk is hiring a Freelance Content Contributor to work remotely

Danielle LaPorte is hiring a contract-based Copywriter to work remotely.

Resistance Communications is hiring a contract-based Social Media Manager & Designer to work remotely. 
This newsletter was made like the floor-plan of a unique home. I didn't forget the basics, but tucked away some delightful surprises.

—Emerline Ji

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