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UPCOMERS Portfolio Intensive Bootcamp

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Are you an emerging creative looking to build an amazing real work portfolio and have the best week ever?

DATE: JUNE 24-28, 2019

VENUE: ZIP RECRUITER Campus | Santa Monica, California

TIME: 9AM–5PM daily


Are you getting close to graduation, graduated, new to the industry, or looking for pointers on how to gain real work experience, build your portfolio and career/internship opportunities?

Join the Upcomers Portfolio Intensive Boot Camp in Santa Monica. Here’s your chance to meet and work with brands, creative agencies, and industry professionals from around the globe. Throughout the week, you’ll connect with experts in design, strategy, visual arts, film, motion graphics, user experience, digital design and more. You will be working on projects as you would in the workplace. You will be working in teams, collaborating and learning from each other. You will be mentored and challenged by various creative directors who are there to help throughout the creative process.

In addition, you will be networking and connecting with professionals discussing your work and gaining valuable, feedback. You’ll hear many different opinions from many different industry leaders. The goal is to help, develop and to mentor you towards your creative career journey.

On the last day, you will be able to pitch your ideas to the creative directors, get feedback and add amazing real work to your portfolio! For those who are ready to join the workforce, there will be the opportunity to land a paid internship, gig or job with one of the presenting companies / agencies.

This isn’t a competition, but rather a celebration of practical, hands on experience and the work you have put in, to reach your goal as a professional creative.


  • Gain REAL work in your portfolio

  • Understand what a creative brief is and how to successfully respond

  • Gain knowledge of the creative process

  • Hands-on experience mentored by seasoned professionals

  • Practice your collaboration, brainstorming, and creative exploration

  • Expand your creative community and network


Upcomers Bootcamp is for any emerging creative minds looking to gain practical, hands on experience from the industry. Learning to apply your creative skillsets to practical experience. Work on creative brief challenges provided by the workplace/creative directors to help you learn creative problem solving.

If you are curious, eager and ready to create an amazing body of work in your portfolio AND ready for internship&job opportunites - you are at the right place.

This is everything and so much more....the guest speakers, the mentors and not to mention the amazing daily breakfast, lunches, snacks and drinks!!!


A super, pumped excited mindset cause this is going to be super fun!

Bring your laptops and any other special tools you use when in the creative process.

Everyone will have a working station and plentiful supplies to support your ideas.


You can find the rubric with all details on the event, brand partners, speakers and mentors here below with the provided link.

Run of Show: Check out the full program here

One week program: June 24- 28 full time 9-5pm

Costs: $ 1,995

Early bird Enrollment: $ 1,500 (till June 1st 2019)

Breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks, coffee & tea included in the price.

Finance options available: please contact hello@upcomers.co to discuss the options.

Space is limited. Enroll now to reserve your spot. Deadline for enrollment ends on June 1, 2019.

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