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Hello fellow designer in NYC:
what's the best way to land an entry-level design job in New York city. Any website you would recommend? Where are some of the other ways i can try? Any bit of information will help, thank you for your time and input.
When I was starting out, I quite literally cold called people that I wanted to work with... and then followed up ferociously. I never dropped off portfolios, demanding face to face time. I never dealt with HR people. Generally I was nuisance, but I did get a position this way.
Then I got out of this manic period, drank less coffee, and got a headhunter.
Oh, and please: stationery, not stationary.
This might seem obvious, but the easiest way for me has been to find things through friends, or friends of friends. Word of mouth and personal contacts are way less difficult than cold-calling and pushing yourself on people, especially when you are starting out in your career. It might not land you your dream-job immediately, but it will open you up to things and get your foot in the door here in NYC. The great thing about being in New York is that someone will always need your help, you just have to be able to find those people, and do a good job for them. Worked for me...
Join organizations like the TDC, and get to know people.
It was a long time ago, but I got my first job in NYC by taking a night course at SVA and getting some freelance work from one of the other fellows in the class.