August Community Minutes
Jody’s from The Backscratchers, who connect companies with recommended freelancers and teams. They’re looking for a Junior Fixer - check out the job description below if you’d like to join their wonderful team!
Jody’s also in an all girl Bruce Springsteen cover band call The She Street Band, follow them on Twitter to find out when their next gig is!
When she’s not designing, Silvia’s working on Chios Voices. Launched in February 2017, Chios Voices is a creative platform for children and teenagers from the refugee populations on Chios, Greece. They are encouraged to write stories and poems, and make music, art and videos, about their lives and experiences - giving them a platform as well as offering an important perspective of the unfolding refugee crisis through their eyes.
Silvia’s looking for artists/illustrators/animators to bring their stories to life! Get behind this great initiative.
Francis is a wonderful human, who also happens to be the newest member of the CM London family. He’s a photographer and has started a project that begins with a conversation over a coffee. If you’re an artist or creative, he’d love to meet you and have a chat about your their work, the world, what you like to do, what you like to eat and anything that falls in between. Get in touch!
Andrea’s the UX Manager of the University of Arts, London. There’s a big digital transformation happening, where they’re going to be revamping most of the University’s platforms - so they’re looking to hire! Specifically developers, UX designers and content editors, and most urgently, a UX Executive. Closing dates are soon so get applying.
Sam’s been working on an installation as part of Brixton Design Trail for London Design Festival (16-14 September). All of the events will be celebrating difference and promote acceptance, with this year’s theme being Love is Power. UNTRANSLATION will be an installation in Brixton Village & Market Row looking at the untranslatable words found in the many languages spoken by the local community. Follow the link below and check out the other free events.
Gabriel is the Design Lead for Climate Edge, a young startup that collects data and offers smallholder farmers in tropical agriculture important information to increase their yield and quality. They’re currently working with coffee farmers and are looking for tester and people to run trials with. If you work in (tropical) agriculture, they’d love to work with you to collect data and develop their product for farmers.
Lucie started a project called Creativity Saves Me - a platform to showcase work done by anyone who’s used creativity to help them through their mental health issues. She wants to share stories, interviews and videos, and build awareness of creativity as an important therapy or outlet. Get in touch or submit some work!
Vicky’s our awesome London host looking for new videographers to record our Creative Mornings for us!
Also, Vicky and Francis have been working on the Impossible People project with Lily Cole, get in touch if you know anyone who works within their community and is on an impossible mission!
Stef’s CM family and an improv-extraordinaire. He’s got an idea. It involves gaming, mental health and chatbots. If you know anything about any of those, get together and make some magic.
Abby’s working on the Food Tech Summit at the Techfestival in Copenhagen. A few spaces have opened up, and Abby is looking for practitioners to join in. So if you’re a food tech entrepreneur, chef, designer, food policy or climate change facilitator - and free on 6 September - get in touch! Tech festival in copenhagen
Cast your mind back to last month. Carl shared a poem he wrote about how we can build more professional relationships based on empathy and kindness. There’s now a video performance of the poem and Carl’s looking for someone who’s hard to please to give him some feedback. Let him know!
Anastasia’s got a passion for business strategy delicately balancing the periphery of creative madness. Get in touch if you wanna hire her as your creative strategist!
(Photos by Francis Augusto francisaugusto.co.uk)