Rebecca Taylor

Associate Creative Director at Kochan & Company Advertising Agency

Degree(s): BJ '98 (Advertising)

Whereabouts: United States, St. Louis, Missouri

What do you do?
I am the associate creative director at Kochan & Company Advertising Agency.

How did you get your job?
Through networking. It’s a very powerful tool! And having a strong portfolio is essential.

What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School?
You can find inspiration anywhere and everywhere. Experience, learn and observe as much as you can and it will increase your creativity ten-fold.

What advice do you have for current students?
No matter how prepared you think you are for the real world, you learn the majority of things in your first couple of years working. So find a good mentor at your first job and soak it up!

What is your favorite J-School memory?
The feeling after our final senior project pitch. What relief!

Updated: November 11, 2011