This week, meet our Communications Senior Account Executive, Emily Parker
I love working in a creative agency because… No two days are the same! Due to the variety of clients at Big Cat, I get to work on loads of different projects which makes every day interesting. I also like the fast paced environment of an agency, my pet hate is being sat twiddling my thumbs.
I find most of my inspiration from… So many different places. As boring as it sounds, I read a lot of industry news, so mainly from competitors and other projects/campaigns. I also look at a lot of different companies on Instagram because it’s great for ideas. Even if it’s just a picture, it can really ignite inspiration.
My most memorable work moment has to be… I think the thing I remember most was during an internship at a clothing company, I got to attend one of the photoshoots and I just remember being so interested and amazed by the beauty of it all. Definitely something I’ve never forgotten.
The biggest thing I’ve learnt so far is… The importance of learning from other team members. At Big Cat, everyone has their own creative ideas and styles and it’s been a useful learning curve for me to listen to campaigns and projects my colleagues have worked on!
The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is… My brother once told me “you’re more likely to successful doing something you’re passionate about” and that’s really stuck with me when thinking about career options. It’s so easy to be motivated by money, but I think it’s so much more important to enjoy your work.
If I wasn’t a Big Cat I’d be… In a dream world, I would love to be a wildlife photographer. I would love the opportunity to travel the world and experiencing wild animals in their natural habitats. I’d probably need to take a photography course if I wanted to be successful though!
After work you’ll find me… Probably going for a run, attempting a new recipe for dinner or seeing some friends!