10 Questions for Jamie Rudick
Strategy Director, TBWA\Chiat\Day LA
Where are you right now?
Feeling spoiled in the ever-majestic Phi Phi Islands in Thailand.
What's your latest tech must have?
My noise-canceling Bose headphones save me when I'm cranking on a deck or running on Ocean Ave.
What's your dream breakfast date?
I would love to have a bite with Maleonn, a Chinese contemporary photographer whose surreal work explores traversing different, dreamlike worlds.
What's your best piece of interview advice?
Well before the interview, know the company, industry happenings, and your past experiences that demonstrate the problem, process, and insight-driven solution. Then on interview day, dance around a bit and have fun!
What was your favorite subject in school?
English... reading good books never felt like work.
What's a cause worth fighting for?
The environment. The current prognosis is not only terrifying but heart-breaking.
What are you reading right now?
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra and Atomised by Michel Houellebecq
Where's your favorite get away?
That's a tough one but I think the backwaters of Kerala takes the cake.
What was your first job?
Out of university, I worked at a Hedge Fund for three years but realized numbers weren't for me.
If you could have a super power what would it be?
Cliche but I would love to fly. The closest I've come is skydiving and that was incredible.