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TeeFury Apparel Company Art Director Tom Kurzanski

In Art, Business & Marketing, Misc, Podcast by Nerd For A Living

Tom Kurzanski, art director for massively popular online T-shirt store Tee Fury, talks with N4AL about his career in design and illustration. We discuss Tee Fury’s method for artist support and community cultivation, the challenges facing freelance artists, the necessity for constant learning, and the power of customer feedback as a marketing resource.

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‘How to be a Nerd for a Living’ panel from C2E2 2014

In Art, Business & Marketing, Comics, Live Panels, Misc, Podcast by Nerd For A Living

Recorded at Chicago’s C2E2 2014, this panel of nerd industry professionals discusses different types of jobs that exist within pop-culture. Each speaker talks about their career path, from education to on-the-job experience. Topics include small business start-up, the challenges of working for yourself versus corporations, networking and more. Panelists include Lorenzo Lizana (art director, Lion Forge comics), Andy Schmidt (owner, Comics Experience and Brand + Entertainment Solutions), Jaimie Cordero (CEO and art director, Espionage Cosmetics) and Pat Loika (Comixology, the Loikamania Podcast). Moderated by Nerd For A Living’s Wendy Buske.