For many creatives, job-hunting is more of a lifestyle than a specific activity. The posts below offer stories and tips about how to find the perfect gig for your self-employed creative lifestyle.
Coffee + Creatives Opportunities: 3.4.20
The opportunities listed below are pulled from our Facebook Group page and tend to be flexible and/or remote, though we will include some from our home state of New Mexico.Read More
Coffee + Creatives Job Listings: 1.8.18
Welcome to the inaugural Coffee + Creatives Job Listings! We are pleased to bring you the latest in gigs, jobs, and funding for creatives around the world. Jobs and funding opportunities included in our listings tend to be flexible and/or remote, though we will include some from our home state of New Mexico.Read More
Mad Men and True Believers
For the most part, I’ve had the good fortune of doing work that doesn’t compromise my beliefs. But a few years ago I wasn’t so lucky.Read More
I Donʼt Know Whatʼs Happening (Which is Normal)
Iʼm pretty sure this is the freelancerʼs life. Unless youʼre truly gifted—I mean frighteningly, what-you-touch-turns-to-money gifted—youʼre probably throwing anything at the wall and praying it sticks.Read More
Technology and Career Trends for Artists in 2017 and Beyond
The future looms large before us and it is our responsibility as artists to advocate for ourselves. We must advocate for our continued importance and relevance in such politically uncertain times. We must advocate for increased fusion of art and science, since an interdisciplinary understanding of the world has always been more thorough and enlightening.Read More
Life After Mars Kindly, there is a rope ladder to ascend
There has been no shortage of wreckage at our feet from this past year and we’ll have to clean it up. There is no getting around that. But kindly, there is a rope ladder to ascend.Read More
The Apocalypse is Nigh. Here Comes Your Pink Slip What will happen to artists in a post-apocalyptic world?
What would being a musician be worth in a post-apocalyptic world, if pre-apocalypse you made your living playing gigs or creating computer-based music as I do? Would you be able to survive playing guitar in this dark future?Read More
Dear Little Bobby: Hopeful Writer (Challenged by Instructions)
So, Hopeful Writer, I hope I have not come off as too snarky. The truth is, there’s a lot to be said for being able to follow instructions even though we are artists, writers, musicians, etc., who are specifically drawn to creative work which is about NOT following the rules.Read More
The Big Side Jobs Debate: Is It All in My Head?
If you tell people you are working side jobs, does it give the impression that you are hurting for money, and/or willing to work for less than you’re worth?Read More
Standing at an ATM in Italy
How things have changed in four short years! So now, what do I do? Go back to waiting tables? Work in an office? Have a boss?!Read More