Office Hours – Fall Curriculum with Andrew Hochradel & Nick Longo – Episode 15

Join designers Nick Longo and Andrew Hochradel on Adobe Live for Office Hours! Office Hours is a weekly show that helps you level up your creative career. From portfolios to process, each week is packed with insights and advice. Join us with your questions as we dive into a new topic each week. This week’s Office Hours will cover how to avoid pulling an all-nighter! Learn how to streamline your workflows and use your tools effectively.

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Andrew Hochradel is a freelance brand identity designer based in Southern California:

Nick Longo is the Creative Director behind Longo Designs, a branding agency specializing in product launches, corporate identity, and more:
Join us LIVE on Behance:

00:00 start
5:28 Avoiding the All-Nighter
6:40 Don’t Brag About How Little You Slept
8:00 Pulling an All-Nighter is NOT a Status Symbol
9:35 Plan Out Your Semester from the Start
11:10 Check Your Calendar Often
12:30 Reference Your Calendar Often
15:10 Break Down Assignments into Smaller Pieces
17:26 It’s Much More Than Just the Project
18:20 Create a Functional Funnel
19:54 Planning the Workflow Instead of the Work
23:50 Map Deliverables, Set Up Artboards
26:13 Take Advantage of the Times You’re Most Alert
29:40 Turn off Your Phone
30:55 Take Quick Breaks to Stay Focused
32:35 The Magic of Semi-Nighters
33:20 Work with Friends
35:25 Aim to Finish Early
36:45 Build Templates and Use Them
38:35 inDesign Data Merge
40:05 Surviving an All-Nighter
40:22 Coffee and Water
41:02 Exercise
42:09 Leverage Your Spotify Wrapped
44:00 CC Libraries FTW
53:05 Redefining Success is Not a Bad Thing
54:10 Office Hours Plans for the New Year


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