F*** You! Pay Me.

If you can get past the strong language, this video is well worth the time. Thanks Chip Hessenflow for passing this along!

At the March 25th, 2011 San Francisco, CreativeMornings (creativemornings.com)  monthly breakfast lecture series, Mike Monteiro, Design Director, and co-founder of Mule Design Studio (muledesign.com) presented a lecture on what creative professionals need to do to ensure they are paid for their work.

Chris Whitmore (whitmoreprod.com) recorded and edited the video below.  The San Francisco chapter of Creative Mornings is run by Greg Storey (twitter.com/​brilliantcrank).

Make sure you grab a cup of coffee and have a few minutes to watch this- it’s about 38 minutes in length.


About Mike Monteiro

Design Director, Mule Design Studio

Mike brings more than a decade of experience creating outstanding visual and interactive design. He has served as lead visual designer for ReliefWeb, Six Apart, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and for the Glaucoma Research Foundation. He excels in creating visual interface systems to aid navigation and clarify complex content. He’s also funny.

Mike founded Mule Design in 2001 along with Erika Hall.

Mike received his BA in Fine Art from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University, and his MFA in Graphic Design from University of Texas, Austin.


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