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All posts by Arthur Ebuen

A Creative’s Guide to Photo Shoots: How to Embrace the Chaos

January 25, 2021 | by Arthur Ebuen | Agency Life, Client Spotlight, Creative Find, How To’s

We’ve done a photo shoot once or thrice… roughly. Below are some of what our Creative team thinks about before, during, and after each shoot. Take it with a grain of salt, no one shoot is the same. Just like a wedding, you’ll plan for everything to be perfect. It may not seem to go…

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Camellia Mortezazedah: A Wealth of Public Health Knowledge

February 28, 2020 | by Arthur Ebuen | Civilian Water Cooler

After a few months of working with Camellia as a contractor, Civilian knew we needed her as a permanent part of our team.  Our own Art Ebuen interviewed Camellia to hear more about her extensive public health experience.  After learning more about her background, it’s no wonder she’s already making a strong positive impact on…

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How Much Should Your Roots Define You?

February 5, 2020 | by Arthur Ebuen | Creative Find

CreativeMornings is a free talk series for creatives, entrepreneurs, developers, and crafters in advertising and marketing. It’s held the last Friday of every month with varying topics. These talks are meant to bring us together and hopefully inspire our work (and maybe personal) outlooks. After almost every one of these, I leave aspiring to do…

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Let’s “Mete” Pete

August 14, 2019 | by Arthur Ebuen | Advertising News, Agency Life, Press Releases

Recently, we welcomed Pete Levine to the Civilian team as our new Director of Client Services. His processes and presence have already made a positive impact in the short time he’s been here, so we sat down with Pete to learn more about his experience, what drew him to Civilian, and if he had any…

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Comic-Con: Turning My Vacation Into a Professional Goal

July 31, 2019 | by Arthur Ebuen | Creative Find

Comic-Con is my scheduled summer vacation, every year. And every year I hear, “Are you going to dress up?” Interesting fact, only about 12% of attendees cosplay (dress up). And to answer that question, no, I don’t. Nothing against it but any attempt from me to make a costume would be a great disservice to…

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