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Steven Schain

BO1281-R: The Entrepreneur in You: A Designers Roundtable

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Identify what it takes to start and run your own freelance business
  • Explain the different types of business entities and which one could be best for your business
  • Find local, state, and federal business resources to help you establish and grow as a freelancer
  • Discover online tools that can make operating your business simpler

Materials

Materials

Description

Description

This roundtable discussion focuses on topics around freelancing and running your own small business. Discover from the experience of others that there's more than just being good at what you do. This discussion covers the business of being an independent business owner. We address topics relating to what type of business you should form, marketing and advertising, financing, and paying yourself. Many freelance designers are very skilled engineers and artists. This session takes an approach that keeps that in mind. Learn about community resources and online tools that make managing your business easier so you can focus on your clients.

Target Audience

Target Audience

Independent artists, engineers, and freelance designers who are looking to build an organized and profitable business around their skills

Speakers

Speakers

Steven Schain

Steven attended R.I.T.'s film/animation in 1989 & graduated A-B Tech's Entrepreneurship in 2011. He began Spectralight Images in 1989 for 3D training and animation. Moved to Orlando, FL in 1990. As VP of Computer Animators Plus (1995) began teaching 3D at Seminole Community College. With a love of art, he open Gallery 611 in 1997, and formed the Orlando Visual Artists League in 2000, serving as president until 2004. 1998 he became a Kinetix/Discreet/Autodesk training specialist, and has contributed to Autodesk's certified training material for 9 releases of 3ds Max. He was a co-developer of Autodesk's ACI Program, and Autodesk's 3ds Max® fundamental standards. Now he develops 3ds Max / Maya training courseware for CAD Learning's online training. Spectralight Images provides 3ds Max, Maya & AutoCAD training. Steven teaches classes for end users, companies, Autodesk University, & CAD America Training Tour. Past trainees: Disney, Northrop Grumman, Guess, US Army, Raytheon, and many more.

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Published

  • 2013
  • BO1281-R
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • Product Design Suite

Industry

  • Architecture Services

Topics

  • Business Ops