Creative Career Accelerator

Our MediaMonks UX Brief is now live!

The MediaMonks team will select the 10 top submissions and invite you to come pitch to them all LIVE! The Creative team will announce a winner to join the MediaMonks creative team as a UX designer.

Deadline: Jan 25, 2019


The Workshop. The Brief. The Creative Process

Learn about how Upcomers members had the opportunity to explore, play, develop and design their ideas for USA's ‘Mr Robot’ into concepts.

Read the blog | See the top 10 submissions

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The Mr Robot Creative Brief Challenge Winner

Congratulations to Klarisse ( for winning the Mr Robot creative brief challenge. She is now off to Mocean LA for an internship working alongside their brilliant creative team!

The winning submission


Upcomers provides real world projects and creative work experience for current and recently graduated students.

The creative work force is looking for Hungry, Eager Talent......with experience. The problem is, how do you gain real world experience that the workforce is looking for?

Upcomers is here to solve this by providing REAL WORLD BRIEFINGS AKA PROJECTS from major brands and creative agencies that want to work with you and ultimately hire you. Ya, you! Think of us as your new BFF - your kick in the ass friend to help you get there and thrive in today’s economy with respect for your talent.

Upcomers is here to help you:
1. Create a kickass portfolio
2. Gain real world experience (whether you're still in school or recently graduated)
3. Land your dream job


Select a project.



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Let the fun begin! Get to work creating your proposal.


Submit your concept.


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That’s it! Now you have a new project to put in your portfolio and if your concept is chosen as the winner by a creative director you’ll get a chance to work on the project with the partnering brand.


MediaMonks: Redesign the product display page for a popular nail polish brand

Deadline: Jan 25th
The MediaMonks team will select the 10 top submissions and invite you to come pitch to them all LIVE! The Creative team will announce a winner to join the MediaMonks creative team as a UX designer.


Create fun animations for GOGIRLGO, an interactive picture (flip) book for young girls

Deadline: Dec 17th
Pitch your ideas to Go Girl Go by creating a 5-10 second looping animation.


Bring our COMUNITY Brand Mission to Life

Coming Soon
Create an integrated marketing campaign to bring our brand mission to life to consumers utilizing the inspiration of "Hello My Name Is" as a storytelling vehicle.

I can’t emphasize enough the value of a student presenting work based on “real-world” creative briefs. Their work for these “real-world” clients will allow them to standout once they graduate. That is why we’re SO excited to partner with UPCOMERS to help get students and young talent the experience we’re looking for at MOCEAN to be part of our growing team!
— Michael McIntyre, Founder MOCEAN

“Upcomers is an amazing creative space where I'm able to connect with current students, recent graduates, and professional creatives. I'm happy to know that I will gain real work experience from real design briefs that will help me succeed as a graphic designer.”

David Meza
Cal State Dominguez Hills


“I will forever be grateful to Upcomers for providing such unique and competitive opportunities to myself and other young creatives alike.”

Chase Lewis
Pepperdine University


“Upcomers has really given me the chance to grow in my career as a designer. Any student looking to advance with actual experience would benefit from the program. Upcomers is helping me succeed and I am positive that they can help other students as well!”

Roland Gonzalez
Santa Monica City College