Description

Creative Huddle is a free, inclusive community for creatives. You can join no matter your industry, expertise, background, or skill level.

The community's online group gathers over 1,550 members from all over the world. It works on Slack, and it has every channel imaginable to get advice, expand your professional network, get resources, or simply make friends and share personal interests.

There are several categories that organize the different channels. "Help" is where you can go to find advice, constructive criticism, and feedback. You can post your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to get reviewed by other members. You can also get help on technical issues regarding your specific field.

On the other hand, "connect" is the ideal category for networking. Channels inside this category allow you to share your social media and portfolio with other members. You can also visit the job board to find your next career opportunity. Additionally, there are specific channels to share events like workshops and webinars and to find and join collaborations with other creatives.

The "fun" category allows you to interact with other members on a deeper, personal level. These are channels where members share hobbies such as cooking, music, plants, memes, pets, and films/TV shows.

For more specific advice, related to your industry, you can join a channel that best matches your field. These are channels inside the "topic" category and include disciplines such as acting, writing, dancing, illustration, all types of design, sculpture, typography, painting, drawing, UI/UX, and more.

Lastly, there is one more channel category, "resources". Inside, you can find helpful resources members share every day. To further grow in your career, join the Creative Huddle Mentoring Program.

It's free both for mentors and mentees. With a pairing system, they will match you with a mentor/mentee that will be a good fit for you. As part of the program, you can participate in only-time meetings or meet regularly for a set period of time (1 month, 3 months, or 6 months).

Details

  • Membership
    Free Community
  • Year Founded
    2020
  • Founders
  • Amount of members
    1,550
  • Online Group
    Yes
  • Online Platform
    Slack
  • Job board
    Yes
  • Language
    English
  • Method
    Virtual
Benefits

Join a community of creatives from all industries and backgrounds:
Creative Huddle is an inclusive community for creatives that don't discriminate on industry or skill level. You can join if you are any type of creative: architect, photographer, painter, designer, and more!

Participate in bi-monthly meetings:
Every other week, Creative Huddle members join Huddle Hour, a virtual Zoom event. This event is designed to share what you have been up to recently in the creative world, or just to hang out with other fellow creatives.

Get help, advice, and feedback:
The community's online group has several channels to get the help you need. From resumes, cover letters, and portfolios reviews, to technical help specific to any creative field out there.

Categories

Requirements

No requirements.

Place

Meetings

Once every other week, Creative Huddle's members gather on a virtual Zoom call. These events, called Huddle Hours, are hour-long meetings where members get to connect and interact with each other.

Huddle Hours are for sharing what you have been up to creatively. You can also catch up on what's new with other members, or just chill together with fellow creatives.

Additionally, if you are part of the Creative Huddle Mentoring Program, you will have meetings with your mentor or mentees. The program works by pairing people that will be a good match and who can learn from each other experiences. In the program, you can have an only-time meeting, or have consistent meetings over a set period of time (1 month, 3 months, or 6 months).

Learning Events

There is a specific channel on the community's Slack group (#connect-events) where members regularly share different events for diverse types of creatives. Most events are webinars and workshops that can help you further advance in your professional career.

Networking Events

Members interact on the community's Slack group, which has over 1,550 members from all over the world and from diverse industries and backgrounds. The online group serves as a space to network and develop your professional connections, but also to make friends and share personal interests.

To develop professional connections, you have channels to share your social media and portfolio as a creative and to find and join collaborations between creatives. There is also a channel with job opportunities.

To make friends and share personal interests, you can enjoy the "fun" channels. These channels are named cooking, listening, memes, pets, plants, and watching. Inside, you can interact with members in a more relaxed way. 

Content Library

The Creative Huddle online group has several channels where members share their favorite resources. For example, "learning" is to share learning resources that can help different types of creatives in their journey. There are also other channels filled with resources, such as "color" for designers, and "career and life advice" for all members.

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