Career Coaching

Destination: dream job.

Call on a hire authority. Land the career you’ve always wanted.


Your Career Coach

Meet Karl. His deep experience as an educator and expert in talent recruitment and development gives him a unique perspective and strength as a career coach. His proven methodologies help creative professionals reframe their goals with actionable steps to advance from a status-quo job search — to finding a true vocation.

Demonstrating his leadership and commitment to the industry, Karl has served as Director-at-Large, Membership Chair and Marketing Promotion Lead of Type Directors Club, New York; founding board member and Recruitment and Events Chair of AIGA Brand Central; and multiple-term board member of Connecticut Art Directors Club (CADC). In 2019, he received the CADC Lifetime Service Award.

Karl has been an invited senior portfolio reviewer and a frequent speaker at more than sixty top universities, design schools, and industry associations in the United States and abroad. He has held positions as an adjunct professor and instructor at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Shintaro Akatsu School of Design at the University of Bridgeport, SUNY New Paltz, M.AD School of Ideas in New York, and visiting professor at Anhui Polytechnic University, Aurora College Shanghai, and the University of Connecticut. Karl has been a teaching resident at M.AD School of ideas in Miami, is an ongoing Visiting Professor at the Illustration and Visual Storytelling Summer Residency Program at SVA since 2014, and faculty — teaching professional practices in the BFA Comic/BFA Illustration department at the School of Visual Arts.


Just starting out? We’ll help you develop a resume and portfolio that stands out and gets noticed.

  • Consultation
  • Resume Review
  • Portfolio Assessment
  • Resume and Portfolio Development
  • Career Guidance and Market Strategy
  • Resources and Articles


Looking for a career with a better view and more legroom? Here’s the ticket!

  • Consultation
  • Resume Review
  • Portfolio Assessment
  • Resume and Portfolio Development
  • Resume Rewrite and Website Strategy
  • Career Guidance and Market Positioning
  • Outreach Development and Resources
  • Self Promotion and Interviewing Methodology
  • Best Practices for Job Prospecting


Time for a change? Remap your career journey for a fresh new start.

  • Consultation
  • Resume Review
  • Portfolio Assessment
  • Resume and Portfolio Development
  • New Resume — Rewrite and Design
  • New Portfolio Creation — Entrepreneurial and Conceptual
  • Website and Market Strategy
  • Coaching — Weekly one-on-one (In person and or Video)
  • Methodologies for Direct Pitching and Prospecting
  • Interviewing and Communication Development
  • Employment Negotiations and Offer Evaluations
  • Best Practice Mapping for Job Opportunities
  • Omnichannel Outbound Communication Strategy
  • LinkedIn and Social Media Positioning and Alignment
  • Industry Insights — Resources, Articles and Media


Read more recommendations on Karl’s LinkedIn page.

Shayna Blum

“Karl was amazing to work with and I know I would not have landed my dream job without his help.”

Shayna Blum

UX Research, UX Design

Faye Pite

“He guided me through my unique obstacles and the clutter and noise of the marketplace to reveal a clear and viable pathway.”

Faye Pite

Executive Creative Director

Emily Russo

“ His breadth of knowledge on portfolio presentation is unmatched. He gave amazing and direct feedback on how to present my work and my skills.”

Emily Russo

Managing Senior Art Director

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