Stacey Bendet’s new job platform Creatively is now offering free educational programming.
Celebrity fashion designer Zac Posen headlines the series, which kicks off on Oct. 19, with a class in draping on Oct. 27.
Creatively, which is free, allows members to use its portfolio tools to showcase their work and find jobs and internships. The membership includes people in marketing, advertising, photography, graphic design, filmmaking, fashion, beauty and more.
Bendet and Creatively’s CEO Greg Gittrich and chief product officer Joe Indriolo launched the platform in May. There are currently 40,000 members.
Bendet, who co-founded alice+olivia in 2002 and now serves as the fashion brand’s CEO, started Creatively out of frustration at how hard it could be to find the right creatives for her company. She went looking for a LinkedIn-like platform that caters to the more artistic set, but she couldn’t find anything.
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