Forget a CV: designer uses 'hire me scratch cards'

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Forget a CV: designer uses 'hire me scratch cards'

Jamie Kyle is a Graphic Design artist who was looking for a job in London - and having a hard time of it. 

After becoming frustrated with the usual process of mundane application forms and a perpetually tweaked CV, he decided to try something a little different. 

His inspired idea was to design and distributed "scratch cards" to companies.

Using foil, arcylic paint and washing up liquid, he made the scratch cards…. from scratch. The cards have all the information an employer needs to know about him and contains links to his portfolio and examples of his work. The unusual project has seen his profile rocket and he’s been featured on Buzzfeed. 

He joined Wake Up London to explain how it has changed his working world.  

He said: “I was playing on the idea of chance, I really wasn't sure what my odds were! I like to achieve more exposure for my work and maybe even an awesome creative job from it."

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