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Our Mission

Springfield Creatives is a collaborative organization for the region’s creative professionals. We work to build and support Springfield’s creative community; we also harness the talents of local creatives to work for the greater good in Springfield & southwest Missouri. We believe Springfield MO is a fantastic place to live, work, and create. Our mission is to spread the word, share the love, and continue to build a strong creative community in the midwest’s Queen City.

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March 14, 2018

ADDY Award Winners from Springfield

In late February at the Downstream Casino Resort, the American Advertising Federation (AAF) of Joplin held its annual awards ceremony honoring creative excellence in advertising in the three state region. The Joplin chapter of the AAF is the largest in the Ozarks area and Springfield repped big time at this year’s event, taking home 28 […]

March 14, 2018

25 Super Smart Job Tips from Creative Pros in Springfield

So you wanna be a creative professional in Springfield, huh? That’s freaking awesome! We’d love to help you connect with the right people to make sure you find the job that’s right for you. Aside from joining SGFC, there are some important things to consider when you’re entering the professional world as a creative. We […]

February 12, 2018

Past Board Members Awarded

2017 marked the end-of-term for three board members who have generously served SGFC over the past few years by providing their leadership, talent and vision. Past-President Jessica Spencer, Past-Treasurer/Outreach Committee Chair Scott Bratcher, and Past-Meetings Committee Co-chair Josh Sullivan were awarded these stellar glass artifacts made by Gabriel at Springfield Hot Glass as a tribute […]

What We Do

Connect talented jobseekers with awesome jobs. Host distinguished guests speakers and fun community events. Mentor student members and young professionals. Organize portfolio reviews and studio crawls. Celebrate our members' successes. Share ideas and industry buzz at our monthly happy hour. Bring people together. (And once a year, we get a lil wild at the hottest holiday party in town.)

We're a great place for members to collaborate

With 250+ members and counting, the SGFC directory is a who’s-who of the best creative talent in town. You can browse the member network to find freelancers, jobseekers, potential interns, recent graduates, and business partners. You can also post a job on the jobs board to share your opportunity with our targeted talent pool.

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We make the job search easier

Are you a creative professional seeking job opportunities? Join Springfield Creatives and you’ll get access to the jobs board where you can browse open positions, from intern to senior-level leadership. Are you an employer? Post your job listing here to reach a select group of serious candidates.

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We host monthly meetings and events

SGFC’s monthly meeting is held on the third Wednesday of every month. These meetings are fun and informative events designed to help our members grow as creative professionals—career development workshops, talks by successful pros from around the country, tours of local agencies and more. For our 21+ members, there’s free beer!

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We help students get involved

Our student mentorship program connects up-and-coming creatives with local businesses and professionals. Students who participate can shadow a local business to explore the field or meet with an established creative pro for career advice. We also host an annual portfolio review to help students and recent grads get their books in tip-top conditions.

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We connects clients with great local businesses

We believe the best shop to work with is one close to home! If you live in Springfield or the surrounding areas, SGFC can help connect you with the right agency for your project. Not only is Springfield home to some world-class, top-notch creative talents—when you hire a local business, you help grow and support the community you call home.

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Silver and Gold Level Sponsors

We owe tons of thanks to our wonderful sponsors! Their generous support enables our community to keep growing and Springfield Creatives to do what we do.

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