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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.
May 9, 2018
There are few people, maybe none, that are more entrenched in the Springfield music scene than Brett Johnston. If you’re into music and live in town, you probably know Brett personally already. He’s been a longtime advocate for Springfield area musicians and is first and foremost, a fan. Brett also performs in a band called […]
May 9, 2018
Ed Fillmer, a local video journalist working from Springfield, boarded the bus of this school-bus-driver-veteran on the very last day of his 50-year-long school bus route. For over 5 decades he’d been driving the same, single school bus route in West Plains, Missouri. “What I didn’t know was that this man was something of a […]
April 14, 2018
Maranda Provance recently sat down with Rachael Snow at our favorite downtown, north-lit, yellow-walled sandwich place to talk about her passions, her profession, her travels, and how she stays involved in important local causes. Learn more about this key member of SGFC leadership, currently serving the board as Secretary. sub shop A post shared by 🌿 […]
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.)
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.