A day in the life of a Junior Art Director | PODCAST

Alena first discovered the surreal wonders of Photoshop and graphic design before starting to work as an intern at several advertising agencies and design studios. She proudly works at DDB Prague where she creates mesmerizing work for her beloved clients McDonald’s, Volkswagen and Four Seasons as a Junior Art Director.


In this podcast, Alena shares her story of how she got where she is today and what the challenges and tasks are of a creative team in an advertising agency.

Who is Alena Klcova?

Coming from a bilingual family Alena’s point of view has always been different. That is why her talent first showed up in kindergarten, when she started creating greeting cards out of melted Haribo gummy bears.

The big change though happened in 2012 when she first discovered the surreal wonders of Photoshop. She got carried away and started catching up with it in her spare time. The hard work paid off and she quickly begun getting ahead of her peers. Thanks to that Alena got accepted to the Summer School program under Sandy Kornberg from The University of Missouri.

After that she was an intern at several ad agencies, worked for design studio, moved abroad and freelanced in Canada. At the moment, she proudly works at DDB Prague where she creates mesmerizing work for her beloved clients: McDonald’s, Volkswagen, Four Seasons, etc.

In her free time Alena enjoys landscape photography, good food and certainly loves to travel the world with her soon-to-be husband.