SmallBox has a history of hiring musicians. This stems from the fact that Joe Downey, my biz partner, and I are musicians and one of the first projects we worked on together, before started SmallBox, was MusicalFamilyTree.com. Beyond the cultural affinity aspect there are some good reasons to hire musicians. So here’s how I see it:
Creative Problem Solving: most musicians are also songwriters. If they aren’t writing they almost certainly arranging. Songwriting and arranging push you towards creative problem solving- how do I express my feelings in words? How do I join the chorus and verse with a bridge? How do I get the right tone from my amp? Musicians, when they enter the workplace, are often experienced problem solvers. When they hit walls they know how to improvise their way around them. [read]
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About joetheflow

I'm a multimedia designer, video editor, photographer and musician who likes just about everything so here's a place to share. I'm left-right brained which is both a blessing and a curse but never boring. Check out: 3 Penguins Design - http://www.3PenguinsDesign.com ::: 3 Penguins Photography - http://www.3PenguinsPhotography.com :::

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