The Ridiculous Jobs Of The Digital Economy, Illustrated As Children’s Book Characters | Ariel Schwartz | FastCoExist
The white male venture capitalist, the overpaid programming intern, the corporate social responsibility specialist: if you work at a corporate or tech startup job, you probably know these people. What you probably don’t know is what these people would look like as Richard Scarry-inspired illustrated animals.
Tony Ruth, a creative director at a Chicago design firm, has provided us with that vision in BusinessTown, a parody Tumblr of today’s workforce (with an emphasis on Silicon Valley stereotypes) described as “An ongoing project attempting to explain our highly intangible, deeply disruptive, data-driven, venture-backed, gluten-free economic meritocracy to the uninitiated. With apologies to Richard Scarry.”
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