Jake Rudin and Erin Pellegrino are the co-founders of Out of Architecture (@outofarchitecture), a career consulting firm for architects looking to apply their incredible talents in untraditional ways. Jake and Erin met during their Bachelor of Architecture program at Cornell University, and both received their MBA from the Quantic School of Business and Technology and graduate degrees from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Currently, Jake works at adidas where he manages teams in Computational Design, Digital Technologies, and Pattern Engineering.He also teaches visual communications at Portland State University. Erin is a Visiting Lecturer in Architecture at Cornell and Principal of her studio, Matter.
In this episode, we discuss passion versus pay, creative and financial burnout, and how to see your own career as a design problem.