11 Young Creatives Making a Name for Themselves on Instagram

Your online presence is the fastest, easiest way for people to get a glimpse of who you are. Maintaining your social media profiles is a must, but going above and beyond to turn your profiles into portfolios is even better. It’s important to keep things professional, but showing off a little of your true self reminds people that you’re a real, awesome person.

Want to show off your personality and your work to everyone you meet? MOO.com now makes square cards, which are perfect for featuring your favorite Instagram photos. Plus, they’re giving the FindSpark community a special 20% off discount, and you can pick up your cards at our Find & Follow Your Passion Conference on Saturday, October 25th!

In honor of this sweet deal, we’ve picked out our favorite Instagrammers who are absolutely killin’ it on IG. We’ve included pro and amateur photographers, side hustlers and entrepreneurs, and entry-level heroes and established pros. No matter what the field, anyone can have fun on Instagram and use it to their advantage professionally.

1. @samcannon

Sam’s photos and gifs are incredibly interesting and a mix of her personal and 9-5 work.

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2. @sokane1

Sean’s Instagram serves as a portfolio and tells his story instantly. His focus on live music is clear right off the bat!

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3. @rebecca.zhou

Power-networker Rebecca uses Instagram to show off her work and personal life.

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4. @evannclingan

When she’s not working hard at 360i, Evann has a fierce side hustle as a fitness blogger.

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5. @ejsamson

GQ’s Digital Director is insta-famous for his killer pocket square game.

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6. @eatastoria

Nick Schweers side hustles by documenting the best eats in Astoria with these mouth-watering snapshots. Yum!

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7. @markotto

For this Ohio teen, it’s all about color. Mark used Instagram to add variety to his life while living in Hungary.

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8. @tammytibbetts

This co-founder of She’s the First uses Instagram to document her accomplishments and highlight those who have supported her along the way.

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9. @amandafgordon

Amanda takes advantage of all that NYC has to offer – mainly interesting events and concerts – and lets you in on the action, too.

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10. @monicaliane

A designer and photographer, Monica creates a gorgeous and artsy IG feed.

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11. @racheljosilver

As Director of Social Media, Rachel gives her followers the inside scoop on life at Birchbox HQ, adding value to her employer and her followers.

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Who are your favorite Instagrammers? Share links in the comments!


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About the Author

Learning & Development @LOrealUSA | @BarnardCollege + AXΩ alum | Formerly @findspark @hercampus @hukkster. Connect on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christinamadsen.

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