As an aspiring designer you may think that most of your time will be spent in front of your computer or knee deep in your sketch book creating tremendous works of art but as a designer working in the real world you need to develop one valuable asset if you want your career to grow. That asset is the art of communication.
hiring a designer
I’m not ignorant! I’ve been there, I’ve done that and you could say that I’ve been in the exact same position as you are in now.
Looking for a full time job in graphic design is a full time job but as a creative person don’t let ay spare time go to waste. Use whatever chance you can to learn new skills and technology whilst you’re job hunting because you are after all a creative and anything new that you can learn can be applied to your working process if and when a time calls for it.
Back in the day you had to pop into the capital city or your local town centre and visit every studio to hand out a CV and hopefully get selected for an interview but today up and coming designers have a valued tool which they can use to their advantage. The tool is of course social media and the internet.
I started working from about the age of 13 and held jobs down throughout my education. The only time I was unemployed was after
In part 3 I spoke about adding context to your work and ideally, doing this with real world work so how can you do this as an unemployed and inexperienced designer?
A university or college course in design is based on a set curriculum and forces you to focus your ideas and maybe