Archive for the ‘Job Finding Tips’ Category

August 23, 2010 Off

Finding the Right Career Path in Design

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When you have a solid background in design, the world is your oyster. Today there are countless avenues that you can explore if you’re a skilled designer with the education and experience to back it up. Design has become such an integral part of many industries, so opportunities to explore different areas of design are […]

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August 9, 2010 1

Networking in Design

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Every job has its ups and downs. And depending on who you are and what you like, those ups and downs are different for everyone. No matter how you slice it, networking is a part of the advertising industry. If you’re an outgoing, bubbly and talkative person then this aspect will not only come naturally […]

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July 26, 2010 Off

The Pros and Cons of Becoming a Freelance Designer

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Freelance art direction and design work is a path considered by most designers at some point in their career. The thought of designing work for big clients while in your pajamas just sounds too tempting to pass up. You get the comfort of working from home, on your hours, and you only answer to yourself […]

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July 5, 2010 Off

Choosing the Right Agency for You

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When it comes to agencies, size does matter. As a designer you’re going to have a very different experience working at a large agency than you would working for a small agency. Before you start showing your portfolio all over town, you should get a better understanding of yourself, what kind of working environment you […]

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June 28, 2010 2

How To Create An Effective Design Portfolio

By in Design, Job Finding Tips, Web Design

When you’re looking for a job in design, your design portfolio is your ticket. Well, that or having a connection somewhere. But assuming that you’re on your own in the job hunt, you’re going to have to pack a lot of work, time and talent into your portfolio to show what you can do. In […]

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June 25, 2010 Off

Some Useful Tips for Freelance Web Developers and Designers #3

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For the past two weeks I have shared some useful tips for freelancers, following are a few more. Offer Add-ons to Your Clients While working with a long-term client, apart from maintenance and regular updates, you can offer useful add-ons to your clients. For instance, for a static website – adding a blog is a […]

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June 21, 2010 Off

How To Find A Design Job

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You may have all the design skills and know how in the world, but all that is wasted if you don’t know how to put your skills to work. There are so many design programs that teach how to create ads and designs, but knowing how to find a job in design is just as […]

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