Articles tagged with design careers

How to Start a Graphic Design Business: 16 Do's and Don'ts from the Pros

Whether you’re ready to start your own business today or just have some long-term ambitions, it’s good to get some expert advice when starting a graphic design business. We consulted design pros to learn their secrets for keeping a graphic design business afloat and building it up to eventually achieve industry success.

6 Signs You Should Be Working in Animation

There is no one-size-fits-all description of a perfect animator, but there are definitely some common characteristics that many animators share. We enlisted a few animation pros to help us identify some inherent qualities that may suggest you’re cut out for a career as an animator.

What is Graphic Design? A Beginner's Guide to this Creative Career

While covering the details and intricacies of the entire graphic design field might not be possible in one article, this handy, high-level overview will help you better understand this creative career field—particularly if you’re interested in becoming a professional graphic designer.

8 Perks of Being a Graphic Designer

There are plenty of perks that come with being a graphic designer—both job-related and lifestyle-related. So what’s in store for you if you choose this career path? Read on to learn more about the bonuses that come with the career.

Industry Experts Share the True Pros and Cons of Being a Graphic Designer

If creating visual concepts, collaborating with others and inspiring, informing and captivating consumers through design excites you, why not find out a little more about what a job in graphic design entails? We connected with a variety of experts to figure out the true pros and cons of being a graphic designer so you can walk into the job with your eyes wide open.

Graphic Design vs. Web Design: Which Career is Right for You?

Are you struggling to decide between a career in graphic design or a career in web design? We created an infographic featuring a side-by-side comparison of the two industries. This information, combined with insight from experts in both fields, should give you a better idea of which industry best suits you.

Where Do Graphic Designers Work? In-House vs. Agency vs. Freelance

Where do graphic designers work? And how does the work environment impact the daily job? There are a variety of options. From working in-house to an agency to your own home, you’ll find the perfect work environment to cultivate your creativity. This resource will help you understand your options.

Everything You Should Know About Becoming a Digital Designer

Job duties, skills, education and salary potential will all come into play as you weigh the pros and cons of a digital design career. We collected the data and interviewed expert digital designers to bring you this comprehensive guide to a career in digital design.

The Beginner's Guide to Becoming a Visual Effects Artist

Whether you’ve been interested in VFX for a while or are just getting introduced to the field, give this guide a quick glance so you know more about how to become a VFX artist and the path that lies ahead. If you’re a tech savvy, imaginative movie fanatic, then there’s a good chance reading this article is just the beginning.