For many new designers, setting a freelance graphic design rate is alien territory. Lucky for you we enlisted a handful of experienced designers to help create this handy guide to freelance design pricing.
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Throughout your college career you will learn and develop a number of graphic design skills, but how do you know if they will help you find a job? Once you graduate, the plan is to be armed with all of the tools you'll need to be successful in the industry. Well, I'm here to let you know what those tools should be.
There is no one-size-fits-all description of a perfect animator, but there are definitely some common characteristics that many share. We enlisted a few animation pros to help us identify some inherent qualities that may suggest you’re destined to be an animator.
Not everyone can hack it as a graphic designer. There are certain characteristics and personality traits that lend themselves well to the profession. So how do you know if you’re naturally inclined to succeed in a graphic design career? Take this quiz to find out!
There are several types of design careers that can will allow you to put flex your creative muscles and bring in a paycheck that proves just how valued your natural talents are. A career in design could be just what you need to break out of a job rut and launch a career in an industry you love. Here are five fields to consider.
There’s a whole lot more to the field of graphic design than just creating logos, and graphic design job titles reflect that. Use this interactive map to discover which positions are in highest demand in your area.
Whether you decide to earn a design degree, prefer to teach yourself or if that part of the journey is already behind you, wouldn’t it be nice to have a bird’s eye view of the options unfolding ahead? We gathered some graphic design pros of all kinds to help you begin planning your custom-made graphic design career path.
You’re probably asking yourself, “Where do animators work?” The truth is, animators work in a wide variety of industries, and in roles that vary quite a bit from what you might expect to find in the studios of Disney or Pixar. We used real-time job analysis software from Burning-Glass.com to identify the top industries hiring animators, which illustrates the variety of specialized opportunities available.
If you're pursuing a career in graphic design, the standard, old-school resume format you learned in high school just won't cut it. Check out 23 expert tips and tricks for crafting a standout graphic design resume!
Not everyone is cut out for a career in web design. So how do you know if you have what it takes? Learn about 9 common characteristics many successful web designers share.
There are many qualities you've mastered as a mom that lend themselves well to a career in graphic design. We spoke with a few graphic designer moms to identify eight reasons you're perfectly suited for being a graphic designer.
There are three main settings in which graphic designers can choose to work: in-house, agency or freelance. We surveyed more than 150 graphic design pros to get a sneak peek at each of these work environments.