Articles tagged with design careers

Everything You Need to Know About Working in Animation Design

A career in animation design uses the best of technology and design to create everything from special effects in movies and video games to animated cartoons. We’re breaking down the ins and outs of a career in animation design, so you’ll have all the information you need to decide if this is the career for you.

8 Types of Graphic Design Jobs You May Not Know About

If you're a creative, tech-savvy individual with an artistic background, you've probably considered working in graphic design. What you may not know is there are several types of graphic design jobs out there. This article will introduce you to eight opportunities you may not know about ... yet!

9 Types of Design Jobs for Creative People

What if we told you there was an opportunity to get paid to exercise your creativity? The truth is there are several occupations that employ creative people such as you. Here is a breakdown of nine creative careers in the design field to help you find the perfect fit for you!

Becoming an Art Director: What You Need to Know

If you've acquired some valuable experience as a graphic designer and are looking to advance in your career, becoming an art director may be exactly what you need. This will allow you to continue working in a field you're passionate about while also providing you some leadership opportunities. This article will help you plan your next step!

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.