Continuing with the Visual Communication module, have begun and progressed work on a digital document. Using Adobe InDesign, I am documenting my research, analyse, photos, initial designs and progression on a developing workbook. Part of the modules deliverables is to hand in most work in a digital PDF format. I used InDesign as that allows … More Development of digital workbook
To begin the Visual Communication module, our class visited Paignton Zoo to gather primary source research. The module is based around brand identity, and the development of a logo for a given company type. The logo has to be composed from an animal, and be developed digitally from hand rendered experiments. Here are the most … More Paignton Zoo Trip
From the lecture I recieved, I know many methods of self promotion and identity, however this question asks about interactive methods. I will research and explore some methods for this to answer the titled question. Behance is a website dedicated to work sharing and portfolio building, much like a lot of websites out there. However … More Which ways can you use interactive ‘self promotion’ in obtaining job opportunities?
I have previously discussed the skillsets required to be a Graphic designer, but I now shall analyse what skills I currently possess. I will start by comparing my skills and traits against the composed list I wrote previously. I can back up my statements where appropriate too with imagery of my own created work. Creativity … More Which skills do I already have?
I know little about design agencies and companies within the UK, so in order to answer this question effectively, I will conduct thorough research into current and existing companies to organise a list ranging from my top five favourites. 5. Brass http://www.brassagency.com/ Brass are proficient in Visual Communication. Their products consist of digital, marketing, media … More Who do I think are the top five design companies within the UK and why?
Now that I have discovered the job roles and opportunities of Graphic Designers, I will continue to answer the tasked questions by exploring what skillsets are required to become a hired employee in this sector. Using my own knowledge on the subject, and internet research that has been sourced below, I have composed a list … More What skill set’s are needed by a Graphic Designer?
Know that I know what roles a Graphic Designer conducts, I need understanding of what jobs actually exist in industry. Using prior knowledge and the internet for research, I will present an a list of jobs that are achievable form a Graphic Designer Degree below. Advertising Art Director Animator Motion Graphics Graphic Designer Illustrator Printmaker … More What job opportunities exist?
As I’m studying Graphic Design, it is important to consider the roles and traits involved with the job. I will begin by discussing the job description, obtained via online research. “A Graphic Designer is responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact. The role involves listening to clients and understanding their needs … More What is the role of a Graphic Designer?
I have been set the task of creating an essay on the context of Design Genius, filling 1,500 words with evaluative information. To compliment this, I’ve recieved a lecture showing specific and correct essay quotation techniques. Footnotes and Bibliographies are effective and professional standard methods to source quotes in a formal document such as an … More Essay techniques
Today I received a quite important talk on social media integration with design outreach. Many tips on social media usage, and website recommendations were given by the lecturers. This was very beneficial, as I now know many methods of promoting my work that actually result in client contact. Websites such as Behance, LinkedIn, Vimeo, Twitter, … More Social Networking