Below I will present screenshots of my development in the creation of the Unconventional CV created within InDesign. The file represents a Restaurant/ Cafe menu illustrated in my own graphic style. Features have been inspired by many existing menus placed in my previous standard CV blog post. Such as my original CV, I used most … More Creation of Unconventional CV
I have been tasked to create a CV in the context of the design industry of Graphic Design. Using the guidance of the CV planning powerpoint presented to our class, I will present a Curriculum Vitae highlighting and promoting myself towards the design industry. Below is two screenshots of my Cv. It is my first … More Curriculum Vitae for Graphic Design
For the task of producing an Unconventional CV, I had the idea of composing it in a Restaurant menu style. Here is some research to gain format inspiration for the Unconventional Curriculum Vitae. Above Above Above Above Above Using the current Cv posted on my blog that I recently wrote out, I will use that … More Unconventional CV Plan
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?
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