Self-promotion is key to any graphic designer's success. But before you go out into the world there's a bunch of stuff you must have in your toolbox. This course gives you everything you need to know to jumpstart your career.
Mark Gatter is known internationally as an Adobe Certified Expert, instructor and author. In addition to his vast graphic design training experience, he brings many years of commercial printing expertise from both the UK and California.
Our trainer and Adobe Expert Mark Gatter knows what it takes to get work as a graphic designer. In this 20-tutorial course, he shares his extensive professional experience and knowledge to help you get your dream gig! It starts with an overview of a variety of contemporary portfolio types. Here you see how different kinds of portfolios assure that your work is presented to possible clients in the most effective way.
Next up is a collection of tutorials that guides you through the process of actually finding work. You learn all about design agencies, publishers deadlines and the skills you'll need to go out and impress potential employers with.
The next section of this course starts with the "business" of design. Here you learn about creating estimates, bidding on jobs and invoicing. After all, when all is said and done, no matter how talented you are, you've got to make the cash to pay the rent!
This course concludes with some goal-setting essentials and self-marketing tips that'll make ensure that your career moves in right direction.