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Do you want to be a graphic designer but aren’t sure what to expect? The path of discovery happens at different times and speeds for all of us.
What does a day in your life look like?
Probably the most important benefit of being a graphic artist is the ability to express your creativity, while still earning a great living.
Working as a Graphic Designer is not as glorified as many make it out to be. Sure we sit behind our fancy computer setups, sketching ‘pretty pictures’ in our Moleskin notebooks and can do business from the comforts of our own homes, but it can also be one of the most stressful, involving and cutting edge jobs out there.
Think of this article as your virtual test drive before becoming a graphic designer. We spoke to eleven professionals in the industry to get some insider tips about the ins and outs of the job.
Think of any product or website that catches your eye. You might be intrigued by the text, but you wouldn’t have even noticed it without the expertise of the graphic designer who worked to get the font, colors, and overall look just right.
Graphic designers are the people who design the magazines, product labels, shopping bags, websites, cereal boxes, newspapers, logos, stationery, books, movie posters, billboards, and millions of other things that we see many times every day.