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What not to get wrong in your new job in Graphic Design

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What not to get wrong in your new job in Graphic Design

Possibly the worst headline ever written, but I think you will get my jist.

When you start your new job as a graphic designer, web designer or any job in the creative sector, you will usually be on a trial period or sometimes called a probation period. This sounds all very judgmental, but it is fairly standard in every industry.

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The basics of print buying

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The basics of print buying

Buying print effectively takes years to be honest. Print is a wide spectrum, from a little business card to the hand-bound brochure. Clients rely on your expertise to help them get the best possible job for the best possible price. You have a whole lot of learning to do.

To start with, get to know your paper types and weights. Gloss is the cheapest, silk second, uncoated will give you a nice tactile finish, but images will be darker and the job will take longer to dry.

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A graphic designer's CV

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A graphic designer's CV

CVs are jolly important if you want to work in administrative jobs. You could argue as I do, that they're less relevant when applying for a job in the creative industries. But they are still important.

Below are a few pointers to help you get your CV into shape. It does not matter if you are applying for a job in graphic design, as a web designer or in any other creative role. Us, as employers, look for the same things in a CV.

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