Monthly Archives: November 2017

Being Hired as a Millenial

We have talked about different generations and how belonging to one or the other may influence the way we act. Sometimes, we also have to fight some stereotypes that are associated with a specific generation. This interesting article shares some … Continue reading

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Resume Power Words

Power words may be the key to unlock your dream job; while you want to avoid cliche’ expressions, power words may elevate even the humblest of jobs. Here is a list of resources for using power words appropriately: • military.com (thank you … Continue reading

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The Business of Graphic Design

The Graphic Artist’s Guild Handbook Of Pricing and Ethical Guidelines is a wonderful source for anything related to the business of graphic design, from pricing to copyrights to business documents. It is published yearly, so it is always up to … Continue reading

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A Site for Freelancers

This is another great resource as you are venturing into the “real world”. The name of the site is now Millo (previously GDB, business tips for designers.) As we all know designers are “creatives”, which means that often are clueless … Continue reading

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Tell Me About Yourself

Writing (or talking) about yourself is probably one of the most difficult things to do: what do you say? What do you “hide”? How much information is too much information? However, being able to summarize who you are and what … Continue reading

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Transitioning to the Real World: Resources

I hope that today’s talk is informative and inspirational. As promised, I am posting links to various resources. Enjoy. • A resource sheet • Simple proposal Template • AIGA proposal I (template) • AIGA proposal II (explanation) • Fictitious Business … Continue reading

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Start networking with your competition

Leaving school is an amazing, exciting and terrifying time. Why not share these feelings (plus ideas and inspiration) with fellow graduates, who are probably going through the same? The design Kids aims to do just that, and much more. You … Continue reading

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Spec Work

We talked about many different way to present ourselves as professional designer, in order to make lots of money. Producing Spec Work was not one of them. Spec work does not help anyone, because no one is fully invested in … Continue reading

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Free wireframinig e-book

Another great resource for creating your wireframe. UXpin, a company creating tools for designer and UX practitioners, is offering a free e-book on wireframes. To get your copy, go to uxpin.com,enter your email, and you will receive the link.

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Wireframes Resources

Wireframes are a wonderful way to focus on clear layouts and communication, before adding any embellishments. Eliminating colors and complex design elements allows you to focus on what is really important, and speed up development time. Read more about Wireframes … Continue reading

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