Becoming a Graphic and Digital Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design, Edition 5

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Begin your graphic design career now, with the guidance ofindustry experts

Becoming a Graphic and Digital Designer is a singlesource guide to the myriad of options available to those pursuing agraphic design career. With an emphasis on portfolio requirementsand job opportunities, this guide helps both students andindividuals interested in entering the design field prepare forsuccessful careers. Coverage includes design inspiration, designgenres, and design education, with discussion of the specificcareer options available in print, interactive, and motion design.Interviews with leading designers like Michael Bierut, StefanSagmeister, and Mirko Ilic give readers an insider's perspective oncareer trajectory and a glimpse into everyday operations andinspirations at a variety of companies and firms.

Design has become a multi-platform activity that involvesaesthetic, creative, and technical expertise. Becoming a Graphicand Digital Designer shows readers that the field once known as"graphic design" is now richer and more inviting than everbefore.

  • Learn how to think like a designer and approach projectssystematically
  • Discover the varied career options available within graphicdesign
  • Gain insight from some of the leading designers in theirfields
  • Compile a portfolio optimized to your speciality of choice

Graphic designers' work appears in magazines, advertisements,video games, movies, exhibits, computer programs, packaging,corporate materials, and more. Aspiring designers are sure to findtheir place in the industry, regardless of specific interests.Becoming a Graphic and Digital Designer provides a roadmapand compass for the journey, which begins today.

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About the author

Steven Heller is co-chair of the School of Visual Arts MFA design program. He has written over 170 books on design and has been a contributor or contributing editor to nearly 25 magazines, including Print, Eye, and Baseline. Steven writes the "Visuals" column for the New York Times Book Review.

Véronique Vienne writes books and conducts workshops on design criticism as a creative tool. She is a former magazine art director and has served as a faculty member and lecturer at art and design colleges in the United States and Europe.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Apr 29, 2015
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Pages
336
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ISBN
9781119044963
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Language
English
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Genres
Architecture / Interior Design / General
Design / Graphic Arts / General
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