Becoming a Graphic Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design


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Becoming a Graphic Designer, Third Edition is the definitive guide to careers in the graphic design market, with complete coverage of print and electronic media and the evolving digital design disciplines that offer today's most sought-after jobs. This visual guide has more than 650 striking illustrations and features the latest material on interactive design, information design, motion graphics, and more.

Drawing on years of experience in the business, veteran designers Steven Heller and Teresa Fernandes cover everything an aspiring graphic designer needs to know, from educational paths, design specialties, and work settings to preparing an effective portfolio and finding a job. They profile major industries employing graphic designers and explore advertising, corporate, editorial, and other key design disciplines.

The major industries covered here include architecture, interactive design, television and film design, publishing, and more. Dozens of up-front interviews with leading graphic designers let you see how companies, such as Esquire magazine, Sony Music, and Aveda Corporation, hire and work with employees. These inside perspectives offer invaluable real-world insights on what different industries and positions are really like. A resource guide to design publications and organizations also points the way to further information and guidance.

Complete with compact, easy-to-use sections, useful sidebars, and sample design pieces, this outstanding guide is invaluable for anyone interested in launching or developing a career in graphic design.
From the Back Cover:

magazine design
book design
corporate identity
film titles
tv graphics
interactive design
record design
environmental design
web design
design education
type design
motion graphics
information graphics
package design

Here is the completely updated guide to today's graphic design careersa clear and concise survey of the design field, from major design industries to design disciplines. Filled with interviews and advice from leading designers, it covers interactive design, information design, motion, educational training, portfolio preparation, getting a job, and much more.

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eBook Details:
Category: Graphics
Author: Steven Heller
Language: English
ISBN10: 0471715069
ISBN13: 9780471715061
Pages: 368
PubDate: 2005-11-11 00:00:00
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