Week 4: Trends in GraphicDesignMMDP 101: Digital Design Survey
Goals for this Week• Understand possible career paths ingraphic design• Understand the recent trends in the designfield• Identify tools that you can use for designinspiration• Begin building a solid portfolio
Job Search: Identify the marketplace• Do a search on Craigslist or Indeed. Whatkinds of jobs do you see?• Find a job that interests you. What kindsof things are the employers looking for?
What do you think is important inbuilding a portfolio?
Pro Tips for Building a Portfolio• Include Appropriate Examples• Provide Context to Your Work• Non-client work is acceptable• Constantly revise it• Index / Organize your Portfolio• Photograph printed work• Create a blog
Work for this Week• Week 4 Online Discussion: Find 3designers whose work inspires you• Update your website with Portfolio material• Adobe Bridge Videos and Quiz• Adobe Bridge: Extra Credit Activity