Tip 1: How to get a job as a designer
If you only conceived to become a designer, have to start small. Don't be afraid that the first time, the income can be unstable and small, now the main thing – experience. Collect all your drawings and developments, they will definitely come in handy.
Constantly train and draw and try. Often family and friends require help with the photos, the children in the school – creative tasks, or design of materials. Even humorous tasks like "6 rubles a piece of paper" now for you is the best experience. All work carefully collect, and most importantly – try. Later, the first works can be traced the process of professional growth.
Master computer program. The ability to draw freehand highly valued among artists and designers, however, without any graphics programs right now anywhere. Learn different programs, the more – the better.
Collected Luggage? You can sit down for a portfolio. Portfolio – build your own portfolio of creative works. Complete it carefully and original, but, in fact, it will look to the employer when applying for a job. Let the portfolio will become a separate mission, a unique masterpiece of your skill.
Sign up on freelance sites. This is a great way to practice on small tasks and get hand. Novice designers are forced to work for small amounts, but eventually there will be partners-employers and a good reputation won't take long, and with it will come more money.
Read books. The basics of graphics, drawing fonts, the basics of layout, retouching photos - all this, one way or another, will come in handy in the designer's work.
You already have a solid portfolio? You have mastered a sufficient number of programs? You can draw by hand? Know the difference between raster graphics from vector? Now you're ready! Send resume to the employers and start working!