For anyone who is looking for jobs in the recent years, the job sites would have showed you the high demand jobs by introducing multiple job offers for the same position through different multiple companies. One of the biggest earners and also one of the most demanded jobs in the recent years after the technological boom (which is still going on) is the position of a graphic artist. Even if you are an amateur companies will still hire you and train you to suit their style and ‘mould’ you to their company requirements. So how do you become a good graphic artist?
Get your experience wherever and whenever you can
When an opportunity comes knocking down on your door, then grab it by both hands and never let go. Whether it is a volunteer graphic artist for your local shelter or for a charity organization, take the chance for you to polish your skills and gain feedback. To a graphic artist aspiring to become a professional, feedback is the best food for growth. This is especially the case if you are still a learner in graphic design school HK as well. Take part in all the challenges, exhibitions and whatnot that the school sponsors, and take it as a chance for you to learn new skills and tips from other people as well.
Although a bachelor of design will help you with the credentials, experience is what will keep going.
Become a member of professional organization
Students tend to get discounts wherever they go and take advantage of this to join the professional organizations. You will need the input and the conferences organized by these groups to add to your resume and boost it up. These organizations also have their own training sessions and workshops and such that you can use to increase your skill set. If you want to know the aspirations in the graphic artists world, the trends, who’s who and generally know what is going on, the newsletters and meetings with these organizations will help you get that.
Go for internships
Apart from volunteering, if you are hard for cash, then apply for all the internships you come across in the internet and in your university. Internships are a good way to build rapport with a place that you might want to call a workplace and also a great way you to increase the experience section of your resume. If you do a great job you can add these art to your portfolio and show them off.
A network of people to call your common friends and also enemies in the career path is something to have. You can nurture each other help with criticism to help each other grow even more.