Gareth Strange – Afterlife

– Graphic Designer/illustrator/photography

Share your work / experiment with own projects – show people what you can do

Play is important

Works for Brand Sixty Eight, beginning his own company John&Jane agency
Process:

  • Present your work
  • Sell it
  • Analyse work – is it working?
  • Cover yourself – insurance for print jobs

Advice:

  • Read books: Mike Monteiro – Design is a job / the elements of typographic style – Robert B
  • Decide what you want to do
  • See everything as an opportunity
  • Take on freelance projects
  • Experiment with personal projects
  • There’s no such thing as a shit project
  • Make your mark
  • Share your work
  • Consider your social presence
  • Intergrate yourself in creativity
  • Be confident / positive / cheeky

When you graduate: be brave/be tough

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Author: ellenreiddesign

First year Graphic Communication student at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

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