is it hard to become a graphic designer?

I want to be a graphic designer, do i need to go to school, I am already very talented at it but i am not interested in making web pages, only desigining stuff. whats the best way to get a graphic design job without any experience?

Asked By: Dreamer - 10/25/2006
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I'm an animation student and the college I am at also offers degrees in Graphic Design. It is possible to get a job without one, - a well known artist we met recently said that in the business your portfolio is you diploma- guess you can create a portfolio and show it someplace like for feedback, but if an... More
Answered By: Stormvisions - 10/25/2006
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2 years technical college worked for my daughter
Answered By: uncle billy - 10/25/2006
you will need the right software experience, everything is done on computers nowadays..look at the job ads, you will see what they are looking for
Answered By: ryle - 10/25/2006
My understanding is that graphic design is a highly competitive field and you'll have to be darn good to enter it. School is NOT's required, and the better school you can afford, the more likely you are to be in a better position to get employment. Don't worry about not having experience... every... More
Answered By: Mike S - 10/25/2006
You probably need some sort of formal education if you want a leg up on your competition...
Answered By: San Diego Parrothead - 10/25/2006
Apply at the local newspaper to do ad layouts. Its an entry level job and a foot in the door... More
Answered By: Roadpizza - 10/25/2006
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