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how can i start a graphic designing career without a formal degree?

i am an artist and a designer trying to find a graphic designing job for a long time. there are several limitations for me. firstly, i don't have formal education on designing and secondly, i don't have commercial experience. but i have achieved high proficiency on graphic designing applications on my own. is there a way out?

Asked By: fren_ly - 1/26/2007
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My dear lad, initially when I started my career as a graphic designer, I only have a diploma in digital media design. Over the course of time, I have worked with a few agencies. Most of them didn't even bother to look at my qualifications. Point is, you need to be creative, well-versed in all the design softwares and... More
Answered By: rustandbleed - 1/27/2007
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Your gonna have to get a degreee. but the good news is you can find any schools online where you can take online classes for it, if you seem you dont have alot of time. thn go and get a degree with a online class.
Answered By: michelle_4023_87 - 1/26/2007
 
Create a portfolio that showcases your skills and talent. Since you don't have a formal education or experience, it will be a challenge to get an audience or time to show your portfolio. You may want to consider working in small print shops or places like Kinko's, local newspapers where you can gain some experience... More
Answered By: Glenn - 1/26/2007
 
I fully agree with Glenn and Rustandbl... More
Answered By: walker stumbler - 1/27/2007
 
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