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How easy is it to find a design job in California before moving out there?

I want to move to California (San Diego or San Francisco/surrounding) but I dont want to move out there without a job. How easy is it to find a design job in California when right now I am living in Chicago, and are out of state applicants automatically tossed to the bottom of the pile?

Asked By: jenniferwebbink - 8/9/2007
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If you have experience, and education then put together a resume and portfolio and submit them to design companies in the areas you want to move to. You might mention in your cover letter you plan on relocating to California. Before you do this I would make sure you have some money saved, $6000.00 to $10,000 at least... More
Answered By: steven v - 8/9/2007
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Post a link to your resume here and post it on the major job websites. Look at Craigslist (San Francisco) for the best local SF job listings. I know of current opportunities for CAD operators. Your assumption that out of state applicants are tossed to the bottom of the pile is false. Employers do however, want to... More
Answered By: telovelace - 8/11/2007
 
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