I have the qualifications but not the experience, should I apply for design jobs anyway?
I have a BTEC National diploma in electronic media where I studied graphic design, 2d and 3d animation, web authoring and web design, and I have just finished studying magazine publishing. I want to get into design for print / graphic design jobs but I feel that my degree and previous qualifications isn't enough. I'm trying to get internships at design companies and local magazines and newspapers with very little success. What Shall I do?
Asked By: - 6/5/2011
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Get your portfolio ready and send it everywhere! Go for the internship and be ready to work. Once you get your foot in the door and work hard that speaks for itself the job will come. If you need to get a part time job doing anything for now and don't give up. In any creative medium you are going to hear "no" a lot... More
Answered By: Pirate Jones - 6/6/2011
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Go for it! It's all about being in the right place at the right time! Good luck!
Answered By: Jason Kripalani - 6/5/2011
You should still apply but I wouldn't bank on getting jobs without working experience... More
Answered By: Rjhartl - 6/5/2011
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