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So You Want to Work in Web Design: How Art Basics Get You There

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An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. For the past two decades, programming skills and advanced computer knowledge has been the barrier to an entry into web design careers. As important as a background in coding may be, an understanding of art fundamentals is becoming an increasingly necessary quality among web designers. Art students are often unknowingly equipped with perfect web designing skills. Here are some things to augment your art education with to help you gain the job you want. Experience with Popular Design Software In modern digital marketing, pictures and video are vital to a business’s online success. The … / Read more »




Design Destination: Degree Ideas for Creative Minds

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An article by contributor Brooke Chaplan. Deciding on a career path is not always an easy choice, and it can be made even more difficult if you have a creative mind. The challenge is to find a career that will enable you to express yourself, while still providing you with adequate income. Many people ignore the importance of this choice, and often find themselves working at jobs they dislike as a result, but it does not have to be that way. The following degree ideas were tailored for people who enjoy expressing their creativity, and you will likely find one … / Read more »




What are the First Steps to a Career in Web Design?

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An article by UK based contributor Sam Gatt. If the idea of graduating college and becoming a web designer interests you, then you are in the right place. For many students, the hardest part about college is choosing what career is right for them. But if you already have an idea of something that interests you, like website design, for example, then hold onto it with both hands. Regardless of whether you are a college fresher or are in your final year, it’s never too soon to start planning for your future career. The sooner you do the necessary research and … / Read more »




4 Degrees to Augment Your Creative Powers

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An article by contributor Anica Oaks. Creativity is a valued trait in students as well as employees in a variety of careers. Creative people are innovative, think on their feet, and readily find solutions to problems. In school, creative individuals enjoy courses that are both challenging while still appealing to their intuitive and “out-of-the-box thinking. There are a number of majors and corresponding careers that contain these elements, and can help hone your creative skills for your future endeavors. 1. Creative Writing If you have a way with words, then a degree in creative writing can give you the skills and competitive edge to … / Read more »




4 Incredibly Creative Careers You Can Pursue as a Graphic Designer.

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An article by contributor Dixie Somers. Graphic design degrees are becoming increasingly popular in our day in age when creativity runs rampant in order to express ideas, garner attention, and boost businesses. Many creative individuals pursue these types of degrees in hopes of landing a creative job, but it doesn’t always work out that way. Yes, there are plenty of things you can do with a graphic design education and background, but not all paths lead to a “creative career”. However, if you currently pursuing an education or career in this field, fear not! There are still incredibly creative jobs out … / Read more »