Hi there That might be an unusual question here. Well, I am 30 years old, and I am now thinking about changing my career and becoming a graphic/communication designer. People tell me I am good at drawing, and I really enjoy being creative. Nevertheless, Iâ€™d like to be realistic about this profession, means, Iâ€™d like to assess if it makes sense to change my entire life to follow this dream (though I always wanted to study it since I was 14). I would need to study for at least 3 years to start with. Yes, Iâ€™d like to be happy in my job, but also earn enough money to afford my living (I donâ€™t live in luxury, but travelling is a big hobby). I worked as an Online Marketing Executive in London previously. It would be super helpful if you could answer the questions below, so Iâ€™ve got more of an idea: > What is the occupational outlook for a communications designer in these days? - Unemployment - Working hours - Salary - Working in agency, client-side or self-employed â€“ Dis/advantages > What do you dis/like about this profession? > What do you think of â€šElanceâ€™ and other websites, where communication designers find jobs online? Can you live on that? > Do you know good communication design universities? What do you think about an Open University course? > Which characteristics personality-wise are essential in order to be a successful graphic designer? > What does a typical working day for a communications designer look like? Many thanks for your help!