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Discussion in 'Introduction Forum:' started by Origin81, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. Origin81

    Origin81 Junior Member

    Hello designers!

    I've come to seek information from the experienced and/or inexperienced. Well, you can always learn something new from anyone ;)

  2. Renniks

    Renniks Senior Member

    Hey peter, welcome aboard :D Hopefully got lots to learn from everyone.... :D

    Tell us about you :D

    What do you 'design' (or not) :D got a portfolio etc.?
  3. Becky

    Becky Member

    Welcome :)
  4. Welcome to the forum Peter :)
  5. Origin81

    Origin81 Junior Member

    Thanks for the warm welcome's!

    Well, I became a graphic designer by chance actually!

    I originally obtained a Fine Art degree about 8 years ago and could not get anywhere with it (I wish they taught how to make a career with that degree as well) so started temping while still sending my art portfolios around.

    I was temping in a warehouse for a small music/DVD marketing company and became pally with some of the office workers and the CEO discovered that I was looking for a job centred on art and offered me one as a designer because their designer was leaving. I was amazed and I felt rescued due to his trust.

    Well, I've been there for 4 years now - but I'm thinking about looking for another employer now as my position (and the company) seems to be more unstable.

    I don't have any work to show at the moment but I'll add some soon!

    I'm actually going to be starting a four year Doctorate course in Counselling & Pyschotherapy soon as well, as over the years I've gradually grown more interested in people.

    Hope that wasn't too long for an introduction, and thanks for listening.

    Oh yeh - I design covers for CD's and DVD's...and I've produced a few ads here and there.


  6. Renniks

    Renniks Senior Member

    Awesome, not too long at all, much better to know about someone than not if we can :D

    Sounds like you got called in for a good job there, and hopefully can find something else if it stays unstable.

    Would be good to see your example pieces some time :D
  7. glenwheeler

    glenwheeler Senior Member

    Welcome to the forums Peter
  8. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    Welcome Peter.
    I too worked designing CD/DVD covers and stuff a few years back. I quite enjoyed the work but soon moved on.

    Once again welcome.
  9. Aarlev

    Aarlev Member

    Welcome aboard Peter! :)
  10. berry

    berry Active Member

    welcome to DF
  11. allyally2k

    allyally2k Senior Member

    Welcome Peter! :)
  12. Tom Sound

    Tom Sound Active Member

    Hi Peter,

    great intro, welcome :D

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