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What do you do for a living?

Discussion in 'Introduction Forum:' started by Stationery Direct, May 25, 2008.

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What do you do for a living?

  1. Employed Graphic Designer

    61 vote(s)
    22.8%
  2. Freelance Graphic Designer

    80 vote(s)
    29.9%
  3. Programmer/Coder

    8 vote(s)
    3.0%
  4. Student

    44 vote(s)
    16.4%
  5. Unemployed

    5 vote(s)
    1.9%
  6. Non Designer

    17 vote(s)
    6.3%
  7. Other (explain if you wish)

    53 vote(s)
    19.8%
  1. scotty

    scotty Well-Known Member

    Hats off to you Dave!

    My wife's a TA and spent just six months working with a kid one to one (undiagnosed behavioural problems) and it came close to breaking her.
    I couldn't do it but I have utmost respect for those that do.

    I've come across a few clients with "undiagnosed behavioural problems" so you'll be right at home mate. ;)
     
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  2. Jason Spruce

    Jason Spruce New Member

    I'm a designer specialising in event and nightlife industry design. The daily challenge is diverse, I have lots of loyal clients and someone somewhere is always putting on an event, so business is always there. Does anyone else on here design specifically for this industry. Would be great to share work and ideas.
     
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  3. scotty

    scotty Well-Known Member

    I started out doing that.

    I used to design for a few Sheffield music venues back in the day.
    I maybe getting back into it as a designer/muso friend is setting up an agency.
     
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  4. Jason Spruce

    Jason Spruce New Member

    Got any examples of your work? I've just started up an agency in Oxford specialising in this and it would be good to have someone to outsource to during busy periods (Christmas is one of them!)
     
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  5. scotty

    scotty Well-Known Member

    LOL! Sadly (very sadly) not.

    The posters I used to do were screen printed (2-3 col).
    I used to have a folio full of them which went walkabout.

    Pity, because there were some early ones from The Leadmill done for some bands which I hear got fairly well know like Pulp and the Manic Street Preachers.
     
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  6. cpking

    cpking Member

    I am photo editor at clipping path king.
     
  7. Aizaz Ali

    Aizaz Ali New Member

    Well I am a Visual Designer.
     
  8. AKMGFX

    AKMGFX New Member

    Hello, I Am a Logo and Graphic Designer...
     
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  9. AlanNunez

    AlanNunez Member

    I run a wholesale design studio specializing in Custom Illustrations and Book/Magazine/Publication design
     
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  10. pixelate

    pixelate New Member

    Hi all, I'm a lead user experience designer working for e-commerce companies in London. Much fun.
     
  11. Athos

    Athos Active Member

    Working as an educator at school..This year, I would like to build a strong portfolio then find a job as graphic designer within the next 2 years.
     
  12. pixelate

    pixelate New Member

    Good luck on your journey!
     
  13. Chillywilly1993

    Chillywilly1993 New Member

    Just a student for now!
     
  14. Ljube

    Ljube New Member

    I am a graphic designer. I create web banners, logos and sometimes I create wordpress website with original WP themes.
     
  15. ash

    ash Member

    I am working full time for a software developing company in Bristol, as a web designer with the occasional scrap of print work thrown at me. But to keep me sane I am freelancing for a variety of small and bigger companies :)
     
  16. saveondesign

    saveondesign New Member

    I'm a graphic card designer and currently design different kinds of plastic card. I'm on the lookout for some freelance work!
     
  17. SAGraphics_1

    SAGraphics_1 New Member

  18. NCC1966

    NCC1966 New Member

    Coder and graphic designer as an online regular employee for an american company. Beside that I run a small home business making printed souvenirs and also do some jobs for spare free-lance customers.
     
  19. Stumpy

    Stumpy Member

    I'm a Graphic designer for Purple Motion located in Plymouth and a student at the Plymouth college of art and design
     
  20. Jerry N. Kramer

    Jerry N. Kramer New Member

    I'm just starting my own business. Around here there is not a lot of people that do graphic design and web development. I have always loved art and computers. I figured this would be a perfect match for me to get into. My company is also going to be making custom design wood working projects. To get things started. I have been doing construction for the last 12 years so I'm good with woodworking and making things from nothing. I got my first job the other day making a new logo for a local company here in town. Wish me luck everyone.
     

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