Category: Work & Productivity

12
Apr

The top 5 free infographic makers available online

When you have over a billion websites to choose from, along with the distractions of day-to-day life, getting consumers attention, and keeping it, is hard. With a staggering amount of information generated daily, people don’t have time to read an endless page of online content. In fact, most users will leave your page in less than 15 seconds if you haven’t done a good job of grabbing people’s attention.Continue Reading..

03
Apr

How to spot a cheap logo design

Whether you know it or not, consumers are able to tell the difference between a good and bad logo. And having a cheap logo design not only reflects badly on your skills as a designer, but on the brand it was created for. Your logo tells consumers what your brand represents, and you don’t want to come across as cheap or unprofessional. Continue Reading..

30
Mar
23
Mar

Why you should become a graphic designer

Some people are destined to become a graphic designer. They have a knack for aesthetics, notice the finer details and love to learn new things. So, if you’ve always been deeply interested in graphic design, but are not currently working in the field, this may be the year to make a career switch.Continue Reading..

20
Mar

Photoshop cheatsheet for novice graphic designers

While there are plenty of online tutorials available, it’s often difficult for novice graphic designers to know where to start. When opening Photoshop for the first time, it’s easy to look at all the confusing features and buttons. If only there was a Photoshop cheatsheet that could help you get started.Continue Reading..

09
Mar
17
Feb

Snapchat Spectacles may soon play a big role in recruiting talent

If you’ve been avoiding Snapchat, whether personally or professionally, it’s time to start paying attention. It’s a mobile phenomenon which enjoys 100 million users daily, watching 10 billion videos each day. When Snapchat Spectacles were first released, they only seemed to be a playful extension of the app. However, it turns out that these glasses have been used to help recruit talent.Continue Reading..

20
Jan

How Art Directors and Copywriters can avoid annoying each other

If you’ve ever been part of a creative team, you know that partnerships in advertising are not unlike marriage. Once the Art Director and Copywriter pair up, it takes a serious commitment to avoid annoying each other. Deciding to officially tie your careers together means doing everything together. And that includes concepts, presenting, traveling and even agency hopping.Continue Reading..

17
Jan

Infographic: How to get recruiters to read your CV

Day in, day out, recruiters sift through piles of résumés for available job openings. They’re usually searching for a specific skill sets or experience that matches their clients’ requirements. And if nothing of interest stands out, they move on to the next one.Continue Reading..

04
Jan

Using PANTONE Colour of the Year 2017 in design

A few weeks ago, PANTONE revealed its bright and zesty Colour of the Year 2017, called Greenery. Because it evokes nature, Greenery signals consumers to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate. Thus, people respond on a deeper level to this hue, making the eye catching Greenery an ideal shade for design. This is especially true for packaging, where the sight of Greenery provides an instant message of freshness. Continue Reading..

05
Dec

Vital terms that need to be in a contract for your protection

Dealing with a contract may not be the most exciting part of being a freelancer. But that pain is nothing compared to what can go wrong without one. And a contract not only protects you if something goes wrong; it helps things from going wrong to begin with, by clarifying expectations and preventing misunderstandings.Continue Reading..

30
Nov

Video: 10 novice Photoshop mistakes to avoid

If you’re a designer who relies on Photoshop as part of your day-to-day work, chances are that you’ve picked up some useful tips and tricks from Photoshop tutorials. And while online lessons are sure to improve your skills, it’s also useful to know what to avoid when using Photoshop.Continue Reading..

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