Design Careers: Industry Advice & Job Search Tips

HOW wants to help you succeed and achieve your career goals along the way. Find expert career advice and tips from HOW’s official career partner, The Creative Group, to help guide your career path, whether you are working at a firm, as an in-house designer or as a freelance designer. Get practical advice and take control of your career path in design. Steer it in the direction you want to take it. Plus, learn how to leverage your current position for greater satisfaction. Learn more about increasing your salary and improving your overall marketability from The Creative Group in this Design Tutorial – How to Make More Money as a Designer in 2013.

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29 Things Young Designers Need to Know

Too bad there’s not a handbook for making the shift from design student to design professional. To make that transition easier, Doug Bartow, principal of ID29 offers his advice. The list below appeared in the January 2011 issue of HOW along with a limited edition poster designed by id29. Interacting with students and young...