The Complete Design Job, Portfolio, and Interview Guide
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The Complete Design Job, Portfolio, and Interview Guide

The course for designers who want to succeed, enjoy their jobs, and climb ladders in the business world.
3.5 (1 rating)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
8 students enrolled
Created by Collin Strachan
Last updated 1/2019
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 6 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to shift your focus to become a results-oriented designer
  • Goals: Know what your career goals are (no limits) through goal-setting exercises
  • Know what to bring to the interview to increase your chances of getting hired (your competition will definitely not do this…).
  • Understand why relationships (and first impressions) are more important than your application
  • Understand how to answer very tough questions (so that the actual interview will be easy for you)!
  • Understand how to think like the interviewer, which will increase your chances of getting hired (and know what answers they want to hear).
  • Know what your goals are in life. This section will change your life. We will set incredible goals and what your resume WILL look like in 5 years. We will follow through and make these goals a reality within 5 years.
  • Interview better than anyone else (you will be able to answer ANY interview question and turn your weaknesses into strengths).
  • Add structure to your answers and use frameworks that the interviewer will appreciate and understand.
  • Understand what you need to know about the company you are interviewing at.
  • Understand how to have positive body language in your interviews and what can hurt your chances of getting hired.
  • Know what to do IMMEDIATELY after the interview. These post interview tips will help you increase your chances of getting hired.
  • Know when to decline a job offer, how to respond to a rejection which can help you a lot in the long run and why interviewing is an incredible way to network even if you don't get the job!
  • How to create a graphic design portfolio that leaves hiring managers with no question
  • And so much more
Requirements
  • Must have graphic design skills
Description

This course will teach you how to succeed in your search for a high-paying digital design job. Through video lectures, articles communication templates, and portfolio building exercises, you'll learn how to optimize your resume, portfolio, and job applications to show employers exactly what they're looking for in a great designer. This course is our way of helping designers avoid the years of struggle that too many of us have had to learn through. Take Your skills and turn them into an enjoyable, lucrative career.

Who this course is for:
  • Graphic designers looking for jobs
  • Designers who are not sure about their portfolio
  • Designers who are not sure about their resume
  • Designers who are entering the corporate business world
Course content
Expand all 17 lectures 01:45:12
+ Choosing to Be a Designer
3 lectures 15:51
How to Define Your Goals
08:01
Deciding to Commit
03:57
Developing Skills
03:53
+ Professional Development
3 lectures 27:41
Being a Results-Oriented Designer
06:45
The Resume
08:48
The Portfolio
12:08
+ Job Research
3 lectures 22:40
Where to Find Jobs
07:33
Quantity and Quality
08:24
Follow-Through
06:43
+ The Interview
3 lectures 21:58
The First Call
07:46
The Interview
11:57
The Follow-Up
02:15