The Ultimate Guide on How to Become a Designer
What you'll learn
- This course will guide you on your journey to become a designer.
- Find answers to all your questions about becoming and being a designer.
- You can learn a lot of invaluable insights and information about the creative industry.
- This course will help you to take the first steps towards following your passion.
- No prerequisite knowledge is needed to take the course.
- No materials needed to take this course.
This is the first and only course to provide a detailed guide to becoming a professional Graphic Designer. This dynamic, challenging and fun career path has an important place in the creative industry and if you want to learn about the skills you need to become a professional designer you’re in the right place!
Any questions you may have about, the job role, what type of work it involves doing, how important are software skills and what skills do I need to get started will be answered and even more.
The idea of this course is to help you prepare for taking the next steps to becoming a commercial Graphic Designer.
A closer look at what you will learn:
The first chapter of this course will practical information about being a designer like what qualifications you do or don’t need, what it’s like day to day, how much you could earn, the different ways you can make a living etc.
Now you know all about the role it’s time to think about optimising a workspace and what’s very useful to have around.
Next up we will go through the essential tools a designer needs to get the work done! You probably already have most of it!
The fourth chapter will introduce the Applications designers work in, what they do and why they are essential to this job role.
There’s plenty of essential software skills to master which make design work fun and enjoyable. Learn about composition, layers, masking, adjustments, the pen tool and loads more.
The final chapters help you to think about areas you can specialise in and how to get your work noticed in a competitive environment.
Finally get your hands on some useful design terms, resources websites and a guide to keyboard shortcuts so you can carry on learning!
This course includes:
2 Hours of learning content
Who will find it useful:
Ideal for anyone who wants to learn more about the role of Graphic Designer.
To people who want to know about starting a professional career in this field of work.
Students who are currently studying design or learning from online resources.
People who are looking to change professions
Or anyone currently applying for roles in the creative industry.
Martin is an Adobe Certified Instructor who has years of experience teaching in both and online in classroom environments. He has also worked professionally in the creative industry for over 10 years on a wide range of projects. The examples and techniques used have been developed over this time to deliver the most efficient and enjoyable approach to teaching and learning.
Get clued up on how to become a Graphic Designer and take the first steps towards a professional role in the industry with this course!
Who this course is for:
- This course is recommended for anyone planning to become a designer but having doubts about being talented enough, don't know where to start or generally looking for some guidance.
Martin is a graphic designer and an Adobe Certified Instructor. He was a presenter at Adobe MAX the ultimate creative in 2018 and was recently voted one of the top 10 Adobe instructors in the world. Over 100,000 students are studying from his online courses from over 200 countries.
As a designer and illustrator he worked for companies like Pixar, BBC, Mattel and as an instructor taught teams at Google, Ben&Jerry's, House of Lords and Oxford University Press.