Rookie Designer 66 – The Tax Man

The dreaded tax season is upon us, and with it comes many things to keep in mind. How much you owe and when to pay, what can be subtracted from your taxable total, and how to go about filing to name a few. In this episode we’ll cover these issues and more. Email Campaign: Send

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Rookie Designer 65 – Creative Placement Services

Need help finding a job? Most people do, and there is help out there in many different forms. I recently took the steps to sign on with a cretive placement agency and learned a lot in the process. In this episode I’ll share my experience in choosing, intervewing with and signing up with such a

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Rookie Designer 64 – Writing a Job Proposal

Unless your lucky enough to have jobs handed to you by others, you probably need an effective way to convince businesses that you have what they need in terms of design services. This is where knowing how to effectively market your business with a job proposal comes in, and that’s what we’ll talk about in

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Rookie Designer 63 – HCI…What is it?

HCI is the study of how Humans and Computers interact. By following some simple guidelines, we can assure that our interface or website is easy to understand and will provide a successful experience for all. Keys to the Game: Find and Replace Mac: Command + f PC: Control + f Rookie Mistake Tip: Don’t confuse

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Rookie Designer 62 – Freelance Step by Step Part 2

Once the contract is signed by the client and the deposit is in your hot little hands, its time to start the project. In this episode we’ll continue on with the freelance process, touching on topics like brainstorming, approval processes and billing. Keys to the Game: Preview in Illustrator Mac: Command + y PC: Control

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