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What Does a Designer Do?

Job descriptions, skill sets

Descriptive Titles: Graphic Art Managers, Creative Director, Art Director, Art Production Manager, Hands-on Graphic Designers, Brand identity developer, Logo Designer, Illustrator, Visual Image Developer, Multimedia Developer, Content Developer, Visual Journalist, Layout Artist,  Interface Designer, Web Designer, Graphic Recordist

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphic_design_occupations

Job descriptions: graphic design positions

Graphic Design: necessary skill set(s)

bureau of labor statistics re: graphic design: http://www.blsgov/oco/ocos090.htm

Look for Work

Excellent video from Dan Hanrahan, experienced designer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owUwi07IuBE

More videos about career in design: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBThYJ2vlbo&feature=related

http://www.aiga.org/content.cfm/jobs-and-community

HOW Magazine job search advice: http://www.howdesign.com/jobsearchtips/

Design Talkboard career info: http://www.designtalkboard.com/design-articles/job-descriptions.php

Advice from a design employer: http://www.graphic-design-employment.com/

Pay Scale and Advice

http://www.coroflot.com/public/jobs_browse.asp

Salary info and trends from The Creative Group: http://www.creativegroup.com/SalaryCenter

Hourly Rates and Fees Survey

http://www.krop.com/

www.aquent.com

Get a design job (read the magazine article online): http://www.issuu.com/10dier/docs/get_a_design_job_2008

HOW Magazine job link: http://www.howdesign.com/joblist/?r=HWJKNL011011&et_mid=62111&rid=3694479

http://sixrevisions.com/resources/40-great-resources-for-a-complete-roadmap-to-freelancing/ (freelance tips galore)

http://creativebits.org/opinion/21_suggestions_successful_design_career tips for a successful design career

http://mashable.com/2010/07/18/find-design-job/ career design blog

http://freelanceconnect.com/