Job Essay - 9th Grade-Graphic Design)

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I am a very artistic, social, and creative person. Due to these traits that I possess, the opportunity to be a Graphic Designer truly peaks my interests. A Graphic Designer consists of many attributes to fulfill the job. These attributes are creative and disciplined communication skills, working well under pressure, and having good customer service skills. Overall, a Graphic Designer is a person who prepares final products such as posters or websites for businesses’ in terms of marketing. Although I do have the specific traits and attributes essential for the job, I still have yet to acquire the crucial knowledge needed to become a formal Graphic Designer. In this essay, I plan to assess those needs so that I can understand just what it takes to be a part of this career choice. The first search necessary to pursue the career of Graphic Designing is the education and the training required. The first and common step made is simply obtaining a high school diploma. Many classes taken during high school such as art, English, and computer related classes can all have positive effects on your career choice. Depending on your employers opinion, you may need consecutive college years leading to a degree or you could simply take a few training courses in Graphic Design. Yet, more often than not employers tend to look for those who have received a bachelor’s degree which require four years in college. If obtaining a bachelor’s degree is not an option for you, you can also take a 2 year course in college for an associate’s degree with classes directly focused on Graphic Design. Yet again, many employers tend to look for those who hold bachelor’s degrees. The last and most important step that often decides whether you have the opportunity to get the job or not is an organized portfolio entailing examples of your best work. This will show your artistic ability and effort you have put forward. Another important factor in deciding your career is your talents, job...
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