Career Fair Essay

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Career Fair Essay "A Day in the life"

Ever wonder who makes the manuals for your iPod or iPhone? Who makes the drawing in those booklets? Illustrators do. Hello my name is Garrett and I am an illustrator for Apple. I design the pictures inside those instruction booklets for apple products. The pictures that you see in the manuals were drawn and designed by me. I chose to be an illustrator because I love the creativity involved in my job. I love using my imagination and being creative. That’s exactly what illustrators do. They take peoples ideas and put them on paper in the form of a drawing. Everyday there is something new to do, more ideas, more ways to be creative, that’s why I love begin and illustrator its never boring. A normal day for me starts when I arrive at work. When I get to work, I gather with my team and Apple gives us our assignment. Each person on the team has his or her own specific job. I am the one who designs and does all of the artwork. I spend most of the day rest creating images and drawings for the project. I develop ideas, prepare layouts, choose colors and lettering, and review projects. I take the information that Apple gives me and come up with ways to put it on paper. This is why I love being an illustrator because everyday I am using my imagination, which makes my job fun. Every Job has its advantages and disadvantages. Deadlines are one of the biggest disadvantages to being an illustrator. Though I work only 12-15 on a project deadlines make my job very stressful. There are times were you only have a couple hours till you have to turn in your project and you still have a long ways to go. The pressure from deadlines can make being an Illustrator very stressful and overwhelming. However, there is a good side to deadlines. Sometimes I am able to finish an assignment weeks or even a month before the deadline and I get the rest of the time to spend time with my family or do the things that I enjoy. Deadlines aren't the...
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